September - What are the highlights of Vietnam tourism?

Nga Do
Yes, Vietnam is great country to travel all year round depending on the region - but if you ask us which time of the year we like to travel most, it's definitely the month of September!

Here's why

Travel to Vietnam in September to experience the most romantic time of the year. Especially, Hanoi and Northern Vietnam are favored by nature with cool, mild climate. September is the high tourist season in Vietnam. This period of time gives the most pleasant climate of the year especially in Hanoi and Northern Vietnam, where feature cool but also sunny weather ranging from 24-30°C.

September travel is considered to be the most romantic time in Hanoi when you can enjoy a lot of specialties like green young rice (Cốm), dracontomelon (edible fruit named Sấu), blackboard trees (Hoa Sua), etc. Likewise, the North highland areas immerse in yellow of grain, which offers spectacular scenes to attract a lot of photographers and travelers.

Ideal destinations in September

No 1: Terraced rice fields in Mountains in Northern Vietnam.

Terraced fields in the mountainous provinces in northern Vietnam will start showing gorgeous colors in September and October when the harvest season comes. This is the time travelers flock to the locations to take photos of the yellow ripening fields.

Due to the steep feature and fertile soil, it was created by weathered granite rock and mountain cliffs. Local ethnic minority people can grow rice and establish terraced rice fields, one after another, from the foot to top of mountains.

Generations of these people have created terraced rice fields as we see today. When the northern mountainous region enters autumn, tourists have a chance to marvel at the most beautiful terraced fields in Vietnam, including fields in Sapa, Mu Cang Chai and Hoang Su Phi.

No 2: Buckwheat flower festival

Buckwheat flower season starts from end of September to end of October of lunar month. During this time, a 3 day long festival will be organized in many districts (Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van and Meo Vac) in Dong Van province. The festival is to honor unique culture’s value of Dong Van stone highland through the image of triangle circuit flower. There are many interesting culture activities during the festival such as exhibition about the flower and products made from triangle circuit flower, triangle circuit's wine festival, etc. Also this is an occasion for tourists to experience characteristic entertainments of the ethnic people.

No 3: Autumn in Hanoi

Hanoi is one of the most amazing places to visit in autumn for individuals, couples and families as visiting to Hanoi in autumn can save them from both the sweltering heat of the summer and the chilly winds of the winter. This city capital offers a variety of historical sites and local landmarks that worth a visit. Some of featured places in Hanoi are Sword Lake and Old Quarter. The old quarter is famous for 36 iconic streets named after the products sold by the residents. You can go for shopping and admire old architecture of houses in this area. Sword Lake, situated in the heart of the city, has a gorgeous scenery view with historical value that will take your breath away.

In summary, the colorful celebrations and climatic features in September should be enough to lure tourists to visit Vietnam every year. You surely will have great ambiance of diversified culture, cuisine and historical sites that will leave long memories after your visit.

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