Tours honor the 1,000th anniversary of Hanoi
In the final weeks before New Year 2010 and the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi, many travel agencies have prepared tours emphasizing cultural events and landscapes of the North.
Saigontourist launches promotion for Delta’s citizens
Saigontourist Travel Services Co. has just launched a special promotion program marking tour prices off around US$70 for all travelers in the Mekong Delta who buy a five-day tour to…
Vinpearl Land offers vacation package
Vinpearl Resort & Spa in Nha Trang Bay has since November 1, 2009 been offering a special vacation package for guests to enjoy luxurious room accommodations, free buffet breakfast, lunch…
Discovering Indochina by road   (Dec 02, 2009)
Discovering Indochina by road
Traveling to South East Asian countries by air is quite popular but it is more interesting and rewarding to reach these destinations by road. Bangkok, Vientiane, Siem Riep and other cultural heritages like Angkor and That Luang will appear in front of you on your exciting road trip.
In Harmony with Sea and Mountain
The Nha Trang-Buon Ma Thuot tour enables tourists to discover the beauty of primeval scenery, spectacular forests and mountains and play interesting beach games
Special tour of Laos, Thailand to cheer on Vietnamese footballers
The tourist company Vietravel Hanoi has launched two tours of Laos and Thailand for Vietnamese football supporters going to the 25th SEA Games, being held in Laos next month.
Chopper way to see the bay   (Nov 24, 2009)
Chopper way to see the bay
It’s a nice day for tourist guide Nguyen Manh Cuong and his 11-strong group of visitors when they travelled Halong Bay by chartered helicopter.
Escaping the heat on northern tour
At a time when HCMC is in the grip of a scorching heat wave, Ben Thanh Tourist comes through with a seven day/six night tour to Hanoi, Halong, Mong Cai and Dong Hung, China. Northern Vietnam is getting colder and colder, a welcome change for so many people in the final weeks of autumn.
Dalat from a different perspective
Dalat, the city of flowers, is not strange to tourists with its famous sightseeing spots such as Lang Biang Mountain, Xuan Huong Lake and Than Tho Lake. If this is your first time to this romantic land, you are advised to visit the places just mentioned which have become legends of Dalat. But for those who have been to Dalat many times, you are advised…
Vietnam, Cambodia plan new air routes
Vietnam and Cambodia are planning to open two routes linking the coastal city of Sihanoukville in Cambodia with Phu Quoc Island and Can Tho City in the south of Vietnam.
Boating on the Saigon River   (Nov 11, 2009)
Boating on the Saigon River
Mentioning HCMC, people immediately think of well-known sightseeing spots in the city center such as Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, the HCMC Post Office or Reunification Palace. These are fine places to visit but why not escape the city’s boisterous atmosphere for a while to enjoy a boat trip on the Saigon River to see the city from a different perspective.
Vietnam Airlines to launch Hanoi-Osaka route
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights linking the Hanoi and the city of Osaka, Japan, on January 13, 2010.
Joining International Gong Festival and exploring the Central Highlands
International Gong Festival 2009 will take place in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai from November 12 to 15, promising a series of attractive activities. The event expects to attract 34 provinces and cities as well as five countries in the region which use gongs.
AirAsia opens HCMC-Phuket direct route
AirAsia, a leading regional budget carrier, announced on November 6 that it will start direct daily flights between HCMC to the world-acclaimed tourist destination of Phuket in Thailand.
New tour on offer to Con Dao Island
Con Dao, or Dao Ngoc (Pearl Island), lies in the East Sea about 97 nautical miles from Vung Tau City. Endowed with smooth beaches shaded by evergreen trees, fresh air, clear blue waters, primitive forests and abundant wildlife, Con Dao is drawing tourists these days with fishing and squid fishing services.
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