Vietnam holidays are the occasion that people are off to work and set the unfinished tasks aside to return their home and enjoy the peaceful and relaxing moments with family. Tourism in Vietnam is very busy and crowded in holidays because it is time Vietnamese people go travel to release the stress after a long time working round o’clock. There is a range of favorite destinations in Vietnam for special occasions, scrolling down and picking your choices before having a holiday trip in Vietnam.
Many domestic and international tourists rush into the capital city of Hanoi in Independence Day September 2nd. Coincidentally, from September to December is the best time to visit this city because the weather of the city at that time is very nice. The days are not too hot but extremely windy. The autumn breezes with the dryness and coolness from the north flow into the city, the sunlight is lighter and the sky is clear and blue, all of that makes a picture of Hanoi with the romance and dedication.
Coming to Hanoi in the Independence Day, you have to come to Thang Long Imperial Citadel. As a place of the former political center of the city for centuries, the citadel is one of the most famous places to see in Hanoi that was recognized as a World Heritage Site in 2010 by UNESCO. This place is a symbol of power and royalty of Vietnam dynasties during the feudal time.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh mausoleum is a must-visit place that you have to come in Independence Day. This is where the body of Uncle Ho-the great leader of the Vietnamese nation was kept. The construction was built with the materials collected from all over the country with the design is like a lotus flower blooming in Ba Dinh square. This place is closed after September 2nd when Ho Chi Minh’s body is taken to Russia for annual maintenance and preservation procedures. When visiting this mausoleum, visitors should follow the rules such as avoid wearing short clothes, and do not keep hands in the pockets, etc.
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city as well as the center of economy, culture of Vietnam. The best time to visit this city is from the end of April to November. Especially, if you visit Ho Chi Minh City during the holidays of the Southern Vietnam Liberation Day April 30th and International Labor Day May 1st, there are many interesting activities and things for you to do and explore. Being one of the popular tourist places in Vietnam, the War Remnant Museum displays various items relics of the different wars during the different times of Vietnam history.
There are many artifacts displayed in the museum all related to war such as weapons, armored vehicles, bombs, bunkers, tanks, etc. There are many people visiting this museum on April 30th including ex-soldiers in both sides of Vietnam and America, young posted-war Vietnamese generations, and foreign tourists who are curious about the Vietnam war.
Cu Chi Tunnels
Another interesting site in Ho Chi Minh City that is very popular for visitors to visit on vacation of April 30th and May 1st, it is Cu Chi tunnels. Cu Chi is a unique sub-surface tunnel network created for people avoiding the gun’s threat of the American army during the Vietnam war. The tunnel network has 250 km long that was dug in 1940 as a place to hide during the Vietnam War against France and later used during the Vietnam War against America. As one of the most thrilling places in Vietnam, there are some parts of tunnels allowing tourists to penetrate and visit. Besides that, if you want to experience the atmosphere of local people in the wartime, you can participate in the fake battle where you have a chance to be a VC soldier fighting against the American troops.
Mekong River Delta
Mekong River Delta is the largest river delta in Vietnam and the rice bowl of the nation. The peaceful countryside landscape for a long time has been the brand of the region. With the system of thick rivers and canals, you can travel around the region on a boat. Taking a Mekong tour, you will have a chance to pass through the immense rice fields, enjoy the sorts of sweet tropical fruits in the fruit gardens, and experience the lifestyle of local people in the floating markets. It is one of the best places to visit at the weekend as well as the summer vacation.
Hoi An is an ancient coastal town that used to be a vibrant trading port in Central Vietnam. This vintage town is one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam on holiday, especially Tet holiday when all the town is full of colorful lanterns and lights. The style and architecture of the blocks of houses here reflect the perfect mix of many different cultures with many buildings that mark the highlights of other cultures such as Chinese temples, Japanese Designed bridge, French Colonial Houses.
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