07.09.2022, 09:54

10 best discovery experiences in Vietnam

If you are a travel lover and love to explore and adventure, these 10 great experiences are just for you.

If you feel that your trips still lack a certain “fire”, join one of the super-experience tours in the article below, conducted by Marnick Schoonderwoerd – a guy boy from the Netherlands, who graduated with a major in tourism and has lived in Vietnam for 6 years, traveling through 58 provinces of our country.

1. Explore Vietnam by motorbike


10 best discovery experiences in Vietnam

If you travel by motorbike, you will see and feel things on both sides of the road more, even see things that if you go by car or train, you will never have. Adventurous explorers can choose to travel from North to South (or vice versa) and this route will pass through Hai Van Pass – one of the most famous and also one of most beautiful places in Vietnam. for you.

In addition, if you love the feeling of adventure, you can also go to the northern mountains, experience the route Ha Giang – Quan Ba ​​- Dong Van – Meo Vac, and enjoy the feeling of being alone and small in front of the mighty nature. great.

2. Overnight in Phong Nha Cave


If you have enough health and perseverance, endurance and of course, money, explore Son Doong – the largest cave in the world to see how it feels. Of course, this experience is not for everyone. A trip to this cave takes about 5 days and costs about 3000 USD (about 70 million VND). A more “breathable” option in Phong Nha is Hang En or Tu Lan cave. Instead of a trip that takes a whole week, you can go to these caves in just 2 or 3 days and only cost about 350 USD (about more than 8 million VND).

3. Swing to discover waterfalls in Da Lat


Exploring waterfalls and canyons (in English called canyoning) is one of the experiences that brings a lot of excitement to those who do. You can go to Da Lat to join this type of discovery tour, with activities such as swinging rope, jumping off cliffs, sliding with natural currents or hiking in the forest.

However, if you participate in these activities, you should go with a large number of people and have a guide to accompany you to avoid unwanted incidents.

4. Climbing in Ha Long Bay


In Vietnam, there are many places for you to climb, such as Mai Chau (Hoa Binh), or Ngu Hanh Son (Da Nang). But the most famous places to mention are Ha Long Bay – one of the best climbing places in the world. With thousands of large and small limestone mountains, you will always find the right position for you, whether you are a beginner in this subject, or an experienced person.

5. Hiking for many days in Sapa


Hiking a day in Sapa is an enjoyable experience for most people. But if you are in good health, go for a walk for several days. Surely this will be a real discovery activity and will bring many surprises for you, when you can go through the forest or the ripe golden rice fields (if going in September, October is the right season). harvest of the locals) will give you stunning photos. At night, you can stay at the homestay, learn about the daily life of ethnic minorities.

6. Kitesurfing in Mui Ne



Mui Ne is one of the best places in Asia for those who love the “high” recreational activity, which is kitesurfing, because it has safe conditions for this subject. And no matter what level you are at, whether you are a novice or have a lot of experience, Mui Ne will be suitable for you. If you want to improve your level, you can join kitesurfing classes here and the good news is that the tuition is quite “easy to breathe”.

7. Mountain biking in Da Lat


Not only a dream city, Da Lat is also considered a “mecca of discovery” for adventurers in Vietnam. Here you will find lots of hills with pine forests, perfect for cycling. Along the way, you can also stop to admire the scenery as well as learn about the culture of ethnic minority villages.

And in addition to cycling, you can also participate in other experiences such as climbing, hiking, kayaking or rafting on the river in Da Lat.

8. Diving in Con Dao


Vietnam is not so famous for its diving sites, but there are still some very suitable places for this activity, including Con Dao. In Con Dao, you can dive and admire the most beautiful coral reefs in Vietnam. It has 16 islands and unique ecosystems that will give you the chance to see both sea turtles and manatees (bowfish).

9. Sandboarding and mountain biking in Mui Ne


The sand dunes in Mui Ne are not only a beautiful place to take pictures, but also a very suitable place to participate in adventure sports such as sandboarding or off-road riding. With the advantage of a wide view of the sea, you will have moments of relaxation with an unprecedented feeling of “high”. In particular, the price of sandboard rental here is extremely cheap, only about 1 dollar, so it is very suitable for students.

10. Jumping off the cliff in Nha Trang


The last activity in the top 10 discovery experiences in Vietnam is jumping off the cliff, and of course not for the faint of heart or being afraid of heights. The most suitable place is Ba Ho Waterfall.

Only about 1 hour by motorbike from Nha Trang city, you will find a ravishing waterfall with clear blue water, making you just want to jump down and dive. However, one thing to note is that to get to the right place to jump off, you have to cross a rather slippery road, so be very careful for safety reasons.

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