Hoa Binh

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Hoa Binh is a mountainous province, situated in the west of Hanoi. The land has a long history associated with the history and development of Vietnamese. Hoa Binh is the land of many ethnic people, in which has 7 main ethnics: Muong, Thai, Tay, Dao,Mong, Chinese and Kinh. Natural conditions and cultural history have created potential tourist attractions.

Hoa Binh is a mountainous province, situated in the  west of Ha Noi. The province has various high mountains, old growth forest, grottos, river, lake and mineral water with high mineral content, which has valuable for tourism development.

The land has  a long history associated with the history and development of Vietnamese; it is cradle of "Hoa Binh culture". There still retains archaeological relics, precious relics that demonstrate the prosperous period of Viet-ancient Muong culture. Hoa Binh borders the provinces: Phu Tho, Ha Nam, Ninh Binh, Son La, Thanh Hoa and Hanoi city. The province has an area of 4596 km2 with 10 districts and 01 city, including: Luong Son, Ky Son, Da Bac, Cao Phong, Kim Boi, Lac Thuy, Tan Lac, Lac Son, Yen Thuy, Mai Chau and Hoa Binh city.

Owing to locating in the north of Vietnam,  Hoa Binh has hot climate in summer and is very cold in winter. The average temperature is 24.40C. Climate is divided into 2 seasons: summer from April to September, winter from October to March. Moreover, Hoa Binh has many rivers, streams, lakes, dams; the area of water surface is about 18.000 hectares, particularly including Hoa Binh Lake with area of 8.000 hectares. Flora and fauna is various such as: vegetation, precious wood and other conservation areas that are recorded in the Vietnam Red List.

Hoa Binh is the land of many ethnic people, in which has 7 main ethnics: Muong, Thai, Tay, Dao,Mong, Chinese and Kinh. Each ethnic has their own unique culture. Up to 2009, there has: 788.274 people, in which Muong accounts for more than 63%.

There has hilly terrain as well asThac bo cave, Ret grotto, Hoa Tien cave, primeval rainforest Pu Nooc which opens for tourists to do adventure climbing, hiking, hunting, bathing springs. Human and nature have created a dreamy Da river for developing tourism.

The lifestyle of Muong, Dao, Tay along the lake and valley creates the beautiful picture. Hoa Binh is a province which has a lot of hot mineral water springs, mysterious valleys such as:Kim Boi mineral springs with the water is at a temperature of 3600C, which reaches standard for using, drinking, bathing and treatment; Mai Chau valley belongs to Mai Chau district which has rice fields and stele houses that are preserved for tourism;  Da Bac - an upland which is suitable for visiting eco-tourism and culture. Da Bac has quiet and dreaming landscape of the northwest mountainous town. Luong Son is the gateway district of Hoa Binh Province, which is far about 40 kilometers from Hanoi. There has convenient transportation and focused eco-tourism resorts, entertainment spot.

Natural conditions and cultural history have created potential tourist attractions. This land has the sound of gongs, thrilled with over 30 festivals of the Muong, Dao, Thai, Mong… The cradle of the ancient Vietnamese with 4 famous place "Bi, Vang, Thang, and Dong". Currently, the province has 37 national relics, 18 provincial relics and many beautiful landscapes. Besides, there have over 50 villages, which have high value in tourism community.

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Hoa Binh Tours

2 Days

Mai Chau is a northwest highland which offers tourists a balance of cultural interest and physical activities, as well as some of northern Vietnam's most stunning scenery. This area is also famous for rich ethnic...

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3 Days

This 3-day tour is the combination of trekking, sightseeing and culture understanding. Get out of the city, you will be taken to the beautiful regions of Pu Luong Natural Reserve, an area of limestone landscape, culture...

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  • · Chance to enjoy the stunning landscapes of the Northern Vietnam in Hoa Binh and graceful Mai Chau Valley.
  • · Get to know about the culture, daily activities and life style of ethnic people in Mai Chau, especially Muong people and White Thai people.
  • · Trekking tour visit many hill tribe villages, discover the terraced rice paddies and enjoy the natural beauty of the valley.
Experiences :
  • · Discover the agriculture civilization of Viet and Muong people in the Red River Delta
  • · Have amazing cruise and refreshing swim on Thac Ba Lake
  • · Understand more the culture and lifestyles of ethnic minorities through the visits to the Hmong King's former residence in Bac Ha and isolated villages in Sapa
  • · Experience trekking to charming Catcat village and Catcat waterfall
  • · Explore the historical sites such as the ruins of the old Frend Colonial Church, Dien Bien Museum, A1 Hill, etc
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  • · Explore ethnic minorities by trekking through plentiful hill tribe villages
  • · Learn about the diverse culture of ethnic groups
  • · Taste the typical specialties of locals
  • · Enjoy challenging trekking through rain forests and limestone panoramas
  • · Soak yourselves in breathtaking mountain views and gorgerous landscapes
Experiences :
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  • · A long and interesting tour that give the visitors the whole view of North Vietnam
  • · Hanoi, the capital city, is a modern but classical city.
  • · Sapa, a typical remote area in Vietnam, gives the visitors varying feeling when visiting each parts of it, from the colorful local markets to peaceful life of Sapa.
  • · Ninh Binh, a historical place - the Ancient Citadel of Hoa Lu blending with a tourist hub - the Tam Coc grottoes.
  • · Mai Chau - a place for refreshment with green of the hill and terraced fields and the friendliness of the locals.
Experiences :
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  • · Exciting tour cover all highlights of Vietnam from the North to the South.
  • · Getting more experiences in the local daily life, history, culture, religions, and beautiful nature of Vietnam.
  • · Visiting Hanoi - the Capital with a thousand years of culture of Vietnam.
  • · A leisurely cruise in mystical Halong Bay, full of adventure Sapa travel.
  • · Fascinate you with bustling Saigon.
Experiences :
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  • · Discovering the exotic of Vietnam from the North to the South.
  • · Visiting many ancient places in Vietnam: Duong Lam village, Hoi An Ancient Town, Phuoc Tich ancient village, Hue Emperor Citadel.
  • · Having pleasure time in stunning places around Vietnam: lush countryside, fascinating valley, amazing landscapes, wonderful beaches and islands.
  • · Getting more knowledge about the Vietnamese: farmers, fisherman, and ethnic minority group.
  • · Enjoying nature and wildlife at some Parks, like Cat Ba National Park, Rung Sac Guerrilla Base, Nam Cat Tien National Park.
Experiences :
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Things To See In Hoa Binh

Mai Chau Mai Chau
Mai Chau is located around 135km from Hanoi at Hoa Binh province, stay in a...
Thung Nai Thung Nai
Thung Nai belongs to Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province. It is far about 25...
Da Bac Cave Da Bac Cave
Da Bac belongs to Lien Son commune, Luong Son district, Hoa Binh province. This...
Kim Boi Hot Spring Kim Boi Hot Spring
Kim Boi hot spring belongs to Kim Boi district, Hoa Binh Province. It is...
Lac Village Lac Village
Lag village is located in Mai Chau valley, Hoa Binh Province with unique...
Pom Coong Village Pom Coong Village
Pom Coong village belongs to Mai Chau town, Mai Chau district. Like other...
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Things To Eat In Hoa Binh

Hoa Binh Man Pigs Hoa Binh Man Pigs
The pigs roam are roasted, just shaved hair. After that, it will be washed...
Hoa Binh Pickled Pork Hoa Binh Pickled Pork
The pigs roam are mixed with glaze of forest leaves and roasted rice within 60...
Hoa Binh Pickled Bamboo Shoot with Chicken Hoa Binh Pickled Bamboo Shoot with Chicken
The chicken roam has weighing between 0.8 to 1 kilograms cleaned and...
Hoa Binh Grilled Chopped Meat with Pomelo Leaves Hoa Binh Grilled Chopped Meat with Pomelo Leaves
The pork is chopped into square pieces, mixed with a bit of fish sauce, onion....
Hoa Binh Grilled Fish Hoa Binh Grilled Fish
Some types of fish such as: Crucial carp, catfish, carp...are usually grilled....
Hoa Binh Buffalo Cooked La Lom Hoa Binh Buffalo Cooked La Lom
Buffalo is roasted and shaved hair then chopped into small pieces, stewed in...
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Things To Do In Hoa Binh

Khai Ha Muong Bi Ceremony in Hoa Binh Khai Ha Muong Bi Ceremony in Hoa Binh
Khai Ha is folk ceremony associated with agriculture, brings many marks of...
Xen Muong Festival in Hoa Binh Xen Muong Festival in Hoa Binh
Xen Muong Festival is one of the biggest festivals in the Thai to commemorate...
Gau Tao Festival in Hoa Binh Gau Tao Festival in Hoa Binh
Gau Tao also means outdoor activities. Gau Tao is the traditional festival of...
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