Top 10 great tourist destinations near Hanoi to visit for Tet 2018

Top 10 great tourist destinations near Hanoi to visit for Tet 2018
UPDATED: 03 Jan 2018 203 Views

New Year Holiday is coming, so if you want to find a place to enjoy the holiday without going too far Hanoi, these destinations where you can both relax and discover nature and local life are the ideal suggestions for you.

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Dong Mo

This is the first place we want to introduce to you. About 40 km from Hanoi, Dong Mo is special suitable for picnics or camping. Son Tinh Camp, a campsite located in Dong Mo, is the best place for families or groups of traveler to organize a picnic with a large campus and charming natural scenery.

Having to pay only about 400,000VND, you can rent a tent with beautiful lake view. You also can take part in fun activities such as boating, camping fire,…

Dong Mo (via Wikipedia)

Dai Lai, Vinh Phuc

Located about 50 km from Hanoi, this is the ideal place to relax after a busy and hard-working year. Visiting Dai Lai, travelers will be stayed in a quiet space, fresh atmosphere and poetic scenery of green forest and hills.

Visitors traveling here can take a boat to admire the scenery and explore Dai Lai lake, visit Bat Cave (Hang Doi), Gieng Troi, or more interesting, walk in the pine forest, visit the village of San Riu people and enjoy local food.

Tam Dao, Vinh Phuc

With a height of more than 1000m, Tam Dao with its cool weather like Da Lat or Sa Pa, attracts a large number of visitors visiting each year because it is not too far away from Hanoi, just about 70km. You can visit Van pagoda, television tower, Thac Bac, Rung Rinh peak,…

Tam Dao, Vinh Phuc (via

Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

Mai Chau is attractive with poetic natural scenery, beautiful ethnic villages where is very suitable for thóe who want to explore and learn more about the culture and daily life of ethnic people in here. It will be an unforgettable experience if you have the chance to join in their campfire, dance and chat with native people. Or you also can go cycling to explore Lac, Pom Coong, Van village, Chieu and Mo Luang Caves.

Ninh Binh

Approximately 90km from Hanoi, Ninh Binh is a destination you should not miss because of its beautiful scenery, rich history and famous sights and caves. You can visit the temple of Dinh or Le King, the famous Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An, Tam Coc – Bich Dong or Cuc Phuong National Park where is home to an amazing diversity of flora and fauna and many species of rare animals such as delacour's langur, giant black squirrel,…

Ninh Binh (via Tạp chí Tài chính)

Quan Son Lake, My Duc, Hanoi

Only 40km from the center of Hanoi, known as "Halong on land", Quan Son lake is the ideal tourist destination if you want to discover “something new” without wasting too much time. The beautiful road getting to Quan Son along with entrance fee, renting boat or dining service are quite cheap make it become one of the best places to visit for your upcoming New Year Holiday. If you have time, you should visit Linh Son Pagoda at the foot of Linh Son Mountain, Cao Pagoda, Ham Yen Pagoda ...

Dam Long tourism complex

Located about 70km from west of the capital, Dam Long Tourism Complex in Bang Ta Village, Cam Linh Commune, Ba Vi District has become a popular tourist destination of many travelers. With a total area of 75ha, of which 17.5ha primary forest, Dam Long has a very diverse of flora and fauna, including 387 species of plants, 69 bird species, 22 reptile species and 69 insect species. Coming here, all stress and worry of the daily life will disappear; you will be immersed yourself in beautiful nature with mountains, jungles,… After strolling around the forest by electric car, you can take a boat around the lake, fishing,…

Dam Long Tourism Complex (via Công ty cổ phần Ao Vua)

Thien Son Suoi Nga

Located in the tourist complex of Son Tay - Ba Vi, Thien Son Suoi Nga is also a great destination for families who want to escape from the bustling city. About 70km from Hanoi, tourists visiting here can not only enjoy the stunning natural scenery but also take part in many exciting activities and savor delicious local specialties. The entrance fee is about 150,000 – 200,000 VND/person.

Ba Vi National Park

Mentioning to a place that tourists can both go picnic, camping and admire the nature, Ba Vi National Park is always the first choice. Located about 60km from north of Hanoi, it is a tropical forest with very cool weather all year round, fresh air that is completely different from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here you can rent a tent to stay overnight and discover all the beauty of the nature.

Ba Vi National Park (via Vietnam Travel)

Tram Mountain, Chuong My

Situated in Chuong My District, Tram Mountain is only about 30km from Hanoi, very convenient for a weekend trip. Known as a famous historical and sightseeing site, the Tram Mountain is definitely worth a visit where you can both admire the beauty of the nature and learn more about nation’s history. Visiting Tram Mountain during this New Year Holiday, you can camp at the valleys, immerse yourself in nature or see the amazing sunrise and sunset view.

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