How to Achieve Maximum Success with Trips
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.
Vietnam trips can be more interesting if they are well planned. It does not only make you eligible for many discounts and tours but also assures you a confirmed reservation at your favorite 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 made possible by riding buses, trains and the domestic flights. The the ideal time to visit the northern part of Vietnam would be from May until October during summertime, while December to April is the right time to drop by the southern part 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. This great lake is one of the foremost picturesque spots in the city being surrounded by rich cultural history.
To the northeast of the Hanoi approximately 165 KM lies the Ha Long Bay. It is set in a 120 KM long coastline and is directly translated to mean the Bay of Descending Dragons. It is the top tourist attraction site in Vietnam and comprises more than a thousand islands each with abundant jungle vegetation that forms a fascinating seascape of limestone pillars. Some of the islands are hollow and have enormous caves within. No wonder it is 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. You can also take advantage of the Sa Pa rice terraces in the Muong Hoa Valley, between Sa Pa town and the Fansipan Mountain.
Moving south, you should consider the Thien Mu Pagoda which is the highest pagoda in the country. The pagoda stands seven stories high and overlooks the Perfume River and is considered as the unofficial 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. The the town is also a popular site for scuba diving. It has beautiful beaches with pristine sand and crystal clear water.
Don’t end your southern tour without passing the Cu Chi Tunnels. These are an immense network of underground connecting tunnels approximately 40 kilometers northwest of Saigon. They were used by the Viet Cong guierillas as hiding places during the Vietnam wars.