Summer is coming along with a series of travel festivities that will take place in April. Make sure you choose at least one of the following destinations to enjoy a lively summer to get lots of fun.
1. Phu Quoc
If you regularly follow the tourist information, you will know that Kien Giang is honorably selected as the host of the 2016 National Tourism Year – Phu Quoc – Mekong Delta with the theme “Discover South area”. On April 9th, in Phu Quoc it will open an inauguration of National Tourism Year – 2016 with many activities to attract exploration of tourists.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore the Park of Animal Care and Conservation named Phu Quoc Vinpearl Safari with a regional scale in the model of Safari of the world. Phu Quoc Vinpearl Safari has a total area of nearly 500 hectares, is built in the semi-wild model with rare species of animals in the world.
You will see about 3,000 animal species of 150 endemic species from South Africa, Europe, Australia, USA such as Bengal tiger, Arabian antelope, white antelope, black white lemur … , Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc also owns a collection of “rare” species on the top of Vietnam such as 200 flamingos, 100 rhinos, 60 giraffes.
2. Vung Tau
It is a far away about 2.5 hours’ drive from Ho Chi Minh City center; Vung Tau is one of South Vietnam’s favorite destinations, suitable for those who are busy, needing short breaks. Coming to Vung Tau, you will feel peaceful, comfortable with spacious and airy roads.
The blue sea is under, with the mountains and gentle pagodas are above … all create a charming Vung Tau. Some destinations in Vung Tau that you can refer to Ho May cable car, Duc lam beach, Vung Tau lighthouse, Ba island, Front beach, Back beach, …
Vung Tau also attracts visitors with exciting greyhound racing, fresh seafood markets, famous Banh Khot (Glorious Vietnamese Crispy Pancakes) or bars, beer club which are opened all night serving all needs of visitors. During the day, you can walk with friends and relatives in the back beach comfortably. In the evening, you will delight to explore the night market behind the Imperial Hotel, or take a stroll to the park and sightseeing.
3. Phan Thiet
Traveling to Phan Thiet, tourists will be fascinated not only by the white sand beaches stretching endlessly, vast sand hills or ancient pagodas but also overwhelmed with a series of hotels, ravishing beauty of resorts. The most popular places to visit in Phan Thiet are Mui Ne, sandhills, Bau Trang, Ke Ga, Suoi Tien, Co Thach beach, Ta Cu mountain, Phu Quy island, Hon Rom island, Poshanu Cham Tower, Duc Thanh School …
It is not only delicious and diverse, the price of snacks in Phan Thiet city are also quite soft. There are some popular specialties such as Vietnamese Raw Fish Salad, Quang noodles, Vietnamese Pork and Shrimp Dumplings, pancakes, Vietnamese squid teeth, pancakes, banh hoi long heo (dish with pig’s inner organs).
4. Đa Lat
At the height of 1,500 meters above sea level, Da Lat is an ideal resort in the South for the cool weather. The main attractions in Da Lat are not to be missed such as Datanla Waterfall, Lang Biang Peak, Golden Stream, Love Valley, Cau Dat Tea Hill, and Trai Mat … Only 300 km from Sai Gon, Da Lat is a great resort to get away from the hustle and bustle of big cities.
It can be said that Dalat contains all cuisine of three regions. This small city has many famous restaurants and nightclubs, such as the night food street near Da Lat market with typical dishes such as grilled dishes, banh uot long ga (steamed thin rice pancake with internal organs of a chicken), xắp xắp (a type of salad), Quang noodles, banh can (a type of savoury mini pancake), soy milk, snails … which are extremely delicious.
Dalat attracts tourists from natural landscapes to cuisine and the mountain coffee shops, which have long made the Dalat brand such as Tung coffee, Cung To Chieu, Da Lat’s Night, Thuy Ta.
5. Nha Trang
Every year, on the March, 20th of the lunar calendar (meant on April 26th to 29th,2016), the Thap Ba festival will be taken place at the national historical-cultural monument of Ponagar Thap Ba, on Cu Lao hill, in Vinh Phuoc city, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province.
Apart from Cham people in Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan provinces, there are also Kinh (Vietnamese) and other ethnic minorities in the central and central highland provinces of Da Nang and Quang Nam. , Phu Yen, Dac Lac, Gia Lai, Lam Dong, Thua Thien-Hue … take part in. Participants bring gifts, pilgrimages to Ba Tower, sincerely express the gratitude to a woman who guided how to do business, living by farming.
Nha Trang owns one of the most beautiful bays in the world, along with hundreds of beautiful, large and small islands. At this place, you can not only get into the clear blue water, but also participate in the sea sports with full of excitement.
Some interesting attractions in Nha Trang which you can reference as: Vinpearl Land, Hon Mun Island, Hon Tam island, Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang Oceanographic Institute, Ponagar Ba Tower, Dai Lanh Beach, Dam Market … NhaTrang possesses not only a lot of scenic, tourist island big but also treat guests some delicious food such as fresh seafood, fish roll noodles, jelly-fish noodle, Ninh Hoa meat roll, wet cake, bánh căn, …
6. Đa Nang
Recently, Da Nang department of Foreign Affairs Da Nang held a ceremony to receive 150 cherry blossoms (100 seedlings and 50 flowers branch) by Japan Association of Cherry Flower Exchange. Accordingly, 100 saplings were planted in Asian parks and 50 flower branches arranged in the upcoming Cherry Blossom Festival, promising to bring visitors a festive space filled with brilliant flowers. It is expected that on April 9 and 10, the cherry blossom festival will be held to introduce the beauty of flowers symbolizing the nobility and pride of the Japanese people.
It is also a chance that citizen and tourist can learn about Japanese culture through traditional activities such as cuisine, tea ceremony, kimono costumes, performing paper folding Origami, Ikebana flower arrangement, …
The opening ceremony of the Hue Festival 2016 will take place on the evening of April 29 at Hue Citadel
With the theme “710 years of Thuan Hoa – Phu Xuan – Thua Thien – Hue – cultural heritage with integration and development”, the 9th Hue Festival will take place from April, 29th to May, 4th 2016. The opening ceremony of the Hue Festival 2016 will take place on the evening of 29 April in Hue citadel.
There are now 18 countries in France, Belgium, Russia, Britain, Denmark, Poland, Morocco, China, Korea, Japan, Israel, Sri Lanka, Australia, the United States, Mexico, Chile, Colombia … officially confirmed participation. In particular, Hue Festival 2016 will focus on exploiting traditional cultural space, following the previous periods of Festival. The city of Hue is set up as a stage for arts programs, cuisine, heritage discovery, festivals.
Hue has many palaces, ancient tombs with unique architecture. You have to take a new day for the large Hue Citadel. You should visit the beautiful tombs in Hue including Khai Dinh tomb, Minh Mang tomb, Tomb Duc, Gia Long mausoleum …with Nam Giao esplanade.
It also contains a lot of famous dishes which are so delicious and cheap considered the ideal paradise of the “cuisine fans” such as beef noodle, baby basket clams noodles, baby basket clams rice, banh beo nam loc (a typical Vietnamese Rice Cake), plain rice flan, banh canh (rice spaghetti) ..
8. Ha Long
Not only took place in Da Nang, the Ha Long Cherry Blossom Festival 2016 would take place from March 18-23, 2016 at October 30 Square (Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province) with the theme “Integration , Cooperation and Development “.
The festival will introduce the image of Japanese national cherry flowers and culture to the people of Quang Ninh and tourists; at the same time, promoting the potential tourism of Ha Long and Quang Ninh to the Japanese people. The festival contributes to promote diplomatic relations and cooperation between Vietnam and Japan as well as enhances cooperation and investment promotion for tourism and trade between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises.
Next, the Ha Long Carnival cannot be missed. Until now, Ha Long Carnaval has been held for nine years and this year is the third consecutive year by Ha Long City in April hosted in the coming April. Carnaval Halong 2016 will continue to maintain the model of performing music – dance on the stage combined Carnaval performances with flowers, dances and folk performances of ethnic groups, regions and cultural areas of the province on the street. It is expected that will attract more tourists.
In last early February, cable car leading to Fansipan Peak was inaugurated in the joy of many people. The cable car is 6.325 m long (one of the longest cable car in the world), the difference between the station of departure and station of arrival is 1,410 m (largest in the world).
This is also the first cable system in Asia and the cable car with the most complete rescue solution; in any case, it is still running to take passengers safety return to stations. It helps visitors shorten the Fansipan conquest time from 2 days down to 15 minutes and bring beautiful views when viewed from above.
Perhaps April is a beautiful time when it is not too cloudy, easy to observe the nature when traveling from the cable car. Terraces in Sapa are in the water season, so that it makes the scenery even more spectacular. Not only the cable car, Sapa also brings many majestic scenery from one of the four transcription peaks of the North West: O Quy Ho Pass, villages with national characteristics such as Ta Phin, Ta Van, Lao Chai … which certainly will bring visitors more interesting experience.