Top 10 hottest tourist destinations in Vietnam during Lunar New Year 2023

The upcoming 2023 Lunar New Year holiday, in addition to being an opportunity to reunite with family, is also an opportunity for people to plan travel to welcome spring and enjoy the warm atmosphere at the beginning of the year. Are you planning to travel for Tet 2023? And you wonder about your upcoming stop? Travel Vivu will suggest attractive tourist destinations that promise to bring you the most complete spring trip.


Mộc Châu

Moc Chau is a land with a strange appeal, always captivated by its wild, mysterious and profound beauty at any time of the year. Pure plum blossoms, banyan flowers, brilliant peach blossoms, beautiful white mustard flower season. However, that country is probably most beautiful in spring with the pink of peach blossoms, the pure white of apricot and plum blossoms… The beauty of Northwest spring makes people’s hearts flutter and inspires their feet. loves to explore.

Moc Chau has a cool climate, the sunshine gently spreads yellow throughout the village, making the colors of peach and plum blossoms more colorful. Traveling to Moc Chau on the days leading up to the Lunar New Year, visitors have the opportunity to admire the breathtaking beauty of pink peaches and white plums intermingling with each other from Highway 6 to remote villages to the houses reporting on them. hidden in the middle of the valley of flowers, extremely attractive. Traveling to Moc Chau in the spring, visitors can also participate in the Khai Ha festivals at the beginning of the year, join in with the flute dance of the Thai and H’Mong people and enjoy a warm cup of corn wine.

The Mong people in Moc Chau previously had the custom of celebrating Tet earlier than the traditional Lunar New Year of the nation, people here celebrated Tet around the beginning of the 12th lunar month. However, today, most Mong people celebrate Tet like Kinh people. Therefore, when traveling to Moc Chau, visitors will have the opportunity to join the Tet atmosphere of the people here with many special activities such as pound throwing, martial arts dancing, flute dancing,…

For tourists choosing Moc Chau as a spring vacation destination during Tet, one thing to note is that around January every year, the temperature in Moc Chau is quite low, especially at night. During the day, Moc Chau is sunny enough to make cheeks rosy and visitors can rest assured to take sparkling photos, the weather will be chilly. The average temperature of Moc Chau during the Lunar New Year ranges from 10 – 20 degrees, so remember to bring enough gloves, wool hats, scarves, thin and thick coats to dress appropriately.

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Hà Giang

Ha Giang is not only known for the majesty of the mountains or winding roads, but it is known as a wonderful destination because of the beauty of its people and flowers. Like Sapa, Ha Giang’s most famous attraction is its majestic mountains. Although the mountains here are not as high as those of Sapa and do not seem steep enough to challenge adventurous climbers, this place is notable for its limestone area with extreme rock formations. Extremely unique, with its black, gray and white colors, it is compared to the “Stone Flower” species in the Dong Van Highlands. In addition, when coming to Ha Giang, visitors will be immersed in the colors of Yellow Mustard flowers, purple of Tam Giac Manh flowers, white of Plum flowers. It is these very unique things about Ha Giang that have captivated many tourists.

The best time for tourists to come to Ha Giang is from October this year until the end of February next year. At this time in Ha Giang, visitors will admire the buckwheat flower season and many festivals of the local people here. Ha Giang not only attracts domestic tourists but also foreign tourists, every time they come here they hope to come back once. This place has majestic beautiful scenery of mountains, seasonal flowers and the hospitality of the people here. Every year Ha Giang welcomes millions of domestic and international tourists to visit.

Anyone who comes to Ha Giang should try a bowl of Thang Co before returning because this is a nationally famous specialty of the Stone Plateau. In Ha Giang, in highland markets there is often a pot of thang co available so that anyone who has traveled a long way to the market can eat and have enough energy to leave. Actually, Thang Co is a very nutritious dish made from meat, internal organs of cows and horses with the unique spices of the people here.

Ha Giang has countless beautiful scenes to see, countless places to go, each place has its own beauty. That is the beautiful buckwheat flower season in October, the majestic and magnificent Meo King’s palace, the sacred Lung Cu flagpole, the Dong Van stone plateau with countless cat-ear cliffs, the Ma Pi pass. Majestic and dangerous Leng is the Happiness Road built from the sweat and effort of thousands of young volunteers and civil servants for 8 consecutive years… and many other locations. Ha Giang is truly a promised land for those who love to travel in search of the pristine beauty of heaven and earth.

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Sapa is a highland district of Lao Cai province, a humble and quiet land but contains many wonders of natural scenery. Sapa’s natural landscape is combined with human creativity along with the topography of the mountains and the green of the forest, like a picture arranged in a harmonious composition, creating a region with many landscapes. poetic and attractive. From the city center, you can zoom out your eyes to see the endless mountain peaks… Coming to Sapa, visitors will have the opportunity to conquer the famous Fansipan peak or go on a backpacking trip to the villages. hidden in the mist. The scenery of mountains and forests with hundreds of flowers blooming, “clouds embracing the mountains, mountains embracing the clouds” will certainly delight visitors once they set foot in this place.

Sapa is a famous tourist destination, blessed with a fresh, cool atmosphere by nature. This place is also an attractive place for backpackers. However, Tet may be more deserted, but this is the ideal time for you to have a quiet space to rest and relax, admiring the beautiful scenery in Sapa with terraced fields and houses looming in the sky. dew. Ancient castles next to modern villas with Western architecture, winding along roads or precariously on slopes and hillsides, captivate photographers. In addition, you can explore nature, conquer Fansipan peak, mingle with nature, flowers are blooming on the first day of spring.

Tet Hoi is an important and elaborately prepared festival of the Ta Van Dao people, usually held on the 1st or 2nd day of the Lunar New Year. The main content of the ceremony is to pray for “peace and prosperity”, “when drinking water, remember the source”. Ritual activities during Tet dance are extremely unique with 14 dances by selected young men, or unique rituals performed by priests.

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Yên Tử

Yen Tu is a high mountain in the Dong Trieu mountain range in northeastern Vietnam. The mountain belongs to Thuong Yen Cong commune, Uong Bi city, Quang Ninh province. Originally a natural landscape, Yen Tu mountain also preserves many historical relics with the nickname “the ancestral land of Vietnamese Buddhism”. The top of the mountain is often covered with clouds, so in the past it was called Bach Van mountain.

Yen Tu – Ba Vang Pagoda has become the center of Buddhism since King Tran Nhan Tong renounced the throne and took up the monk’s robe and founded a typical Buddhist sect of Vietnam, which is the Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen sect. and became the first patriarch with the dharma name Dieu Ngu Giac Hoang Tran Nhan Tong He built hundreds of large and small projects on Yen Tu mountain to serve as a place to practice, transmit sutras, and preach. After his death, his successor was Phap Loa Dong Kien Cuong, the second patriarch of the Truc Lam lineage. During 19 years of practice, he compiled the book Thach That Mi Ngu and built 800 large and small pagodas, temples, and towers in the country with thousands of valuable statues, including famous pagodas such as Quynh Institute. Lam, Ho Thien pagoda in Dong Trieu… At Phap Loa’s missionary center there was also Quang Ly Dao Lai, the third patriarch of the Truc Lam sect.

When talking about traveling to Tet or going to the New Year’s ceremony, it is certainly impossible not to mention Yen Tu, where you can sightsee at the beginning of the year as well as pray for a lucky new year, especially in Yen Tu where Dong Pagoda is located. The top of the mountain is very sacred, to get here you have to climb to the top of the mountain or take the cable car. At the beginning of the year, Buddhists from all over will certainly come here in large numbers. The road to the top of the mountain is very difficult, so travelers must be careful to avoid unfortunate accidents on the first day of the year.

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Tràng An – Bái Đính

Trang An – Bai Dinh scenic complex in Ninh Binh is a combination of majestic and poetic scenery of nature and spiritual culture, recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage. Every New Year, Trang An – Bai Dinh attracts tourists from near and far to visit to enjoy the scenery and return to the monastery to pray for peace for the coming year. The magical caves, winding mountains and green rice fields in Trang An and the mysterious space in Bai Dinh will certainly bring many memorable experiences to visitors.

Trang An is a tourist complex including mountains, caves, and streams, so when you arrive, you will buy sightseeing tickets and rent a boat. Ticket prices will change depending on the season of the year. In addition, Bai Dinh area is very large, so to save travel time you should rent an electric car to visit. Ticket prices are also listed so visitors can rest assured when traveling to Bai Dinh. If you don’t want to rent an electric car, you can also walk to visit the pagodas and Buddha statues in the Bai Dinh area.

Visiting caves in Trang An: Visitors can rent a boat to visit 12 caves down the stream including the following caves: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Dia Linh Cave, Nau Ruou Cave, Sinh Cave, Sinh Cave, etc. Si, Ba Giot cave, Khong cave… Visit temples and pagodas in Trang An such as: Trinh Temple, Tran Temple, Phu Khong… Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda complex: This place was built and embellished into a central tourist area The temple has many bronze Buddha statues and a corridor of 500 arhats. Coming here, visitors will be immersed in the spiritual world of Buddhist beliefs.

Traveling to Trang An – Bai Dinh, visitors can also enjoy most of Ninh Binh’s delicious dishes such as mountain goat, scorched rice with cotton… you can taste it and buy it as a gift, which is also very suitable.

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When mentioning Hue, people often think of palaces and temples carrying the ancient breath of a glorious kingly era. Everyone wants to visit Hue once to see with their own eyes the vivid evidence of the last feudal dynasty. Not only that, the gentle, relaxing character and slow life here are also loved by many people. The weather in Hue is quite harsh and is divided into seasons: summer with harsh sunlight, rainy season and autumn with cool, pleasant weather. Each season in Hue has its own beauty and interesting experiences, however, autumn is still the season that most tourists choose to come and book hotel rooms in Hue because this season brings the typical romance of Hue. dream city.

The ancient capital of Hue, where evidence of Vietnam’s last feudal dynasty is preserved, visitors will certainly immediately think of the palaces and temples that carry the ancient breath of a glorious kingly era. That’s right, when coming to Hue Imperial City, you can admire historical relics and famous landscapes such as Hue Citadel, Tu Duc Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda… enjoy famous Hue dishes such as Hen rice, Hue sweet soup, banh xeo,… make visitors unforgettable because of their characteristic spicy flavor. In addition, you can also experience the bustling festival atmosphere on the Perfume River.

Sitting on a boat watching the dreamy, lyrical Perfume River and listening to Hue folk songs is an experience you should try when traveling to Hue. Especially sailing in the cool evening, you will see the sparkling and magical Hue citadel and immerse yourself in the romance of Hue at night. Based on experience, you can book a hotel along the Huong River to conveniently participate in these activities.

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Đà Nẵng – Hội An

Da Nang has long been a famous tourist destination in Vietnam, attracting millions of domestic and foreign tourists each year. This 2023 Lunar New Year season, Da Nang still promises to be the hottest tourist “paradise”. With professional service quality and countless beautiful landscapes and attractive culinary world, all have created a Da Nang that attracts a stream of people flocking here to relax every Tet and spring season.

Da Nang has the steep and dangerous Hai Van Pass, known as “The most majestic pass in the world”. Son Tra peninsula is an ideal rendezvous for tourists. At the foot of Son Tra there are Suoi Da, Bai But, Bai Rang, Bai Bac, Bai Nom… giving tourists the exciting feeling of immersing themselves in the splendor of dawn and the quietness of sunset of a charming mountainous area. . There is Ba Na – Suoi Mo eco-tourism area, which is likened to Da Lat and Sapa in the Central region with 2 world records. There is the legendary Marble Mountains called “Nam Thien famous landscape”.

Traveling to Da Nang cannot help but mention the poetic Han River and the Han River Bridge – the first swing bridge in Vietnam – the pride of the city’s people. Han River Bridge is a symbol of new vitality, the city’s aspiration for growth, built with the contributions of all people. It seems that all the poetic beauty of the Han River is only revealed most perfectly in the windy and cool space of the Han River Bridge. Han River Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge and then Dragon Bridge not only create more convenience for transportation and tourism, awakening the economic potential of a large area of land in the east of the city but are also a sign of cultural imprint of Da Nang people today.

Prominent in the tourist route of the Central region, Hoi An ancient town is like a rustic, simple and poetic picture. Whether day or night, traveling to Hoi An still brings with it different attractive beauties. In addition to cultural values through diverse architecture, Hoi An also preserves a rather massive intangible cultural foundation. The daily life of residents with customs, religious activities, folk arts, cultural festivals along with poetic natural landscapes, specialty dishes… makes Hoi An increasingly attractive. leading tourists from all over.

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Nha Trang

Nha Trang has many beautiful beaches with white sand, blue sea and gentle waves such as Hon Mun, Hon Tam, Ninh Van Bay, Van Phong Bay, Dai Lanh beach,… for tourists to participate in water activities. Visitors also have the opportunity to experience many exciting games at Vinpearl Land, shop at Dam market, admire the ocean world at the Institute of Oceanography or visit Ponagar Tower – a mark of the Cham people. Nha Trang will definitely help your Tet trip become more perfect.

Vinpearl Land Nha Trang also has a water park on the beach that is rare in the world. Where you can immerse yourself in different slides such as Kamikaze, black hole… and especially the Boomerang slide to enjoy the thrilling feeling of free falling from a height of 21m. If you choose historical-cultural tourism, you cannot forget to mark Ponagar Tower in your travel experience guide. Built between the 8th and 13th centuries during the Hindu period, this is one of the largest architectural complexes of the Champa culture in Central Vietnam. Ponagar Tower is located on top of a hill about 50 meters above sea level. At the mouth of the Cai River, about 3km north of Nha Trang city center. Choose Nha Trang hotels in Thap Ba now.

Talking about Nha Trang tourism, we cannot forget some exciting sea activities such as: parasailing, jet skiing, or scuba diving to see coral. In particular, with the sport of scuba diving, you will freely immerse yourself in the world of hundreds of species of rich and diverse marine life under the clear blue water of this beautiful bay. To make it more convenient for fun activities on the beach, you can find a Nha Trang hotel near the beach to enjoy your vacation in a more wonderful way!

Souvenirs in Nha Trang have many types, diverse and rich in designs and colors. In it, you can choose to buy jewelry (stone bracelets, beads, pearl necklaces, earrings, etc.), flowers made from snail shells, wind chimes from tortoise shells, pearl shells or Handmade handicraft products from snails and some other unique souvenirs.

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Phú Quốc

Phu Quoc is the number 1 destination for young people when choosing a destination to travel to this year’s Lunar New Year 2022. Phu Quoc is nicknamed the Pearl Island – a tropical paradise of the South and a beautiful picture of Vietnam. Nature with blue sea, white sand, golden sunshine. Come to Phu Quoc to immerse yourself in the waves and try your hand at yachting, fishing, diving to see coral, exploring deserted islands and picnicking, it will be a memorable Tet for you.

Phu Quoc still retains its wild character and fresh, clean atmosphere even though the number of tourists visiting is increasing day by day. Not only attracting tourists by Bai Sao, Bai Dai, Bai Khem, Ganh Dau cape, Dinh Cau, Tranh stream, Da Ban stream, Da Ngon stream…, this peaceful island also owns Phu Quoc National Park. , Ham Ninh ancient fishing village, specialty fish sauce factories, pearl factories or vast green pepper gardens… Kien Giang coastal and island biosphere reserve (including this island district ) was recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve in 2006.

Coming to Phu Quoc, those who are passionate about traveling and exploring cannot miss Bai Sao – the most beautiful beach on the island with a length of more than seven kilometers, with a curved, gentle shape shaped like a crescent moon. Immerse yourself in the blue sea, white sand, golden sunshine at Bai Dai – one of the 10 most beautiful pristine beaches in the world (according to BBC’s vote), bask in the shade of tall green poplars growing in rows. straight, visitors will feel like they are lost in paradise.

Not only that, watching the sunset from Dinh Cau Cape, admiring the red sun slowly sinking into the sea is an amazing sight that few people want to miss. Next to a naturally-created rocky rapid like a mountain with a strange shape with three waves crashing, surrounded by a rocky beach next to a towering lighthouse, Dinh Cau is an ancient temple with a dark moss-colored tiled roof. On the right is Bai Truong with bright yellow sand, on the left is Ganh Gio dunes village with cool green coconut trees. Ganh Dau Cape is considered a fish’s mouth, comparing the beautiful island to a big fish wagging its tail. The air is fresh, the ocean waves are gently lapping, the water is clear enough to see right through to the bottom. Busy seaports, fishing boats line up, resting after long offshore fishing journeys. This is also the link between the sea and the forest, with towering ancient tree canopy spreading all the way to the water’s edge.

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Đà Lạt

Dalat’s nature is as beautiful as a picture, and that picture is even more charming in spring. Lunar New Year is the most appropriate time for tourists to make their spring trip plans to Da Lat. Coming to Da Lat during the new spring, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the space filled with poetic peach colors. From the end of January to the beginning of February, Da Quy slope, Xuan Huong lake, Tuyen Lam lake, and Tran Hung Dao street have been ‘dressed in pink’ with cherry blossoms. The eve of spring resonates. It’s also the time when flower petals show off their pink color across the surprisingly beautiful western sky of Da Lat.

Pongour Waterfall: Located in Duc Trong district, 50km from Da Lat, also known as Thien Thai waterfall. Pongour is a 7-storey waterfall with a height of nearly 40m, spreading over 100m, surrounded by rich and diverse vegetation.

Xuan Huong Lake: a symbol of Da Lat located in the city center with a crescent shape. Early mornings and evenings are always crowded with tourists walking around the lake. Xuan Huong Lake has many services for renting tandem bicycles, pedaling ducks, and enjoying coffee right next to the lake. If you like this location, you can choose a hotel near Xuan Huong Lake for convenience in sightseeing and sightseeing.

Dalat train station: is an attractive tourist destination, containing many cultural values of Dalat in general and its people in particular. The station was built in 1932 and completed 6 years later. Up to now, the station is no longer in operation but only serves tourists on the route from the city to Trai Mat. Hotels at Da Lat ancient train station are also preferred and chosen by many tourists.

Love Valley: located 5km from the center, with an area of up to 140 hectares. This is one of the poetic tourist areas that attracts tourists, and is a place to organize picnic and camping activities. Besides, there are many interesting games such as horse riding, duck riding, jeep riding, paintball…

Artichoke tea, Oolong tea, and coffee are all specialties that tourists love and choose as gifts. If you want to choose souvenirs, wood carvings, fire pen paintings, and embroidered paintings are all perfect choices for your loved ones.

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