Here are suggestions for top 10 relaxing holiday destinations in the northern region this National Day (September 2).
Sapa town has cool weather and comforting destinations including Ham Rong Mountain, Cat Cat Village, and Fansipan Mountain.
Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province is a good place for swimming, fresh air and delicious seafood.
Tam Dao Town in Vinh Phuc Province is 80 kilometres from Hanoi. It has cool fresh air.
Dong Van Plateau in Ha Giang Province is popular for Co Tien Mountain, the Lung Cu Flag Pole and the terraced fields of Hoang Su Phi.
Dai Lai Lake in Vinh Phuc Province is 40 kilometres from Hanoi. It is a fantastic family oriented destination.
Cat Ba Island in Haiphong Province touts itself as a great eco-tourism destination.
Ba Be Lake in Bac Kan Province, 230 kilometres from Hanoi, is a boater’s paradise.
Ham Lon Mountain in the Hanoi district Soc Son District (Hà Nội) is 462 metres above sea level and a favourite of mountain climbers.
The picturesque Thang Thien Waterfall in Hoa Binh Province is a definite top 10 choice.
Thung Nai in Hoa Binh Province is popular with young lovers and those looking for romance.