All Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Bac Kan

Bac Kan is a province rich in tourism potential because of the abundance of natural resources, minerals and rich culture ethnic identity of northeastern Vietnam. Bac Kan is naturally endowed with many potential for socio-economic development with abundant forest, forest and mineral resources. Especially Ba Be National Park tours. Where you will have chance to visit Ba Be Lake. It is one of 20 largest freshwater lakes on the world.

How Bac Kan is Special for Visitors?

Bac Kan is a province in northeastern Vietnam. It borders Cao Bang to the north, Lang Son to the east, Thai Nguyen to the south and Tuyen Quang province to the west. The area of ​​natural land is 4,859 square kilometers, with a population of 313,084 people. There are 7 ethnic minorities as Tay, Nung, Kinh, Dao, Mong, Hoa and San Chay.

History

In the era of the Hung King established the country. Bac Kan belongs to Vu Dinh (one of 15 sets of Van Lang). Under Tang dynasty where this is the land of Vo Nga. From the Ly dynasty, when our father started to build and develop the Feudalist Central Government. In the early Le period, this was the land of the North. In the 7 th Quang Thuan (1466) Bac Kan in Thai Nguyen province, then Ninh Thuan in the 10th Quang Thuan (1469). The 21th Hong Duc (1490) of Thong Hoa (including Cam Hoa and Chau Bach Thong) belonged to Thai Nguyen province.

Bac Kan is one of the areas considered as "important areas" in the north. It is very important in politics - military. Therefore, in the history of national construction and defense of the nation. Bac Kan people always alongside the people of the country defeated many aggressive aggressors. In the resistance war against the Northern invaders from Chinese invaders... Generations of ethnic minorities in Bac Kan are always present in the army against invaders.

During French war in Vietnam. Bac Kan province was chosen by the Party Central to be a safe zone (ATK). ;As a revolutionary base, Bac Kan wholeheartedly assists, protects the army, agencies, enterprises, the central evacuation; protect the leadership of the Party, the State... In the campaign Viet Bac (Autumn - Winter 1947), many examples of fighting, sacrificed nationally known, many names mountain The river has become a historical landmark, associated with glorious victories like Phu Thong, Deo Giang...

At present, Bac Kan has 11 historical and revolutionary relics recognized by the State. It was Na Tu, where the youth volunteer team was stationed. Cho Don is home to many historical relics. Such as Ban Ca, Binh Trung Commune, where Uncle Ho lived and worked at the end of 1947. Khuoi Linh in Luong Bang commune where the Party Central Committee stood at the end of 1949 and in 1951 General Secretary Truong Chinh lived and worked.Na Pau Hill with the work of Uncle Ho in late 1950's in early 1951; Before 1945, General Vo Nguyen Giap lived and worked...

When is the best time to travel to Bac Kan?

The climate of Bac Kan has a distinct seasonal pattern. The rainy season from May to October, and dry season from last November to April next year. Due to the middle of the mountainous system of Northeast, Bac Kan is quite cold in winter.

  • You can go to Bac Kan to rest at Ba Be National Park between from May to September.
  • Around Feb (lunar calendar) is usually the festival of ethnic groups. If you travel to Bac Kan at this time you will have the opportunity to learn the unique features in culture as well as explore. food of the upland people.

How to get to Bac Kan from Ha Noi?

Bac Kan is about 150km from Hanoi through Highway 3 through Thai Nguyen. Before, from Hanoi to Bac Kan usually takes about 4-5 hours because the route 3 is quite small. However, now the expressway of Hanoi - Thai Nguyen - Cho Moi has been cleared, so the time to Bac Kan is only about 2 hours.

Depending on the destination you can choose the appropriate local bus. Most of these buses come from My Dinh bus station. If you want to go to the evening. You can refer to the route to Cao Bang by route to Cao Bang often go through some places in Bac Kan.

Accommodation in Bac Kan

Despite the potential, Bac Kan tourism still faces many difficulties. For example, Ba Be Lake and Ba Be National Park are located far away from the residential areas, so the traveling conditions are difficult to attract. In addition, the development of tourism services is not regular, not professional and only seasonal.

Bac Kan tourism has made new ways to introduce the type of community (homestay) to bring interesting experiences for visitors. Homestay tourism mainly occurs in Ba Be Lake and Ba Be National Park with spots in Pac Ngoi village, Coc Toc village, Bo Lu.

It's great for

  • Photographer, natural lover, trekker
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