Three of Vietnam’s must-visit destinations

Vietnam offers rich cultural heritage, historical monuments, and glimpse of Mother Nature. Here are three destinations that offer Vietnam’s best.
Visit Cu Chi Tunnels if you love war history
If you are interested in history, especially the part attached with Vietnam war, you should definitely visit Cu Chi Tunnels. This network of tunnels was used as hiding spot by Cong guerrillas during the war. These days’ tourists enjoy the opportunity to crawl around various parts of tunnels and this is the reason Cu Chi Tunnels attract hundreds of tourists every month. It is located in the north of Ho Chi Minh City. There is no need to worry even if you plan to take your kids with you in the tunnel as tourists are allowed to enter only the most secured parts of these tunnels.
Visit Cat Tien National Park if you love trekking and wildlife
Cat Tien National Park is one of the best national parks in Vietnam. From mammals to animals, from rare species of birds to aqua life, the park offers something for everyone. If you are planning to travel from Ho Chi Minh City, it is around 150 KMS away. The park is located in southern part of Vietnam.
You can also enjoy various adventure sports, including trekking vietnam. It is largest forest area in the country and is spread across 720 KMS. Picturesque waterfalls, rivers, and greenery will force you to spend few days. The park offers several types of accommodation facilities. You can also rent bicycles at affordable rate for you and your family members.
Keep Hue as last destination
After visiting places of cultural significance, and enjoying adventure sports at various national parks in Vietnam, visiting Hue can prove to be perfect for your vacation. Hue city is located in central Vietnam and is home to several temples, grand palaces, and ancient complexes. This UNESCO World Heritage site is popular because of its Citadel.*/‎external-link.jspa?‎

Vietnam is slowly emerging as top destination for adventure sports

Vietnam was not part of Asia’s list of popular countries for adventure sports till the beginning of last decade. But, things have changed, as these days there are several destinations that are gaining popularity and attracting international adventure sport lovers. There are several destinations in Vietnam where you can enjoy kite-surfing, sea kayaking, canyoning; rock climbing and even trekking.
Best areas for trekking
There are several areas in Vietnam that are perfect for trekking. If you have considerable experience; you can try your luck by visiting Mai Châu District situated in Vietnam’s northwest region. Sa Pa town in northwest is also popular among trekking enthusiasts.
There are several others spots around Da Lat, Kon Tum, and inside national parks like Yok Don, Cat Tien, Bach Ma, Cuc Phuong, and Cat Ba.
If you are planning to visit vietnam trekking areas for the first time, it is advisable to get in touch with local tour agents or sports clubs in advance. Make sure that you carry your gear with you, if you are not carrying, you can also hire trekking gear.
Mountain biking can satisfy your thirst for thrill
Vietnam is slowly becoming bicycle friendly, and several parts of the country have dedicated lanes for bicycles. There are several tour operators that organize mountain biking tours as well as tours on bicycle from one city to the other.
If you are looking for mountain biking or cycling opportunities in wild, you can also visit national parks that allow mountain biking. Sa Pa is slowly gaining popularity as spot for biking activities.
You can enjoy this activity in areas like Mekong Delta, Da Lat, Bac Ha, Mai Chau, etc. Instead of cycling or going for mountain biking in unknown areas, it is advisable to do the same in any of national parks in Vietnam.*/‎external-link.jspa?‎