Vietnam is neatly decorated with emerald-green mountains, ravishing coastline, outstanding cultural interest and everything in this country is merely beautiful. The the country is characterized by peace and tranquility all around it.
Vietnam tours can offer a lot more fun and excitement if well planned. 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. Movement in and around the country can be facilitated by buses, trains and 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.
To start off your adventure, land at Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital and get to the Hoan Kiem Lake which means the Lake of the Restored Sword. 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. It is in a 120 KM long coastline and means 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 these islands are have pits with big caves within. No wonder it is among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Several tour companies provide packages for touring the bay.
Going further northwest of Vietnam is the Fansipan Mountain with the highest peak in the entire Indochina at 3, 143 meters near the Chinese border. You can also try the Sa Pa rice terraces that are situated in the Muong Hoa valley between Sa Pa town and the Fansipan Mountain.
Going southwards, do not miss the Thien Mu Pagoda which is the tallest pagoda in Vietnam. Thien Mu stands seven stories high and overlooks the Perfume River, and it is regarded as the informal 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. It also is 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. They consist of a tremendous network of underground linking tunnels that are located about 40 kilometers northwest of Saigon. They were the hiding places for the Viet Cong Guerillas during the Vietnam war.