Top 7 specialty of Phu Tho province that you should not miss

Phu Tho is considered to be the original point land of Vietnam, where King Hung Vuong built the Van Lang- the first state of Vietnam. Coming to Phu Tho, you can not only visit historical monuments, rivers, and majestic mountains but also have the opportunity to enjoy the traditional dishes of the people here. Below, I will introduce you the famous dishes in this land that you should not ignore when traveling Phu Tho.

1. Phu Tho cassava greens

Phu Tho cassava greens
Phu Tho is famous for this kind of vegetable. This dish is taken from the tops of the green cassava planted on the interminable hills. Vietnamese say that when you enjoy cassava greens with sour soup, you will always remember this land. Each season, Phu Tho people often choose leaves of white cassava trees. They are not too old and too young to have great taste. After that, people bring back to clean and process. Cassava greens together with the tiny shrimp create a unique fragrance and tasting deliciously buttery taste. 

2. Phu Tho Ear Cake

Phu Tho Ear Cake
Since ancient times, the Ear Cake has been a specialty that almost every village has in Phu Tho, especially in the ancient town of Phu Tho. The cake is called Ear Cake because the shape of the cake is similar to the ear. This dish is popular with many people because of a special taste. Moreover, Its recipe is quite simple. People choose the delicious rice and soak it and then pound or grind to the powder. The inside of the cake is made from pork which is marinated and seasoned. This simple dish is so popular in Phu Tho and many people love this food.

3. Thanh Son Sour meat 

Thanh Son Sour meat 
There are many places in Vietnam that have sour meat. However, the sour meat of Muong ethnic is more delicious than any places. Sour meat is a product of Muong people in Thanh Son district, Phu Tho province. While Thanh Son sour meat has a special way that it cannot be mixed anywhere. The kind of meat to make this most delicious is the Muong pigs, naturally raised by the Muong, eat forest fruits all year round. If anyone has ever enjoyed it, you will not forget its characteristic flavor.

4. Rice Ball with Palm leaves

Rice Ball with Palm leaves
In Phu Tho, there is also rice ball with palm leaves as a specialty. To make this food, people find the palm leaves of the new young palms. When the rice is cooked, people put it into a wet towel and roll it around. The size of Rice Ball depends on the ration of each person. Then, people put rice ball on the palm leave and roll it again for tightness. This food is usually eaten with sesame salt or fried pork ribs with salt. 

5. Canari with stewed fish

Canari with stewed fish
This kind of food is very attractive to many tourists. When trying this food, you can feel fresh Canari together with stewed fish. The sour taste of Canari is soaked in the soft fish and sweet soy sauce that make this dish have special taste and smell. It has a unique characteristic of this country and no place has this taste. You can try this food with white rice in the cold days. The meal is extremely simple but its taste of rice and fish will make you unforgettable. 

6. Co Om

Co om 

Co Om is a kind of fruit in Phu Tho province. People say that this fruit is a specialty of Phu Tho people that many tourists are impressed by its delicious taste. Only with a pot of boiling water, local people cook Co Om about from 5 to 10 minutes. When Co Om is ripe, people put it into the basket until it is dry.  Co Om is definitely a familiar dish of Phu Tho because of its small, round, thick peel, and soft. Co Om is usually eaten with sauce or sesame salt. It makes this dish more perfect although Co Om is only a simple fruit.

7. Doan Hung grapefruit

Doan Hung grapefruit
The reputation of Doan Hung grapefruit is no need to mention. The grapefruit is small, slightly flat, and not very nice but when eating this kind of grapefruit, everyone finds it extremely great. Doan Hung ripe grapefruit is light yellow, slightly withered, thin peel, and sweet pomelo segments. When coming to Phu Tho, do not forget to enjoy this kind of grapefruit or buy as gifts.

Top 6 beautiful landscapes in Phu Tho, Vietnam

Phu Tho is a province in northeastern Vietnam. If you are a person who would like to know more the culture and go sightseeing of Vietnam, this is a great option for you. Phu Tho has attracted many tourists to visit because of the rustic, sincere and hospitable of Phu Tho people. Below, I will introduce you some places you should go when traveling Phu Tho, Vietnam. 

1. Hung Temple

Hung Temple
Hung Temple is a place that you should not miss because it represents a part of Vietnamese culture. Hung Temple is a wonderful architectural located on the Nghia Linh mountain with the height of 175m, Hy Cuong commune, Lam Thao district, Phu Tho province. The temple was built in the 15th century. People say that it was the place that the eldest sons of Lac Long Quan and Au Co became a king Hung Vuong and he gave a name Van Lang for his country. The relics of Hung Temple are an architectural complex including Ha Temple and pagodas, Gieng Temple, Trung Temple, Thuong Temple and the Hung King Tomb. Coming to Hung Temple, visitors not only see the architecture, design, and sculpture but also feel the beauty of monumental buildings hidden under the huge trees. Especially, if you have a chance to visit Hung Temple on 10th of March in the lunar calendar, visitors will be immersed in rituals of the festival.

2. Ao Chau pond rammer 

Ao Chau Pond Rammer

Ao Chau pond rammer is located in Ha Hoa town, Thuong commune, Y Son commune, and Phu Khanh commune, Ha Hoa district, Phu Tho province, 80 km from Viet Tri city, 150 km from Hanoi. When looking on the map, Ao Chau is like a buffalo with two horns on the two sides of Thao River and Lo River. Ao Chau has about 100 large and small islands covered with the diverse vegetational cover. Especially, the water level in the lake is not depleted all year round. As a result, the water surface of Ao Chau is green, unpolluted and has many animals such as turtle, yellow turtle, and trionychid turtle. Here, local people also grow many fruit trees such as jackfruit, grapefruit, longan, and lychee and it makes Ao Chau become more attractive. Ao Chau is very convenient for the development of ecological tourism, resort, boating, fishing mountain or climbing mountain to satisfy the demand of tourists.


3. Xuan Son Nature Reserve

Xuan Son Nature Reserve
It is a beautiful place in Xuan Son commune, Thanh Son district, Phu Tho province. It has about 314 species of higher plants belong to 115 kinds, and hundreds of animal species including 190 species of vertebrates such as gibbon, civet, squirrel, bear and so on. In addition to the attractiveness of the abundant fauna and flora, there are many beautiful natural landscapes such as Elephant Mount, Ten Mount, and Can Mount with hundreds of caves, rivers, and streams such as Lap Stream, Thang Stream, etc. Silver waterfall along with the green of the mountains and forests show an imposing and fanciful scenery. When you visit the cave, you will be surprised by the stalactites hanging down to strange shapes. Xuan Son is considered as the most potential tourist resort of Phu Tho.


4. Thanh Thuy Mineral Spring

Thanh Thuy Mineral Spring
Thanh Thuy Hot Mineral Spring is located in La Phu commune, Thanh Thuy district, Phu Tho province. This mineral spring is made up of fissures deep in the ground forming hot mineral water along the Da River. These mineral springs are effective in curing osteoarthritis and other skin diseases. In particular, spring water is also suitable for bathing and health rehabilitation. When you soak yourself in mineral spring for about 30 minutes, all bad feelings will definitely disappear. 

5. Van Mo Waterfall

Van Mo Waterfall
The waterfall is situated in Cu Thang commune, Thanh Son district. Waterfall has 9 different floors but its flow is very mild. When you get on to the top floor, you will see the last floor of the waterfall. Its appearance is beautiful like a nature picture. The higher you get, the more comfortable you feel. After exploring the scenery, you can immerse yourself in the cool spring water and rest at the house on stilts to enjoy the specialties or organize a small party. 

6.  Lang Cave

Lang Cave is one of the most famous destinations in Phu Tho. This place attracts many tourists' attention to visit each year. When going deep into the cave, you can see stalactites that have survived for over millions of years. Now, they have formed into many shapes like the thousand Buddha statues. Those stalactites create a mystical spiritual beauty. Besides, there are also the stalactites among the streams. The stalactites here are not tarnished into a gray like the other limestone mountains. They have white and a bit pink that is extremely attractive. When you go into this cave, it is possible to go to each group because the cave is very wide for you to admire.

Top 5 hotels in Rach Gia, Kien Giang that you consider to choose

Kien Giang is famous for not only splendid Phu Quoc island but also delicious food that attracts many tourists' attention. If you are planning to have a trip to Rach Gia, Kien Giang, within a few days to enjoy the most wonderful thing, you should find a suitable hotel in Rach Gia, Kien Giang. Below, I will introduce you some good price and quality hotel for you to consider. 

1. Sai Gon Rach Gia Hotel

 Sai Gon Rach Gia Hotel is just about 15km from the airport. This is a high-grade and fully equipped hotel in Rach Gia with modern facilities. Each room of the hotel is fully equipped with flat screen television with cable TV, electric heater, dryer, bathtub, noshes and free wifi for customers to rest comfortably. Located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel has a restaurant for you to enjoy special food in Kien Giang. In addition, the hotel has a nice swimming pool, a fitness room with modern equipment and great food. Thanks to the enthusiastic staff and clean rooms, most of those who have stayed at the Saigon Rach Gia Hotel are extremely satisfied. The price is from $ 43 to $ 168 per night. There are many kinds of room for you to choose that is suitable for the members of your family or friends. I believe you will have a great experience here. 

 2. Hoa Binh Rach Gia Resort

This is a high-quality hotel in Rach Gia with a beautiful view and near the sea. So, many people choose it to spend their time staying in Hoa Binh Rach Gia Resort. Because the price is quite cheap, there are not many modern services like spa or massage. However, it has an outdoor swimming pool for both adults and children. Located near the sea, you can walk along the beach in the evening and enjoy cool breezes from the sea or the nearby seafood. Surrounding this beautiful resort in Rach Gia, there are many green trees, gardens, and the seaside restaurant. I am sure this is an ideal place for you to eat or chat with friends. Moreover, the price is only from $ 37 to $ 106 per night. Besides, There are many kinds of room for you to choose that is suitable for the members of your family or friends.

 3. Phuc Hung Hotel 

Phuc Hung Hotel is a popular hotel in Rach Gia with clean and convenient facilities. Located opposite Bai Duong Park so you can walk to the amusement park anytime. Every room in the hotel is fully equipped with television, refrigerator, air conditioner, and free wifi to give you high-speed internet access and enjoy cool drinks at any time. Besides, the design of each room is quite beautiful. Although the facilities are not really full,  it has a reasonable price with a hotel located in the center of Rach Gia, Kien Giang. The price is from $ 16- $ 30 one night. Besides, There are many kinds of room for you to choose that is suitable for the members of your family or friends. It is very suitable for those who want to save money to use for other purposes. 

4. Palace 2 Hotel

Palace 2 Hotel is only about 20 minutes driving from the airport. This is a nice, good quality hotel in Rach Gia I also want to introduce to you. Located right on the beach, on the road leading to the February bridge, you can walk up to the bridge in the evening and enjoy the romantic sea at night. Rooms are not too large but it is arranged tidily. Besides, the staffs' behavior is very enthusiastic and all of the rooms are cleaned every day. So, customers are quite satisfied with the service of this hotel. However, The restriction of the hotel is that it has small rooms, with no refrigerator and no breakfast. The price is from $ 22 to $ 37 one night. 

5. Kiet Hong Hotel 

 Kiet Hong hotel is a standard hotel in Rach Gia, Kien Giang with full facilities for you to choose to save money. Located right near the port to Phu Quoc Island and Nam Du Island, it will make you definitely satisfied. Especially, the hotel has a free taxi in the city. If you want to both explore Rach Gia and travel the two famous tourist archipelago in Kien Giang, do not hesitate to choose Kiet Hong Hotel. The price is from $ 9 to $ 15 per night. I hope that you can also have a wonderful experience here.

Top “special” food that visitors should try when traveling Kien Giang, Vietnam


Kien Giang is a beautiful land that always attracts visitors by not only the romantic island and the scenery but also the famous food. The food here is very rustic and not mixed with any place. If you have the opportunity to visit this land, do not miss the specialties below.

1. Palmyra Cake

The delicious specialties in Kien Giang that you definitely cannot ignore that is Palmyra Cake. The cake has the yellow color and is wrapped in banana leaves with softly sweet, and fragrant flavor. It will make visitors pleasant. The cake is made from the Palmyra. The delicious rice was kept a day with coconut milk and then steamed for having soft cakes. This food in Kien Giang is sold at many markets or specialty shops in Kien Giang. So, you will not spend much time finding this food to eat or buy as a gift for relatives.

2. Herring Salad

Herring Salad is a special fresh seafood salad in Kien Giang
The next famous specialty in Kien Giang that I want to introduce for those who like fresh seafood is Herring Salad. To have the best herring salad, local people must choose the fresh herring, then it is filtered the meat to remove the bones. Finally, it is mixed with special spices to have delicious taste. When eating herring salad, you should enjoy this dish with a variety of coriander, onions, cucumbers, and unique sauce. Besides, you should go to Phu Quoc island to eat herring salad because this island is very famous. 

3. Tram mushrooms

This specialty mushroom in Kien Giang that is mainly grown on the Phu Quoc island. Especially, when the rainy season comes, it will make the soil here moist. Thanks to this, the mushroom has the large of quantities. Local people often go to the forest to pick this kind of mushrooms after the heavy rains to make the soup or sell them to restaurants. Tram mushrooms are processed into many delicious dishes such as seafood mushroom soup, Tram mushroom fried with abalone, holothurian, chicken mushroom soup and so on. 

4. Rach Gia fish vermicelli

 Rach Gia fish vermicelli has been a unique cuisine in Kien Giang that tourists all over the world like a lot. In other places, they use fish balls but in Rach Gia, people use fresh fishes that are steamed to make this food. Besides, each bowl of noodles also have small shrimps, squid, and shrimps, so the taste becomes more special. The way to make delicious soup is also different from other countrysides. This food is eaten with vegetables and other spices. Many restaurants in Rach Gia make this dish. However, Ham Nghi or Mac Cuu is two recommends for you to enjoy the greatest food. 

5. Banh Canh Ghe Cha (Grilled Chopped Fish and Sentinel-crab Rice Spaghetti)

Banh Canh Ghe Cha is also a traditional dish in Kien Giang.  Thanks to the fresh sentinel-crabs and grilled chopped fish, it makes this food extremely fragrant. This dish not only makes you full but also extremely nutritious. Especially, each bowl of Banh Canh has a small sentinel-crab with bright red. So, visitors who like to eat seafood cannot miss this attractive dish in Kien Giang. Banh Canh is sold in many places but this food is famous most in Ha Tien land. You can enjoy this dish at Dong Ho night market or any restaurant in Ha Tien. 

6. Ha Tien Sticky Rice

Ha Tien Sticky Rice is a popular and special food of the locals in Kien Giang
This food is also famous in Kien Giang. The sticky rice is very soft together with the cooking method and attractive colors that make visitors amazed. There are many kinds of Ha Tien sticky rice such as dried shrimp sticky rice, dried shrimp sticky rice rolls with rice sheet, egg sticky rice, mango sticky rice, banana sticky rice, and so on. You can buy Ha Tien sticky rice at the street vendors or in the Ha Tien Market. 

7. Pandan Tube Cake

The name of the Tube Cake is due to its shape. It is about from 10 to 15 centimeters in length. Molds are not available on the market. Therefore, local people must have to do molds themselves. Each countryside has their own ingredients. However, the main ingredients are glutinous rice flour, chopped coconut, pandanus and sesame. Each cake is fairly cheap, only about 5,000 VND. I am sure that you will be impressed by its delicious taste.

Top “stunning” beaches that you cannot ignore when traveling Kien Giang, Vietnam

Kien Giang is a beautiful land with many famous landscapes in Vietnam that everyone wants to visit once. If you are a fan of sea and nature, this is a very attractive place. Below, I will introduce you the places you should come when traveling to Kien Giang.

1. Phu Quoc island 

Phu Quoc island is one of the most beautiful islands in Vietnam
Phu Quoc is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. With the advantage of the weather, clear blue water with white sand and many delicious dishes, many people travel to Phu Quoc more and more each year. Besides, there are also many other beaches that you can not ignore such as Star beach, Long beach, Rach Vem beach, Cua beach, Khem beach, Truong beach and Vung Bau beach. Moreover, Phu Quoc island is quite developed with luxury hotels, resorts, and many exciting activities. I am sure that you can not miss this paradise island.

2. Ha Tien Island

Ha Tien island is an island where is still wild and very specially

Ha Tien is also the next beach with beautiful landscapes and delicious and cheap specialties. When coming to Ha Tien,  you can enjoy the relaxing moments at Mui Nai Beach, Binh San Mountain, Da Dung Mountain, Thach Dong or Dong Ho marsh. Besides, if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal, you can not ignore Ha Tien night market located near Giang Thanh River, on Nguyen Trai Street. There are some specialties in Ha Tien for you to enjoy such as grilled chopped sentinel-crab, Ha Tien sticky rice, Ken vermicelli, snails, steamed noodle with seasoned and saute' beef and herring salad.

 3. Nam Du Archipelago

Nam Du Archipelago is a quiet place to enjoy the scenery as well as experience the simple life with the local people on the island.
A beautiful destination in Kien Giang with romantic and wild beauty is the Nam Du archipelago. To go to Nam Du Island, you should go to the wharf in Rach Gia to buy tickets for about $9 per time If you want to have a ticket to go and come back, the price is about $17 / person. This archipelago is for those who like to explore the wild nature and natural sceneries. Most tourists to Nam Du Island have the interest to find a quiet place to enjoy the scenery as well as experience the simple life with the local people on the island. 

4. Pirate Island

Pirate island is just consisted of 16 small islands about 40 kilometers away from Phu Quoc 
The mysterious and exciting island in with the name "Pirate" will certainly make you think of pirate movies. The island consists of 16 small islands about 40 kilometers away from Phu Quoc. Besides, there are many unique small beaches and landscapes with wild and lyrical beauty. Coming to the island, you will be immersed in the blue sea to see landscapes. In addition, you can go fishing and snorkeling at night with people on the island. If you want to spend your night on the island, you can sleep in local people's house. However, I think the most attractive is to camping at the beach.

5. Rach Gia

Rach Gia the site where is connected to the land and the famous tourist island in Kien Giang Vietnam
Rach Gia is an attractive tourist destination in Kien Giang with a location connecting the land and the famous tourist island in Kien Giang. Some tourist destinations in Rach Gia such as the urban area, Nguyen Trung Truc communal house, Rach Gia shopping center or visit Tam Bao Pagoda. Although the entertainment in Rach Gia is nothing special, Rach Gia food will make you satisfied. Besides, you definitely have to try some dishes in Rach Gia such as fish noodles, Sauce Hot Pot, Rice pancake folded in half, pancakes, salad herring and so on.

6. Hon Tre

Hon Tre is very popular with activities such as go fishing, take pictures, eat seafood and have fun in a short time
Hon Tre is a small island located near Rach Gia suitable for those who want to go fishing, take pictures, eat seafood and have fun in a short time. Although the seawater in Hon Tre is not as beautiful as Phu Quoc Island, the wilderness landscape will make visitors completely amazed. When you travel to the island, you can bring your tent and mini gas stove. And then, you can buy seafood from local people and organize a party on the beach. 

 7. Ba Lua Archipelago

Ba Lua Archipelago is also called as "Ha Long Bay of the South"
Ba Lua archipelago is considered as "Ha Long Bay of the South". Therefore, Ba Lua is definitely a destination that you should not miss in Kien Giang. Especially, on Ba Lua Archipelago, you can catch snails, and oysters easily at the beach. As the sea level in this archipelago is quite low, you can see the crystal clear water and bottom thin. In the morning or afternoon, you can sit in front of the beach to see the sunrise, sunset and take some photos.

Top 6 hotels that you should consider to choose when traveling Tam Dao, Vinh Phuc Province

Tam Dao is the place where many young people choose to travel on every weekend or holidays.  Tam Dao is just far from Hanoi around 60km by bus ad because it has the beautiful scenery and cool climate, so tht Tam Dao is a place where you should not miss in your itinerary. To make it easier for you to travel to Tam Dao, I will recommend you some affordable hotels for those who want to visit here. 

1. Nhan Dan newspaper hotel

This is one of 3-star hotels in Tam Dao town. It has 21 rooms that are equipped with the most basic facilities, free wifi, and far from 400m center of Tam Dao town. Besides, you can see the forests surrounding you by standing on the balcony of your room. In the evening, if you stand on the top floor of the hotel at night, you will see a sparkling Tam Dao. Nhan Dan Newspaper is definitely one of the most beautiful, quality and comfortable hotels that you should stay in Tam Dao. The price is also reasonable, and average from about $12-$16 per rooms

2. Mela Hotel

Located right in the center of Tam Dao town, 3-star hotel Mela Tam Dao is a good quality, comfortable and clean hotel in Tam Dao. A total of 25 rooms are designed in the old colonial style, fully equipped with TV satellite, air conditioner, bathtub, and wardrobe. Especially, with the wide balcony, you can see the panoramic of Tam Dao mountains in the room. Even, in the early morning, you can also touch the fog and clouds. The highlight of Mela hotel is the outdoor swimming pool. You can swim, enjoy the scenery, and held an interesting BBQ party.  Services such as food and drink, massage, karaoke, and sauna are also full and attractive. The price is range from $12 to $83  per room per night. 

 3. Hoang Anh Hotel

Hoang Anh is one of the 2-star hotels that is a comfortable and affordable hotel in Tam Dao. Hoang Anh Hotel is known as for the beautiful and convenient location. It is in the center, near Silver Waterfall, and convenient to visit Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple, Vang Pagoda, park, and market. 14 rooms of Hoang Anh hotel are designed in modern style, clean and comfortable. All of the rooms have windows, high-grade blankets, cable TV, air conditional, wifi and free cafe, separate shower room, and so on. The hotel also provides you with services such as Tam Dao special food, self-drive car rental, laundry, tour guide. In general, this is a cheap hotel with the most popular criteria. Especially, the price of Hoang Anh hotel is also very reasonable. Its average is from $8-$16VND per night per room.

 4. Huong Rung Hotel

Located in the center of Tam Dao town, Huong Rung Hotel is a 3-star hotel with more than 100 luxurious, and comfortable rooms. They are arranged harmoniously between modern and traditional style. Especially, from the balcony of the room, you can admire the beauty of Tam Dao in the clouds. If you stay at Huong Rung Hotel, you will only take about 10 minutes to walk to Silver Falls, 15 minutes to go to Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple and Golden Pagoda, 5 minutes to go to the park and market. Besides, Huong Rung Hotel also makes you satisfied with the services such as massage, sauna ( dry and wet), jacuzzi bath, internet cafe shop, multipurpose gym, karaoke room. The price is from $20 - $125 VND per room per night.

5. Green World Hotel

It is the only 3-star hotel in Tam Dao that there are 2 guesthouses to serve the demands of tourists. The 5 floors house cost about $37 per room per night and the 9 floors house cost about $50 per room per night. Each room is very spacious, clean, and fully equipped. Besides, it serves some services such as tennis, karaoke, sauna, and massage. There is the private restaurant that you can enjoy Eurasian food and specialties of Tam Dao. Moreover, you can conveniently move from the hotel to visit places such as Silver Falls, Golden Pagoda, ancient church, heaven gate, etc. 

6. Hanviet Hotel

 Located in the center of Tam Dao town, Hanviet Hotel has 7 floors with 30 luxurious rooms that are fully equipped with modern facilities such as 32 inch LCD TV, cable TV with 60 domestic and international channels, internet cable, internet wifi (1st floor, 2nd floor), standing bathtub, wardrobe. Especially, the curtain and windows are decorated warmly to be suitable with forest scenery. From the HANVET hotel, you can visit Mau Temples, Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple, Truc Lam Monastery, etc. The price is from $20 - $58 per room per night. I hope you will have the wonderful experience with family and friends.

Top 7 destinations that you should go when traveling to Tam Dao town, Vinh Phuc Province

Tam Dao is a mountain area in Tam Dao town, Vinh Phuc Province, Vietnam. When traveling to Tam Dao, it will bring you great views with the fanciful clouds and mist on the mountain, and the houses on the mountainside You are planning to travel Tam Dao. But, you do not know where you should go in that town. Below, I will recommend you some destinations that you should go and I hope you will have an enjoyable trip when traveling to this land.

 1. Television Tower

When mentioning Tam Dao, you cannot miss the Television Tower in Tam Dao. It is about 93 meters height on the top of Thien Nhi mountain with an altitude of 1,375 meters. The road to get on TV Tower is hard but romantic, and poetic. Along the way are orchids, wild sunflowers, and other unnamed wildflowers. They have the strange aroma smell and brilliant colors. Moreover,  In this place, many butterflies have many stunning colors to make the landscapes more perfect. When getting to the top of a mountain, you can enjoy the overall picture of land, wind, and clouds. This is probably Tam Dao tourist destinations that create the most conquest feeling to visitors. 

2. Silver Fall

From the center of Tam Dao town, you turn right along the path and go down on the deep valley. You are able to see Silver Fall in the mountains. At that place, The fall pours down the silver water. When the sun rises, you can see the sunlight is reflecting the fall and it looks like rainbow colors. Everything is very fierce. Besides, The road to go up and down of the falls is not too long but high and dangerous with vertical cliffs. I think visitors are tired but still happy because they have just conquered the dangerous roads. This is the place to see beautiful views and check in Tam Dao that you definitely should not miss.

3. Rung Rinh Peak

This is a unique tourist destination in Tam Dao for adventurous travelers. Do not hesitate to go further to Rung Rinh Peak, where trees and mountains are magnificent like in fairy tales. Moreover, there are many trees covered with orchids, singing birds, and colorful butterflies. Further, there is Tam Dao 2, where it was also an ideal holiday destination during the France domination. Now, it has wild beauty to attract visitors. You can come here to take photos as a memorable experience to Tam Dao. 

4. Heaven Gate

Its name may have originated in its location because when standing in the Heaven Gate, you can see the mist everywhere like the clouds. From Tam Dao town, you go straight to the French church. After that, you turn left and go straight to the Heaven Gate. Standing on the gate and overlook the town of Tam Dao, you can find beautiful Tam Dao below and vaporous mist surrounding you. It makes me feel as if you are in the Heaven. 

5. Tam Dao ancient church

It is a famous tourist destination in Tam Dao was built early in 1937. The parishes built this church like French architectural with a length of 26 meters, and 11 meters in width. During the anti-French colonialist resistance war, all the villas in Tam Dao were completely destroyed. However, the church is the only place that has been preserved until now. This is an interesting attraction because you can stand in the ancient church to see the natural landscape. You can take a photo with your friends and relatives. Moreover, many couples choose this place to take their wedding photos. 

6. Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple

If the time is limit and you can not climb Thien Nhi peak, you can climb nearly 200 stone steps to the Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple. There are many beautiful legends in the temple that you should know. This is definitely a spiritual tourist destination of Tam Dao. If you want a little peace, this place is a good choice for you. 

7. Tam Dao Square

This new site has been built recently and it is not completed. However, it is extremely attractive to tourists, especially young people. The square is beautifully decorated with green trees and the center fountain. Although the architecture is quite simple, this is the ideal place to take pictures. Besides, you can also sit on small swings to talk, and chat with each other.

Sightseeing in Bac Kan the northeast of Vietnam (part 3)

Pac Ngoi Village

Talking to Bac Kan, many people must not be out of the charming landscape of Ba Be National Park. However, in a corner of their memories, Pac Ngoi will always be a truly special place, attracting visitors.

Pac Ngoi Village is the ethnic village to be located in the center of the mighty mountains and lakes

With the rich, rich and harmonious mountains and forests of Ba Be National Park, Pac Ngoi is backed by the mountain footprints on the lake, making it one of the most desirable places in the North West. Visitors to this place will be impressed by more than 70 houses built on stilts Tay ethnicity built hundreds of years to form the cultural village of Pac Ngoi. This is also the most characteristic of traditional culture in this area is kept up to date.

Besides, to the Pac Ngoi, tourists also have the opportunity to learn the identity of the Tay people through the singing tunes, the unique dance where nowhere. Moreover, when visitors have the need to experience living inside the house on stilts, they will be hospitable indigenous people serving some specialities of the place such as pork chops, chicken hills, grilled steak, corn wine, or introduced the daily tasks such as fishing, brocade weaving or bamboo rattan.

With the great potential of nature as well as the characteristics of traditional cultural identity, Pac Ngoi has been receiving a lot of government attention to investment, embellishment and construction. In the future, it is expected that this place will become a great destination for guests who want to explore and learn the beauty of nature as well as people.

Hua Ma Cave

Hua Ma Cave is located on the middle of Coon Mountain, in the middle of "Le Pot", which overlooks the Leng River, near Ba Be Lake. This place is not only associated with the sacred area but also many stalactites in the moon became an attractive landscape of the Ba Be National Park.

This cave was surveyed from 2003 to 2004, later built a small aisle and installed the lighting system, and in 2007 it was put into tourism. In front of the cave, people named and recorded the cave of this cave by the words "Hua Ma wonders the most dynamic."

The cave is located on the middle of the mountain, at an altitude of 350m above sea level, all year round green, dense trees. The road from the foot of the mountain to the cave was built into the steps, leading to the mouth of Hua Ma, 3m wide, 5m high. Entrance to the east and exit to the south.

On the right of the main door was filled with stones stacked on top of each other, this is still a mystery and there are many different explanations, and local people believe that due to the old area left. From the gate looking down is a clear blue water of the forest and Ba Be Lake and the gentle Leng River flows through.

Step into, the cave Hua Mak open wide, about 1ha with a length of more than 700m, the ceiling has a height of up to 40-50m. The slope of the gentle cave, a place to create a 3m high wall, under a huge pile of rubble about 164m, the smallest width is 10m, the widest place up to 43m.
The floor is quite flat, dry, shading the shelf, winding edge as beautiful terraced fields. About 15 meters from the shop, there are red grey clay piles and ash, where the tools have been discovered with Chinese terracotta motifs.

There are dozens of stone columns 10-15m high, the hand-made, "carved" extremely sophisticated. Covered in the cave is a multitude of stalactites in the shape of thousands of conditions, suggestive rich imagination such as flowers, tower pen, Quan Yin sound, scene teacher Tam Tang to see business, The dynasty is full of bilingual literature and so on. The corridor is divided into several rooms by the stone curtain, natural stone separation.

Kim Hy Nature Reserve

The location of Kim Hy Nature Reserve is in Bac Kan province. With an area of over 14,000ha, the reserve has hundreds of rare animals and plants that must be managed and protected strictly.
Kim Hy is regarded as a place to preserve the pristine state of the wildlife. Local and foreign scientists appreciate the abundance of rare plants and animals here. Among them are white-cheeked langur, squirrel and monkey, which are now endangered globally. In particular, to the Kim Hy nature reserve, you will see the diversity of bat species - considered the most species in Vietnam. Not only that, this is also considered as a big treasure of Bac Kan province, with tens of thousands of trees, mountains and so forth.

Kim Hy is also home to some rare genetic resources of Endangered Species Endangered Species such as fake artificial trees, also known as the rock in the world that is left in the four mountainous provinces. our country is in the North and 2 provinces Guangxi, Guangdong (China). In addition to rich flora and fauna, Kim Hy Nature Reserve is rich in mineral resources, especially gold.

Sightseeing in Bac Kan the northeast of Vietnam (part 2)

Ba Be National Park

Ba Be National Park is located in the bow River Gam, embracing the chay river with an area of 7,610ha, of which 3,226ha is the strict protection zone. This is a region rich in biodiversity, characterized by the typical ecosystems of evergreen forest on limestone mountains and mountain lakes, lowland evergreen forests.

Ba Be National Park is still considered as Halong Bay on the land

The fauna is also rich in diversity and number, with 81 species of mammals, 27 species of reptiles, 17 species of amphibians, 322 species of birds, 106 species of fish, 553 species of insects and spiders. Sixty rare and endemic species are included in the World and Vietnamese Red Book such as Phoenix, pheasant, pomelo, etc. In addition to Ba Be lake, Ba Be National Park has many unique and majestic landscapes. Other such as Puong cave, Dau Dang waterfall, Tien pond and Roop waterfall, deserve not only the centre of biodiversity leading but also famous landscapes of Vietnam. The centre of the garden is Ba Be Lake with over 500ha of water surface. Lake is home to many endemic freshwater fish species with 106 species and also an important source of fresh water for residents living around the area. In 1995, Lake Ba Be was recognized as one of the world's 20 "special" freshwater lakes that need to be protected.

Ba Be National Park has 1,281 plant species belonging to 162 families, 672 genera, including 25 species listed in the IUCN Red List and several rare plant species. In the Red Book of Vietnam such as grist, nails, Lim, string structure in which string structure is an endemic species of bamboo usually grows on the cliff. Their bodies drop down to form the blinds around the lake. This is an area that scientists at home and abroad rated as the most diverse and endemic centre of orchids not only of Vietnam but also of all of Southeast Asia with 182 species.

Thach Long Pagoda

Thach Long pagoda is divided into two parts: The first part is Thien pagoda located on high, there are stone steps from the foot of the mountain leading up the gate. The highest floor (Upper Hall) symbolizes the shrine of Buddha Shakyamuni. The middle floor (Trung Vuong) symbolizes the world with images of Uncle Ho. In the heart of the cave, the cliffs divide themselves into segments such as high and luxurious spoons that cover the Buddhas sitting below. Can be considered as an architectural masterpiece of beautiful nature. The second part is the Amphitheater (Lower Power). The road to the pagoda has to walk around the ridge about 80 m. The entrance to the temple is slightly narrower Than Thien pagoda, the cave is not as wide as it is about 6 meters high, 6 meters wide and deep in the inside.

Not only contains many of his relics, Thach Long pagoda is also a historical relic, is the pride of Cao Ky commune. Due to the special structure of the pagoda and the private place, the Ly dynasty took the pagoda as a fortress to fight Song. In the period of resistance against the French, the pagoda was used as a place of production and secret weaponry of our army. At that time, many Buddha statues were removed from the relatives and also from which the villagers stopped the ceremony. Later, peace restored, the temple was returned to the local people to repeat the worship.

Tham Temple

Over time, through the resistance war against French colonialism, the temple has witnessed the ups and downs of history as a guard post for military facilities when used as the Office of the Resistance Committee. Cho Moi. The architecture of the temple has been restored several times, but still retains the original appearance to this day, showing the majesty and dignified but not too fussy, including Mau Temple, Temple She and the area worshipping Buddha.

Tham Temple in Cho Moi area - Cay Thi (now Cho Moi town, Cho Moi district, Bac Kan province) has long become a spiritual tourist destination for thousands of visitors inside and outside the province each year. The journey "retreat to the roots", especially the new spring. Sacred Temple is a sacred temple associated with the anecdotes of a beautiful ethnic woman, rich in compassion, a heroic hero brave stand up against the enemy.

According to local records, the temple was built for a long time, then around 1929-1930, wood merchant Nguyen Ca Mau, after a flood of broken plates, floating rafts, thought impossible to find. But when the wooden rafts in front of Tham, they are blocked. As a portent of a sacred, a salvation of salvation. Seeing the sacred shrine, at the same time, he donated his money, and at the same time donated by local people to build the temple now. On the occasion of the Lunar New Year, the festival, the full moon day, the one to the bustling Temple, just to burn the incense remembrance of a benevolent Lady, a heroic heroine, also to enjoy the scenery, air in clean of the place in the area. Tham went to the spiritual realms of the Kinh, Tay, Nung, Dao settle in this area.

Sightseeing in Bac Kan the northeast of Vietnam (part 1)

Bac Kan is a province rich in tourism potential because of the abundance of natural resources, minerals and culture rich mountainous ethnic identity of North Vietnam. If you have ever been here, you will not forget the majestic beauty, poetic nature of this place.

Bac Kan is located in northeastern Vietnam. Cao Bang is bounded by the north, Lang Son province in the east, Thai Nguyen province in the south, Tuyen Quang province in the south, and the terrain is dominated by mountain ranges that turn back to the east with valleys, Bac Kan tourism is a wise choice for those who want to explore nature.

Puong Cave

Puong Cave is a large cave in northern Vietnam, in the Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province. about 5 km from the centre of Cho Ra town. The Puong Cave, 300 meters in height, is 30 meters high when the Nang River flows through the Lung Nham Limestone Mountains with steep cliffs and various stalactites of different shapes and colours inside the cave.

Puong Cave is one of the most beautiful and famous in Ba Be Lake

To visit Puong cave visitors have to sit on a boat in the Nang River, take a boat to go about a section about 400 meters, visitors will see the Puong Cave entrance, looking from a distance you only see it very small, but until closer You really feel surprised about the grandeur and mystery that visitors are excited to discover.

Inside, the strangely shaped rhinoceros lurks down to shine on the water. The deep inside, although the heart is quite dark but still enough to attract tourists, in the cave is home to thousands of bats are living, when visitors visit the sound, footsteps, light flashlights and echoes of echoes of bats swimming on the roof.

Do not know ever since the gentle river is that the perforation of the limestone cliffs to create a flow with great caves. Many people also referred to Puong as the giant shark's mouth swallowed and swallowed every single boat that lined the stream.

Although there are many visitors to Ba Be Lake National Park, the Puong cave is still pristine as it was at its inception and remains uncharted. Inside many stalactites and stalagmites have different shapes and colours that make visitors love to contemplate, touch.

Na Khoang Falls

Na Khoang waterfall is located at the foot of Deo Gio, next to National Highway 3, 6km from the centre of Na Phat town, Ngan Son district.

The waterfall covers an area of ​​about 12 hectares. It is the place where two streams are formed, namely Na Deng stream flowing through Lung Chang canyon, a small stream originating from Phia Slieng mountain peak flowing from southwest to about 88m. In combination with the Na Deng stream, a large slope has formed a four-level cascade system of about 600m in length, with an average width of 15m, and then flowing downstream to Ban Mat stream.

Na Khoang Falls is a gentle flower that is the highest waterfall cascade and the petals are small streams cascading out on the rocks. The area surrounding the waterfall is mainly regenerated forest, with an average coverage of 75% - 85%, with many species of birds, squirrels, reptiles and fishes.

At the top of the waterfall, there is a small green lake that is an ideal place for those who want to avoid the noisy, immense nature in order to feel cool and calm in the forest of Na Naang. Residents here are ethnic Mong and Dao are preserving traditional cultural identity such as costumes, beliefs, folk lanes, people dancing, creating more diversity, rich lively environment culture here.

Not only that, after a long journey, you can also rest in small houses, enjoy the specialities of the mountains and enjoy free karaoke downloads not from the national grid but from the public. Small hydropower project of Na Khoang. The nature of the soothing nature will bring you real relaxation moments, a fun and useful travel.

With beautiful, attractive and cool climate, fresh and valuable research on geology, geomorphology and ecology, the Nang Khoang has been recognized by the provincial People's Committee as a relic of the city.

Ba Be Lake

Coming to Ba Be lake - you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of beautiful clouds. Bac Kan to the lake, eyes to see the immense lake surface, visitors will admire the beautiful natural beauty of Ba Be Lake. Early in the morning when the mist was spread all over the mountains, Ba Be Lake as airy as the fairy flying with white dress giant. As the sunset shines, Ba Be Lake sparkles in the sunshine.

Ba Be Lake is still considered as Halong Bay on the land

Ba Be Lake is located in Ba Mau National Park, Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province, about 240 km from Hanoi. Ba Be is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world, which is recognized as a national tourist site in Vietnam. The lake with an area of ​​650ha, the average depth of 20-25 m, running more than 8km. Local people call Ba Be Slam Pé, meaning three lakes. The name is derived from the lake is a pomegranate place of the three branches of the Per Le River, Pue Lu and Per Leng.

Coming to Ba Be lake, visitors not only enjoy the beautiful natural scenery but also enjoy the specialities under the lake as fish, shrimp and many other special dishes such as chicken hills, wild vegetables, Pork, glutinous rice, bamboo shoots and so forth. (to be continued)

Thanh Hoa Highlights (part 4)

Kho Muong Valley

Kho Muong is a deep valley in the core area of Pu Luong nature reserve, less influenced by human impact should still retain the very original, poetic features. This is home to 60 Thai ethnic groups, with 230 people. The Muong Village is separated from other villages in the area, about 2km from the People's Committee of Thanh Son Commune, but the way to the village is not simple. Ridiculous travel is a challenge for "travellers" to explore here.

Kho Muong Valley in the core area of Pu Luong nature reserve
Looking from above, Kho Muong appears with attractive soul, the floor is located near the bottom of the rice fields, corn fields, cassava. Surrounding the village is a vast green forest. All of them appear as a picture of the place "the first time". The people living in the village mainly live by rice, maize, cassava products made only for the daily meal. Thanks to what nature has bestowed, people have known to invest in building spacious houses to welcome visitors to visit. Coming to Kho Muong, visitors can admire the natural scenery, experience, learn the culture, customs and habits of the Thai people, join in the wildlife, enjoy the traditional food Gourmet aromas, such as Lam Lam, banana flower, bitter soup, corn wine, sour pickles and boiled duck meat. Come here, visitors also discovered Kho Muong cave or cave great.

Hang Kho Muong is one of the most attractive caves in the cave population discovered in Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Limestone blocks formed about 250 million years ago make this cave. The cave is linked to the underground system with a length of about 2.5 km to the north and leads water from Kho Muong through the village of Lung Cao. The river system flowing through the cave is a common feature of the Kart Mountains, which creates a connection between the valley basins by the flow of water. Hang Kho Muong is also home to many bats, with at least four species of bats residing in the cave at different times of the year. As you go deep into the cave, visitors will be able to admire the stone blocks, stalactites with strange shapes such as human figures, trees, animals full of different colours, fuzzy virtual Virtual, all appear extremely vivid and special. In a cave deep in the cave, there is a large open field that looks like a natural volleyball court, this is one of the highlights of the bat.

May Fall 

May Fall is about 100km from Cuc Phuong National Park in the province of Thanh Hoa - Thach Lam commune - Thach Thanh district. From Hanoi, you move along Ho Chi Minh Road, across the Cuc Phuong National Park a passage will turn into May, fall about 10 km away. The road to May fall is quite convenient, the scenery along the two beautiful roads, the feeling of water painting is here.  You will have the opportunity to admire the stilted houses, the high mountains stretching majestic, listening to the murmuring at once rushing the stream of cool water in cold streams along with It is the birdsong, creating a very interesting delivery of forests. On the way, you will find a bridge made from the forest and combined with bamboo sheets, wild nature. The bridge over the Ngang River is the first stop for the waterfall, you can take pictures, eating at the bridge. May waterfall falls from the top of Mount Thalam, with a height of about 100m, and a total of nine steps cascade over each other to create soft water as the wavy line of a white silk.
May Fall is about 100km from Cuc Phuong National Park in the province of Thanh Hoa
In addition to the nine main cascades, there is a stepped father, mother waterfall and waterfall. The two sides are the big trees always shade down the waterfall. May fall has water all year round but will be most beautiful in August onwards. Then the gentle stream waterfall is as warm as the daughter Muong is spring.

The appropriate time to go to the May fall is in the summer. Then the gentle stream waterfall is as warm as the daughter Muong here. There are places where the fence where there are murmuring, there are places where the waterfall soft, where there are so many waterfalls poured white water froze foam.

In addition to being immersed in the clear blue water, cool down from the sky to dispel the fatigue, flung the town, you can also release your soul to nature, find peace and quiet silent for the soul.
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