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Cultural experience with ethnic minorities in Sapa, Sa Pa, Vietnam

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added on the 6th of December, 2015
When you plan your holiday to Vietnam and further to one of the mesmerizing Indochina destinations such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, you will surely want to experience some of the cultural aspects of each destination, as we don’t just travel to see the attractions of each city, we would like to combine each visit with activities such as cultural tours and or activities in order to get to know more about the destination we travel to. Vietnam is a country with unlimited tourist attractions, natural sites and beauties as well as colorful cultural festivals year round, one of the best destinations you would want to opt and include to your Vietnam packages tours would be Sapa, the region located in the northern peak of Vietnam close to the borders with China, the region is home to several ethic hill tribes that are living together in different area, some of the most known minorities includes Black H’mong, Red Dao, Tay minority, Xa Pho and Giay minority.
Once in Sapa, your exploration including Home-stay as this became very popular, trekking in different level and visiting small hamlets that allow you to meet with ethnic minorities that are living in different are throughout the region.
The cultural sightseeing in Vietnam is not shortlisted only in Sapa, when in Hani, you will have another great option to get to know the history of the 54 ethnic minorities that are living through Vietnam, the Hanoi museum of ethnology represents items that are showcasing the life, history and traditions of each tribal peoples, so, if you are into cultural matters then make sure to include it to your plan when travel to Vietnam.
Holidays to Vietnam are about culture and what better way to experience is through the Vietnam Lunar New Year also known as the TET holiday, this is the most important of all Vietnamese festivals and cultural traditions, the new year start in mid February and it last for a week, this would be a great time to travel to Vietnam as while you are in the country you will see how local people prepare for the largest and most important cultural tradition of Vietnam. However, traveling during this period may sounds interesting but it is highly advised to book your vacation well in a head of time as all of the hotels increases their room price, especially the beach front resorts in Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Phu Quoc and other places, Flights are also very easy to book, so, plan your vacation and once you fixed your date, then book your domestic flights ahead.
There are all sort of possibilities to see the country, whether you are craving for a first class luxury Vietnam vacation packages which is going to include a few days beach holiday, then do not forget to include your stay to visit some of the places mentioned above, Vietnam is a cultural society and you will have a lot of choices to explore the real value of country.

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