January is the right time in year for a trip to these 8 destinations in Vietnam to celebrate your New Year Vacation with family or friends.
The town of Sapa is home to Fansipan Peak, the roof of Indochina, has its best landscape in January, when the air is fresh, the flowers bloom and even the wildest grass is beautiful.
You can also take a cable car to reach the top of Fansipan and you could see snowy if lucky enough.
In January, Cherry blooms at Dien Bien. Pa Khoang Lake is the most popular place to enjoy these flowers.
Take a 10-minute boat ride, you will arrive at Pa Khoang Lake which is in a valley and natural forests surround it. The trip will feature pastel pink packages, fresh air and cool breezes.
This northern plateau is famous for its flowers all year round, but the white mustard flower reigns as queen in January. Local ethnic people grow white mustard for its essential oils, and the best places to indulge in the vast white fields of mustard flowers are the villages of Ba Phach and Ang.
Nghia Dan district in Nghe An is home to the largest sunflower field in Vietnam, covering 60 hectares. These golden flowers are in season until March.
If you’ve ever wondered what coffee flowers look like, take a trip to Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands to see for yourself. January is also the time when rubber trees change their leaves, covering the entire forest under a blanket of yellow and red.
Chu Se District, 40 kilometers (24 miles) from Pleiku, the capital of Gia Lai, is the ideal place to take a walk in the rubber forests.
Check out Tuyen Lam Lake, Tran Hung Dao, Le Dai Hanh, Ho Tung Mau, Phan Nhu Thach and Dang Thai Than, as well as the Central Highlands Biological Institute, to enjoy the pink flowers.
Tan Quy Dong Flower Garden in Sa Dec District, Dong Thap Province is the best place to enjoy the atmosphere of Tet or Lunar New Year in the Mekong Delta.
This garden is the liveliest and most beautiful of January, farmers prepare their flowers and bonsai ready for Tet, the largest festival in Vietnam that usually falls in February.
This time of year is great for a beach trip in the south, where the dry season has just started and the rain and storms have departed. Phu Quoc Island has for years been a top destination for many visitors to Vietnam thanks to its beautiful beaches, jungles, turquoise waters and fresh seafood.
There are flights from Saigon to Phu Quoc every day, so reaching the island is not a problem.0