Top 5 Must experiences for New Year in Vietnam

by Loan Nguyen
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The new year is coming, a different experience far away from home may bring you unforgettable memories. Why not? Try to create your new experiences in new places with some ideas from Luxury Travel.

1. Exploring The beauty of Moc Chau Plateau in Spring

About 200km away from Hanoi capital, Moc Chau (in Son La) is known as the plateau with cool temperature, tea hills, and ethnic villages.
Thanks to the impressive nature, the plateau stands out as one of the most beautiful destinations for springtime. At this time, the white plum blossom is covering valleys and hills. That makes Moc Chau Plateau extremely attractive and charming. Early January is a great milestone when Moc Chau is beautifully covered with white plum flower/ sakura flowers on a vast terrace. Visitors can eagerly capture the background of the unique flower and enjoy the atmosphere of spring among immense nature.

How to get to Moc Chau, Vietnam:

By national highway 6, you can get both motorbiking and taking bus. Bus ticket ranges from 130,000 VND – 160,000 VND, take about 4 – 5 hours to Moc Chau.

2. Experience “wellness on the cruise” on Halong bay

With the pandemic impacting physical and mental wellbeing, global travellers are craving restorative and health-fortifying escapes – Wellness Tourism will be on the rising trend in 2021. This will be a very special experience for you and your friends. The package has the name “Inside flow, wellness travel on the cruise”, which is shown as one of the series of wellness on crusie” by the Lux Group. ” The journey will be the combination of exploring world-class natural World Heritage Halong bay on a 5-star luxurious Emperor Cruise with health care activities physically, mentally, and spiritually. Visitors will have more time to spend with themselves and participate in caring activities such as Yoga, Meditation, wellness classes on the theme, a traditional Indian oil detox massage experience, networking, and social networking sessions, activities relieve emotions … with the companionship of experienced psychotherapists throughout the journey.

About Emperor cruises: Emperor Cruises introduces the first-ever exclusive all-inclusive Vietnamese cruise experience, a world where everything is included in the price. Emperor Cruises’ fleet of vessels will combine classic elegance with modern comfort. The newly built, custom-designed, the traditional imperial cruise ship will feature three decks that house 02 smart restaurants, two bars, a small library, a gym, a kid corner, 02 massage rooms plus 10 luxurious en-suite cabins with private balconies.

3. Visting pagodas to experience the local culture

Pagodas are one of the popular attractions in Vietnam where travellers can marvel at intricate carvings and well-preserved architecture as well as experience the local culture during their holiday. At the beginning of the year, the local people trend to go to the pagoda with parying the best things in the new year for their families.
There are many more pagodas you can visit. Surroundings Hanoi, you can visit the biggest pagoda in Southeast Asia Tam Chuc (Ha Nam), Perfume pagoda. In Vietnam Central, Thien Mu pagoda (Hue), Linh Ung pagoda (Danang). Tet is coming around here, pagodas in Vietnam are also decorated splendidly. The pagodas tend to be crowded at this time but you get to interact with the locals, watch them make offerings, pray and feel all set to make a fresh start, now that the past year has gone by. This is will be a great experience as you celebrate New Year in Vietnam 2021.

All about Sung Hung Pagoda, the oldest pagoda on Phu Quoc island

Source: Flickr @kevints_photos

4. Take photos at Sadec flower village

Sa Dec flower village is located in Dong Thap province (in the south of Vietnam). This garden occupies 60 hectares with 600 households – 3,600 laborers specialized in growing flowers and ornamental plants. Unlike several other flower cities nationwide, Sa Dec’s fields yield flowers all year round. However, the best time to visit Sa Dec village is in spring when all flowers are blooming and Sa Dec becomes the world of colorful flowers.

Cars from everywhere come in crowds. All types of flowers and bonsai hasten to go to Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces to boast their beauty in Tet Holiday. The most typical feature of Sa Dec, which is different from other flower villages, is that Sa Dec farmers plant flowers on shelves. According to some old farmers, owners of flower gardens, in the past during flood season they had to move flower pots to higher positions or shelves to avoid being destroyed by water then they changed to plant flowers on shelves

How to get to Sadec, Dong Thap

Around 145km from Ho Chi Minh to Sa Dec. It takes around 3 hours. It’s easy for you to take the bus or private car to transfer between two places.

5. Relaxing at hidden paradise Con Dao

Located off the southern coast of Vietnam, just a 45-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City, untouched by the rapid development of the mainland, Con Dao archipelago remains a pristine gem. The island life is as tranquil as the surrounding water. Comprising 16 mostly uninhabited islands and islets, this is an ideal destination for those who expect an ultimate serenity and seclusion. 80 percent of the land area of the islands is National Park, offering sublime and magnificent landscapes, all set in natural splendor. Imagine losing yourself in Con Dao’s nature while hiking through the rain forest. Try to spot the endemic animal species such as Giant Black Squirrel, Macaque, and the Curved-toe Gecko and listen to the multitude of birdsong and chatter of wildlife. What a moment to remember!

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Source: Luxury Travel Vietnam

Apart from striking nature, the island rewards travelers with some of the most beautiful and idyllic beaches in Vietnam. Con Dao islands are well-known for soft sandy beaches, clear alluring water with shades ranging from light turquoise to deep blue, and healthy coral reefs. One thing is for sure: the beaches here will never be crowded. The well-preserved condition and the absolute seclusion make this hidden gem stand out from the other nine popular spots on the list. The lesser-known element now becomes the island’s advantage as it arouses the curiosity in travelers who want to discover one of a few untouched paradises left in Asia. This might also be the reason why the Con Dao archipelago has won the top-pick by Forbes Magazine.

How to get to Con Dao:

Now you can get direct flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao island.
Hanoi – Con Dao: 2 hours by air
Ho Chi Minh city – Con Dao: 45 minutes hour by air
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