Vietnam is a country that is well decorated with emerald-green mountains, exceptional cultural interest, and a ravishing coast. The the country is characterized by peace and tranquility all around it.
If well planned, Vietnam tours can be a lot more exciting. They not only guarantee your eligibility for many discounts and offers but also assure you a confirmed reservation at your preferred place.
You can gain entry to Vietnam in two ways, landing by plane in Hanoi and head south or via Saigon and head north. Moving in and around the country can be through buses, domestic flights and trains. The best time to visit the northern part of the country is from May to October during the summertime, while December to April is ideal to visit the southern part.
One place to start off is the Hanoi which is the capital of the country and go straight to the Hoan Kiem Lake. This magnificent lake is one of the foremost scenic spots in the metropolis and is embedded with a rich cultural history.
To the northeast of the Hanoi approximately 165 KM lies the Ha Long Bay. The Bay is set in a 120 kilometers long cost line and means Bay of Descending Dragons. The Ha Long Bay is the top tourist attraction site in Vietnam and has numerous islands each covered with abundant jungle vegetation to form a fascinating seascape of limestone pillars. Some of the islands are hollow with huge caves within them. It is for this reason that it listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Numerous travel agencies offer packages for cruising the bay.
Located near the Chinese border northwest if Vietnam is the Fansipan Mountain whish has the highest peak in all Indochina at 3, 143 Metres. Along this route is the Sa Pa rice terraces situated in the Muong Hoa Valley between the Sa Pa ton and the Fansipan mountain.
Moving south, you should consider the Thien Mu Pagoda which is the highest pagoda in the country. Thien Mu stands seven stories high and overlooks the Perfume River, and it is regarded as the informal representation of the former imperial capital.
Furthet south is the Nha Trang, Vietnam’s most popular seaside resort town that is positioned along the second most popular bays in the country. This is also the country’s scuba diving capital. It has beautiful beaches with pristine sand and crystal clear water.
The tour southwards cannot be complete without crossing the Cu Chi Tunnels. These are an immense network of underground connecting tunnels approximately 40 kilometers northwest of Saigon. They were the hiding places for the Viet Cong Guerillas during the Vietnam war.