Discovering the best highlights of your Indochina Holiday

21, October, 2015

Discovering the best highlights of your Indochina Holiday

Welcome to Indochina! Get ready for thrilling nature and be blown away by this spectacular region. History, architecture, culture, art, various events, dining out, shopping, sightseeing, sport activities and nightlife with interesting features that make the Indochina region stand out. 

The entire region is packed with different contrasts, so it is completely believed that Indochina leaves no wishes unfulfilled. Nevertheless, you might find it difficult to decide where to begin. Therefore, Vivutravel has already designed a lot of Indochina tour packages which will meet your various needs and budgets. You can find more information here.

From the rice paddies of Sapa Vietnam to a city full of energy – Bangkok, Vivutravel would like to show you some of the incredible sights awaiting you when you travel to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. 

1. Sapa, Vietnam
Located in Western North of Vietnam, Sapa is a mountainous area of Lao Cai province - a modest and quiet land but containing many miracle and wonderful things of natural scenes as well as its culture. The place is definitely one of the most stunning highlights of any Vietnam holiday package. Visitors are not only attracted by its charming and picturesque beauty but they also love this land because of its plentiful festivals.

2. Halong Bay, Vietnam
Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular Vietnam travel destination, located in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. If you are looking for an unforgettable vacation to highlight your lifetime Vietnam travel or mark important events of your life like weddings, engagements, family-reunions, Halong Bay would be one of the best choices. It features over 2000 limestone karsts that dot the entire bay. 

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3. Hoi An, Vietnam
If you’re ever in South-East Asia, make sure you go to Vietnam. And if you ever travel Vietnam, make sure you go to Hoi An. It is, quite simply, the coolest little town that you could have ever been. The ancient town is not only suitable for relaxation, but also suitable for those who love shopping or exploring Vietnamese culture.

4. Mekong Delta, Vietnam
From an overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay to cycling through the countryside to get tailored-made clothes in Hoi An, tourists can easily come up with the idea that these are all the best thing that Vietnam is able to offer. But then you travel Mekong Delta and think again. You get on a boat. You learn about how Mekong Delta is the agricultural heart of southern. And then you are completely blown away.

5. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phom Penh is a city full of attractions and memorable places to visit. The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are magnificent while the National Museum of Arts houses a priceless collection of artifacts and historical items in a country where history was all but effaced, making them even more valuable as links to the past.

6. Temples of Angkor, Cambodia
You don’t have to be interested in archaeology to enjoy a visit to the stunning temples of Angkor. With buildings dating from between the 9th and 15th centuries, this World Heritage Site is one of Southeast Asia’s most impressive. Its numerous temples are of immense religious and cultural importance, and the Bayon Temple, the iconic faces of which are seen here, is one of the most famous.

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7. Luang Prabang, Laos
Located in the northern of Laos, Luang Prabang is around 360 kilometers from Vientiane. It takes about 8 hours by bus or 35 minutes by Lao Airlines to reach and it is one of the most attractive areas of the country. The city’s unique architecture is an intriguing mix of wooden houses in the local style and colonial buildings left over from French rule. By night, the banks of the Mekong River provide the perfect setting for an atmospheric dinner. 

8. Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is Thailand’s stunning capital, and no trip would be complete without experiencing this beautiful city. Famous for its buzzing nightlife, Bangkok is just as interesting by day, when you can take a tuk-tuk ride around the old city to see sights such as the Grand Palace and the Golden Mount.

9. Yangon, Myanmar
One of the best places to visit during your Indochina holiday is Yangon - Myanmar’s largest city. Nature lovers will appreciate the city’s stunning lakes, shady parks and verdant tropical trees. These are the reasons why Yangon is known as ‘The Garden City of the East’.

10. Mandalay, Myanmar
The incredible UNESCO-protected landscape of Bagan is littered with a vast number of ruined temples and stupas. Dating from around the 12th century, the thousands of ruins are a breathtaking sight, particularly when viewed at sunrise or sunset by hot air balloon. It’s a lot less crowded than Cambodia’s Angkor, yet it’s every bit as impressive.