Top things to do when traveling in North Vietnam.
North Vietnam – especially around the mountainous area – is a stunning landscape with unique ethnic communities and scenic road excursions.
If you are planning to travel in North Vietnam, as a local tour guide, we recommend you some top things to do.
First: Travel by a motorbike
If you are a young or old person, but you want to challenge yourself and want to experience freedom life on 2 wheels of a motorbike, try to travel by a motorbike.
You can ride by yourself if you have a license and experience, if not, you can hire a local tour guide, they can ride you to everywhere you want.
The advantages of traveling by motorbike are flexible, convenient, you can stop anywhere and any time if you see some beautiful view. In addition, the motorbike can easy to reach the small path, you can reach deeper the villages, to see the real-life of rural tribal people, where less or no tourists. The feeling to conquer the breath-taking pass, the difficult road is awesome.
The feature road is a paradise for bikers is Ha Giang, Sapa, Mu Cang Chai, Ban Gioc waterfall, Ba Be Lake. You will ride a motorbike through the winding road, through the valleys filled with majestic hill-side rice terraces, through the amazing passes between river and mountain.
You can take a loop from Northwest to Northeast, or only Northeast with the time around 8-10 days. If you have less time, you can choose to combine bus and motorbike to travel.
Second: Experience rural villages
North Vietnam is the mountain and rural area, so there are many different tribes. They have their own languages, customs, and culture. You should discover the culture of the local people where you go. For example, learn the traditional song or make handicraft. The tribal people are very friendly and hospitality.
Don’t forget to visit the local market when you travel to rural North Vietnam. Because the local market isn’t often held, they just open after 5-7 days and it’s one of the important social activities with them.
Exploring market Vietnam
You can easy to see the different ethnic groups based on their colorful traditional clothes. The people go to market not only for selling or buying, but they also go to meet others, to see friends, relatives or find partners – which is very different from your modern life.
There are still more and more things to explore the misty and interesting land, it’s waiting for you to come and discover.
All of Viet Nam is beautiful, but the North is truly an unforgettable experience. You will leave with a lifetime of memories. We can customize a trip to your individual requirements, no group is too large or too small. If you have any doubts or questions about your Northern Vietnam itinerary, feel free to get in touch. We’re happy to answer any questions you might have.
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