Vietnam is truly a hidden gem and only if you visit the country will you be able to appreciate this destination. Whether it’s a must-see site or an off the beaten path attraction, you will not be disappointed.
Phong Nha-ke Bang National Park: This national park offers opportunities to hike, bike, and paddle in this spectacular region. Phong Nha-Ke Bang is made up of mountains, underground rivers, extensive caves, and jungles. Take a two-day/one-night adventure exploring Hang Va, which is an underground river in a cave.
Halong Bay: It is known for its rocks and caves set in emerald colored water. A cruise tour of Halong Bay is a must! Each cruise has a different itinerary that will visit caves and local life on water. Make sure to indulge in Halong famous seafood: crabs, prawns, and sea clams.
Ho Chi Minh City: Famous for its inexpensive food including Pho (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup) and pork roll. Explore the city by taking an organized Vespa tour specific to food, nightlife, or all the hot spots. If you’re ready to do some haggling, the markets offer anything and everything you would want.
Hue: It is located on the bank of Song Huong – Perfume River. History buffs will enjoy visiting Hue Citadel, Emperors Tombs, and Picturesque Pagodas. Hue offers more than just history. Spend a day lying in the sun at one of Vietnam’s most beautiful beaches, Thuan An or Lang Co. Make sure to try Com Hen, which is rice with baby clams, one of Hue’s delightful dishes.
Hoi An: This is the capital of custom made clothes. With hundreds of tailor shops across the city, you have many options for having clothes, shoes, and handbags made. Enjoy one of Hoi An’s unique dishes called Cao Lau (noodle soup with pork, greens, sprouts, and croutons). Make sure to end your evening enjoying music and dancing along the riverfront.
Are you ready to fall head over heels in love with Vietnam? We are sure you will! Call AurTravel at 402-891-6909 for more information on planning your trip to Vietnam.
Debbie Lee started working for AurTravel in May 2016 as a Travel Consultant Assistant. She brings over 20 years experience working with corporate travelers & groups tending to all their air, car and hotel needs. In her free time Debbie enjoys spending time with her family, and watching her children play sports.