South Vietnam vacation packages guide

When summertime comes, many travelers from different parts of the world prepare for Vietnam tour Package in the Asian countries. In the Southeast Asia alone, you will find thousands of passengers booking for their flights to Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines for their summer getaway. They choose Asian countries for a cheaper but a cost effective way of spending their vacation. It is actually a wise idea to come to Asian countries, especially in Vietnam because from there, you still have the chance to visit other neighboring countries in the most convenient way.

Vietnam vacation packages

There are some things that you must take note before you jump on into a conclusion that you are going to a certain place to spend your holiday. First, you have to consider your visa issues. You have to find out if you need to get a visa to visit the country of Vietnam. If you are smart enough, just search for it online and you will know if Vietnam will allow your country to secure a visa first before landing on their territory, you can manage to do that online or simply ask your friends who has gone to Vietnam.

Second, you have to book a flight to Vietnam and look for a hotel accommodation. You do not really need to get a 5 star hotel because most hotels in the Southern part of Vietnam are comfortable and clean enough that will suit every traveler’s budget.

Third, check out for the type of package that you would like to avail. Ask yourself where you would like to go in the Southern part of Vietnam or what tourist attractions do you prefer to visit and for how long would you like to move around. You must also consider the type of package for your tour, would you like to have a budget tour or a luxury tour? That will now depend on how much budget is allotted for your vacation. Read More …

Explore Hanoi in 28 hours

If old streets, fine architectures and productive field are just your sight-seeing type, then you should try to visit Hanoi.

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam which is a favorite stop-over for many Asian and Australian destinations. It is situated on the banks of Song Hong or Red River and has roughly 6.5 million population that makes it look more chaotic and crowded. But however, Hanoi offers an ideal vacation get-away that you will never forget.

Vietnam’s capital is known for it’s old preserved architectural designs and rich agriculture. Upon stopping there, you will witness a busy street mostly run by motorbikes and vendors who sell great foods that will surely satisfy you. Other vendors also sell veggies, fruits, fish meats that are fresh from the farm.

exprole Hanoi

To start your 28 hours adventure to Hanoi, you must settle your accommodation first.

Here are the top 3 list of hotels in Hanoi to help you decide your stay.

  • The Hotel De L’Opera, one of the city’s grandest places to stay. Rooms are creatively designed with Asian textiles.
  • Another is the 70-room Medallion Hanoi, located in the Old Quarter. An average type hotel that is a short walk away from Hoan Kiem Lake. They include breakfast in your stay.
  • Camel City Hotel. A convenient hotel that offers free wifi and also includes breakfast in your stay.

There are other accommodations you can find in Hanoi, if you want to avail less you must book a room in advance.

Day one

  • Your first walk

If you are done setting your room, then you must be ready for your first walk!

To truly appreciate the place, you must first take a walk and familiarize the city. I suggest you do it in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. This is one of the popular destination where fine old architectures can be seen. In fact, it is an old merchant area in the city where its layout is well-preserved over decades.

Or you can head first at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, which is near the City View Café. An evening event that performs old Vietnamese art form. Then go on until you reach a small scarlet Huc bridge that connects to the idyllic Ngoc Son Temple, which is dedicated to General Tran Hung Dao, who is known to be one of the leaders who fought against the Mongols in the 13th century. You can also take a moment to honor the martyr’s who died fighting for Vietnam’s independence.

If your hotel doesn’t include breakfast in your stay, you can have it in the City View Café. Read More …

Discover the traditional New Year in the China

Festive, Traditional, and Jovial, Chinese New year is the famous event that is celebrated all over the world. It is the most significant festival in China well-known as Spring Festival. It is an event for families sharing and celebrating success for past years, and visualizing future luck for the next year. In China, Chinese New Year is the longest official public holiday which lasts for a week or 7 days off. The date of this holiday is based on the Chinese lunar but is always somewhere in the period from January 21 to February 20.

Traditionally, one animal based Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle is usually representing a new year. Each zodiac year begins on Chinese New Year’s Day. For the year 2016, it said to be the year of Monkey. Through Zodiac representative, it will assess a person’s fortune regarding Health, Money, Love, Family, and Career. It will tell you the luckiest aspect of your life, and it will guide you to prevent the unlucky occurrence you may encounter for the whole year.

The start of Chinese New Year is explained by various stories and myth. Thus, the three core reason for the celebration of a holiday are 1) to rejoice a year of hard work and success. 2) To unite, have a worthy break, and unwind with family and friends. And 3) to wish for a lucky and prosperous coming year.Chinese people consider the year better will bring a lucky year.

Red is the primary color in this holiday as it is believed to be a fortunate color and color of prosperity. Red painting, lights, lanterns, dolls, curtains and many decorations are replaced with red in this holiday.Every streets and house celebrating Chinese New Year are decorated with red touched with the zodiac symbol. In 2016, decorations have the touch of a symbol of monkey. Red envelopes inserted with cash have been the traditional way of gift giving. Red envelopes are given to pass on best wishes and assured luck. Read More …

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Vietnam

It’s almost summer season already!! Are you looking for some place that is more relaxing and helps you to get rid of stress? Vietnam is one of the most modern countries in the world because it has plenty of famous tourist spots. One of the main tourist destinations here in Vietnam is the popular beach resorts that will surely amaze you. This article provides the review of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam today. This might help you to decide on where you’re planning to spend your vacation.

Vietnam beaches have been the most famous beaches of the travelers. The popularity of the beaches had grown when foreigners discovered the turquoise waters and peculiar scuba diving along with the Vietnam’s central and south coast. There are a lot of beach resorts that comes with a good price and comfortable bungalow. However, some beach resorts haven’t been developed until now so here are the top 3 best beach resorts in Vietnam.

NhaTrang

The NhaTrang beach resort has been located to the KhanhHoa province. This is a popular busy beach because it has endless days of sunshine. This island is also known as the home of Rainbow Divers which is the first PADI certified diving center in Vietnam. This place also contains soft coral reefs which make a lot of divers dive hard in that particular area. There is also some activity above water such as wakeboarding, kite surfing, and banana boat rides which you will surely enjoy. There are many 5-star resorts which come with an excellent service at a very affordable price. These resorts also contain amusement park, shopping mall and many entertainment options on the beach.

Hoi An

Hoi An offers magically beach experience for vacationers. The best place for fun and relaxation. It is the ghetto of stunningly preserved blonde and azure constructions that makes every traveler feel like they just stepped back in time into an 18th- century trading post. Hoi An is a beach that will bring any traveler to both modernity and history.

Sapphire and deep blue waters lie on the other side of a 15-minute bike ride north through motionless rice paddies, ancient French colonial cottages, and the special propaganda poster. The beachfront of the well-known China Beach where combatants were directed for R&R during the war makes up the southern section. Lately entitled one of the most luxurious beaches in the world by Forbes,

Hoi An declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1999. This is once popular trading site in SouthEast Asia for Japanese, Chinese and other nearby countries. Sister will surely get the best beach experience and a glance to a historic scene in this place. Read More …

Mekong Delta travel by boat

Rice paddies, charming rivers and canals, floating markets and quaint towns are just a few of the beautiful spotlights you can witness in Mekong Delta. The rich alluvial soil produces the abundance of rice, fruit, and vegetables that adds to the wonders of the place. Mekong Delta’s beautiful landscapes, unique culture, and simplicity of life makes ideal get-away destinations for all tourists who seek to experience a peaceful, productive environment opposite from the stressful city they have been.

There are also grand feasts held in place. To avoid getting confused with what’s going on during the events, you must have a local guide with you. Or if you can’t have, you better study the culture and tradition of the place ahead of time. During these events, numerous of loud people and other tourists will be hitting the streets. You better organize your accommodation in advance to avoid running out of vacant rooms.

Settle your bags first

If you want to explore Mekong Delta, it is highly recommended to accommodate their comfortable homestay which will give you access to their boating activities through Delta communities. Make sure to have your tour during the dry season, which is from October to May. Because during the rainy season, a large portion of the region is under water and inaccessible.

Start early and end it happily

To begin your journey, you can hire a private boat to help you explore Mekong Delta or book a package tour from Viet Fun Travel or any available travel agency. If you prefer to enjoy your visit without any guiding tour group, you can start by renting a small boat that will take you to Cai Rang and the Phong Dien floating market. To get the best view of the place, you need to get up early as the beautiful sunrise is setting the backdrop for the Can Tho Bridge and then markets. Later on, you will go to have a fun tour to the busy market where you will be able to buy fresh fruits to bring with you on the tour. And a  glimpse of rice noodle factory, where you can see the action of making the rice noodles.

Another market named Phong Dien will give you a clearer view of floating markets which sells foods like noodles, condiments, meat, and fish. It is a smaller market with approachable people that will make you feel comfortable at your tour.

When you pass through a canal, you will see a lot of small villages dotted along. You can ask your tour guide to drop you off to take a short walk through the gardens, orchards, and rice fields to see their local agriculture.

If you don’t have anything for lunch yet, you can head to small restaurants which open around 10:30 am. They serve a yummy fried fish with fresh rice noodles and veggies; they call it elephant ear fish. There is nearby karaoke too that cause the atmosphere to get lively. Read More …