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The exciting destination for outdoor adventure in Vietnam

Escape the bustling cities to Vietnam's accessible outdoor destinations! Here's the list for outdoor lovers, from the mountains in Northern to the little towns by the Mekong Delta.

Your holiday in Vietnam will be incomplete without a day trip along the picturesque mountain highways on a motorbike, or an escape filled with countryside explorations. So get out of the city and embrace the outdoors!

Here’s a list of 5 places in Vietnam for a fulfilling outdoor adventure:

1. Halong bay

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Many expert travelers state that you will not have a real Vietnam tour if missing Halong Bay, even though you have set foot in this country more than once. Favored by the nature, Halong Bay is seen as a masterpiece whose brilliance can’t be depicted by word; hence, it has been recognized as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Nothing is more wonderful than going on a kayaking tour in order to directly contemplate its hidden charm. Just go kayaking through narrow waterways, and you will discover miracles from the bay.

2. Sapa

Sapa is probably the place you think of when you imagine what Vietnam is like as someone who’s never been there. When it comes to Vietnam, it’s likely to be the amazing rice terraced fields of Sapa.

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Sapa is a world-famous mountain town located in the Lao Cai Province of northwest Vietnam. Sapa is best known for its endless terraced paddy fields, hiking trails with picturesque views and ethnic towns bustling with crowded markets. If you’re looking for an escape from the metropolitan scene of Hanoi and want to explore the daily lives of many ethnicities, Sapa tours will be the best choice for you. This is a place that is mentioned much with the name of the roof of the Indochina - mount Fansipan Peak, mountain peaks challenge lovers trek.

Fansipan, which belongs to Hoang Lien Son Mountain range and under protection of  the Hoang Lien National Park, is the highest mountain in Vietnam. For young and bravery people, climbing Fansipan Mount, also known as "the Roof of Indochina", is the symbol of personal struggle to achieve. The height of 3.143 meters is a big challenge to many Vietnamese generations.

3. Ha Giang

Also be one of the mountainous provinces in the northeastern Vietnam, Ha Giang is favored steep hills, karst plateau, long and curving roads, and rice terraces, making the region perfect for outdoor activities, like camping or trekking. Ha Giang’s magnificent landscapes will dazzle you as you land in some renowned destinations: Hoang Su Phi (grandiose rice terraces), Lung Cu Flag Tower, Dong Van Plateau, Ma Pi Leng Pass, and Meo Vac Town.

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From September to December every year, Vietnamese people and tourists flock to the Ha Giang Province to witness acres of buckwheat flower fields in bloom. Located in northern Vietnam, the highlands of Ha Giang are not only known for their breathtaking landscapes but also for the sought-after adventurous experience of getting there. The winding highlands challenge the most experienced drivers, and for motorcyclists, they make exhilarating racetracks.

4. Ba Be lake

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As the most treasured attraction in Bac Kan province, Ba Be lake is less touristic with pristine natures of natural lakes on limestone mountains, tropical forest, waterfalls & grottoes, which you should pay a visit when travelling to Vietnam. Ba Be lake travel offers you an enjoyable boat tour around Ba Be lake & Nang river with stops between to visit local An Ma temple, Dau Dang waterfall, local village & Puong grotto – have great sense of pristine natures of Ba Be national park.This journey is also an interesting hideaway from your regular routine to peaceful Pac Ngoi village ( next to Ba Be lake & in the core area of Ba Be national park) where you will have a great insight of local Tay enthic’s daily life when homestaying, dinning & chatting with friendly local host.

5. Mai Chau

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Mai Châu is a rural district of Hoa Binh province in the northwestern region of Vietnam. The district is located at about 160 km from Ha Noi. The scenery of Mai Chau attracts many tourists. The Mai Chau area is well known for its stilt houses. The type of stilt houses, or pile dwellings, they construct are called Thai stilt houses and are made of bamboo and timber. These houses are elevated 10–12 feet off the ground in order to avoid water damage and shelter animals from the elements.

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