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What is the best season for trekking Fansipan?

There is one thing that The Terrible Tour Guide Team would like to assure you: Fansipan is always beautiful. In each season, every time, Fansipan bears with its own fascinating beauty. But perhaps to answer the question of which best season is for Fansipan climbing, then the appropriate time for the journey to conquer the...
Boat trip on Ba Be Lakes - Ba Be National Park

History of creating Ba Be Lake

Ba Be Lake is a freshwater lake located between Ba Be and Cho Don districts in Bac Kan province. The lake is 8km long, 3km wide, at a height of 145m above sea level and was formed more than 200 million years ago. Surrounding the lake are ancient limestone mountains dating back over 450 million...

Fansipan climbing: Do it yourself or tour booking?

Do it yourself (DIY) or tour booking for trekking Fansipan is one of the issues concerned by those who are passionate about traveling. However, either DIY or tour booking has its own fascinating features. The following article will analyze from many different aspects so that you have the right choice between DIY and tour selection...
Sapa Stone Church

Sapa Stone Church

Sapa is a place which has various natural wonders, human and is also a place with many famous landscapes attracting tourists. Among them, Sapa Stone Church is considered a symbol and a highly attractive tourist destination. This church is also the main place for religious activities of Catholics in Sapa. We shall discover Sapa Stone...
A corner of Bac Ha Sapa Market

Bac Ha Market

Located about 60km from Lao Cai City, Bac Ha cultural market is held every Sunday in the center of Bac Ha Town. This is the biggest and most famous fair market of the border highland people. On the journey to Bac Ha you will admire the majestic mountains, chasms, meanders and terraced fields,etc. If you...
Lung Khuy Cave-Quan Ba-Ha Giang

7 caves in Ha Giang that many people may not know about

Ha Giang is famous for its majestic mountains and dangerous passes. So many travelers often come here to conquer the northernmost point of the country. However, in addition to the majestic beauty, Ha Giang also has a mysterious beauty that few people know. It is the attraction from the caves that lie deep in each...
Fansipan Mountain

Fansipan Mountain

Located in Lao Cai province, Fansipan Mountain is about 9 km Southwest of Sapa Town. This mount belongs to Hoang Lien Son Mountain range in the Northwest of Vietnam and within the border of Lao Cai and Lai Chau Provinces. Considering as the roof of the Indochinese peninsula; at 3,143m altitude, Fansipan is known as...
Giay Ethnic People

The unique culture of Giay ethnic people in Ha Giang

Located on high mountain passes in Meo Vac district, Tat Nga village, Tat Nga commune, it is a main living place of the Giay ethnic people in Ha Giang. Besides the natural landscape, the special cultural features here are specially preserved, making it become a remarkable place for tourists to discover Ha Giang province.
Lao Chai Village Sapa Vietnam

Lao Chai Village – Sapa Vietnam

Located 7-8 km to the Southeast of Sapa Town, Lao Chai Village is a village of the Black H'Mong ethnic group. Therefore, visitors can pay a visit to Lao Chai Village from Sapa without spending too much time on traveling. Visiting Lao Chai Village, visitors can observe and learn about the culture and customs of...
View of Dong Van Sunday Market

Dong Van Sunday Market

Located in the old quarter of Dong Van town, Dong Van fair market is held once a week on Sunday. Dong Van market is the largest exchange and trading place in Dong Van - Meo Vac plateau. This fair is located in the community of Dong Van Old Quarter, is a major center of economic...
Silver Waterfall Sapa Vietnam

Silver Waterfall Sapa

The feeling of standing in the middle of the majestic mountain forest and listening to the sound of a waterfall streaming down make us see how humble we are. Standing at the foot of Silver waterfall to watch the incredible and magical beauty of the waterfall when touring Sapa is really fascinating.
A Tay Ethnic Woman are working in the rice fields

The unique culture of people of Ba Be Lake area

Ba Be National Park, Bac Kan province is a pristine area where all the noise of the modern world has not really reached. Ba Be is beautiful with peaceful and quite scenery, with the vast green of the lake forest ecosystem, in the unique cultural characteristics of the peoples of Ba Be Lake area.