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Top 10 Most Attractive Tourist Destinations In Vietnam


Thien Mu Pagoda, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc ... are the most popular destinations for international tourists in Viet Nam

1. Ha Long Bay. Located on the west bank of the Tonkin Gulf, including the island waters of Ha Long City, Cam Pha City and part of Van Don Island District, Quang Ninh Province. Ha Long Bay has a 120 km coastline, an area of ​​about 1,553 square kilometers including 1,969 islands, large and small, most of which are limestone islands, of which the core area of ​​the bay has an area of ​​335 square kilometers dense 775 islands. big small.

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Not only beautiful by the scenery "clouds of water and waves", poetic beauty or countless limestone islands floating on the water, Ha Long also gives visitors a peaceful feeling when immersed in the scenery here. Rated as one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world, at the end of March 2012, New Open World has officially recognized Ha Long Bay as one of the seven new natural wonders of the world.

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2. Thien Mu Pagoda. Also known as Linh Mu Pagoda, this is an ancient pagoda located on Ha Khe hill, on the left bank of Huong River, about 5km to the west of Hue city. Thien Mu Pagoda was officially built in Tan Suu (1601), the reign of Tien Nguyen Hoang, the first Nguyen Lord in Dang Trong.

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With natural beauty and a large scale, Thien Mu Pagoda became the most beautiful temple at that time. Experiencing many historical events, Thien Mu pagoda was used as an altar of the Earth under the Tay Son dynasty (about 1788), and was restored many times under the Nguyen dynasties. Today, the pagoda continues to be more and more magnificent, magnificent and always attractive, attracting a large number of tourists from near and far.

3. Hoan Kiem Lake. Also known as Ho Guom Lake, a natural freshwater lake of Hanoi City, the lake has an area of ​​about 12 hectares. Previously, the lake also had the names: Luc Thuy lake, Thuy Quan lake, Ta Vong and Huu Vong lake, the name of Hoan Kiem appeared in the early 15th century associated with the legend of King Le Thai To return the sword to the Turtle. God.

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Hoan Kiem Lake is associated with the legendary legend, the symbol of the thirst for peace, the virtue of martial arts of the Vietnamese nation. Therefore, many artists and artists have taken the image of Ho Guom as the basis for their works.

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4. Hoi An. Hoi An city is located on the North bank of the lower Thu Bon River, about 25 km southeast of Danang, about 50 km northeast of Tam Ky city. From the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, this place was famous as Faifoo, a place of trade and a major trading center for Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian traders ... in Southeast Asia.

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Hoi An today almost preserves the status quo of ancient architectural relics and intangible cultural foundations in customs, religious activities, folk arts, cultural festivals, villages Traditional craft ... In addition, the culinary culture in Hoi An is also one of the special things that tourists often mention, if you have come here without enjoying traditional dishes such as Cao Lau, Quang noodles, cake "white rose" ... then considered never to Hoi An.

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5. Phu Quoc. This island is also known as Ngoc Island, the largest island in Vietnam, also the largest of the 22 islands in the Gulf of Thailand. Phu Quoc Island together with other islands form the Phu Quoc island district of Kien Giang province. The entire island district has a total area of ​​589.23 square kilometers.

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In 2008, the website (specializing in tourism in Australia) announced Phu Quoc Beach is one of 13 "pristine and most beautiful" beaches in the world. In addition, Phu Quoc is also the place to produce a fish sauce that is not only famous in Vietnam but also known around the world.

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6. Sapa terraced fields. Sa Pa is a highland town in northwestern Vietnam, where there are beautiful terraced fields, stretching like stairs to the sky. With the majestic and poetic natural scenery, mysterious love markets and rich, unique cuisine, Sapa has "fascinated" most visitors when arriving here.


In 2009, Travel and Leisure Magazine (USA) also voted Sa Pa terraces as one of the 7 most beautiful and most beautiful terraces in Asia and the world. In December 2011, the travel magazine Lonely Planet (England) introduced the "Sa Pa is one of the top 10 great places in the world for walking" and in early November 2013, the Ministry of Culture - Sports and Tourism has also decided to rank Sa Pa terraces as a national heritage.

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7. Mui Ne. As a famous tourist center in the South Central region, 22km northeast of Phan Thiet city center (Binh Thuan province), it is a deserted green beach with red sandhills stretching like a desert and fishing villages of purely Vietnamese origin.

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Mui Ne also attracts visitors by many historical - cultural relics of a diverse and multi-ethnic culture such as Kinh, Cham, Hoa, typically Cham towers, Nuoc tower, Ong pagoda, Ba Thien pagoda. Hau, Van Thuy Tu and many other relics of cultural, historical and tourist values.

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8. Mekong Delta. Being a part of the Mekong Delta, also known as the Southern Delta or the Southwestern region, the total area is 40,548.2 square kilometers. Due to the long coastline and the Mekong River divided into many tributaries, canals, islets, islands and archipelagos, it is suitable for ecotourism, experience, and discovery.

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Coming to the Mekong Delta, besides visiting the immense fruit gardens, walking on one of the 9 tributaries flowing into the sea of ​​the Mekong River, listening to the folk music and enjoying specialties in the South. It is also difficult for tourists to miss visiting the floating markets, a feature unique to the West of the river.

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9. Cu Chi Tunnels. As an underground defense system in Cu Chi district, the land was dubbed the "steel land", 70km from Ho Chi Minh City to the northwest. This system was built by the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam during the Indochina War and the Vietnam War.

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This is a unique architecture deep in the ground, with many floors, many nooks and crannies like spider webs over 200km long, which is a place to eat, live, meet and fight of our people and army. With 3 different depths, the upper layer is about 3m away from the ground, the middle layer is about 6m from the ground and the bottom layer is more than 12m deep. Until now, Ben Duoc Tunnels and Ben Dinh have been recognized by the State as a National Historic Site.

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10. Nha Trang. As a coastal city and a center of politics, economy, culture, and tourism of Khanh Hoa province, in the coastal region of South Central Vietnam. The land of the sea is also famous for bird's nest, one of the nutritious delicacy foods used by the kings 400 years ago.

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Dubbed the "Pearl of the Far East", Nha Trang not only possesses fresh and cool natural landscapes with white sand beaches, offshore islands with a magic coral ecosystem but also famous for its many ancient moss-covered Cham temples, quiet museums in the heart of the city.

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Experience Vietnam self-sufficient travel

Experience Vietnam self-sufficient travel

Not many countries are as diverse and interesting as Vietnam. It contains profound changes in history, picturesque countryside fields, paradise beaches, great food and unique natural scenery. Therefore, our country has become an attractive destination which attracts a lot of tourists in recent years.

1. The nature

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Visiting the Vietnamese countryside will give you the opportunity to see outstanding landscapes, especially in Northern Vietnam. Sapa is the most popular destination. This village is located on high mountains and is famous for majestic terraces. Trekking through this land is definitely an unforgettable experience. Heading south of Hanoi you will reach Ha Long Bay. Nearly three thousand cliffs stand up from the sea, contributing to a stunning impression. Take a boat trip on the bay to enjoy the more authentic scenery. And also to the south of Hanoi you can stop by Ninh Binh. This place has not been exploited too much. For us, the nature of the country is really so beautiful. Another destination you cannot miss is Phong Nha. In this national park you will have the opportunity to admire the most beautiful caves in Vietnam.

2. The Beach

Although the first thing you think of when traveling to Vietnam is not the sea, the beaches here are really beautiful. You can visit Phu Quoc, although the transportation is not convenient but this is definitely a beautiful destination. Another place you should try is Mui Ne.

3. Cities

Hanoi capital with a bustling life and full of cultural dishes. Experience at a food stall in the old town is a memorable one. Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon, is the most modern city. The atmosphere here is completely different from the capital. You should make sure you do not miss the war museum.

And the star of this article, nowhere else is Hoi An. This is our favorite city. The picturesque scene with a peaceful country atmosphere. Many visitors came here and did not want to leave, most of them stayed longer than expected. Dalat will also bring you a unique atmosphere. In addition to the very romantic scenery, you can also participate in many adventure activities on the high mountains in the south of the city.

Experience the basket of coconut trees in Hoi An

Experience the basket of coconut trees in Hoi An

The basket boat is a popular means of transportation of the people in the past. make a living every day. Nowadays, basket boat is increasingly popular in the tourism industry of Vietnam, especially tours of coconut forest in Hoi An.

1. The Basket boat

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If you have the opportunity to set foot in the coastal areas of central Vietnam or take a boat along one of the many sea routes, you can easily see that a few boats with round shapes floating on the beach are not used. .

The basket basket, also known as the basket boat, originated in the French colonial period. The French in Vietnam started with many taxes, including the tax on owning a boat. Most poor Vietnamese fishermen who depend on boats to earn a living are unable to pay taxes, so they have come up with a new type of boat, a jar of bottles.

Woven from bamboo to form a small round boat. The fishermen who make the basket boat say that these are not boats at all, but baskets and therefore will not be taxed. The smart plan of the fishermen has been successful and since then, these dome-shaped boats have created a striking image of central Vietnam and are scattered on the beaches. Recently, the basket boat was introduced into the tourist service, visitors will experience sitting on a basket boat to the sea.

2. Cam Thanh ecological village and coconut forest

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Before coming to Hoi An center, you will see the Bay Mau coconut forest, which is an important place for many generations from Cam Thanh village. Palm plantations were planted in the 18th century and provided a safe haven for Cam Thanh villagers in the face of natural disasters and wars. More than 300 years ago, since planting the first sapling, Bay Mau coconut forest has grown over 7 hectares and played an important role in the war against France and the United States. Coconut forests are an ideal place to be protected against US military attacks. And these palm trees have helped us intercept military vehicles.

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3. Take a boat through the Bay Mau coconut forest

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The most popular activity in Cam Thanh Village that you cannot miss is to take a traditional basket boat through the coconut forest. You will be floating on the river to explore the ecosystem, with many birds and fish living in this forest. Help you better understand the daily life of fishermen and farmers, even you can participate in fishing in the traditional way of the past. You will have the opportunity to learn how to make palm leaves on a boat trip.

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There are two ways to get here: book a tour at the hotel or a travel agency where you will be picked up and taken back to the hotel.

Alternatively, take a taxi or rent a motorbike and rent a forest boat tour.

The tours usually come in the afternoon so there are many visitors at this time. Various activities are also organized according to the tour. If you like peace and self-exploration, go early in the morning or late afternoon.

The best time to come is in the spring when the palm forest is covered with green and in September when the water coconut is ripe.

All Disability Experiences Phu Quoc Tourism

All Disability Experiences Phu Quoc Tourism

In Vietnam, there is a beautiful shimmering island called Phu Quoc. Nature may have incorporated here a "piece" of Heaven. As the largest of the 22 islands in the Gulf of Thailand with its diverse ecosystems, Phu Quoc is recognized by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve. Phu Quoc travel experience below will be a guide to help you prepare well for the trip

Going to Phu Quoc in any season?The South has 2 distinct seasons: the rainy season and the dry season. Rainy season, storms make fishing in coastal areas difficult. In the dry season, the weather is mild, more unlike the intense sunshine in the North, in the South, the sun is milder and does not make people feel uncomfortable. You should choose to go to Phu Quoc in the dry season: from November to April next year because it is sunny, no rain or strong gusts.

Means to Phu Quoc

1. Take a plane to Phu Quoc

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To serve tourism, Phu Quoc has an international airport, Phu Quoc, which has been operating since 2012.

- You in Hanoi from Noi Bai airport can choose one of Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Vietjet Air or Jetstar Pacific to have a direct flight to Phu Quoc. The distance from Hanoi to Phu Quoc is about 2080km.

- Starting from Ho Chi Minh, the flight from Tan Son Nhat airport to Phu Quoc is 300km. Only about 60 minutes to fly you were present at the beautiful pearl island already.

- With you near Can Tho, the distance from here to Phu Quoc is 265km and takes about 55 minutes.

When the aircraft landed with a bus to pick you up to the lobby to collect luggage. Then call a taxi to move to the

2. By boat

- Rach Gia Pier: Rach Gia Ben is 120km from Phu Quoc. By boat from Rach Gia will take about 2 hours 30 minutes to reach the pearl island. Ticket prices are 240,000 to 330,000 depending on the age.

- From Ha Tien: distance of 45km

+ Take the speedboat from Ha Tien wharf to the Pearl Island in 1 hour and 15 minutes. The train price is VND 160,000 - VND 200,000 for children under 11 years old and VND 230,000 - VND 260,000 for adults (> 11 years) depending on the type of ship.

+ It takes 2 hours from ferry to Thanh Thoi wharf (Ha Tien) to reach Da Chong wharf (at Thom beach, Phu Quoc). After getting off the ferry, you can catch a motorbike taxi or ferry into Duong Dong town 20km away because taxis are hard to get here. The ferry price is VND 185,000 for adults and VND 130,000 for children

3. Luggage needs to be prepared

Traveling to Phu Quoc, you don't need to be too fussy to prepare. In addition to beautiful clothes to spoiled "so deep" and personal belongings, do not forget to bring a few bathing suits and sunscreen to protect the skin under the intense sun all day. In addition, please prepare cash to buy seafood or souvenirs for relatives and friends because in Phu Quoc there are many items or specialties "strange" that other regions do not have.

4. Location check-in Phu Quoc

a. Ham Ninh fishing village

Ham Ninh fishing village is located in the northeast of the pearl island. In the morning, Ham Ninh market is bustling with newly arrived seafood sellers, smoky noodle shops and strange fruits that other regions do not have. In the evening, the fishing village of Ham Ninh brings a little more tranquility, go to Ham Ninh pier to see the night sea and enjoy the seafood dishes served on boats of the fishing village people.

b. Hon Tay and small islands

Traveling Phu Quoc without visiting the islands here is considered as new to half of Phu Quoc. Hon Tay Nail is known as the Maldives of Vietnam. Starting from An Thoi port, after about 20 minutes by boat, beautiful small islands appear before your eyes. Tour to visit Mong Tay - Hon May Rut - Hon Gam Gh Island takes you from the northeast to the south of the pearl island.

You can choose to take a boat or canoe, the cost of renting a boat is about VND 400,000 per person, the price of canoe is higher than the price of the boat from VND 700,000 to VND 1,000,000 per tour. The girls remember to dress up really nice to spoil "so deep" in this fairyland.

c. Vinpearl Land and Phu Quoc Safari

- Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc is a 5-star entertainment area with many thrilling games. There are aquariums that nurture and display more than 9000 individuals of rare animals such as golden mountain turtles, fish, light lizards, ... There are also special activities such as performing mermaid, shark. eat.

Vinpearl Land's outdoor pool is a very popular place. Water music is performed in the water music stands at 19:00 to 19h25 daily. The children who came to Vinpearl Land were very excited with "Happy City" and "World of Games".

d. Phu Quoc Safari

Vingroup has Vinpearl amusement parks in many provinces, but Safari is unique to Phu Quoc. Safari nurtures and conserves over 3000 animals. Safari is only about 4 km from Vinpearl Land, convenient for visitors to visit both locations.

Zoo has animals such as orangutans, bad fish, hippos, ... are kept in captivity, walking around to see these animals also takes about 2 hours. In addition, the Safari area has semi-wild animals, you must buy a bus tour ticket and wait for the car to visit (on car with a guide).

There are animals such as tigers, giraffes, lions, peacocks, ...

5. Phu Quoc night market

Located in the central location of Phu Quoc, the Phu Quoc night market is very convenient. The market operates from 17:00 pm to 2:00 am the next day. Coming here, you will enjoy the unique dishes at the market: ice cream rolls, candy only, roll rice paper, you can also buy dried squid here as a gift for your loved ones.

Check-in point south of the pearl island

a. The Sao Beach

Star beach is located on the southern island of pearl, is a beach with smooth white sand. Those who have just gone to the North sea but come here for the first time will be extremely excited by the difference of sand dunes and green coconut trees.

b. Phu Quoc prison

Although it only existed for about 6 years (1967-1073), Phu Quoc prison witnessed the suffering of Vietnamese Democratic Republican soldiers. During its lifetime, more than 32,000 prisoners were detained. 4000 deaths are not a small number, along with tens of thousands of disabled people.

Going to Phu Quoc prison, you will see statues that depict the brutal torture, the "hell on earth" scenes that soldiers have suffered during the war years.

Activities not to be missed

- Watch the corals: The small islands of Phu Quoc have breathtaking coral reefs. Coming to Phu Quoc without watching the coral, only regret. There are 2 types of scuba diving: snorkeling and scuba diving. Nowadays, tourists prefer to snorkel because it is both economical and lightweight. The colorful corals, under the sunlight shining through the surface of the sea, are even more beautiful shimmering.

- Night squid fishing: In the evening, the air is fresh, which is also the time when boats go fishing. Getting into that atmosphere, setting out squid fishing is an interesting activity that you should not ignore at all. Squid fishing boats often set sail at sunset, at that time the sun and the sea were as one. Huy Can and the verses of "Fishing boats" will suddenly appear in the minds of each of us

You need to pay attention to health before you go fishing squid, many people get seasick when standing on the deck for the first time with the waves hitting the ship. Should not eat immediately before boarding, any friend or motion sickness, please prepare in advance anti-drunk drugs!

Experience Preparing Before Traveling To Antarctica

Experience Preparing Before Traveling To Antarctica

Antarctica is an extremely luxurious tourist destination that not every tourist can choose. However, if you have the opportunity to explore, you should not miss the opportunity to experience the great value that the Antarctic tour brings.

Those who experience Antarctica can be considered a lucky thing because there are few traces of unspoiled residents and landscapes. Setting foot on the Antarctic ice is thought to be on another planet, an inhabited land, where weather forces and wildlife dominate. To prepare for the Antarctic expedition, you should note the following information

1. The right time to explore Antarctica

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Outdoor temperatures in the world's coldest places can drop to -79 degrees Celsius. Temperatures are never higher than -29 degrees, even in the summer. This is also the highest continent with an average altitude above sea level of 2350m. Besides Antarctica is also the driest continent on earth with an average annual rainfall of only 55mm and the maximum wind speed here is 100m / s.

Despite the extremely cold climate, Antarctica still has a good time for tourists to explore. From November to March next year is the summer in Antarctica. This is the right time for travel experience activities in one of the most extreme weather places on earth.

2. How to go to Antarctica

Most of the ships going to Antarctica come from Ushuaia - the southernmost point of Argentina and the destination is the Antarctic peninsula because it is not too far and the weather conditions are at a level that tourists can adapt to.

In addition to starting points from Ushuaia, there are also some routes originating from Chile, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa

3. What to prepare before going to Antarctica?

You should note that bring some of the following items:

- Clothing: Waterproof jackets, pants and shoes; laminated thin clothing keeps heat lined inside; a pair of shoes (boot); thick socks; gloves; hood covering your ears.

- Necessary equipment: Sunscreen with SPF 50 and above; sunglasses; anti-seasick medicine; ski goggles; binoculars; waterproof bag. Of course, you have to bring a good camera, a lot of memory cards, or a laptop to load photos because it will be regretful if you do not capture a lot of memorable moments at Antarctica.

4. Some unique experiences in Antarctica

If you've come to Antarctica then do not hesitate to participate in leisure activities here:

Watch the sunrise: Antarctica in the summer you will have the opportunity to watch the sunrise. Why is it only summer watching the sun? Because Antarctica has no nights and no days. During the Antarctic winter, the sun does not rise above the horizon, so people must live in complete darkness for 4 months. This happens back in the summer, when the sun doesn't set below the horizon

Explore the kingdom of animals unique to Antarctica: The cold Antarctic continent is home to penguins, seals, sea lions, whales, albatrosses and other animals molluscum In the midst of the harshness of the weather, there is no trace of human settlement, there exists a rich ecological system that creates a vivid, close and natural picture that you must be lucky to be able to witness. comments on this image

5. Some other notes when visiting Antarctica

- Visitors must strictly follow safety issues and environmental protection regulations (prohibit littering, bring food and drink, do not get too close to avoid harm to wildlife, ...)

- On the board to Antarctica, visitors must attend safety training and rehearsals, as well as lessons on the environment, history and other issues related to the continent.