VIETNAM AN ASIAN REDISCOVERY
Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, still retains much of its ancient character. French architecture and tree-lined avenues together with lots of public parks and lakes make Hanoi a graceful, physically attrative City. With its old world ambience and tranquillity, Hanoi will be a pleasant surprise to most visitors.
HA LONG BAY
Located 170 km from Hanoi, Halong bay is one on the world's great natural holiday destination. Over 3,000 islands rising from the blue, clear water and innumerable islets, beaches and grottoes make Halong bay to be the natural marvel of Vietnam.
Hue, once the old imperial capital of Vietnam, today is the nation's major architectural treasure and most famous tourist attraction. Hue still retains all the vestiges of an entire historic civilization, with the Citadel, beautifully designed Imperial Tombs, grandiose palaces and pagodas are amazingly well preserved. A delightful boat trip on Perfume River will surely be a unique and memorable experience. Of particular note in Hue is the Vietnamese cuisine, which is said to be the best in the country.
Danang, a coastal city known chiefly as a seaport, is the location of some of the most beautiful, unspoilt beaches of Vietnam. Surrounding the area are relics of the Cham civilization whose art is carefully preserved today as magnificent sandstone sculptures on display at the city's central of Vietnam. South of Danang along the coast is Hoian, once called FaiFo, an ancient Chinese and Japanese trading port. Strolling along the narrow streets with old houses built 200 or 300 years ago, you will notice the unique variety of impressive architecture and old-fashion charm that has been preserved over the centuries. Danang is a real blend of old and new, past and present and today it is also a very popular cruise destination in Southeast Asia.
A coastal city south of central Vietnam. It is known for white sandy beaches and related sport tourism as scuba diving, water skiing and snorkelling.
HO CHI MINH CITY
With a population of nearly 4 million, Ho Chi Minh City is the most dynamic and prosperous city in Vietnam. Its bustling streets testify the city's economic rebirth. The city provides excellent shopping opportunities and the liveliest entertainment in Vietnam.