Where to go this May?
- on Apr 26, 2018       By: LucyH
May is the time of intense heat and continual rain. Finding an ideal place to spend your vacation on running from the rain and hiding from the sunlight is not as simple as expected. A list of the 7 most beautiful destinations in the country for the summer days of May is shown below.
1. Mai Chau - Fresh valley and praying for rain festival
2. Pouring water season in Tay Bac
3. Ba Be lake - Bac Kan in shrimp-fish season
4. A holiday in ideal May weather
5. Ninh Binh in ripen rice season
6. Hoi An - The combination of sightseeing and beach vacation
7. Wonderful fruit season in Southwest Vietnam
A trip to Mai Chau this May does offer you not only peaceful atmosphere, picturesque scenery but also a chance to participate in unique attractive praying for rain festival organized by Thai and Muong people. The festival by Thai people takes place in Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province at moonlight nights of lunar March and April every year. During the festival, people sing and pray for the rain to come in every house and burn torches around the hamlet. However, that festival by Muong people is held at Tech Lim ground, My Hoa commune, Tan Lac district of the province. In short, to organize a trip to Vietnam in May, Mai Chau will be a very good choice.
>>> What to visit in Mai Chau?
Holding the second place after Mai Chau, Tay Bac or the NorthWest of Vietnam is also a nice suggestion for your trip to Vietnam in May. The well-known terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai really look like a huge new coat put on the whole Yen Bai province when pouring water season comes. And it would be an absence of perfection without enjoying this spectacular view from ideal places such as Khau Pha pass, Tu Le, Che Cu Nha, De Xu Phinh, La Pan Tan, Lao Cai or Ha Giang. Colors of sunlight and water do fill tourists’ hearts with amazement and admiration for human power and the miracle of sunlight.
Listed as one of the 16 most beautiful lakes in the world, ranked by MSN, Ba Be is undoubtedly an ideal destination for an eco-friendly weekend getaway; and yes a perfect choice for a trip to Vietnam this May. Boat rental is available. If you come in large group, rent a big one. If you are adventurous, canoe trip is for you. Taking a boat trip from Nang river down to Ba Be during 2 - 3 days is another way to explore the lake from Na Hang. Riding a bicycle along zigzag roads or going trekking in primary forests of the lake is worth trying, either.
Ha Long Bay is one of the most beautiful bays in the world that wins the heart of many tourists. Tuan Chau and Bai Chay are charming beaches in Ha Long where you can bathe and emerge in picturesque scenery naturally created for this land only. Additionally, you can participate in interesting sports games namely clibming, kayaking, etc during your trip in Vietnam
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Have you ever seen a charming Tam Coc with yellow paddy fields spreading the two sides of the moutain along Ngo Dong river? That will be no distant dream if you come to Ninh Binh this time. Ripen rice season is the best time of the year in the province when all the rice fields turn to golden yellow blending with the blue limestone moutains. This breathtaking view appears on April and May as here exists only one farming season a year. If you are excited to enjoy it one more time, wait until next year!
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Where to go for a trip in Vietnam this May? Hoi An has two distinct seasons including rainy season and dry season and May is the best time for bathing and going sightseeing in fresh atmosphere. Moreover, the central town of Vietnam is acclaimed as a simple and alluring destination. Besides its traditional values and unique architecture styles, Hoi An is also famous for long history of culture. A tour to Hoi An also gives you a chance to experience its signature dishes such as: cao lau, Quang noodles, white rose cake, etc.
Cu Lao Cham had been a trading port and major fishing ground until 15th century and located on international silk and ceramic road associated with the prosperous period of Tra Kieu capital city of Champa kingdom. The charm of Cham island is not only its wonderful scenery, cool fresh air but its biodiversity. This is an area recognized by UNESCO as the world biosphere reserve in 2009. Cu Lao Cham consists of eight large and small islands. Also, scuba diving, snorkeling, coral reefs, camping, marine museum, seafood market are worth trying here.
If you fall in love with fruits growing in farms, Southwest tourism exploration in May will certainly live up your expectation. May is the season of ripen fruits and harvesting with countless freshly mouthwatering fruits. You like to remove fruits from the trees right in the farms, don’t you? Experience of interesting cutural identity activities of local people such as ditch fishing or eating a meal on a boat is nothing short of amazing and that is what a tour to Southwest Vietnam in fruit season offers you. Do not miss the loving land of boats, rivers and floating market!
>>> Explore Souhtwest Vietnam