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Things to Do and See When Hopping on Vietnam Cambodia Tours

Any Vietnam Cambodia Tour included a plenty of interesting things to do and sights to see and is suited for anyone who is going to hop on a family vacation, holiday and honeymoon. With the biodiversity, Vietnam is a dreamland for those who want to hide far away from the bustling and hard-working life. Feel the serene atmosphere, dip into the natural beauty created by scattered islets far from Ha Long Bay, the historic Old Citadel in Hue, charming Hoi An town, and the unique floating market in Mekong Delta. Viet Vision Travel would like to recommend some must-visiting destinations below.

In Northern Vietnam

Hanoi - Explore the Old Quarter

Some say that a Vietnam Tour to Hanoi cannot exclude a visit to the Old Quarter. Stroll along the quaint streets full of colorful small shops and stores where you can find anything you need from a tiny toy for your child to a fussy ring for your wife. In the center of the city, Hoan Kiem Lake shines as a pearl with turquoise water surrounding the floating Turtle Pagoda in the middle. Taste some traditional street food which you can cross in any street vendors with tropical fruits, savory cakes, or sitting for a cup of coffee in a corner of bustling Hanoi.

Halong Bay - Explore the mysterious caves

Be listed as a World Heritage Site, Ha Long Bay is one of the highlights of Vietnam tours and tour packages. The sight of Ha Long is breathtaking with the spectacular scattered islets and limestone caves. Hop on a cruise along the bay, setting a foot on and explore any cave can be a completely new experience. Moreover, enjoy a fishing tour to get hands-on experience catch different species from the sea such as fish and squid. In the morning, witness the splendor sunrise on the sparkling sand beach. Ha Long Bay can be a serene paradise for any family holiday and vacation.

In the central of Vietnam

Hue - Explore the Old Citadel of Hue

A few people know that Vietnam has an old capital named Hue. As one of World Heritage Sites, Hue represents the great power of Vietnam feudalism with a plenty of ancient monuments, pagodas, tombs, and temples which are designed in the classic feudal architecture. Hue Citadels is the complex of four citadels included the Imperial City, Forbidden Purple City, Inner City and Tran Binh Dai which are home to royal family, palaces and shrines. Scattering along the beautiful Huong River are tombs of old emperors lying on a large-scale of land protected by durable walls. Take a visit to Thien Mu Pagoda – a masterpiece made from artificial design combined with picturesque nature surrounding.

Hoi An - Stroll along the quaint streets

Well-known for its traditional values, Hoi An is a combination of the modern lifestyle and old culture. Stroll the quaint streets lined up with colorful oil-paper lanterns, pick up some interesting souvenirs for your friends and family. One more attractive point of this surreal destination is its own cuisine. Taste some specific dishes such as hoanh thanh, banh mi, banh cuon, banh xeo, etc. The time in Hoi An can be the most serene time in your life.

In Southern Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City - Hop on the back seat of an old Vespa

As one of the most important commercial center in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh - formerly Saigon - is a quaint city with various cultural values. From the back seat of a Vespa, you will explore every corner of the city from the bustling Ben Thanh Market to the War Remnant Museum. Witness the war’s remains is one of the most worth-trying experience when hopping on a Vietnam tour. Head to Cu Chi Tunnels built for fighting the French army in the old glory day where you can get a glimpse of the underground life of the old Vietnamese soldiers.

Mekong Delta - Life on the boat

Hop on a kayak riding along the mangrove jungle is one of the must-trying experience in your Vietnam Cambodia tour to Mekong Delta. Then sample the bustling atmosphere in the unique floating market where the only way interacting with local people selling fruits, flowers, and seafood is by circulating through lines of small boats. Some dishes in Mekong Delta can reveal exactly the lifestyle of local people – warm and friendly.

Things to Do and See in Cambodia

Siem Reap - Explore several religious sites

Siem Reap is well-known for various temples and pagodas, especially the Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat - a World Heritage Site - is a temple complex included the same-name temple Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon, Ta Prohm, etc. Each temple has its own features and architecture which both designed following the classic unique Khmer style. Walk inside the Angkor Wat, you can admire the huge images of gods and evils on the two sides skillfully carved in the rock. Bayon Temple also has the carved rock but with the face combined of Buddha and the King who decided to build this temple. Beside the Angkor Wat, Siem Reap also has much more religious sites such as Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephant Terrace and Terrace of Leper King. Moreover, the local market and floating crocodile farm are not the bad ideas for those who would like to enjoy the off beaten track of the village.

Phnom Penh - Visit the Royal Palace

The Royal Palace - the pearl of Phnom Penh - was also formerly home to the Royal family. With the Khmer architecture revealed in gilding roofs and classic design. Inside, the Throne Hall still maintains several artifacts and items which were belonged to the royal family. The complex is most well-known for the Silver Pagoda covered with five tons of silver making a sparkling panoramic sight protecting many valuable Buddha statues inside. The highlight of this place is a golden Buddha made with over 2000 diamonds.