Vietnam - Northern Vietnam (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northern Vietnam chapter from Lonely Planet’s Vietnam guide-book.
This is Vietnam’s big-sky country; a place of rippling mountains, cascading rice terraces and the winnowed-out karst topography for which the region is famed. If you’re up for some road-tripping, this is the place to do it.
- kayak within the karsts, into lagoons and hidden grottoes in Halong Bay
- twist and turn your way across scenic mountain passes in Ha Giang province on the north’s greatest road trip
- dive into northern Vietnam’s action-adventure centre, Cat Ba Island
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Northeast Vietnam, Ba Be National Park, Haiphong, Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Mong Cai & the Chinese Border, Northwest Vietnam, Hoa Binh, Mai Chau, Son La, Dien Bien Phu, Muong Te & Na Hu, Sinho, Sapa, Lao Cai, Bac Ha, Ha Giang Province.
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