Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Binh An lake - An ideal destination for relaxation

Visitors in Vietnam tourism traveling to Binh Duong province often donot forget to visit Binh An Lake. They are totally attracted to the beauty of Binh An Lake with its sun and breeze. The name expresses the peaceful, quiet atmosphere which is very far different from the noisy, busy and tense life of the urban outside.

Binh An lake is situated in Binh An Commune, Di An District, Binh Duong Province. Tourists in Vietnam travel certainly will be attracted by beauty of Binh An Lake with its sun and breeze. Green trees spread their shade above paths along the lake. Along the ways, verdant flowers and leaves cover everywhere. 

Below high foliage, sometimes visitors in Vietnam tourism can surprise sawn stumps serving as seating places. Flower trellis, cement bridges are made in form of rough trees. Small island has curved roofs appearing vaguely or intermittently inside luxuriant forest, natural bridges reflected on ancient and romantic water. 

There are pleasure-houses, restaurants located on water surface in center of the zone, which are looked like houses of fishermen anchoring in crowded land. In ashore there are small and beautiful pointed roof houses like house of Highland’s people. These are houses for relaxation of visitors for midday or for some days. Some houses are like villas for families or people, who need high-class comfortableness. 

The Lake offers many gastronomic services. Visitors can have their meals on the spot when fishing, sailing or taking rest everywhere around the lake. At night, Binh An Lake wears black coat decorated by light pearls from hundreds of colorful lamps in central zone like flower garlands and colored lanterns. There are many places for gastronomic services, small for a family and large for hundreds of people. 

Binh An Lake will be a really good destination for any one, especially for touristswho would like to enjoy your relaxation after tense working days.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh Museum is located on the Dragon House Wharf which used to be the main office of the United Transportation Firm built at the beginning of the 20th century.The museum mostly displays pictures and objects relating to President Ho Chi Minh, the greatest leader of all time.

Ho Chi Minh Museum is located on Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City or specifically located on the Dragon House Wharf.

The Dragon House Wharf, originally called Nha Rong, is located at the junction of the Ben Nghe Channel and the Saigon River. It was built in 1863 and served as the office of a French shipping company. From there, Nguyen Tat Thanh, later President Ho Chi Minh, set sail on a French ship named Admiral Latouche Treville in June 1911.
 Ho Chi Minh Museum, Ho Chi Minh Branch

In September 1979, the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City chose Nha Rong as the Ho Chi Minh Museum - Dragon House Wharf. The name was taken from the two dragon-shaped symbols on the top of the building. Over time, approximately ten million people, both domestic and foreign visitors in Vietnam travel, have visited the Ho Chi Minh Museum. In addition, events such as artistic festivals and the introduction of new members into the Youth Union and Communist Party have been held in this museum.

In order to have a thorough understanding of President Ho Chi Minh, foreign tourists joining tours in Vietnam should not miss this museum when coming to Ho Chi Minh City.

Open days: All days of the week (except Monday and Friday morning)

Address: No. 1 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City.

Tel: (84.8) 9402060

Friday, 2 November 2012

Mau Son Moutain in Vietnam

Visiting Mau Son Mountain of Lang Son province, visitors in Vietnam tourism will not only have chance to enjoy the wonderful landscapes, fresh atmosphere, but also have chance to learn about the local tradition and culture by joining the daily life of ethnic minority groups.

Mau Son Mountain is located in Loc Binh District, about 30km from Lang Son City to Mau Son Tourist Area.
With the wind whistling up and the cloud floating down, the sky seems within hands reach. The panorama from the highest peak in Lang Son region is like a Chinese ink drawing.

 Mau Son- A marvelous Mountain to visitors in Vietnam tourism

Mau Son itself has more than 80 large and small mountains, of which the highest is Nui Cha Mountain which is 1,541 meters high and Me Mountain 1,520m. Mau Son has a temperate climate and the average temperature is 15 degrees Celsius  so it is really cool in summer and very cold in winter.

The area is endowed with a biodiversity system with more than 1,500 hectares of primeval forest which is home to many rare flora and fauna species. There are many streams from the peak to the foot of the mountain, creating magnificent and splendid waterfalls.

Besides admiring romantic landscapes, tourists in Vietnam travel reaching Mau Son can learn about old cultures of ethnic peoples of Dao, Tay and Nung.

Mau Son was formerly an ideal destination for vacations with many spacious and luxurious villas in Tam Dao and Sapa. However, during the revolution wars, many of the villas were destroyed.

Visitors to Mau Son have an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful landscape, fresh atmosphere and learn about local tradition and culture by joining in the daily life of some ethnic minority groups.

Mau Son- A marvelous Mountain to visitors in Vietnam tourism

Thanks to the favorable climate, Mau Son can offer tourists several specialties such as peach, Che Tuyet tea, and Mau Son wine, which is processed using Mau Son’s plants and water sources from the mountain.

Local authorities in Mau Son are planning to develop infrastructure as well as public services to promote tourism. In the future, Mau Son will be developed to become a tourist area with mountain climbing, sightseeing, and recreation.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Magnificent Vinh Hy Bay

Vinh Hy is blessed with unique beauty and charm, no matter how often you visit Vinh Hy and the surrounding areas, you will discover a new attraction every time.

The Vinh Hy bay located in Vinh Hai village, Ninh Hai district, is 42km from Phan Rang-Thap Cham. Surrounded by white sand beaches, majestic with towering rocky mountains and mysterious caves and poetic with cascading waterfalls creating streams in vast dense forest. Visitors can take some activities such as: dip in the stream water, go fishing,climbing, caving, enjoy clear atmosphere .

Rocks like artworks lie on the way from Vinh Hy Bay to tranquil beaches.

Visitors can choose to take a cruise in the bay to see the coral reefs and the many islands and rocks with their fascinating shapes, like an ear or a turtle, or a hand with fingers stretching to the sky.

But to tourists on their second or third visits tend to opt for the boat voyage to the off-the-beaten-track areas. The original beaches and beautiful rocks will impress even the most seasoned traveler.

There are many beaches to choose for both amateur and strong swimmers, such as Ba Dien (crazy woman), Coc (cup), and Tien (fairy) beaches in the bay, and Thung, Hoi, Binh Tien beaches which slope gently to the sea in Vietnam tourism.

It takes more than an hour to reach these tranquil beaches, but the scenery on the way is breath-taking and the reward once you arrive is gentle waves, breezes blowing in from the sea and the sweet sound of waves lapping against the shore, especially if you are willing to take the 30 minute boat trip to some of the more remote beaches.

A boat driver called My told the Daily that he has transported numerous tours through the walls of high and rocks perched by the sea, all of whom have been overwhelmed by the picturesque beauty of the area.
The waves are constantly crashing against the walls of rocks. Over time the landscape may change as the rocks are transformed by the waves, however the magnificence of Vinh Hy continue to attract visitors from near and far.

If you are interested in exploring Vietnam tourism you can visit Vietnam travel guide, Vietnam travel agency, Halong cruises, Halong Bay, Halong travel site to know further attractive places.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Tam Coc’s landscapes in Vietnam

Tam Coc is an attractive tourist site of Ninh Binh, Vietnam with mumerous of karst-formation limestones and mountains. It is well-known as Vietnam’s “Halong Bay on land”, located in Van Lam hamlet, Ninh Hai Village, Hoa Lu Distric, 7km form Ninh Binh center. Pictures taken by Pham Hoang Van.
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If you are interested in exploring, Vietnam tourism you can visit Vietnam travel agency, Halong cruisesHalong travel site to know further attractive places.   

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Beautiful and Ancient pagoda in Ba Danh pagoda

Ba Danh pagoda is considered one of the nicest temples in the country because of the seaside views and the mountainous surroundings, as well as the architecture of the pagoda itself.

The Ba Danh Pagoda, which has been neglected by tourists for many years, is becoming a more popular attraction.

Among the Vietnamese, the temple has been knows as the “Deserted Pagoda” for a long time. But now things are changing. Nowadays the pagoda has been playing host to many visitors.
To get to the pagoda, located in Ha Nam Province, you must take an 8km boat ride.
Although it has been passed over for a long time, it is still considered one of the nicest temples in the country because of the seaside views and the mountainous surroundings, as well as the architecture of the pagoda itself.

Actually, more than a pagoda, it is more of a complex, covering 10ha and more than 40 separate structures.
In the 7th century, the pagoda was a small temple, which was upgraded during the Le Dynasty. In 1994, Ba Danh Pagoda was granted a certificate as a national historic monument by the Ministry of Culture.
In 2007, the province invested another VND20 billion (USD956,937) into the restoration.
Last September, the pagoda opened a large guesthouse to serve tourists.
Monk Thich Dam Dam said “The pagoda is no longer deserted. Sometimes we receive hundreds of visitors a day. Many of them come back over and over.”
Ba Danh Pagoda’s festival is held on March 25 and 26.

If you are interested in exploring Vietnam travel, you can visit Vietnam travel company, Halong cruise, Halong Bay, Halong tours site to know further information. 

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Dai Yem Waterfall - A treasure among highland

If you visit Moc Chau town of Son La province, in Vietnam, you will have opportunities to watch the magic beauty which the nature grants this area, live in a primeval scene of the early days of the life on the earth.

Dai yem waterfall also called Ban Vat by local people is a historical landscape, which is close related to the inhabitant history of Thai people in Muon Sang land long time ago. The name Dai Yem is derived from a story about  the brassiere of the girl who saved a boy from the flood.

The Vat spring flows to the waterfall has a length of about 5km. Water would fill the spring all year round. When it flows to this part, the spring is blocked by the limestone wall, and the water is stagnant and flows back to the lower bank and stroll down to create the waterfall to gather in the spring. Bo Sap is a large spring, which derives from Bo Sap village where the border of Vietnamese and Laos in Yen Chau land.
Back to the upstream of the spring, tourists would reach the first waterfall. The internal parts of the spring have many small and medium rocks with various strange shapes. In the rain season ( April to September), the whole 70m of the width is a white curtain to flows to the river, which makes it romantic and poetic. The second waterfall has only one line from the height of 50m. The trees in the top of the waterfall are very plentiful to create the grandiosity for landscape.

The waterfall comprises of two levels of falls with the second one located 150 meters at an angle below the first one. Above the second waterfall is a floral stretch of land from where visitors can view the surrounding mountainous view.
The Dai Yem Waterfall looks most stunning during the rainy season from April to September every year, when the 70-meter wide fall gushes water down its slope, looking a dazzling white and imposingly dramatic and poetic.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Cha Ca (grilled minced fish) of Vietnam

From a family food, Cha Ca (grilled minced fish) became a speciality of Hanoian people. Located in Cha Ca street, Cha ca La Vong is the famous restaurant to many Hanoian as well as visitors from all over the world. 

Connoiseurs usually wait until it become cool to go to enjoy the taste of Cha ca. The grilled fish must be made from a kind of fresh water fish called hemibagrus because it has very few bones and the flesh is very tasty. If hemibagrus is not available, we could make do with mud fish or snake-head fish. Some connoisseurs may request for a special kind of fish called Anh Vu, which is available only in Viet Tri city at the turning point of the Bach Hac river.

La vong grilled fish 

While you sit down at the table, the waiter starts laying there some seasonings includes a bowl of well – stirred shrimp paste sauce mixed up with lemon. After dropping the liquor, he will decorate the bowl with a few slices of red fresh pimento, a plate of grilled ground nuts of gold yellow color, various species of mint vegetables o­nions in small white slices.

To many customers, the sight of such seasoning already greatly stimulates their appetite. A few minutes later, fried fish, yellow in color and flagrant in smell put o­n a plate of anethum vegetable, is brought in. But that is not all. A few seconds more, as soon as a cauldron of boiling fat is brought in, the waiter starts pouring it o­n each bowl of grilled fish, thus producing a white smoke and sputtering noise.
Now, this is the time for picking and choosing what you like from the dishes on the table; sticking them into your bowl. Everything in all dishes should be eaten together. Let’s taste…