Trans-Vietnam train route named among Asia’s most scenic

Trans-Vietnam train route named among Asia’s most scenic

UK-based travel publisher Rough Guides has described Vietnam’s north-south rail link as one of the most scenic routes in Asia.

Quang Tri: Con Co Island greets first visitors

Quang Tri: Con Co Island greets first visitors

The People’s Committee of the island district of Con Co, central Quang Tri province, has welcomed first visitors to the island on the pilot Cua Viet-Con Co route.

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Sleepless in HCM City: a tourism initiative

Sleepless in HCM City: a tourism initiative

New York, famously known as the “city that never sleeps,” will soon be joined by Ho Chi Minh City, which is aspiring to that status in an effort to step up its tourism game.

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Con Co island tourism route opens

Con Co island tourism route opens

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has announced a project to open the Con Co island tourism route.

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Riding tour discovers Da Nang’s Son Tra Nature Reserve

Riding tour discovers Da Nang’s Son Tra Nature Reserve

A riding tour of the Son Tra Nature Reserve in the central city of Da Nang took place on December 25.

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Hoa Ban festival to be organised in Dien Bien

Hoa Ban festival to be organised in Dien Bien

The Fifth Hoa Ban (Orchid Tree) Festival will be held from March 11 to 14 next year in the northwest province of Dien Bien.

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Fire on the mountain: sunset tours in Son Tra

Fire on the mountain: sunset tours in Son Tra

Da Nang’s tourism department will introduce the Son Tra Sunset Tour next March, the newest tourism service on top of Son Tra Mountain.

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Outbound tour for Tet – new trend for Vietnamese travellers

Many Vietnamese people are choosing outbound tours during the lunar new year festival (Tet) instead of celebrating the holiday at home.

Huong Pagoda Festival opens

The annual Huong (Perfume) Pagoda Festival opened in Hanoi’s outskirts district of My Duc on February 8 or the sixth day of the first lunar month.

Activities kick off Hung Kings Temple Festival

The annual Hung Kings’ Temple Festival kicked off in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 5 (the sixth day of the third lunar month), beginning with two photo exhibitions.

Festival for heroic Trung sisters opens

A festival to celebrate the 1,971st anniversary of the Trung sisters’ uprising (40AD) was solemnly organised in Hanoi’s outskirts district of Me Linh on the sixth day of the lunar year which fell on Feb. 8 on the modern calendar.

Southern Fruit Festival kicks off in HCM City

A fruit parade marked the start of Southern Fruit Festival at the Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Park in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.