Discover the Ultimate Getaways in Vietnam During Reunification Day

The end of April and beginning of May is an eagerly anticipated period, making popular tourist destinations exceptionally crowded with visitors looking to unwind after a long and busy week.


On this big holiday, everyone is looking to spend time unwinding with their families and traveling. They also want to find a great destination that is not overrun with many tourists and has stunning spots for Instagram check-in pictures. The following places will be ideal choices for you to enjoy a peaceful trip on this holiday from April 30 to May 1.

Ha Giang

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If Ha Giang is famous for its blooming buckwheat fields in October, tourists will be captivated by the stunning natural scenery of the “waterfall season”, and the amazing terraced fields meandering on the hills and mountains. The roads of Ha Giang offer the ultimate motorcycle adventure. The journey to Dong Van is incomparably beautiful, however, Ma Pi Leng — where the road curves around the Nho Que River — is the highlight of Ha Giang’s crown.

Ha Giang captures the hearts of many tourists with its jagged hills and clouds hovering atop the mountains like a breathtaking painting. The winding and majestic Ma Pi Leng Pass will leave you feeling small in the face of nature’s grandeur.

Tam Dao

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Tam Dao in Vietnamese translates to “three islands,” despite the fact that it is not situated in the middle of the sea, but rather in the mountainous region between Vinh Phuc, Thai Nguyen, and Tuyen Quang.

Visiting Tam Dao is an opportunity for visitors to experience the pleasant atmosphere and take a leisurely stroll around its picturesque spots. Here, they can admire the luxurious architecture of the 20th century in European style, adding a unique touch of historical beauty that is sure to charm any traveler. Spend quality time with friends and family and make memories that will last a lifetime!

Ba Be Lake – Bac Kan

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Ba Be Lake offers visitors a captivating experience, with its magnificent beauty of the waterfall and the serenity of its clear blue waters. It is a place of enchantment where people feel like they are in a magical world. The lake’s stunning scenery and peaceful atmosphere make it a perfect destination for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Visitors can explore the surrounding areas and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forests. There are also plenty of activities to take part in, such as fishing, boating, and hiking. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled adventure, Ba Be Lake has something for everyone.

Lying north of Bac Kan Province, deep in the core zone of Ba Be National Park, the three freshwater lakes of Ba Be (Pe Lam, Pe Lu, and Pe Leng) cover a total area of 5 million sqkm and have a maximum depth of 35m. Located at a height of 145m above sea level, these awe-inspiring lakes are further enhanced by an 8-kilometer cave and underground stream system, making them a truly remarkable natural feature.

Boasting a wide range of biodiversity and geology, Ba Be Lake is of great importance to nature preservation efforts in North Vietnam. It is an incredible place to explore, and its beauty and significance should be respected and preserved for generations to come.

Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong

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Cat Ba Island is listed among BuzzFeed’s must-visit national parks.

Cat Ba Island boasts more than 300 large and small limestone islands, each offering its own unique shape and natural beauty. Boasting a beauty that rivals even that of Ha Long Bay, this destination is much wilder and more pristine. As such, it’s no surprise that Cat Ba Island has been listed among BuzzFeed’s must-visit national parks.

Covering more than 26,000 hectares of high biodiversity, Cat Ba is an internationally renowned island, and is known as the third Biosphere Reserve in Vietnam. In 2004, it was designated by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve Zone – a testament to its remarkable natural beauty and the importance of its conservation.

Cat Ba Island is renowned for its beautiful Karst topography. This type of topography is characterized by majestic limestone mountains, stunning caves, and smooth, white sandy beaches; all of which contribute to the unique and captivating beauty of the island.

Sapa – The Enchanting Town of Lao Cai

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Traveling to Sapa, you will have the opportunity to experience the majestic and poetic natural scenery of Northwest Vietnam. You can’t miss spectacular sights such as the Stone Church, Ham Rong Mountain, and Muong Hoa Valley. And, of course, you won’t want to miss seeing the beauty of Mount Fansipan, known as the ‘roof of Indochina’.

Ninh Binh

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Ninh Binh, located just 93 km south of Hanoi, is a prime shooting site for the famous Hollywood movie Kong: Skull Island. The city boasts stunning limestone karsts, record-breaking temples and pagodas, and vast rice paddies that make it an ideal destination for foreign travelers. This has helped make Ninh Binh popular in the international travel market.

The province of Ninh Binh boasts a rich and diverse tourist potential, with a plethora of world heritage sites. From the majestic Tam Coc-Bich Dong and Trang An tourism complex to the sprawling Bai Dinh Pagoda – the largest pagoda in Vietnam – and the wildlife-rich Cuc Phuong National Park and Van Long Nature Reserve, to the ancient Hoa Lu Temple, Ninh Binh has something to offer every tourist.

Charlotte Pho