Vietnam, the paradise of Indochina, is a land of wonders, bordering China, Laos, Cambodia on landside and the magnificent East Sea on the eastern side offering an incredible travel experience. It is one of the most pulsating tourist destinations in the world, which has the potential to attract every type of tourist from hot to cold, nightlife to shopping, trekking and cycling, paragliding and sea surfing, you name it; you will have a dream come true.
With a nice bilingual guide, threading every moment of your stay in Vietnam, making your stay an enjoyable experience, you will never have the feeling that you had enough what you want to experience in Vietnam. You will love the fascinating experience, the ever-memorable hospitality, and polite manners, which is an enviable tradition, you can find only in Vietnam.
The city of Ho Chi Minh is one of the fast developing cities in the world. The narrow lanes, cuisines, palaces, boat cruises, and elephant rides are something, which you do not come across often in your tours to other countries. It is something, which should be experienced at least once in a lifetime and explore Vietnam by the affordable Vietnam travel packages offered by Indochinavalue, an established local travel organizer since 2006, under the mercurial management of Mr.Tuan Nguyen, who has years of experience in Indochina travel destinations.
In this article, we will find why is Vietnam the paradise of Indochina?
Reaching to Vietnam from International countries:
Vietnam has excellent air connectivity from all the main international cities including London, New York, Paris, Singapore, and Dubai. Flying to Vietnam is the best travel mode rather than trying to access through land or sea routes. With easy access to the three international airports namely Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam, you will never have any transit connectivity issues, and you can plan your route accordingly.
Trains and buses are economical transportation methods once you reach Vietnam. They provide you with a fantastic experience of the country in its full glory. You get a better perspective of Vietnam with all its vast fields, water bodies, and temples. However, you can have air-conditioned vehicles as a choice preference, which is possible to arrange through your Vietnam travel agent.
The cuisine in Vietnam
Your Vietnam travel will not complete without tasting the Vietnam delicacy. Though it is a small country, the immense food varieties you can have in Vietnam is beyond of your expectations. The foods of Vietnam have the traditional influence of countries like Thailand, France, India, and Malay. Some of the most popular dishes in Vietnam are the baguettes, bouillabaisse and tartare, which are street food and very much delicious and yummy!
The pure flavors and elegant style of the food make it healthy. Vietnamese dishes include the dumplings, noodle soups, and spring rolls dipped in lemongrass, Thai fish sauce, and basil. Their foods are usually a mixture of fresh vegetables, meats, noodles, and different types of seafood that are mixed using tamarind and chili.
Some of the most historically significant locations
The Vietnam Mount Fan Si Pan, located in Vietnam is the highest mountain in Indo-China. Located in Northwest Vietnam in the Lào Cai province, it is also known as the "the Roof of Indochina." You can find more than 200 faunal species and 1000 floral varieties here.
As you climb the mountain, you can experience beautiful sceneries. In the Mai Chau Valley, you can enjoy cycling and trekking, which is part of the tour program by Indochinavalue, your travel agent. During Vietnam travel program, you will get the taste of rural Vietnam culture. The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi, which is home to more than 1.5 million motorbikes and as you go there, you will find yourself at their mercy; it is such a mad rush always.
Vietnam is the paradise of Indochina, and the statement is true to its spirit and you experience the emotion once you start exploring the beautiful landscapes, beaches and resort areas in Vietnam. Here are some of the famous destinations you should not skip visiting.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum:
Your Indochina travel will be incomplete if you skip the mausoleum of the popular leader, fondly called as ‘Uncle Ho,' the father of Vietnam. The mausoleum will be open to the public from Tuesday to Friday from 8 am to 11 pm, and will remain closed on Monday and Friday. Even though entry is free, you can pay donation as an homage contribution.
Located on the northern side of Vietnam, close to the Chinese border, the Bay is a cluster of 1,600 limestone islands, spread over 1,500 square kilometers. Halong Bay is home to spectacular biodiversity activities and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. The diversity includes the offshore coral reefs, mangrove forests, pristine beaches, swamp forests and small freshwater lakes. Because of its beautiful natural ecosystem, surpassing natural beauty, Halong Bay is a World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO. Halong Bay is one of the most popular tourist destinations and never misses to visit this tourist spot when you plan your Indochina travel trip.
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long In Hanoi
Another historically significant tourist destination in Vietnam, the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, located next to Ba Dinh Square, opposite to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and very close to Presidential Palace of Vietnam. The central sector of Imperial Citadel is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. During the excavation survey, many relics and artifacts of Ly, Tran, Nguyen and Le of 6th to 20th century were unearthed from here. If you are interested visiting historical sites, you can certainly include this location in Vietnam travel plan.
Hoi An Ancient Town:
It is a romantic seaside town, and an important trading port acts as a conduit between Asia and Europe since historical times dated back to 16th and 17th centuries. In 999, the Hoi An Old Town also declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site considering its cultural importance. What makes you bemuse is the ancient pagodas, French colonial style building, Chinese temples, wooden shops, etc. Cozy atmosphere, great food, and friendly people are something you like here very much. Your travel agent Indochinavalue can certainly make all your travel arrangement as part of the touring plan, considering its inevitable cultural importance.
Cu Chi Tunnels:
A tunnel embedded with memories of war, which played a vital role in re-writing Vietnamese history. You will bewilder by seeing mastery tactics, skillfully employed by the Viet-Kong fighters to build this mammoth tunnel, which played a decisive role in accomplishing inevitable victory against French invaders and successfully used for the war against the USA. The tunnel offers a sneak peak to the determined fighters of Vietnam liberation fighters. It is the largest network tunnel of 120 kilometers branched in and around Ho Chi Min, located 70 kilometer northwest of Ho Ch Minh City. It can give you the nostalgic feeling, the fighting spirit of great warriors; you will certainly want to visit this location as part of your Vietnam travel plan.
Some of the other famous tourist destinations:
There are hundreds of locations; you will find inviting too much curiosity, for reasons of best interest, satisfying the taste of every visitors. Tourist destinations like The Sand Dunes of Mui Ne, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, War Remnants Museum, Complex of Hue Monuments, My Son Sanctuary, etc., are worth visiting. A short holiday package will be an enigmatic affair, since there are a lot more to see and enjoy, and you may have to take an extended travel plan by discussing with Indochinavalue, your tour operation for charting out a best suitable travel plans during your Indochina travel to make it memorable forever.
Traveling to Vietnam the paradise of Indochina will carry with you the rich nostalgia of the picturesque land of Sam Mountain and Halong Bay, the artificial replicas of sacred pagodas and temples and the memories of unknown war heroes. The people, food, temples, sightseeing spots, and the natural beauty are something, which has a positive effect and has to experience and felt. The experienced travel organizer Indochinavalue will always be with you to make your trip a pleasant experience.