A few suggested destinations for visitors to “escape Tet” to fully feel the atmosphere of welcoming spring in their homeland.
It is the northern spring with the typical cold weather of Hanoi, admire the apricot blossom, plum blossom, peach blossom, and mustard flower … blooming all over the Northeast – Northwest highlands with prices from only 2.5 million dong. Resort tourism in Ninh Binh – Ha Long for more than 8 million VND. Returning to the Central region with the warm spring colors of the famous heritage road, do not forget to visit Ba Na plateau, wander the ancient town of Hoi An, or immerse yourself in the ancient relics in the ancient land of Hue.
Traveling to the Northwest provinces during the holidays and Tet is the choice of many young people.Photo: Trong anh
Ha Long on this Tet holiday not only attracts visitors to the familiar bay, but also an entertainment destination that attracts young people. This is also the place to bring different experiences on the Queen’s cable car – the first reversible cable route in Asia, panoramic views of the beautiful coastal city from the rotation of the sun, an attractive game area at Dragon Park. , feel the Japanese style at Sun Hill, Koi bridge, Japanese garden, Koi aquarium, onsen mineral bath…
Da Nang opens spring festivals for visitors to experience the New Year, design photo spots at tourist sites, parks, along the coast. In 2023, Da Nang sets a target of 15-20% growth compared to 2022. This coastal city promotes advantageous product groups, renewing products to suit market needs. Typical products of Da Nang include beach tourism, luxury resorts, entertainment, golf, festivals, cultural tourism…
The opportunity to “hunt snow” in Sapa
Northwest Tet in Fansipan (Sa Pa) is still a favorite destination for tourists, especially for Southerners.
On this occasion, visitors have the opportunity to learn and experience the unique indigenous culture. Sa Pa opens the Spring Festival, the Giay Róong Pooc Festival held in Ta Van, the love song of the Dao ethnic group held in Ta Phin, Gau Tao of the H’Mong in Hoang Lien and Long Tong communes. (Down to the field) of the Tay ethnic group, a series of other attractive activities await visitors.
Sa Pa is an attractive destination with the opportunity to “hunt the snow”
Towards the 120th anniversary of Sa Pa tourism, in January, the People’s Committee of Sa Pa town cooperated with Sun World Fansipan Legend to organize the 2023 Lotus Flower Festival at the cable car station area. The entrance to the station is the space of the country market with all kinds of high mountain products.
Cold air is forecast to intensify, and the possibility of snowfall will create an attraction for Fansipan peak. This is also a promising destination for “snow hunting”.
Sa Pa is also a destination for spiritual tourism, including the Mau Thuong Temple (also known as the Mother Temple). This is the place to worship Princess Lieu Hanh, Princess Thuong Ngan. Fansipan peak is also the place where the majestic spiritual cultural complex is located. The Spring Festival to Open Heaven’s Gate will be held from the 6th of the Lunar New Year to the 9th of the second lunar month.
Da Lat: Fly a hot air balloon to see cherry apricots
In recent days, when the weather warms up, the cherry apricot seems to wake up, blooming with a charming pink color, attracting a lot of tourists to visit.
Mr. Le Van Thanh (Ward 5, Da Lat City) said that it is rare for cherry blossoms to bloom on the occasion of the Lunar New Year like this year. If there is no rain, the flowers will last for about 2 weeks, making many streets in Da Lat and neighboring districts radiant with beautiful pink colors.
Flying hot air balloons in Da Lat
Tran Thi Vu Loan, Vice Chairman of Da Lat City People’s Committee, said that in order to welcome tourists to vacation on Tet holiday, agencies and units have coordinated to decorate flower gardens, parks and flower miniatures throughout the city. , especially Xuan Huong Lake area for visitors to see many new and unique flowers.
This is the first Lunar New Year in the city. Da Lat and Lac Duong district organize hot air balloon service. Hot air balloon destinations include Pi Ni Da Lat Tourist Area, Lam Vien Square and Dalat Palace Golf Course. When “hanging” with the hot air balloon at an altitude of 50-100m, visitors delight in seeing the city’s bright pink cherry apricots, pine forests, charming old architectural villa streets…
Mr. Le Anh Kiet, Head of Culture & Information Department of Ho Chi Minh City. According to Da Lat, the occupancy rate of 3-5 star hotels is 90%, 1-2 stars is about 75%, normal hotels are around 70% for the period from 3rd to 5th. 8 Tet.
Phu Quoc – the most popular destination
Many accommodation establishments in Phu Quoc (Kien Giang) reported an increase in the number of guests booking rooms, with capacity up to 90% during the Lunar New Year.
Mr. Bui Quoc Thai, Director of the Department of Tourism of Kien Giang province, said that the 2023 Lunar New Year has a relatively long number of days off and is evenly distributed in the days before and after Tet. This is a favorable condition for people to visit, and the epidemic situation is well controlled is an opportunity for tourist attractions to attract tourists.
More international visitors to Phu Quoc.Photo: NHAT HUY
Kien Giang is expected to welcome more than 400 domestic and international flights to Phu Quoc and Rach Gia (Kien Giang), over 230 trains and ferries from the shore to the islands in 8 days of the Lunar New Year (from the 29th to the 6th of Tet). . Expected number of visitors to Kien Giang is estimated at 335,400 arrivals (up 14% over the same period). Phu Quoc alone had 175,000 arrivals (11,000 international visitors, up 125.9% over the same period), the occupancy rate reached 76%.
“The situation of security and order, environmental sanitation, food hygiene and safety, and safety for tourists are all guaranteed. We will coordinate with units and localities to monitor and supervise, especially update the new situation of the COVID-19 epidemic in order to promptly have appropriate solutions in the new situation.” Mr. Thai said.
Kien Giang attracts 328 investment projects in the field of tourism, and Phu Quoc city alone has 286 projects. The province has 920 accommodation businesses with 31,900 rooms. In 2023, the province aims to welcome 8.3 million visitors, total revenue is estimated at 13 trillion VND.
The leader of Phu Quoc City People’s Committee said that according to information from service and accommodation establishments in the area, on this Lunar New Year, tourists to Phu Quoc increased. Many accommodation establishments have room capacity of 80-90%, even some places reach 100%. Most of the visitors to Phu Quoc on this occasion are domestic tourists.
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