Vietnam shines in the harvesting season, the time of year between September and October when the harmony of the golden rice fields with the white clouds swirling the green mountains creates the perfect tranquillity picture and all-around amazing experiences.

That you shouldn’t miss in your Northern Vietnam tours.

Reasons why insiders love harvesting season

Comfortable temperature

Some people thrive on hot days, others don’t. Vietnam’s temperate in the harvesting season could be just what you're looking for as days are not too hot with averages around 21°C (70°F) with less rain and plenty of sunshine.

Authentic experiences

Northern Vietnam, it is home to the ethnic minority groups in Vietnam where you will have a chance to experience the different traditional cultures and discover the fantastic history in this area.

Inspiring natural beauty

In “harvesting season,” travellers can breathe the fresh air of the autumn. There is a picturesque with wildflowers blooming along the slopes hill, visitors will be immersed in the romantic nature and merge at the bustling atmosphere of the harvesting season. 

Enjoyed original cuisine

Northern Vietnam is the birthplace of many Vietnamese favourites such as phở, banh cuon and bun cha; the first two are breakfast staples and the latter is a lunchtime go-to.

"Amazing trip to Hoang Su Phi and Ba Be Lake"

Our trip went for 4 days trekking from one homestay to another through the beautiful mountains and rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi. Everyone was extremely hospitable and the food was phenomenal at every home ...

- Mdmast, Atlanta, Georgia

8 Day Tour of Ha Giang. "Rice Terraces and karsts"

The trekking around Hoang Su Phi was wonderful. Lovely unspoiled mountains and completely untouched by tourism. Fascinating rural communities and friendly people. We also did trekking around the Ba Be National Park which was another delight. The ethnic market at Meo Vac was a great experience and should not be missed. The mountain scenery is extraordinary and like nowhere else I have been to...

- Bens, Taunton, United Kingdom

"Northern Vietnam Road Trip"

A beautiful road trip to Ha Giang included the amazingly beautiful rice terraces and the Sunday market in Dong Van. Our very high expectations were exceeded. It has to be one of the most scenic drives in the world and not many people know about it... -Junglejudi, Southern CA

- Mdmast, Atlanta, Georgia


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