In this article, Ideal Travel Asia would like to give you a quick run-down of the must-visit places during your next 5-day stay in Central Vietnam. Now, Vietnam is a very fascinating country culturally and also geologically – which means there are a lot of possibilities for you as a tourist, to explore all that this wonderful place has got to offer.
Deciding to visit Central Vietnam, you should pay attention to which place you want to visit and the best time to visit there.
The dynamic city is the third largest city of Vietnam and becomes a nice alternative to the cultural capital of Hanoi City or the economic center of Ho Chi Minh City. With the geographical advantage, growing between the eastern peaks of the mountain range and the tranquil waters of East Sea, Danang city blends with the natural surroundings.
Danang also offers some of the best beaches in Vietnam. Among that, My Khe beach was voted by the Forbes as one of the most attractive beaches on the planet.
Moreover, Ba Na, formerly a French resort during French colonization, is considered as ‘the Da Lat of Da Nang province’. Ba Na cable cars will take you to the altitude of 1,487 meters above the sea level and you can participate in adventure games in Fantasy Park here.
The best attractions in Da Nang are a good mix of centuries-old pagodas, French colonial buildings, as well as tranquil beaches with clear blue waters, and verdant national parks.
Hoi An Ancient Town
Hoi An ancient town is a famous town in Quang Nam province – the central province of Vietnam. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999, so it’s far from lost to the homogenizing consequences of modernization. Hoi An’s attraction consists of traditional wooden architecture of numerous exquisite yellow houses. Ancient houses such as Tan Ky, Phung Hung and Duc An are the repository of Vietnamese historical patterns and trading business during the 19th century.
Quang Binh province is well known for its UNESCO World Heritage Site – Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. This place preserves the most ancient karst mountains in Asia. Phong Nha – Ke Bang is the home to more than 300 cave and grotto systems.
Some spectacular caves for your adventure are Phong Nha Cave, Tien Son Cave, Thien Duong Cave (Paradise Cave), Tu Lan Cave, Hang En and notably Son Doong Cave. The combination of limestone rocks, jungles, rivers and waterfalls makes Phong Nha – Ke Bang mesmerizing and magnificent.
It’s impossible for one to miss this one, planning a trip to Vietnam. Situated along the banks of Perfume River (Huong River), Hue is known as one of the most poetic and dreamy cities in Vietnam.
Hue is home to the World Heritage site: Complex of Hue Monuments. Visiting this place, it is advisable that you spend your time in Imperial Citadel, Tombs of the Emperors and Thien Mu Pagoda, the ‘symbol’ of Hue.
Buon Ma Thuot
Buon Me Thuot is a capital of coffee in Vietnam, located in the Central Highlands. Buon Me Thuot is especially attractive for seekers of exotic lands for it is, still, an off-the-beaten-track place and in development for tourism. This town is suitable for exploring pristine nature and excursion activities. 40 kilometers from Buon Me Thuot, Yok Don National Park in Don Village is the largest national park in Vietnam. This is a 115,000-hectare dry deciduous forest with diverse biosystem.
That’s it for today. We hope that this article has at parts educated and also inspired some of you who have never been to Vietnam to get your backpack and begin your voyage to one of the most beautiful lands in the world.
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