Exploring the central region of Vietnam
The central region of Vietnam is known by local and international tourists as a destination (Vietnam destinations) with beautiful landscapes, beaches and world heritage sites.
Nha Trang City, known for its beautiful beaches, Hue City, with many ancient imperial palaces, royal tombs and temples of the former royalty and Hoi An ancient town Vietnam, which is celebrated for its wooden houses and silk shops are but three of the towns and cities in this culturally and historically rich region.
A new eight-day-seven-night tour to explore these well-known destinations is being offered by Saigontourist. The tour, called “From Saigon to the 17th parallel” (Vietnam was partitioned into two states near the 17th parallel by the Geneva Accord in 1954), stops at Nha Trang Vietnam, Quy Nhon and Da Nang cities, Hoi An ancient town, Son Tra Peninsula, Quang Binh Province Vietnam, Hue City Vietnam and Phong Nha cave.
Tourists will spend time relaxing on the most beautiful beaches of the central region such as Cam Ranh, Ca Na, Doc Let, Non Nuoc, My Khe, Lang Co beaches and Sa Huynh, the wildest beach of all. The tour also includes a visit to the historic Ben Hai River in the 17th parallel in Quang Tri Province. A guide will be on hand to offer information about the history and culture of many of the sights, such as the tomb of the Han Mac Tu in Ganh Rang, war-drum and martial art performances at King Quang Trung Museum, Japanese Cau Temple, Ong Temple, Hoi An ancient town, Fujian Club house, Marble Mountain in Da Nang City Vietnam, the former imperial palace and the tombs of King Tu Duc and King Khai Dinh in Hue City. There are moments of joy that tourists will not forget while visiting Phong Nha Cave, or hearing folk songs while floating on the Perfume River. Cost for the tour is VND 4,182,000 per person.
Fiditour also has a new tour to the central region, departing and arriving by airplane and designed especially for couples. The three-day and two-night tour is priced at VND 11,950,000 for two persons. Tourists will fly to Danang Airport, where they will be welcomed with fresh flowers. A guide will take them to see the attractions in Danang City Vietnam, stopping at interesting places such as Marble Mountain and the stone handicraft village, and then sightseeing in Hoi An old town and in small villages along Hoai River, where they can see nineteenth century handicrafts such as pottery making, forge, candy making, mat weaving and hat making. Tourists may sample the Vietnam traditional dishes of the villages and participate in some activities with the locals, such as catching fish, weaving mats or making hats.
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