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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 trips can be more interesting if they are 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 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.
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 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 because of this that it is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Numerous travel agencies offer 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.
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.
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. 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. These are a network of underground tunnels located roughly 40 Km northwest of Saigon. They were used by the Viet Cong guierillas as hiding places during the Vietnam wars.
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