1. Contemplating the marvelous beauty of Vietnam and Cambodia nature
For a long time, Vietnam has been well-known for natural astonishing landscapes. As many Vietnam and Cambodia reviews, here are some must-go destinations which foreign tourists suggest if they have chances to come back to Vietnam.
Sapa is a town of Lao Cai Province located in North-West Vietnam. When visiting here, you will be blown away by the beauty of nature in many tourist attractions like Muong Hoa Valley, Fansipan Mountain recognized to be “the roof of Indochina”, Tram Ton Pass. At the first time of contemplating the beauty of Muong Hoa Valley, a foreign tourist said that she could understand why Telegraph picked Sapa rice terraces as one of the most beautiful terraces in the world. As many tourists had chances to experience Vietnam trip adventure, they would never forget the great feeling when they were standing on the top of Fansipan Mountain.
Danang is known as the largest city in Central Vietnam and worth-living land in Vietnam. The popularity comes from its natural landscape with a range of famous spots such as My Khe Beach, Ngu Hanh Son, Son Tra Peninsula. If you hear about Danang, you will absolutely know My Khe Beach which Forbes chose to be one of the six most attractive beaches in the world. You will be attracted by the crystal water and smooth sand on the beach. Danang is also a suitable spot for those who are interested in exploring uncultivated land such as Ngu Hanh Son, Marble Mountains. You can climb mountains and discover many secret caves inside the mountains.
Dalat is the capital of Lam Dong Province which is situated in the Central Highland region. It is famous with the name “the most romantic city in Vietnam”. Dalat nature is likely a treat of the eyes which satisfy all kind of tourists. Some typical spots like Langbiang Mountain, Xuan Huong Lake, Datanla Waterfall will leave travelers with an unforgettable impression. Many people compare Dalat with a romantic film studio. It may be the reason why there are many Vietnamese directors choose the place for background in their films or MVs.
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Many people say that Cambodia is a country with wild wonderful scenery. It is also a suitable destination for families who are interested in the primitive beauty of nature.
Mondulkiri is a province of Cambodia which has a border with Vietnam. It’s sure that you will be taken by surprise as they catch sight of marvelous nature in the area. On a wonderful Vietnam and Cambodia tour, there are some destinations you cannot miss out Chrey Thom Waterfall, Phnom Prich Sanctuary, Plantation of Pinetrees. For those who love nature, they cannot ignore such a beautiful spot as Phnom Prich Sanctuary where is the home of rare flora and fauna of Cambodia. Especially, the magnificent waterfall like Chrey Thom is a perfect destination for family members who have a liking for a spectacular landscape.
Sihanoukville, a coastal city in Cambodia, is called with another name “Kampong Som”. There is a list of ideal natural spots for you and families in holidays Mlop Chrey Beach, Kbal Chhay Waterfall, Koh Rong Island. It seems that there is no place more suitable for family holidays than Koh Rong Island, where you can enjoy the fresh and peaceful atmosphere, forget the hustle and bustle of your noisy cities. If you want to find a tranquil place to go for a stroll, Mlop Chrey Beach can be a suitable choice for you and your family members.
Kep is also a coastal province in the south of Cambodia. For those who are keen on exploring wild nature, Kep will be one of the go-to lands in their list. There a lot of spots for them like Koh Thonsáy, Kep Beach, Kep National Park, Sothy’s Pepper Farm. In many tours of Vietnam and Cambodia, a lot of families choose farms to help their children experience local life. Therefore, Sothy’s Pepper Farm is an ideal place for parents and kids. Moreover, families who prefer exploring nature can take consideration of Kep National Park. It suits active outdoor activities such as trekking.
2. Getting the valuable experience of local culture
Traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia doesn’t simply mean that you just contemplate and enjoy the beauty of nature. It is a good chance for you to enrich your knowledge about local culture, particularly in Vietnam, a country with a lasting culture and custom.
a. Water puppet performances
When you pay a visit to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, you should not miss out chances to watch a water puppet performance. It is a typical form of Vietnamese traditional performance. Such performances are the creative methods of telling stories about Vietnamese life in the past. The stories reflect faithfully local life such as harvests, fishing or festivals.
b. Floating market
A provincial market is a typical place where you can observe the whole life of locals. The floating market is a popular type of markets in Asia. If you want to experience the special markets in Vietnam, it’s better for you to visit Mekong Delta provinces. These traditional market which is close to locals during centuries will make your trip interesting than ever. It is the place where you can find local products easily.
c. Traveling by motorbike
For families who want to enjoy the wild beauty of nature, traveling by motorbike is the most perfect choice. And Vietnam is in a few countries where you can travel easily and freely by motors. It is undeniable that motorbikes are the most convenient vehicle to contemplate beautiful landscapes. You can feel the strong wind, fresh atmosphere, warm sunlight only when you drive motorbikes.
It is undeniable that Vietnam and Cambodia are worth-traveling countries which still remain the precious culture.
d. Visiting Angkor Wat
When someone mentions visiting Cambodia, the first thing coming up to listeners is Angkor Wat, the symbol of this nation. It is one of the largest religious monuments in the world. Its architect reflects local tradition. While exploring the exquisiteness of Angkor Wat, you can enlarge your knowledge of Cambodia tradition. The combination of traveling and studying international heritage is a rare chance for you as well as your children.
e. Enjoying royal ballet of Cambodia
Royal Ballet of Cambodia is known with another name Khmer Classical Dance. Dancers dress up beautiful traditional outfits. Royal Ballet is often showed in important events and it brings meaningful messages. Each kind of dance makes audiences feel so excited and want to join in the folk stage. Moreover, after watching locals’ performances, you can understand more thoroughly about their culture and customs.
f. Sampling local snack on street food venders
If you have a strong stomach, you can sample the exotic local food made of deep-fried tarantulas, silkworm grubs, crickets, and frogs. Foreign visitors may feel weird as they listen to the name and material of these dishes. However, locals used to use these materials when they lacked food. However, now, the food is still severed as street food and even in some fancy restaurants.
If you want to ensure the quality of your family tours, it’s better to find a local friend. Moreover, to save you from the inconvenience and unnecessary incidents, you should ask the local guide for the advice.
3. Exploring the rich and colorful history
With a long-lasting historical country like Vietnam, finding a historical tour is never a difficult task. The arrange of the following destinations will give you the first look of Vietnam history.
a. Cu Chi Tunnels
The tunnel system is located in Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City. In the war, Viet Cong soldiers used these tunnels as the hiding places. Exploring Cu Chi Tunnels will help you and your family know about Vietnam American War, how brave Vietnamese military men is, how creative they are.
b. Imperial City, Hue
Hue is considered to be one of the most romantic cities where you should spend your holiday with your family. In addition, exploring the place which used to be the capital of Vietnam in the past, you can know about the process of building the great architect and stories about the king at that time.
c. Con Dao Prison
When people want to have a history tour, they cannot fail to hear Con Dao Prison, the most lively evidence for French colonists’ crime during the Vietnam War. Visitors may sympathize with political prisoners and understand the awful crime of invaders.
It can be said that Cambodia is an ideal place for those who love discovering local as well as Asia history. Cambodia is a nation where many historical monuments kept carefully until modern life.
d. Angkor Wat
Besides comprehending culture, discovering Angkor Wat can help people know about local history. There is a whole attractive story inside the temple. It is a long story of the building, protecting, and improving Angkor Wat, which is the cultural and historical icon of Cambodia.
e. Preah Vihear Temple
Preah Vihear is an ancient Hindu temple built during the period of the Khmer Empire. In 2008, Preah Vihear Temple was recognized to be a World Heritage site by UNESCO. In the past, 7 kings tried their best to complete the great construction because of its special terrain. Is the information attractive enough to make you curious about the unique place?
f. Wat Ounalom
It is known as the center of Buddism in Cambodia. It was destroyed by Khmer Rouge in the past, however, the pagoda was built and reconstructed by locals. Its design is the great combination of Khmer and Angkor architect. That’s the reason why it becomes one of the most attractive tourist spots in Cambodia.
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4. Discovering quintessence of local cuisine
You will absolutely be regretful if you experience Vietnam Cambodia family holiday without sampling the local food.
It can be a great mistake if you visit Hanoi, Vietnam without trying specialties. And the quintessence of cuisine also makes Vietnam famous with global friends. One of the must-try dishes is Pho. Pho is picked to be the most favorite dish of every tourist, and it is also the traditional food of locals.
Banh mi is another famous dish which appeared in the Oxford Dictionary. Many people appropriate banh mi as the special Vietnamese sandwich.
Moreover, banh xeo is also a popular pancake of Vietnamese and Cambodia. The dumpling is mixed by many ingredients like pork, shrimp, vegetable.
Families joining food tour can experience the quintessence of Vietnam cuisine.
Traveling in Cambodia without taking time to enjoy local specialties is a waste. The variety of local food is one of cause making foreign tourists come back to the country. The very first dish you must taste is fish amok. Fish amok is a local specialty whose fish is steamed in banana leaves. The traditional taste really impresses every foreign tourist.
Furthermore, steamed pork bun is quite familiar with street food eaters. The hard-boiled bun is stuffed with pork and egg and its taste is best when it is served hot.
Grilled sausage on skewers is also a favorite dish of locals who like barbecued food. It’s not difficult for you to find a street food vendor.
5. Feeling comfortable with the safety level in Vietnam and Cambodia
It is quite clear that the safety level is one of the most important factors which people decide to choose a nation for their holidays. In this term, Vietnam is ranked 44th while Cambodia is 50th on the list of safest countries in the world. Just reason may persuasive enough to help you pick Vietnam and Cambodia for family tour. In addition, in each tourist attraction, security teams are always willing to support tourists. Travelers can easily contact with local policies when they meet troubles. Thanks to reliable safety, there are more and more people choose Vietnam and Cambodia for family tours.
6. Improving services in every tourist attraction
In big cities like Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, services of restaurants, hotels, transports are always excellent and convenient. Moreover, in other places which are gradually attracting tourists, the service system is being improved considerably. Traveling in Vietnam and Cambodia is preferred to experiences of local life. Therefore, you can have opportunities to live and take part in many outdoor activities with locals who are extremely friendly and kind.
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