Top 3 Beautiful Places In Vietnam Which Can Turn Into Snowy Wonderlands During Winter
We welcome hot pot, warm blankets and bonfire parties to fend off the icy breeze and chill of winters. But it is also this time of the year when the snow graces us with its breathtaking beauty and every place experiencing snowfall transforms into a white snowy spread of absolute delight. Even though Vietnam is a tropical country, there are some particular highland regions where there are still snow during the wintry season. Whatsup Vietnam is introducing you three prettiest places in Vietnam that look magnificent during their snow glazed winters.
To see the snowfall you should follow the weather forecast and meteorological forecast to have a trip on the right occasion of snowfall. Take care to keep your body warm because it will be very cold at that time. Due to the choice of traveling in extreme weather, cold weather, the temperature can be down to -10 degrees Celsius, even snowfall, so you need to prepare enough warm clothes and necessary warm-up accessories such as scarves, hats, gloves, sports shoes, boots, and so on. Particularly for clothes, you should choose neat clothes, convenient movement, jackets should choose windproof, waterproof materials in case of fog or snow. In addition, in the face of inclement weather, the common cold is very common, so you also need to bring wind oil and necessary medications.
1. Sapa (Lao Cai)
Winter graces Sapa in the most beautiful way at the onset in winter, making the place every bit captivating.
Located at an altitude of 1,600m above sea level, with an average temperature of 15 degrees Celsius, Sapa is cool all year round. In the winter, the city is often covered with clouds and cold, the temperature often drops from 0-5 degrees C. When coming to Sapa during the snowing season, you will admire the breathtaking scenery. Sapa gives you a bird’s-eye view of the valley being covered in snow! Sapa town as covered with a layer of white snow, all roads, roofs, or branches, ... are like wearing a typical shirt that is nowhere to be found. Other than that, you can always just enjoy a wonderful snowy and have grilled pork with hot tea sitting in a small foodstore in sidewalk. Do visit the place and obtain the heavenly experience first-hand! Just look at this exceptional view!
This place is awe-worthy during winter as the bright snow and sunshine make for a picturesque view against the honeycombed snowy hills.
With snow covered vegetation and mountains, the place looks breathtaking.
2. Mau Son (Lang Son)
Many people often think of Sapa first on snowy days but forget about the coldest mountainous region of Vietnam - Mau Son peak (Lang Son province). At an altitude of 800 - 1,000m, when the temperature drops below 0 degrees Celsius, the houses in this landmark are completely covered with white snow, filled with incredible snow. Tourists come here not only to visit, watch the snow but also to sit around the embers stove, sip a sample of Mau Son wine and indigenous people to enjoy highland specialties such as six spurs chicken, frog flavor , roast pork, all of which are delicious!
One of the favorite experiences at Mau Son is taking bath and soak with Dao Do medicinal leaves. Guests take a dip in a hot, relaxing bath, comfortably inhale the aroma of herbs, dispel the cold in hindland. By the way, do not forget to bring the camera here to save unforgettable moments with the snow in Mau Son!
Mau Son boasts of lit snow-glow during winters. The medieval architecture and huts give an unconventional feel in their snow bloom.
3. Tay Con Linh in Ha Giang Province
With an altitude of 2419 metres, Tay Con Linh - the roof of the northeast mountain region – also has ice and snow in the winter. One of the most frequent places has snowfall in Vietnam is Tay Con Linh in Ha Giang province. Called "legend" because it is a road that has emotions converge at all levels , from warmth, coldness, suspense, sublimation to tiredness, boredom, hope, fear and even attacks. hunger, constant thirst.
At 3000m above sea level, await you during winter, here the winter is extremely cold, the road is also extremely difficult, rugged and this place automatically becomes a "legendary" route that any tourists has the right to be proud of if have conquered. During winters, Tay Con Linh is the place that gets entirely covered in a snowy-blanket making it a visual pleasure for all. Snow covered every branch of tree, blade of grass, clung tightly onto each woody trunk, bamboo roadside created an impressive scene with 1-0-2.
Winter in Tay Con Linh is no joke. Ice and snow-caked roads, and mountain passes make for dangerous and hazardous walking conditions: scared cliff, abyss, bad weather, ... In addition, frequent low temperatures in the winter also cause frost to appear more in the high mountains of Ha Giang, including Dong Van and Meo Vac. Visitors can go to many high peaks of these villages such as Lung Tao, Pho Bang, Lung Cu, Ta Lung, Thai Phin Tung ... (Dong Van district), or Can Chu Phin, Giang Chu Phin. , Thuong Phung, Xin Cai ... (Meo Vac District) to see snow and frost.
Aforementioned are top 3 places in Vietnam to enjoy snowfall. All of them are exceptionally beautiful and offer a great experience. These places are every traveler's dream, every artist's imagination and every photographer's muse. So, when are you checking these out? Pick one that suits your requirements and enjoy this winter like never before. Make sure to click several pictures during your trip because they would help you relive the beautiful memories you would create during your fascinating encounter with snow!
by Quynh Nhi