Myanmar (or Burma) is the sacred land of Buddhism with Golden temples, the monks in red and ancient monasteries. Besides, a lot of beautiful natural landscapes of this country are also the highlights attracting visitors from all over the world. Going through the wooden bridge U Bein, sunbathing on Ngapali beach, watching people fishing on Inle Lake… are the experiences visitors should try when coming to Myanmar.
Cold weather can also be a great opportunity for you to explore the unique features of the winter in the Northern of Vietnam. Followings are the destinations you can not ignore.
1.Sapa – Lao Cai
If you want to enjoy more deeply the special features of the winter in the North, Sa Pa is definitely the top destination that could not be missed. The winter here is very cold, sometimes, the temperature is under zero degree delicious. Many tourists come to Sapa to admire the falling snow, watch the layers of ice stagnating on grasses in the early morning.
In winter, the frost in Sapa is denser which makes the scene dim and mysterious. Fog hangs everywhere and looks like a thin light-grey chiffon fabric making the scenery in Sapa become dreamy and romantic.
If coming to Sapa in winter, travelers need to pay great attention to bring thick clothes to keep the body warm. Tourists who are accustomed to the hot climate of the south, and unfamiliar with the cold in the North should not forget to carry the body warmer heating patches to protect the personal health.
2.Mau Son – Lang Son
Mau Son is a mountain range located in the northeast of Lang Son province. In winter, the temperature may be only about 2-3 minus degrees, and the ice and snow appear. In snowy winter days, there are so many tourists coming here to admire and experience one of the most impermanent weather phenomena in Vietnam.
In winter, the scenery in Mau Son is immersed in the dim and mysterious fog. Tourists will admire the old houses in French architecture, the peach forests, the tea gardens, the rice terraces are the colorful clothes of the ethnic minorities.
Ha Giang has a special attraction for visitors in late autumn and early winter when the space was covered by the pink color of bbuckwheat flowers.
Coming to Ha Giang in the winter, you will enjoy the beauty of the nature here with the white flowers, vast plots of farmland, the gentle and pretty highland girls bringing tourists with unforgettable feelings.
4. Moc Chau – Son La
The period from November to the end of February is the time when Moc Chau has the most beautiful scenery with a variety of simple flowers blooming. In November and December, white cải flowers bloom covering many fields, and the period from January to February is the time when Moc Chau peach blossoms show their beauty.
In mid-winter, Moc Chau is more beautiful, more attractive with the gently pink color of branches of French peach blossom and pure white plum blossoms. Moc Chau weather in winter can drop to below 10 degrees; however, in the cold weather, mist appears on tea hills making Moc Chau rather peaceful and quiet in this season.
5.Mai Chau – Hoa Binh
The weather in Mai Chau Plateau in winter is not as too cold as the above- mentioned destination. However, the scenery in this plateau is extremely idyllic and beautiful, visitors can admire the colorful pieces of wildflowers, cows leisurely grazing on the vast steppes.
Besides, this plateau has a series of other travel services for you to experience such as discovering Hoa Binh Hydroelectric Power Plant , conquering the Hang Dơi (Bat Cave) … If you have time, do not forget to visit Thung Nai, explore the Đá Bạc cave (Silver Rock cave), bathing in Kim Boi hot stream …