Ricefields at Muong Vi, Bat Xat, Lao CaiOur Vietnam Travel section is dedicated to a complete Vietnam travel guide with useful travel tips and advice, detailed information for travel destinations, as well as photos and images for Vietnam. All travel guide information is written by Paradissa tour guides and travel experts from our own experiences. We keep it in mind that the travel guide is for our travelers and we try to update the information as "it is". Sometimes things change so quickly that we can't update all information, so please help us to share your experiences and knowledge so that we could provide the travellers to Vietnam with the most up-to-date information. Have nice reading and have a great trip to Vietnam!

Bac Ninh

Bac Ninh is the smallest province in Vietnam in both area and population. The provincial capital of Bac Ninh is only 30km north of Ha Noi and home to much of the old culture of Vietnam such as Quan Ho Quan Ho folk songs, the unique costumes called Ao Tu Than or Ao The Khan Xep (Long dress with long pants and a head-dress) for men and girls.

Bac Kan

Bac Kan Province is situated in the North-East of Vietnam, bordered to the north and north-east by Cao Bang Province, to the east by Lang Son Province, to the south by Thai Nguyen Province and to the west by Tuyen Quang Province. Bac Kan Town, the provincial capital of Bac Kan Province, is 168km from Hanoi.

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City still called Saigon by the locals is the biggest city and the economic center of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City spreads its way on the banks of the Saigon River and has always been busy with trade since its formation. The areas more interesting to the travellers include the riverside, the city center and China Town.

Halong Bay

 Halong Bay of Vietnam offers 3000 green limestone islands rising from the crystalline emerald water in the Gulf of Tonkin. Ha Long Bay also has tens of stunning limestone caves above and under water, and the diverse Eco-system which makes the bay listed as the World Heritage Site by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).


Hanoi is the elegant capital city of Vietnam sprawling its way along the Red River banks. There are many lakes, parks and leafy quarters which make the Hanoi just freshly green all year round. Hanoi was first built in 1010 by King Ly Thai To who checked and found out that Feng-shui of Hanoi was exceptionally good for the prosperity of the kingdom that time; Hanoi was called Thanh Long meaning "the city of ascending dragons" then.

Sapa - Lao Cai

Sapa Vietnam is 400 km (9 hour drive by car) north-west of Hanoi. The cloud-covered town of Sapa is located at 1550 m above the sea level, cool all year round. There are many magnificent mountains including the peak of Indochina - Fansipan of 3143m elevation. 

Ha Giang

Ha Giang is located top-north of Vietnam. The area of Ha Giang Province is characterized by fabled limestone highlands with karst formations and colorful untouched ethnic minorities. Ha Giang is much shrouded in legend and is not touched by tourism.

Cao Bang

Cao Bang is a mountainous province located in the North East of Vietnam. Cao Bang is bordered to the north and the east by China, to the West by Ha Giang Province and to the south by Tuyen Quang, Bac Kan and Lang Son Provinces.  

Lang Son

Lang Son Province is located in the North-East of Vietnam, sharing the border with Cao Bang Province to the north, with China to the north-east, with Quang Ninh to the south-east, with Bac Giang to the south and with Thai Nguyen and Bac Kan Provinces to the west. The provincial capital of Lang Son is Lang Son City, 160km from Hanoi, 130km from Cao Bang.