Northern Vietnam is one of the three regions within Vietnam (the other two regions are Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam).
Of the three regions, the oldest is Northern Vietnam, where the Vietnamese culture originated over 2000 years ago in the Red River Delta, though Vietnamese people eventually spread south into the Mekong Delta. The largest city in the North is Hanoi, the nation's capital and other major cities include Hai Phong, Nam Dịnh Cities.
Northern Vietnam includes the following sub-regions
Northwest including 6 provinces: Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Dien Bien, Hoa Binh, Lai Chau, Son La). This sub-region is located on right bank of Red River. Lao Cai and Yen Bai are sometimes listed in sub-region Northeast.
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Vietnam attracted more than 6.6 million tourists in 2012, 9.5 percent more than 2011, according to the General Statistics Office.
Nguyen Viet Anh, director of the Travel Management Division of the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, said most of river tours in the city start from Bach Dang Wharf.
According to Saigontourist Travel Service Company, Costa Victoria has a capacity of nearly 2,400 passengers and 790 crewmembers. Besides, it consists of five restaurants, ten bars, ...
The fourth Vietnam tourism and culture festival opened at Arko Art Theatre in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 2.
The Da Nang – Summer Destination 2013’ event was officially launched on June 28, featuring a wide range of cultural, sports and tourism activities to attract visitors during the summer holiday season.
Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognized World Biosphere Reserve, offers night safari trips for tourists willing to brave the jungle in the dark of night.
Three Vietnamese museums made the list of the 25 most attractive museums in Asia by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, including the War Remnants Museum, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and the Vietnamese Women Museum.
Central Binh Thuan province is famous for cactus trees, white sand dunes and the special cultural identities of Cham people, especially the Ramuvan New Year festival of the Islamic Cham which will take place from July 7-9 this year.
Attractive not only due to its endless bending sand dunes in La Gi Town in Binh Thuan Province, the locality also lures tourists to its forest, mountain and river areas and of course its tales of legends.
U.S./Vietnamese Holidays in 2013
The following list of official holidays for 2013 has been approved consistent with the provisions of 3 FAM 2336 (American holidays) and the revised Article 73 of the Vietnamese Labor Code
Gyles Brandreth's river cruise holiday adventure. The Radio 4 game show supremo found he was far from tongue-tied when he took to the waters of the Mekong.
On 4th July, 2013, the 38th ASEAN NTOs meeting took place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The meeting had the attendance of delegates from ASEAN National Tourism Organizations, ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN-China Centre, …
Two hotel spas in Viet Nam have been ranked among the top ten in the world by readers of US Travel&Leisure magazine, one of the leading travel guides and information websites.
More than 300 organisations from 50 countries and cities will participate in an International Travel Expo (ITE) in HCM City from September 12 to 14.
Considered the largest and most established travel exhibition in Viet Nam,...
Vietnam’s tourism sector sees Russia as a potential market when an increasing number of Russian tourists are choosing Vietnam as a holiday destination.
The growing attraction of Vietnam as Asia’s most exciting new golf tourism destination has been enhanced by the launch of daily Emirates flights from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City.
The Mekong Delta region attracted more than 19.4 million visitors in 2012 and earned about VND4.3 trillion from tourism-related activities, an increase of 23.2% compared with the previous year, according to newly-released statistics.
There are many places in the world that I’d recommend such a journey; however, women should still keep some basic safety practices in mind and Vietnam is considerd one of the best places for women to travel solo in the world.
Together with Cai Be and Phung Hiep, Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho City is one of the three biggest in the Mekong Delta. The shops and stalls at the market are boats of different sizes.
Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An and Halong are four of the Top 25 Travellers’ Choice Asia Destinations recognized by the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor.
Ho Chi Minh City is expected to welcome 4.1 million foreign guests in 2013 to achieve a year-on-year increase of 8 percent.
Sea level rise threatens the viability of three-season rice farming in the Mekong River Delta in southern Vietnam
Mekong delta homestays with rural families, as well as more-off-the-map destinations like An Huu – Sadec – Can Tho – Chau Doc - Phnom Penh.
Riverboat journeys in Southeast Asia are neither ordinary nor leisurely cruises, at least not in the sense of anything you might do on a ship in the Caribbean or even a lazy voyage on the rivers of Europe, watching the sophisticated world roll by.
The overwhelming image retained by visitors to Vietnam is that of a country blessed with an extraordinary beauty. It’s a mosaic of mist-shrouded mountains, vibrant green forests, a patch-work of rice paddies and pristine white beaches, ...
The Mekong River Delta is the country’s largest granary with 3 crops per year cultivated in 1.8 million hectares of land. Over the past decade, though the area has made remarkable progress in mechanized rice production, ...
One of the most interesting sights in the Mekong Delta are the Lfoating Market and associated river life. Cai Rang Floating Market is open all day but it is busiest from sunrise to about 9am...
The rising sun had brightened up Ninh Kieu and we were happy to be the first tourists to arrive at the famous wharf in southern Can Tho City,
They are not Vietnam holiday destinations but only the household-sized economic models of two farmers in Lam Ha District in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong. However, tens of thousands of foreign tourists visit these sites annually. Why?
The floating markets of Can Tho, Vietnam. CAN THO, Vietnam — The Mekong delta, “the rice basket of Vietnam,” is the source of much of this country’s sustenance
Ancient cities, memories of war and hope for a bright future in vibrant Vietnam
As I trudge through the jungle, I flinch at the sharp sound of AK-47s being fired at a nearby shooting range
Bac Lieu is among one of the twelve provinces in MeKong Delta, it is popularly considered not only as a barn, seaboard salt-fields but furthermore luxuriant gardens laden full of fruits and trees.
New tours of nation's biggest cave to be organised on trial basis; Mekong Delta tourist promotion event to be held in Can Tho; Hanoi’s move to support tourists; The Grand-Ho Tram Strip off to good start
Over 173,000 Chinese tourists have come to Vietnam this month, taking the total number in the first seven months to around 998,900. The central region, particularly Danang City, has attracted many tourists coming from China on planes.
Foreign arrivals up 9.4% in eight months. Figure from Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism reports that the number of international travelers visiting Vietnam this August is 525,292
During an interview with DTiNews, Howard Limbert, one of the British cavers who discovered Son Doong Cave at Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, said the cave’s beauty cannot be verbally described
The “Pho Tay – Saigon” is the common name of the area covering the streets of Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien, De Tham, Do Quang Dau and the neighboring areas, in Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
The historic relic site of Phu Quoc Prison on the island of the same name has welcomed over 75,000 visitors this year, including 3,400 foreigners.