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 …

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 …