Top things to do in Vietnam to have wonderful holidays
Vietnam, a beautiful country on the coast of Pacific, always hides interesting things waiting for you to discover. Let see what to do in Vietnam and give these activities a try, and share your emotions and memories with us!
1. Taking a cyclo ride
Sitting on a cyclo watching the street will bring you special emotions - Photo: Internet
Nowadays, cyclo is remained a unique feature of Vietnam, especially in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Taking a cyclo ride is a pleasant experience to enjoy the beauty of the streets. It is supposed to be an artistic delight when you leisurely sit on a cyclo slowly passing by roads in the city
At Ho Chi Minh City, the price for taking a cyclo ride is about 40,000 - 50,000 VND per hour (about 1.83 - 2.29 USD).
2. Visiting Cu Chi Tunnel, Ho Chi Minh City, South of Vietnam
President of Argentina - Cristina Fernández de Kirchner - visited Cu Chi Tunnel in 2013. - Photo: Internet
Visiting Cu Chi Tunnel is an interesting experience to discover the secret under the ground. The complex consists of about 200 km tunnels served as many functions such as commanding tunnel, kitchen, well or clinic. It is not different from a mini city under the ground.
The only disadvantage is that the entrance is quite small and just suitable to the body of Vietnamese. Besides, if you want to discover all the complex, you have to go through hot and dark tunnels, and you will have unforgettable memories.
Ticket price: 20,000 - 90,000 VND per person (about 0.91 - 4.12 USD).
3. Going kayaking on Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province, North of Vietnam
Going kayaking on Ha Long Bay to enjoy every corners of majestic caves - Photo: Internet
Going kayaking has become a tourism service loved by many international tourists. Sitting on the small kayak, moving the paddles, contemplating the sky, wriggling through caves, touching stalactites, you will find it wonderful. National Geographic Adventures voted Halong Bayas one of top 25 attractions for kayaking on the world.
Price to hire a kayak: 100,000 - 200,000VND per hour, based on the kind of the kayak: 1, 2 or 3-seat (anout 4.58 to 9.17 USD).
4. Visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi - the Capital of Vietnam
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - Photo: Internet
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the place where the remain of Ho Chi Minh is kept. The complex of the Mausoleum is one of Vietnam tourist attractions for the domestic and international tourists. International tourists come here to feel the love of Vietnamese for their Uncle and visit the Leader admired by people over the world.
There is no entry fee, but people need to follow some rules like wearing polite costume, turning phone off and not bringing camera.
5. Conquering the Fansipan - the highest mountain of Vietnam, the Roof of Indochina, Lao Cai Province, North of Vietnam
Fasipan of Lao Cai Province is the highest mountain of Vietnam. Many people wish to conquer the summit - Photo: Internet
Fansipan is the highest mountain of Vietnam with the height of 3.143 m, located in Lao Cai Province, Vietnam and named “the Roof of Indochina”. Conquering this summit is the dream of many people loving adventures.
Joining the trip, you can not only enjoy the feeling of climbing mountain but also feel as if you were mixing in the cloud.
6. Sliding down sand dunes at Mui Ne, Phan Thien Province, Center of Vietnam
The higher you climb on the sand dune, the more exciting it is when you slide down - Photo: Internet
Sliding down sand dunes at Mui Ne is quite like snowboarding in Europe. Red Sand Dunes is the most beautiful area in Mui Ne, having lasted for hundreds of years and being considered as the most mysterious beauty of Vietnam.
Millions of tourists come to Mui Ne to see the sand dunes that not only change their shapes continuously because of the strong wind but also have 18 different colors. You should try the thrilling of sliding down from the top of a sand dune.
Price to hire a board: 10,000 - 40,000 VND per board (0.45 - 1.83 USD).
7. Enjoying pho - the tasty traditional dish on top of Vietnamese food
Pho is the most featuring food of Vietnamese cuisine. It is so popular that you can try it everywhere in the country, for example, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Vung Tau, Da Nang, etc. - Photo: Internet
Pho is a specific, traditional dish and on top of the list of Vietnamese food. Pho is found everywhere in Vietnam. You can eat pho anytime not feeling bored because of its special tasty. Pho of Vietnam is always cooked by a heirloom recipe to have the bold soup which is admired by food critics over the world.
Tasty pho in Hanoi
* Bat Dan Pho
Address: 49 Bat Dan Street, Cua Dong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Price: about 40,000 VND per bowl (1.83 USD)
* Thin Pho
Address: 13 Lo Duc Street, Pham Dinh Ho Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
Price: 50,000 VND per bowl (2.29 USD)
8. Quick sewing in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, Center of Vietnam
Quick sewing has become a feature of Hoi An, Quang Nam Province - Photo: Internet
The most special and interesting thing which Hoi An (Vietnam) gives to tourists is shops quick sewing costume or bags for you to take the goods withing a day.
You can receive your items with the requested forms and colors just in 3 hours. With their traditional tailoring, the locals cleverly combine economy and tourism. The tourists are attractive by their professional, unique and timely services.
Price: 15 - 100 USD per item, based on kind of one you book.
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