Belong to the Central Coast of Vietnam, Hue is a popular destination among tourists who travel to Vietnam by cruise trip.This former imperial capital of Vietnam is home to many top attractions including the famous imperial city, royal tombs, as well as sacred temples religious sites.Known as one of the oldest and prestigious pagodas in Hue, Thien Mu pagoda is a must-see included in Hue Shore Excursion TourSituated atop Ha Khe Hill in Huong Long Ward about 6 kilometers from the city center, Thien Mu Pagoda offers spectacular views of the charming Perfume River.The 21-meter high tower is visible from distance and considered an unofficial symbol of Hue city.Constructed under the reign of King Thieu Tri in 1884, this seven-storey octagonal tower is the most prominent structure in Thien Mu Pagoda.Inside the brick tower, there’s a spiral staircase leading to the highest storey where a gold Buddha statue was displayed.
Being the home to one of the best natural destinations in Viet nam, Phong Nha offers travelers wonderful adventures with numerous activities.In this post, we love to guide you to the top places and amazing things you can do, some of which are well-designed in our Phong Nha National Park TourThe most popular is Phong Nha Cave, where you can join a wooden boat trip on Son River and admire the spectacular view of karst mountains and the green colors of nature.After disembarking the boat, you will wander around the Cung Dinh Cave and Bi Ky Cave formed by stunning stalactites and stalagmites.It would take you around two hours to explore the stunning and colossal caves.Located 20 kilometers away from Phong Nha Cave, Paradise Cave is the largest dry cave in Vietnam.Enjoy the magical beauty of the cave by going up and down hundreds of wooden stairs inside and take breathtaking photos of limestones.Kayaking along the Chay River and relaxing with a mud bath in Dark Cave are also interesting activities you can do when traveling to Phong Nha.The authentic experience usually includes kayaking on the river, getting on a zipline and swinging to the entrance of the cave, exploring the cave with headlights and taking a mud bath, then swimming into the pure water of the river.The most adventurous thing to do is to explore the magnificent Son Doong Cave - the largest cave in the world.
Journeying with us from Hue to Hoi An by car will bring you along the route with top natural and cultural attractions.One of the must-visits is the Marble Mountains which is an impressive group of five mountains and limestone hills in Da nang.Located about 8 kilometers southeast of the city center, Marble Mountains includes five separate mounts named as five basic elements of Eastern: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth.To reach the summit of the mountain, you can hike for an adventurous experience or go by elevator for convenience.When getting to the peak, it is time for you to enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the city as well as the other mountains.Mount Water is also home to Buddhist temples and limestone caves.After walking up for more than 156 steps, you will reach the three-gate entrance which leads to the 400-year-old pagoda.Built in the 17th century and destroyed during the Tay Son Rebellion, the pagoda’s structures have renovated many times throughout history.
Its narrow streets, wooden antique houses and shops, tiled roof covered with moss are not the only glamour.Hoi An Ancient Town and its glory historyHoi An was a harbor city, known as FaiFo by Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Italian traders during the 16th – 17th Centuries.A lot of Chinese and Japanese people, under the permission of Nguyen Emperor, were allowed to stay and build their own town, their own shops and live with their own traditions.Hoi An was a forgotten city during the Vietnam war, which helps preserving this town from bombing and tanks.Now this ancient trading city still remains its harbor, old streets, antique houses, Assembly Halls, Temples and Pagodas, Japanese Covered Bridge etc., which reflect the cross-cultural communication between Vietnamese and foreigners.The charming Ancient Town of Hoi An and its glory history (Source: Khanh Hmoong)ArchitectureStepping into the Ancient Town is just like stepping back in time.Indeed, the festival of flavors in every dish of Hoi An reflects this city’s diverse culture and tradition.Walking into the Old Town of Hoi An, tourists can try this city’s traditional food everywhere, from street kitchens to luxury restaurants.Cao Lau Mi – One of the most famous dishes of Hoi AnBeachesHoi An is also famous with its charming beaches.
Although only 4 km far from city center, Thuy Bieu village is not much influenced by urbanization.It itself still retains the rustic and simple features of old villages that always attract new visitors.The first impression that you can see when visiting this village is the amazing views of ancient houses and the green surroundings of old gardens.These houses are roofed by the different tiles with 2 layers to stay cool in summer but still keep warm in winter.Constructed by rare kinds of wood with traditional red roofs and many pillars which mostly more than a hundred years old, Ruong houses are actually the typical architecture of Hue.Visit Thuy Bieu village, you must try mild sweet “Thanh Tra”, a unique kind of pomelo which boasts refined fragrance and green skin.This is one of the most well known fruit here and used to be a special fruit that provided for the royal families only.
Today, Danang is not a strange name in Vietnam Tourism because it is very famous for luxury resorts along nice beaches and also a friendly city in Vietnam for the harmony of nature and constructions.Da Nang tour is the should not miss destination in Vietnam trip.And it is not easy when tourist pay attention that there are three famous pagoda with the same name in Danang city.It is Linh Ung pagoda, located in Son Tra Peninsular, Ba Na Hill and Marble Mountain which make tourist are interested in visiting these sites.There is no place in Da Nang city where you can find the peaceful moments in your soul once coming to Da Nang city.Linh Ung pagoda is first well known at Son Tra Peninsular which is far from city centre 10 kilometer which passing through ThuanPhuoc Bridge which view very nice to the sea and Han River.It is very nice when situated in a hill of 700 meters and have back of jungle and face to the sea.Coming here tourist will see modern constructions with impressive Quan The Am Buddhist of 67 meters.With 17 floors visitor can view the pagoda and the beautiful landscapes.Linh Ung pagoda in Ba Na Hill which the height of 1500 meter as different style of ancient than which take visitor back to pagoda construction style in North Vietnam with dragon column décor .
Why Da nang travel now is more popular not only in Vietnam but also in the world especially for travelers love swimming and relaxing on beach at luxury resorts along the coastline.Thanks to the blessing of nature for many long beaches stretching along the coastline from Hai Van Pass to Hoi an, Da nang travel is very lucky to own natural beaches impressive as the top in the world.It is the ideal place for relaxing, swimming and joining beach activities during summer as well as visit islands and attractions surrounding.Located in Phuoc My ward, Son Tra District, My Khe beach is voted as one of the romantic beaches in the world by Forbs.With the length of beach in 90 meter with the soft sandy beach plus the pure fresh sea water, it offers an ideal leisure on beach with luxury resorts for accommodation along the beach.My Khe beach contributes its fame for making a Da nang Travel which is well known as now.Second is Pham Van Dong beach for its convenient location right on East Sea Park along Hoang Sa and Truong Sa street.It attracts more and more people thanks to the large area, soft sandy beach for sunbathing and relaxing on green trees.I am surely that every tourist comes here or just on car transfer from Hoian to Hue city will say that it is a wonderful beach view and scenery while driving along the beach street and enjoy its beauties which less city has this.
Hoian ancient town is a must-see destination in Vietnam and you reach Hoian on time to discover its beauties and hidden charm.
It is a wonderful time for you to enjoy the tranquility atmosphere here in your Hoian travel trip.
How do you feeling and experience while walking and wandering steps on ancient town streets and roads.
You also have curious when many old people from 70 to 80 years old man and woman still sell things on streets whether high age but they still love the life and live independent.
Not interesting as other cities in Vietnam because of beautiful landscapes like Da Lat, Hoian ancient town attracts tourists thanks to the sparkling picture at night and lantern lights on full moon.
You can also visit an old market right in the town to see more private beauties at this old market and buy some souvenir gift in Vietnam.
Have you ever thought of 1 day for Danang tour and where you visit and what to make at this beautiful city ?In fact I am having an ideal to discover this beach city with a full day to experience unique of this city.The first we should do once arriving the city is to enjoy the sunrise on the beach.My Khe beach is one of the famous beaches where we can enjoy the wonderful of sun rising slowly over the horizon.Also a great chance to see local fishermen having their result after a night on sea to fish.The second thing is an exciting experience when enjoying a cup of coffee beside Han River after an early morning to enjoy sunrise and get the fresh air.After the fresh coffee and get the morning life of local people is the exploring time at visiting sites and attractions of Danang city.We cannot deny when coming here and acknowledge that this city is voted in the Top ten of the glorious destination in the world for year 2015 because of impressive natural landscapes and fresh environment.Together with there are many other visiting sites in the city for you to discover its uniqueness including Champa Museum, Chicken Catholic right in city centre, Son Tra PeninsularHaving lunch in Danang will give us more chance for local foods which are very famous to tourists such as “Banh Trang cuon thit heo” with a soft price which make you surprise.Besides, there are many other attractive street foods for us to taste.With the afternoon it is wonderful to ride far from city centre around 15 kilometers to visit Son Tra Peninsular or other name Monkey Mountain because there are many monkey living at this forest before.Many activities at this mountain including trekking forest, enjoy fresh air, fishing, Linh Ung pagoda…Evening is the surprise time for wandering along Han River to see colorful of the city with famous Bridge that make Da Nang tour as a label for city of bridge.
Being the capital city under the reign of 13 Emperors of Nguyen Dynasty, the last royal dynasty from 1802 to 1945, Hue city itself brings the unique architecture values with diverse system of the most meticulous and massive constructions including royal architectures, religious architectures, modern and traditional architectures.Each construction is a completed unique artwork and special in its own way that you can explore in Hue city tour.Hue architecture cannot lack the most important part creating appearance of the Ancient Capital of Hue – the royal architecture.Just one time visiting Hue, you will see a royal architectural system consists of the majestic walls, royal palaces, royal tombs and temples.With the role of country’s political centre, Nguyen Emperors built an enormous wall system to symbolize the supreme power of Nguyen dynasty with three layers including the Citadel, Imperial City and the Purple Forbidden City which are located in the north bank of Perfume river.The outside area is a large square fortified rampart called “Kinh Thanh” (Citadel) with each of the four walls 2 kilometres long and ringed by a wide moat.This is a huge network of palaces, offices, temples, gates, courtyards and gardens that served as emperor’s personal home and the administrative core of the Empire.Especially, Imperial City was built in a wonderful setting of the natural landscapes with the Perfume River and the Ngu Binh mount like a snake and lion to protect the city.Contributing to the Vietnam architecture treasure is the system of Nguyen Kings’ tombs on the other side of Perfume River and the west of the citadel.
DMZ in Vietnam has become an icon of a war zone in Vietnam that attracts millions of visitors, especially veterans and history buffs.Hien Luong Bridge on Ben Hai River divided the North and the South Vietnam with the 17th Parallel during the war time, and separated many local Vietnamese families as the Geneva Agreement signed in 1954.The temporary division was expected to last for only two years, but then it remained for 21 years until the national reunification in 1975.To memorize this legendary Hien Luong bridge, the reunification monuments, propaganda war remnants and memorials were built on both banks of Ben Hai river which are now the important historical relics of Quang Tri Province.Visitors can stop by a small museum here to learn more about the history and the significance of Hien Luong bridge in the past.Located on the coast 37 kilometres north of Dong Ha town, the complex of Vinh Moc tunnel is the remains of a coastal village, and were built to shelter locals from the American bombing.The complex included wells, kitchens, study and healthcare spaces for more than sixty families who lived and worked in three levels of tunnels running for almost 2 kilometres.
For many people, Da Nang is the city whether they have visited many times, however, once they come back it still attracts and makes them to love the city as the first time.
The first time you reach Danang city from Hue along National Highway and on Hai Van Pass where offer the wonderful view of ocean, beach and forest plus the spectacular windy road.
This first impression which makes everyone love it when choose Da nang travel for experience.
It is wonderful to choose Danang beach for relaxing on summer holiday to enjoy its fresh atmosphere and leisure to get new engine for new days.
And it also makes you surprise as well as put many questions why many people come to Da Nang and most of them love this city very much.
By old Cafe shop although it has nothing special, it attracts local people come here for a morning cup of coffee since 4 am just because of its old feeling.
Hoi An is a historic city in Vietnam that has been largely untouched by the outside world.Beside the Ancient town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, many people forget that there are plenty of unique things to be seen and done in the vicinity surrounding Hoi An.If you are wondering about what to do beyond Hoi An, why not take fishing and farming tour in Hoi An?A fascinating journey into the local villages where you gain insight into everyday life.In addtion to Hoi An Ancient town central area, most of villagers at Hoi An waterland earn their living by fishing, the remainder making boats, nets or opening small material and grocery stores.Follow the random pathways in the Hoi An countryside, you will have chance to see the life on the water of fisherman, watch them work and learn fishing in mostly the traditional techniques.There are two mainly ways of fish catching that you can experience from the localshere: casting nets - the net is caste or thrown by hand so that it can spreads out on the water and sinks, then fish are stucked on the nets.Or other way is using the large nets strung to bamboo rods hang down over the river, then be dropped and picked up for fish.
If you fall in love with Hoi An, a special highlight for you is walking and street food tour in Hoi An where you can discover both rich cuisine and unique architectural works.While Vietnam is in top of the world culinary paradises, Hoi An is a big producer of street foods.There are three reasons to visit Hoi An as the top culinary selection – Banh Mi, Com Ga and Mi Quang which are all local people’s meals.It’s a pity to visit Vietnam without one time trying “Banh Mi”.Banh Mi is a Vietnamese-style baguette with a variety of ingredients and probably one of the best sandwiches in the world.There are different types of Banh Mi – sometimes with chicken, with pork, pate and vegetables.You can find two most famous places for Banh Mi in Hoi An are Banh Mi Phuong and Banh Mi Madam Khanh.Vietnam is a country of noodles.This dish is a mixture of thick rice noodles, vegetables, little broth, topping with eggs, pork, shrimp, grilled peanuts and some spices.