If you are US citizens and want to visit Vietnam in spring, do not miss destination in our following list. Because these destinations reveal their best during the time from February to April, visitors will be surprised by colorful, lush and vibrant landscape as well as vitality after a long, bleak winter.
1. Sapa – a great destination for US travelers to Vietnam
It has always been said that Spring is the best time to visit Sapa, and the land is in its best beauty of breathtakingly beautiful landscape, brilliant valleys covered by flowers. It is not exaggerated that the picture of vibrant landscape with colorful dot of white plums, and romantic pink blossoms making Sapa look like a real wonderland.
Besides, Love Market in Sapa is also gaining attention amongst local and international tourists. This is a traditional activity of ethnic people, allowing man and women to meet each other and become intimate. Many of them have become husband and wife after that, so join the market and find out more about the custom of local people.
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2. Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam for US travelers
Coming to Bac Ninh in this time, visitors will get to join one of the biggest Vietnamese festivals in the spring – Lim festival. According to some local people, this festival is inspired by the story of Truong Chi and Mi Nuong. It is about an ugly fisherman with charming voice that desperately fell in love with Mi Nuong – a beautiful young lady, daughter of a rich mandarin.
That may explain why Lim festival, held annually on 12th and 13th day of the first Lunar month in the year, is an occasion where all excellent singers gather and show off their talent. It is also known as the festival of “Quan Ho” singing, which has been recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009.
On Lim Hill, female singer (or so-called “lien chi”), and male singer (known as “lien anh”) will perform love song together. You can enjoy the taste of betel, join other traditional games during the festivals.
3. Nam Dinh province among the favorite destinations in Vietnam for US
If Bac Ninh is well-known for its Lim festival, Vieng Market marks itself as an occasion not-to-be-missed when you visit Nam Dinh province. Vieng market opens on the 7th day of the first Lunar month which attracts thousands of visitors to come, make purchase, and pray for luck.
In the traditional thought, it is the place where people sell their misfortune and buy luck. That’s why the price of items is not high, so there is almost no bargain.
If you intend to visit Vieng Market, you have 2 options including Day temple in Vu Ban district, or Bi Pagoda located in Nam Truc District.
4. Quang Ninh Province
Apart from Halong Bay which has been famous for a long time, Yen Tu relic is a must-visit place in Quang Ninh, especially, there is Yen Tu festival held on the 10th of Lunar January every year. There are several temples, shrines, and tower with long history situate inside pagoda suitable for sight-seeing. In you are into religion, some old document written by the monks can be found to understand more about Buddhism in Vietnam.
Vietnam visa requirements for us citizens
As an US citizen, you will need a valid Vietnam visa for your trip to Vietnam regardless of visit purposes and your current place, even you are in US or Russia now. Full guide on how to get a Vietnam visa for US citizens can be found here https://www.vietnam-visa.com/guide/united-states/.
In short, there are various destinations that US travelers can spend time in Vietnam, and these are just 4 among them. Should you need any information about Vietnam visa, Vietnam travel or need to arrange a Vietnam tour, feel free to contact us.