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.

Buckwheat buds spur tourism

Buckwheat buds spur tourism

The first buckwheat flower festival, which will feature art performances and a display of buckwheat flower products, will celebrate the blossoming of the iconic flowers next month in Dong Van district in Ha Giang province.

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Seaplane tours to Ha Long serve 3,500 passengers in a year

Seaplane tours to Ha Long serve 3,500 passengers in a year

Hai Au Airlines, a private air carrier, has offered seaplane tours between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh province to more than 3,500 domestic and foreign passengers since the service debuted in October last year.

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Quang Nam to open bird’s-eye-view of My Son Sanctuary for tourists

Quang Nam to open bird’s-eye-view of My Son Sanctuary for tourists

Helicopter tours will soon be available for tourists to enjoy an aerial view of the World Cultural Heritage of My Son Sanctuary in the central province of Quang Nam, a local official said.

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Vietnam helicopter tourism begins

Vietnam helicopter tourism begins

Hanoi locals and visitors can now enjoy helicopter trips to some famous destinations offered by the State-owned Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company.

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Hoang Su Phi cultural week opens in Ha Giang

Hoang Su Phi cultural week opens in Ha Giang

The cultural and tourism week honouring the values of terraced paddy fields and the culture of ethnic groups in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang kicked off in Hoang Su Phi district on September 24.

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Eco-friendly tour launched at Tram Chim National Park

Eco-friendly tour launched at Tram Chim National Park

A green sight-seeing tour was launched at Tram Chim National Park in Tam Nong district, the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, on August 22.

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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.