Vietnam is a beautiful country that everyone ought to visit; it is graced with emerald-green mountains, a ravishing coastline, and outstanding and exciting culture. The entire place is accompanied by peace and serenity all round 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 get into Vietnam by two means, you can arrive by plane in Hanoi and go south, or through Saigon and head north. Moving in and around the country can be through buses, domestic flights and trains. The best time to travel to the northern part of the country is from May to October, while the southern part can be visited during December to April as this is the dry season of the year.
You can start off your adventure from Hanoi the country’s capital and go to the Hoan Kiem Lake which means the Lake of the Restored Sword. The the lake is one of the best beautiful places in the city and is integrated with rich cultural history.
Another site you can try is the Ha Long Bay which lies approximately 165 KM northeast of Hanoi. It is set in a 120 KM long coastline and is directly translated to mean the 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 these islands are have pits with big caves within. It is for this reason that it listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There are several tour companies that provide packages for cruising the bay.
Another site not to miss is the Fansipan Mountain that is located near the Chinese border northwest of Vietnam. Along this route is the Sa Pa rice terraces situated in the Muong Hoa Valley between the Sa Pa ton and the Fansipan mountain.
Further south, there is the Thien Mu Pagoda which is the tallest in Vietnam. Comprising seven stories high, it overlooks the Perfume River and is considered as the unofficial representation of the former imperial capital.
Moving further downs is the Nha Trang which is Vietnam’s popular seaside resort that is located along the second most outstanding 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 the southern trip cannot be complete without passing through the Cu Chi Tunnels. These are a network of underground tunnels located roughly 40 Km northwest of Saigon. They were used as hiding places by the Viet Cong guerillas during the Vietnamese War.