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What is the most memorable journey in Vietnam in 10 days?

Vietnam – the country of wonderful landscape and world heritages possesses valuable cultural and historical values. You have plan the must-see cities in Vietnam from North to South, admire the beautiful nature, and taste different Vietnamese flavors. You still have plenty of free time to discover destinations on your own as well.

Vietnam – the country of wonderful landscape and world heritages possesses valuable cultural and historical values. In this article, Our offers the most memorable Vietnam itinerary 10 days for foreigners who have the plan travel to this beautiful country.

On the first five days in Northern region

Hanoi capital

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Hanoi capital; while it wasn’t love at first sight I definitely grew to love the city at second sight. Hanoi is lively, with beautiful chaos, home of the best street foods of the world and home of a couple of beautiful places that you need to discover. The actual highlight of Hanoi capital exist out of discovering the chaos and the ambiance of the city. Hanoi is a place where you need to wander, follow your nose, the people and the colors. However, as in all cities, you should learn about history and culture.. While the streets of Hanoi are a perfect place to learn about the culture.

Some attractions you shouldn’t miss when coming to Hanoi are The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Uncle Ho’s Stilt House, and One Pillar Pagoda, The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, the Temple of Jade Mountain, the Temple of Literature… The tourist like walking in the city’s old quarter the most. It is the oldest and most popular area in the city where you can have the capital city to yourself.

Sapa

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Located in the northwest of the country, Sa Pa is a highland district of Lao Cai province, a land of humility, quiet but hidden in the wonders of nature. The natural landscape of Sa Pa is combined with the creativity of the people along with the terrain of the mountains, the green of the forest, as the picture is arranged in a harmonious arrangement to create a region with many scenes attractive romantic. 

Travel to Sapa, besides trekking activities, you will also discover a diverse culture from the daily life of ethnic minority people to dishes prepared from raw materials and unique ways. Sapa attracts visitors from the smallest things, clear streams, cold eyes to the majestic rice fields in the harvest season.

Halong bay

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Ha Long is a popular travel destination – one of the best deals Vietnam holidays. This place is also a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. Halong Bay is a beautiful natural wonder in northern Vietnam near the Chinese border. It is dotted with 1,600 limestone islands and islets and covers an area of over 1,500 sq km.

Cruise cross the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head, Teapot Islets and Thien Canh Son Cave. The travel route to Thien Canh Son Cave is going through thousands of limestone islands, islets and hundreds of small sandy beaches. Thus, you have the feeling in the paradise with a wonderful beauty of stalagmites and stalactites – an image of a lotus, a picture of a baby elephant. Besides, you discover the geological value of the bay, and to enjoy the strange cave.

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Next to one of the highlights of Halong Bay is Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay. This village offers a great opportunity for visitors to experience the villager’s daily life as well as observe the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen. 

Halong Bay promises to be an exciting destination that you canenjoy yourself on the beach, swim and play some volleyball or try your hand at some kayaking in the magnificent setting of Halong Bay

On the last five days in Southern area

Ho Chi Minh city

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Being a tourist city, Ho Chi Minh has systems of infrastructure and tourism service developmentally. The first place you should come to is Duc Ba church because of its design, apart from the intention to create a religious look, aims at showing the influence of French architecture. Some couples come to take photograph and record movies, especially for the wedding. You should go to Saigon Central Post Office to admire its interior. The office can provide many services for visitors such as sending letters, changing money, selling stamps and coins. Next, Ben Thanh market is a great place to find local handicrafts, Vietnamese art, and other souvenirs. However, you should bargain the price of goods you want. There are the popular products such as clothes, textiles, luggage, watches and an assortment of electronic goods.

n the late afternoon, you should come to Saigon Opera House has been constructed by the French architect, which is now a venue including 468 seats offers a good view from every seat for many high-profile events in the city. The Saigon Opera House becomes a theater for a variety of traditional and classical performances.

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Another noteworthy destination that can not be missed when coming to HCMC is the Cu Chi Tunnel. Cu Chi tunnel have become one of Ho Chi Minh’s most iconic attractions. The Chu Chi Tunnels are part of a massive war museum in Ho Chi Minh. They offer visitors a sneak-peek at the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers back in 1948. The site has over 120km of underground tunnels, with trapdoors, living areas, kitchens, storage facilities, armoury, hospitals, and command centres. After the war against the French, Vietnamese soldiers expanded the tunnels and included effective air filtration systems, which helped them survive the Chu Chi carpet-bombings.

Mekong Delta

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You should come to the island with lush tropical gardens to know the history of the regions and steers. The tropical fruit is the place you know the stories of the area’s cottage industry, coconut candy. Spending time gracing a coconut candy factory, where you will hear the history of the industry and watch how this confection is made. You should visit the catfish farm by motorboat after traveling downs the canals and backwaters of the main Mekong Channel. Coming to the traditional handicraft villages and tropical fruits gardens, you can enjoy the typical folk music in Southern Vietnam.

If you want to have more experience on the trip, one suggestion for you is to take a participating in floating markets - the culture of the Mekong Delta. Floating market is wherelocals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.

Ending a memorable 10-day trip to Vietnam, it may not be possible to list all of the experiences or activities here. However, there is one thing that can not be denied is the expression is emotions are difficult to describe, it is both excited and happy with a little suspense. Vietnam is so impressive!

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