Top private retreats

Top private retreats

When we talk about private islands, we often think of an off-shore paradise with palm trees and white sandy beaches, but for some, it might be more important to experience a sense of seclusion, tranquillity, and luxury that can be found at central pristine beaches and offshore paradises.
Fansipan mountain - The season of Verveine flowers

Fansipan mountain - The season of Verveine flowers

Visitors to Fansipan mountain in Sapa misty town in the northern province of Lao Cai this season will have a chance to witness a valley of stunning purple of Verveine flowers.
Vietnam advised to tap potential for sports tourism

Vietnam advised to tap potential for sports tourism

With its diverse terrain and favourable climate, Vietnam has the opportunity to organise sport events to attract more tourists to the country, experts have said.
Sapa to host debut Fansipan horse race

Sapa to host debut Fansipan horse race

The first-ever Fansipan horse race is to take place in the town of Sapa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai between June 21- 23.
Stunning beauty at the peak of Fansipan in the autumn

Stunning beauty at the peak of Fansipan in the autumn

Fansipan’s peak is one of the best spots in Lao Cai province for photographers to take beautiful pictures, with visitors losing themselves in the scenic views whilst visiting Sapa in autumn.
Fansipan in charming rice season

Fansipan in charming rice season

In the last days of August and early September, the Fansipan landscape becomes a stunning natural painting with wonderful green rice steps on terrace fields that will win the heart of any visitor. The green carpet is more miraculous when viewed from above.
Mount Fansifan covered with ice as cold spell strikes Vietnam's northern region

Mount Fansifan covered with ice as cold spell strikes Vietnam's northern region

The Fansipan Mountain in Sapa district of the northern province of Lao Cai is covered with ice on April 7 after a cold wave is affecting the northern and central provinces from April 6.