Vietnam is an exotic yet captivating country. Despite the nature’s bounty, this South East Asian destination remained unexplored for long. Of late with the deserved attention that it is gaining, more and more people are heading towards Vietnam for vacations. Vietnam is almost everything required for a popular tourist hub. It offers perfect rural adventure, beautiful islands with emerald waters, mystic old towns and much more. It is definitely a land of great natural beauty and cultural intricacies. Besides the abundance of nature, Vietnam is also rich in hill tribe villages as well as lively mega cities. Moreover, like any other South East Asian country Vietnamese food is outstanding in its diverse culinary flavors.
Cruise along Halong Bay on a traditional wooden Junk boat
Float Past a thousand island in Halong Bay. Its all about emerald waters, tall limestone pillars and numerous tiny islets.This spectacular sight of ethereal beauty is Vietnam’s top tourist destination and a world heritage site too.Cruise tours on Halong Bay is most popular with on board food and accommodation while you cruise along the bay. However, cruising on a traditional wooden junk boat is another option to explore this beautiful bay.
Cu chi tunnel tour
The Cu Chi tunnel in Ho Chi Minh City is the network of famous tunnels system that played a pivotal role during the 1960s war of Vietnam. The Cu Chi tunnels symbolizes the firm spirit of the Vietnamese. A must visit for every tourist, the underground tunnel tour is a great way to understand how the tunnel system worked during those days.
Mekong Delta is a colossal maze of swamp, river, and a variety of green. Popularly known as Vietnam’s rice bowl, the Mekong Delta houses floating markets, boats and a wide number of canals and streams which are spread across the landscapes. This vast water world presents a wonderful carpet of greens including rice paddies. There are villages surrounding the area and boats are main means of transport here. A tour of the delta will let you explore the countryside, fruit laden boats floating in the water, mangrove forest, beautiful birds, and rich Khmer pagodas and Buddhist temples.
Ba Na Hills Bridge
Also Known as the Golden Bridge, It stands 1,400m above sea level above the Ba Na hills, offering mesmerizing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The gold-colored footbridge is lined with purple Lobelia Chrysanthemums and extends for almost 150 meters, curving around in a neat design. But it is the sculpted hands holding the pedestrian bridge that give it the true wow factor.
Watch a traditional water puppet show in Hanoi
The capital of Vietnam has many interesting and wonderful attractions. One such unique attraction is the traditional water puppets show of Hanoi. A visit to Hanoi is incomplete if you miss this opportunity to experience a traditional musical puppet show which portrays folk tales and historical legends of Vietnam. These charming and curious puppets and the talented artists behind them will make your Hanoi trip a memorable affair.