Vietnam countryside tours: Best villages to visit in North Vietnam in April
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Visiting peaceful villages is one of the best attractions in Vietnam. There, you’ll see a lot of beautiful landscapes enjoy the peaceful and fresh atmosphere in pretty villages away from busy cities, and meet friendly people, try their unique foods, etc. Now, let’s check out top places to explore in your Vietnam countryside tours in April.
1. Đuong Lam ancient village, Hanoi
Located about 50km away from Hanoi, Đuong Lam ancient village attracts a great number of visitors by its ancient beauty with banyan tree, public well, rice fields, community house, etc. All the entrances to this village are paved with bricks, some are paved with laterite. There are nearly 900 traditional houses built up with red bricks and tiles. From the air, Đuong Lam looks very large, old and impressive in the red color of tiles, green of fields and white of lakes, ponds, and river. Enjoying Đuong Lam April countryside tour in Vietnam, you can see the best sight of this village when all the fields are covered with green growing rice.
2. Bat Trang ceramic village, Hanoi
Bat Trang ceramic village, the second destination in your Northern Vietnam countryside tours, is famous for its traditional technique of making potteries remaining for the longest time in Vietnam. Visiting Bat Trang, you will have a chance to experience to make potteries, shape them, color them and make your own products. Located about 10km from Bat Trang Village, you’ll visit the temple of Y Lan Former Royal Second-rank Wife – a very ancient and supernatural temple which attract a lot of visitors.
Bat Trang ceramic village in Hanoi
3. Nom Village, Hung Yen
Placed about 30km to the East of Hanoi, Nom ancient village now still remains its original beauty. In the center of this village stand the most featured items of a Northern village, including banyan tree, community house, and old well. Along two sides of the entrance are green rice fields with fresh air and peaceful atmosphere, wind, sunshine, buffaloes, kites and kids playing on the grass, etc. all of them will bring you to an old village 200 years ago.
Nom village in Hung Yen
Nom village is one of a few ancient villages which still remain the old features of a Northern village in Vietnam. So, why don’t you come and enjoy them in an April countryside tour in Vietnam?
4. Kin Chu Phin Village, Bat Xat, Lao Cai
Kin Chu Phin is a small mountain village of Ha Nhi ethnic minority located in a beautiful valley among over-1000-meter mounts. This village is famous for unique houses shaped like mushroom. These mushroom-shaped houses will make you feel like you’re in a fairyland. Despite the long distance to reach this land, Kin Chu Phin is still a must-see place in your Vietnam countryside tours.
Kin Chu Phin village in Lao Cai
5. Lao Chai Village, Sapa
Being one of the largest and most beautiful valleys in Northwestern Vietnam, Lao Chai Village always attracts visitors by the peaceful life and natural beauty here with fields of corns, rice growing lushly in April. The house structure there is also unique with lines of trees covering above the roofs. Let’s take an April countryside tour in Vietnam to this fairyland.
Lao Chai village in Sapa
6. Đong Ho Village, Thuan Thanh, Bac Ninh
Another village you must see if you travel to Vietnam in April is Đong Ho Village. Located about 30km away from Hanoi and hiding beside the causeway of Đuong River, Đong Ho Painting Village has been standing throughout many ups and downs in a long historical process and reserving its precious value of Vietnamese culture until now.
A corner in Đong Ho village
Being famous for traditional Đong Ho paintings, this village attracts a lot of tourists coming here to back to the past, enjoy traditional Đong Ho painting, and even make it yourself. It would be a very interesting experience in your Vietnam tour.
These are some attractive places that you must see for a nice Vietnam countryside tour in April to enjoy the most traditional features of a Northern village in Vietnam.