Looking for tour packages from Sri Lanka to Vietnam? Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is a historically rich and culturally significant, colourful country. Visitors to Vietnam have several things to do and places to see during their holiday, from visiting war museums and colonial structures to exploring natural landscapes and historic remnants. Tour packages from Sri Lanka to Vietnam by Olanka Travels aim to cover the best places of Vietnam to ensure you get the ideal experience of this nation. Here are the top places to be in and the most popular things to do when you’re visiting the famed locations.
Welcome to Vietnam
Travelling from Sri Lanka to Vietnam is roughly 6 hour and 30 minute flight, depending on the airline and transit times. Once you arrive in Hanoi International Airport, our representative of Olanka Travels will escort you to your hotel, leaving you ample time to relax and recuperate after the long flight. Get your bearings in check before we explore the best of Vietnam during your holiday. Eager adventurists will be able to visit the popular Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and the Old Quarter on their first day itself!
Ha Long Bay Cruise
Limestone cliffs and scenic boat rides are the first thing to cross off your bucket list in Vietnam. Enjoy a mesmerizing cruise along Ha Long Bay in Hanoi. Ha Long Bay comprises of over 1,900 little islets with their own unique, stunning beaches, inland lakes limestone caves and floating villages and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994 in order to preserve the natural beauty. One of the most popular stops along Ha Long Bay is Cat Ba Island which consists of numerous restaurants and hotels set against a backdrop of verdant mountains.
You’ll also be able to see exotic animals from Cat Ba langurs, black giant squirrels and civet cats. Other popular islands are Dau Be Island; iconic for snorkelling and diving due to the colourful array of corals, inland lakes and marine life, Bo Hon Island is most famous for its caves, like Sung Sot, Trong Cave and Trinh Nu, all of which can be reached by boat from the Bai Chay Port.
This picturesque town was known to be a popular trading post in Southeast Asia during the 16th and 17th century and is a treasure of historical monuments and architecture. You’ll be able to see ancient Chinese temples, pagodas, wooden-shop houses, a Japanese style bridge, French colonial houses, etc. As it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the city was able to preserve and restore its beauty to its original glory. The Hoi An Riverside is one of the most spectacular places to be at night as it’s lit by old-fashioned lanterns, offering the sense of tranquil serenity to the entire town. Hoi An is the ideal place for those who love the sun, sand and sea as the beaches here are great for swimming in.
Also known as Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon where your Sri lanka to Vietnam tour ends which is Vietnam’s commercial and financial hub with a rich history dating back a number of years. A popular tourist destination, dive into the fascinating culture, colonial French architecture and the immerse in the swankiest rooftop bar, hotels and restaurants in the city. As you explore the city, remember to carry enough sunblock and bottled water as it can get quite hot and humid. During your visit of the city, pop in to the Cu Chi Tunnels, for a bit of a history lesson. These underground tunnels were an interesting addition to the city of Ho Chi Minh and make up for a larger network of tunnels that lie under the country.
The tunnels were used during the Vietnam War by the Viet Cong soldiers to hide in, store weapons and food, whilst also serving as a communication and supply route and living quarters for North Vietnamese fighters. The tunnels were an integral part in the war against the Americans. Other places to visit in Saigon are the Independence Palace, Ho Chi Minh Square, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall and the Benh Thanh Market.
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