Visitors should not miss the persimmon season in Dalat or the golden terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi.
Hoang Su Phi – Ha Giang
From the end of September to early October, terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi, Ha Giang began to turn color, cover yellow on a large hilly area. The rice fields here are considered the most beautiful terraced fields in Vietnam. There are two directions to Hoang Su Phi: going on national highway 2 through Tuyen Quang to Ha Giang or from Bac Ha (Lao Cai) through Xin Man. You can choose to take a bus from My Dinh bus station (Hanoi) or drive a motorbike, 300 km away.
Visitors come to Hoang Su Phi can visit the villages of Ban Luoc, San Sa Ho, Ban Phung, Ho Thau, Nam Ty and Thong Nguyen – where having the most beautiful rice terraced fields. Expected, the ripped rice season is about 20 of Oct. Visitors can also experience the life of people in the village, try the delicious food.
Pu Luong – Thanh Hoa
In recent years, Pu Luong Nature Reserve, about 130 km northwest of Thanh Hoa city, located in Quan Hoa district and Ba Thuoc district, become popular with tourists. In the October harvesting rice crop, this place is covered by a beautiful golden carpet, attracting many tourists and photographers to explore. Here, you can stay overnight in the hill tribe villages to experience the local people’s life. Do not forget to try delicious food, take pictures and check-in with nice scenery.
This destination is suitable for a weekend trip if departing from the capital of Vietnam. If you drive car on Hanoi – Thanh Hoa rout through Cam Thuy district, where having the famous sacred fish springs, visitors spend 4 hours. If you choose Mai Chau – Hoa Binh route, travel time is only about 3 hours. Visitors can also go directly from Ha Noi or Hoa Binh to Pu Luong – Son Ba Muoi conservation area. The village roads such as Kho Muong, Hieu Village, Pho Do … still have to ride a motorcycle, you can ask the people here for renting motorbike.
Chu Dang Ya – Gia Lai
Chu Dang Ya, in the dialect of the J’rai people means wild ginger. This mountain is a volcano that has been inactive for millions of years. In recent years, the mountain of Chu Pah district, Gia Lai has become a new destination for visitors to explore the nature. October is the time when the mountain is changed to “new clothes” with lush yellow wild sunflowers. Departure from Pleiku city, visitors can rent a motorbike, going about 30 km northeast will go to Chu Dang Ya commune. You can ask more information from local people for the direction.
In addition to the highlight of the orange-yellow sunflowers in the late October, early November, this place also brings visitors many experiences such as watching people harvesting arrowroot, one of the main crops in the middle of the volcanic crater because of tolerance to drought or pumpkin, sweet potatoes. In addition, you also have the opportunity to step on the green grass as meadow.
Dalat is a stop for tourists to visit year round because each season brings different feelings and experiences. In October, the rains begin to stop; you can wake up early, drive to the pass to watch the sunrise, catching the scene of the clouds hovering over the forest.
Especially, October is the time of crispy persimmon season in Dalat starting in the harvesting time. The aftertaste of autumn will be saved more abundant when you have the opportunity to manually plug the red persimmon, enjoy the natural sweet. You can go to the gardens near Bao Dai Palace III on Trieu Viet Vuong Street or drive about 5 km south-east to Mimosa Pass, where there are a large persimmon gardens. Along the roads outside the city center there are also some places where persimmon are planted, you can ask for permission or ask for visiting to experience. or you can join in Dalat 1 Day Tours
Tra Su – An Giang
Every October, travel enthusiasts eagerly go to Mien Tay because the experience here on this occasion is only once a year. The journey in Tra Su Melaleuca forests, An Giang is characterized route because this is the most flooded area of the South. Guests can easily go to Chau Doc by motorbike or car, the distance is 250 km.
At this point, you definitely have to rent a canoe to go into the forest. The boat takes you through the dazzling green water fern. Curious people can touch their hands to water fern. Morning is the time when many water fern appears. Finish the tour here, you can continue exploring Chau Doc, enjoy specialties such as fish rice noodles, num prohoc rice noodles or Phnom-penh clear rice noodle soup .