Tam Dao, a small mountainous town in the northern province of Vinh Phuc, just 70km from Hanoi, has made it an attractive destination for visitors on weekends and holidays thanks to its cool weather throughout the year like Da Lat and Sa Pa.
A view of the
resort in Tam Dao (Photo: VNA)
Domestic and foreign visitors head to Tam Dao, at 1,000m high,
mostly on weekends, solo or in groups, on sunny or chilly days. Although the
town is small, there are plenty of options for tourists rushing here to escape
the usual busy city life.
Young newlyweds can choose spots to take wedding photos, since Tam Dao offers
an ancient stone church, silver waterfalls, jungles, pagodas, sunsets and
poetic overcast vistas. Visitors can stay at small mansions, looking down the
valley from their perch at one of the resorts.
Others can savour coffee at Windy Inn, famous for its restless wind blowing all
day and night.
stone church in Tam Dao (File photo)
The ancient stone church is a common place to take pictures thanks to its
European architecture style, which appears romantic when shrouded in fog.
Especially, the vine-covered walls add to the mysterious fairy tale atmosphere
Climbing to Tam Dao is an unforgettable experience. The place is where many
athletes chose to practise climbing. Many also come here to enjoy the winter
stir-fried chayote bud, a specialty of the town.
If you are in search of a short weekend away, or simply wish to be far from the
maddening city crowds, then throw your stress away and head to Tam Dao.
Tourist arrivals to the capital city of Hanoi topped 13.19 million in the first half of this year, up 10 percent year-on-year, pushing up revenue by 9.3 percent annually to over 39.2 trillion VND (1.74 billion USD).
The Phu Yen tourism day kicked off on July 5 with a series of programmes promoting local tourism potential.
(HBO) – Perhaps, it is not easy to find the ideal stop in order to "live slowly” in the natural fresh environment, and be comfortable to breathe cool air like in the highland of Lac Son district.
(HBO) – Dua Island (Dua means coconut in Vietnamese) is a stop that makes visitor hard to leave and is attracting a large number of travelers to visit Hoa Binh Lake.
From Thung Nai harbor (in Cao Phong district), it only takes over 30 minutes by boat to reach Dua Island. It is one of the most beautiful islands in Hoa Binh Lake, located in Vay Nua commune, Da Bac district, and next to the spiritual tourist site of Thac Bo Temple. Dua Island is recognized by Provincial People’s Committee as a local tourist site. This island is about 10 hectares wide, and in harmony between the clouds and the water of hydroelectric reservoir. Looking at it from far distance, Dua Island is hidden in the green of trees and the vast water, which makes those who have not been here before think that it is a natural island like the other small ones floating on the lake when embanking dam to build Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant.
Over 93 percent of interviewed foreign tourists said they are satisfied with their trips to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Annual Tourism Report 2017 by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
(HBO) – Possessing potentials, advantages for tourism development and the foundation for new rural construction, Mai Chau District 25th Party Congress, the 2015-2020 tenure, identified: "Mobilizing all resources to develop economy and society as well as strive by 2020, Mai Chau district becomes a community tourist site in association with new rural construction”. In order for Resolution to pass into the life and people’s thought, Mai Chau district has attempted to turn the policy into action.