Summer is still on its way but it is not quite over yet and there are still hot days ahead. The Northern Vietnam is home to many ideal destinations to get away from the summer heat.
While day temperatures in Hanoi may reach to 40° Celsius, the weather in Sa Pa, Moc Chau, Tam Dao, Ba Vi is very cool. Even in summer, these four eco destinations enjoy cool weather which the temperatures only rise from 15 to 20 Celsius, even at night, the temperatures may drop lower. Therefore, during the hot season, these eco destinations will be the ideal place to escape the heat of the Northern Vietnamese.
Sapa floats in white frost during summer days
Sapa is cold in every season. Sa Pa is a town and a tourist attracton in Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. From Hanoi, you can get to Lao Cai (376 km) by train or car.
Sa Pa is a highland town, a popular tourist attraction in Sa Pa District, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. Situated on an elevation of 1500 to 1650 meters, the town has temperate and subtropical climates, cool all year round where visitors can experience all four seasons in one day.
Surrounded by clouds, Sa Pa Town is a charming misty city where it has cool climate and is beautiful in any season, even in the hot summer. Sa Pa is an exiciting experience for visitors of any purposes; guests can whether take part in eco activities or simply enjoy its wonderful natural landscape.
Sa Pa’s annual average air temperature is 15 ° C, the highest summer temperature is 25 ° C. Sa Pa’s winter temperature may decrease below 0 ° C and there will be snowfalls. Sa Pa is a desirable place to go for an enjoyable holiday on these hot days.
The dreamy Moc Chau
Moc Chau will bring you to the wonderland of childhood and dreamy world.
Moc Chau Plateau (Moc Chau District, Son La Province) has an average elevation of 1,050 m above sea level, characterized by sub-temperate climate.
The climate is a unique natural resource of Moc Chau: A plateau with sub-climate and enjoys cool summers with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius and dry winters.
If you love the fresh nature, you may love wandering in the dreamy landscape of this plateau with the smooth, vast green grass and the scattered bunches of wild daisies, and green hills amongst the clouds.
Tam Dao – The Green Landscape
Tam Dao is a heaven to escape the summer heat of Hanoi where visitors can experience the refreshing and cool weather.
Tam Dao Town (Vinh Phuc Province) was built by the French colonial government in the Tam Dao mountain range as their holiday spot from the beginning of the 20th century. Located at 900m altitude, this place is cool with fresh climate. Just like Sa Pa, visitors can experience 4 seasons in one day in Tam Dao.
Standing on the Heaven Gate in Tam Dao, and looking down, the whole Tam Dao Town is picturesque in the fog. When climbing higher, you will be surrounded by clouds and see the vast lush pine forest.
Like Sapa or Dalat, Tam Đảo is not only famous for its pleasant weather but also for its specialties, such as su su (chayote vegetables).
Ba Vi National Park – the little “Da Lat” in Hanoi
Ba Vi is a distric of Hanoi, 50 km from Ha Noi center. Ba Vi National Park lies along the northeast and southwest sides of the Ba Vi mountain range which has the Tan Vien peak of 1,296m high and Ngam Hoa peak of 1,120m high. Since the beginning of the 20th century, Ba Vi has been a tourist attraction thanks to its diversity of ecosystems and beautiful scenery, cool climate.
Because of its location on the high mountain with the cover of the green forest, Ba Vi is very cool, especially in summer (from April to October). In winter, Ba Vi is covered by clouds creating a very charming landscape. Ba Vi is a mountain complex of six peaks, the highest peak is 1.296m high, Vien Vien Peak is 1.227m high, Ngoc Hoa peak is 1,131m …
With the cool climate all year round, Ba Vi National Park is not only known as the green lung of the Hanoi but also home to hundreds of wildlife species. Especially, Ba Vi has many rare species named in the Red Book of Vietnam.
Stepping into a wonderland when walking along the trail on the side of vast pine forest.
Standing on the top of the mountain, you can immerse yourself in nature with the beautiful scenery of majestic mountain ranges, vast forests, valleys, rivers and lakes which appear beneath the clouds. Or on those sunny days, from here you can see the panorama of the capital with little houses and skyscrapers.