Recommended tours Bac Giang
Bac Giang Province is located in the northeastern part of the country,
being situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) to the east of Hanoi. The province
lies in the Red River Delta and is bordered by Quang Ninh to the east,
Lang Son to the north, Thai Nguyen and the urban district of Soc Son in
the capital Hanoi to the west, and Bac Ninh and Hai Duong to the south.
|BAC GIANG PROVINCE
Coordinates: 21°20'N 106°20'E
Capital Bac Giang
Area 3,844.0 km2
• Total 1,574,300
• Density 410/km2
• Ethnicities Kinh, Nung, Tay
San Chay, San Diu
Calling code 0240
It comprises three land forms namely, the
lowland or delta land, the midland and the mountainous region. While
the midland areas are in the districts of Hiep Hoa and Viet Yen, and the
city of Bac Giang, the mountainous districts are the Son Dong, Luc
Ngan, Yen The, Tan Yen, Yen Dung and Lang Giang; the seven mountainous
districts account for 72% of area of Bac Giang province. Bac Giang has a
total of 347 km of rivers and springs, the three most prominent rivers
are the Luc Nam, the Thuong and the Cau. Apart from waterways, Bac Giang
has many lakes, including Cam Son Lake and Khuon Than Lake; the area
covered by ponds, lakes and lagoons is 16,300 hectares (40,000 acres).
province has the dominant characteristics of the tropical, temperate
climate zone of the Northern Plain. The temperature, humidity and
rainfall vary over months and seasons. The climate in the province has
been discerned in two distinct seasons - the hot, rainy season from May
to September and the cold, dry season from November to March. The
average temperature varies between 22–23°C (72–73°F); the maximum
temperature recorded was 41°C (106°F) while the lowest temperature was
Come to Bac Giang, you
will come to Cam Son Lake and Khuon Than Lake with clear water stay
between mountains; primeval forest and famous fruit gardens of Luc Ngan
district. Moreover, you will come to famous streams such as Suoi Mo,
Suoi Reu with beautiful waterfalls, etc.
Suoi Mo place also
associated with a legend about the Princess Que My Nuong-daughter of
King Hung Dinh Vuong who broke this fresh ground, and vestiges of the
war which against invasion of the Feudal Northern. Moreover, you can
come to Ha Temple, Trung Temple, Thuong Temple, etc. to burn some
incense for fortune, for financial; and to bathe stream, to go
mountaineering, to go sightseeing with fresh air.
Khe Ro-Western Yen Tu with rich flora and fauna and beautiful
landscapes in line with discovery travel and tourism ventures.
are famous vestiges of historical and cultural in some places such as
Xuong Giang, Can Tram with famous battles since 15 century against
invasion, or bastion Phon Xuong where Hoang Hoa Tham was against French
colonialism, or ATK Hoang Van was a revolutionary base and a place of
many important events of the Vietnam Revolution before August, 1945.
La Pagoda (Vinh Nghiem Tu), an Bo Da pagoda are Buddhist centers of
country since about 13th century, where preserved many Buddhist
woodblock and ancient architectures since hundred years.
In addition, festivals, landscapes and vestiges of historical and cultural in Bac Giang will attract attention of travelers.
Giang is 51km from Hanoi. There are national highway No. 1A, 31, and
279. And visitors also can use railway from Bac Giang to reach Hanoi,
Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, and mineral area in Quang Ninh by train.