Promote community-based tourism in Binh Lieu, Quang Ninh Province
With ethnic minorities occupying up to 96% of the population, the mountainous district Binh Lieu of Quang Ninh Province decided to promote cultural value preservation and develop community-based tourism in order to boost the local economy and society.
Around 120km from Halong city, Binh Lieu is renowned for not only the rich culture but also the mild climate, pleasant temperature all year round, and well-blessed natural landscapes. Owning a 43km border with China, Binh Lieu enchants tourists with majestic mountains, Khe Van or Khe Tien Waterfalls, and especially a reed paradise – one of the most sought-after spots for travel enthusiasts recently.
Waterfall in a tropical forest in Binh Lieu
Currently, plenty of cultural preservation models are developed, namely Tay culture village in Dong Thanh, Dao cultural villages in Na Nhai, or Song Mooc – a homestay on Song Mooc Commune at 1000m above sea level. Apart from seven tourism categories, Binh Lieu also takes advantage of its unique traditional values via yearly festivals, or tourism and cultural weeks.
Quang Ninh in general and Binh Lieu in particular have been investing in infrastructure to connect tourist attractions and make the travel route easier for travelers.
From November 1, Quang Ninh province restarts travel activities for domestic tourists who come from low and medium Covid-19-risk areas.
In November, five Vietnam destinations welcome foreign tourists includes Kien Giang, Da Nang, Quang Ninh, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam.
On 4th September, 297 Vietnamese citizens with Covid-19 vaccine passports were repatriated from Japan on the trial flight of Vietnam Airlines to Van Don International Airport with the seven-day quarantine policy.