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Exciting Vietnam Holiday and Travel Guide

Category: Recreation & Sports: Travel: Destinations: Asia

Did you know that many world wide travelers choose to begin their Vietnam holidays in the ancient and bustling capital city of Vietnam, which is Hanoi. Hanoi is actually the second largest city in Vietnam and it is also the former capital of communist sapa vietnam North Vietnam. The vast and alluring city of Hanoi is almost one thousand years old and is widely regarded as one of the cultural centers of the country of Vietnam. Many people wrongly assume that Ho Chi Minh City, otherwise known as Saigon, the ancient name, is the capital. For all those world wide adventure travelers that are seeking the more natural side to Vietnam holidays, a trip to the Mekong Delta will satisfy the traveler. At 4,000 km long, the Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world. Thousands of birds nest in colonies along the river, and the river is home to five species of dolphins. These pretty and bobbing boats that are dotted all along the mighty Mekong River take travelers to the main sites around the bay before dropping passengers off at Ben Beo harbor. From there tourists can find their way back to Hanoi via hydrofoil and bus. This area was called the Tonkinese Alps by the French, and was a favorite escape from the heat of the lower elevations in Vietnam. Visitors that are looking for a real get back to nature experience should make the trip to Halong Bay. Vietnam holidays do not get any more natural than this, with sandy beaches and ancient fishing villages. The Mekong River is the largest river in Vietnam and its delta area is one of the most fertile growing areas in Asia. The delta is the home to a number of different ethnic groups, including Vietnamese, Chinese, Cham, and Khmer. To sample some truly breath-taking and awesome scenery, visit Detian – Ban Gioc Falls located in the Guangxi Province. This waterfall is pretty in the dry season and absolutely spectacular in the rainy season. Prior to embarking on an exciting travel adventure, make sure you utilize just some of the many trip planning and travel organizing tools out there. A good place to start is with the online resources, which will help travelers get their next travel adventure sorted out quickly. Try the adventure vacation guide at http://www.puretravel.com/Guide/Asia/South-East_Asia/vietnam which features a multitude of tips, travel advice, vacation photos and holiday itinerary samples for your next trip.
Date Added: June 07, 2010 09:02:17 AM
Author: millie smith
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