In pictures: the best of Vietnam this week

Check out some of the most stunning Instagram photos of #Vietnam.

Yellow blossoms

A chrysanthemum field enters the harvest season in the northern province of Hung Yen. Instagram account svietnammm shared this photo and credited Pham Ngoc Thach.

Rice farming

A farmer prepares the rice fields for the next crop. "With two rice harvests per year the cycle of growing and harvesting never seems to end," the caption reads. Photo taken in the central ancient town Hoi An by travishodgesuk on Instagram. 


'A typical day'

Photo taken by hieutruong_photo around the Hanoi's Sword Lake.


Boys play in a blooming white garden in Vietnam's northern highlands. Photo taken by Instagram account thanhnpvn

Heavy congestion

Traffic was jammed on National Highway 1A, connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Mekong Delta provinces as people flocked to the city on January 1, the last day of the four-day New Year holiday break. Photo taken by Instagrammer huukhoaimages.


Sa Dec flower village

A woman rows a boat along lines of yellow daisies which are to be sold for the Lunar New Year, where almost all Vietnamese families would decorate their houses in red and yellow.

"As Lunar New Year is approaching, this flower village becomes more colorful and local farmers are much busier than other seasons of the year," the caption reads. Photo taken at Sa Dec flower village in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap by Instagrammer nhanlephotography.

Household chores

Two girls are do laundry at the back of their house as washing machine is still a luxury here. Photo taken in Quan Ba District in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang by Instagramm account ori.vidra.


Photo taken at a fishing village in Mui Ne, a beach town in the south central province of Binh Thuan by Instagrammer

Foggy at dawn

A drone shot capturing the charming landscape of Bao Loc, known as B'lao, in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, at dawn. Photo taken by Instagram account huy.lenguyen

Happy New Year

Fireworks blow up over the Saigon sky on New Year's Eve to welcome 2019. Photo taken by Instagrammer jethuynh.