AREA: 44,301 km²
CLIMATE: The northwest weather is characterized by continental climate with extreme weather phenomenon.
GENERAL: The region has borders with Laos and China. Known as a potential land with many advantages to develop tourism, the Northwest is home to more than 30 ethnic groups with a vast Vietnamese cultural space. Famous tourists destinations that absolutely fascinate your eyes and spirits are Sapa, Dien Bien Phu, Mai Chau – Hoa Binh, the top mountain in SEA – Fansipan , and other traditional cultural activities.
Although being one of disadvantageous regions in Vietnam in term of geography, Northwest Vietnam attracts tourists from all over the world to come and discover this mysterious land. In the Northern Vietnam, we would recommend that it is totally better to travel in the dry season ( from December to March), even though the temperatures can be quite cold.