Our friends at Asia Travel Exclusives are having a bit of fun in Vietnam and decided to show a few snapshots of the things you can do there! Read below! Yes… below…
Enjoying the Sun, Sand and Sea
Vietnam’s beaches at Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc Island are one of the Asia’s best kept secrets. Be one of the first to experience the country’s resorts that are poised to rival the more renowned establishments in Bali, Boracay, Krabi, Koh Samui, and Phuket.
Sand Dunes of Mui Ne
This is definitely a side of Vietnam that is unknown to almost all overseas tourists. The sand dunes of Mui Ne is definitely a highlight not be missed, when visiting the province of Phan Thiet. Like a mini Sahara desert of sorts, the best way.
Vietnam’s take of the infamous Alcatraz prison, Con Dao, is just off Ho Chi Minh City and is easily accessible via place. A visit to this island paradise, though might not reveal Con Son’s storied past… That it was once hell on earth for the thousands of prisoners during the French and American regimes. The island is best known now for its lovely beaches, coral reefs and scenic bays, and its very growing popularity has seen it gain media coverage from as far away as the New York Times.
Situated in the Gulf of Tonkin is Halong Bay, one of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. Halong Bay has 1,600 islands and islets. forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Located off Hanoi, one can spend one or two nights at Halong Bay on one of the traditionally authentic junks.
Cu Chi Tunnels
The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Chu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City. They are part of a wider network of tunnels which connect most of the country. The Cu Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam war, and are now used as a tourist attraction.
Experience a Sensory Experience
After a day in tropical Vietnam, be pampered in heavenly bliss at one of the many top notch resort and city spas that will definitely smoothen your senses.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Situated right in front of Ba Dinh square, this was what Ho Chi Minh had read the Vietnam Manifesto on 2nd September 1945.
Nightlife in Vietnam
For all its rustic charm, Ho Chi Minh City and to a certain extend Hanoi have a comprehensive nightlife experience catering to both tourists and locals alike.
This governmental building is significant in its role in the Vietnam conflict, and looks almost exactly like how it was in 1966.
Rice Terraces of Sapa
The view of rice terraces in Sapa is certainly a scenery to behold in all its beauty and greenery.
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