Top 10 things to do in vietnam

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<p>Top 10 things to do in VietnamTake a look at the 10 things to do in Vietnam handpicked by experts from Threeland Travel and let them inspire you on your next adventure! Halong Bay.</p> <p>Take a look at the 10 things to do in Vietnam handpicked by experts fromAsianventure Tours in Vietnamand letthem inspire you on yournext adventure!Halong Bay1. Explore Halong BayHa Long Bay is situated in North Vietnam round a 160 kilometer long coast line and isliterally translated as Bay ofDescending Dragons.As the the top tourist attraction in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay features thousands of islands, eachtopped with thick jungle vegetation, forminga spectacular seascape of limestone pillars.Several of the islands arehollow, with enormous caves, others islands include lakes and some support floating villagesof fishermen.Cruise inan old Chinese junk in Ha Long Bay -Bay of Descending Dragons- a world heritage sitefamous for limestone karstsand isles in various shapes and sizes .2. Take a cruise in Mekong DeltaThe Mekong Delta is the regionin southern Vietnam where the Mekong River approachesand empties into the sea.It is a very rich and lush area, covered with rice fields,that produces about half of thetotal of Vietnams agriculturaloutput. Subsequently, life in the Mekong Deltarevolves much around the river, and all thevillages are oftenaccessible by river rather than by road.3. Explore the vibrant streets of Hanoi </p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam1. Explore Halong BayHa Long Bay is situated in North Vietnam round a 160 kilometer long coast line and is literally translated as Bay of Descending Dragons.</p> <p>As the the top tourist attraction in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay features thousands of islands, each topped with thick jungle vegetation, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. </p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Halong Bay</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam2. Take a cruise in Mekong DeltaThe Mekong Delta is the region in southern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea. </p> <p>It is a very rich and lush area, covered with rice fields, that produces about half of the total of Vietnams agricultural output. </p> <p>Subsequently, life in the Mekong Delta revolves much around the river, and all the villages are often accessible by river rather than by road.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Mekong Delta</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam3. Explore the vibrant streets of HanoiHanoi is a city of contrasts with the wide, leafy boulevards lined by beautiful colonial buildings in the French quarter, the maze of narrow streets of the Old Quarter and the tranquil lakes. </p> <p>Wherever you are, the background noise is the buzzing of the motorbikes that crowd the streets of the capital.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Hanoi </p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam4. Experience a Draft beerCheapest beer in the worldbia hoi in Vietnam (16 cents a glass).</p> <p>Every travel show that slips through the country mentions the infamous bia hoi that is most common in Hanoi, but also found in many other parts of Vietnam if youlook around. </p> <p>In fact, Hanoi is definitely not the best place to try these cheap suds, but well get to that below.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Bia hoi</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam 5. Visit Cu Chi TunnelsThe Cu Chi Tunnels are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located about 40 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). </p> <p>The tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during the Vietnam War, and were the base of operations for the Tt Offensive in 1968. </p> <p>The tunnels have become a popular tourist attraction, and visitors are invited to crawl around in the safer parts of the tunnel system. </p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Cu chi tunnel</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam6. Eat PhoEat Pho - Vietname Noodles consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles called banhpho, a few herbs, and meat. Pho is a popular street food in Vietnam and the specialty of a number of restaurant chains around the world. It is primarily served with either beef or chicken.The Hanoi and Saigon styles of pho differ by noodle width, sweetness of broth, and choice of herbs. The origin of pho and its name is a subject of scholarly debate. Eat Pho and drink Vietnamese coffee at any one of the many pop-up cafes. Its cheap and you just have to point to what you want.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Pho Vietnamese noodle</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam7. Spend time in Sapa mountain retreatSa Pa is a town in northwest Vietnam not far from the Chinese border. </p> <p>Rice terraces can be found in the MuongHoa valley between SA Pa town and the Fansipan Mountain, on a backdrop of thick bamboo woodlands. </p> <p>Local mountain people, the Hmong, Giay, Dao, Tay, and Giay, grow rice and corn on these paddy terraces, along with vegetables. </p> <p>Hike or bike up the picturesque mountains of Sapa, known for its rugged scenery, rice terraces and ethnic diversity close to the Chinese borders.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Sapa</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam8. Take a walk around Hoian TownThis fishing-village-turned-tourist-attraction is situated on the coast of the South China Sea. Hoi An has been an international port from the 16th century although the serious shipping business has long since moved to the city of Da Nang. The heart of the city is still the Old Town, full of winding lanes and Chinese-styled shops. It is sometimes called the Venice of Vietnam because of the narrow canals that cut through part of the town.Shop for silk and tailored clothes in the coastal town of Hoi An, once a thriving international port known for its trade of silk and ceramics .</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Hoian Town</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam9. Unwind in Muine BeachThe formerly little-inhabited beach south of the fishing village of Mui Ne has seen some serious development in the last 15 years. </p> <p>Due to strong sea breezes it is a popular destination in Vietnam for kite- and windsurfing. </p> <p>No trip to Mui Ne is complete without a trip to the famous sand dunes located a short distance north of the town. </p> <p>The vast sandy expanse provides some great panoramic views especially during sunset.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Mui Ne</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam10. Enjoy the turquoise water in NhaTrang beach</p> <p>Blessed with a privileged strip of coastline, NhaTrang offers the very best conditions for a grand holiday: sparkling bay, gorgeous beaches, year-round sunshine, lively nightlife and more. </p> <p>This small coastal city hosts one of the worlds most beautiful bays, NhaTrang Bay. </p> <p>Its pristine and splendid beaches, surrounded by green hills and shaded with palms, are considered the best of Vietnam. Written by Peter Garbiel.</p> <p>Top 10 things to do in Vietnam</p> <p>Nha Trang</p> <p>Thanks for watching! 2014 Threeland Travel, Lonely Planet, All right Reserved. Head Office: 125 Hong Ha, Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: +84-4-3926-2056 | Fax: +84-4-3926-2058 Email: help@threeland.com</p>