Hunting butterfly season in Cuc Phuong, swimming in the beach is not crowded in Quy Nhon, Phan Thiet, Ho Chi Minh City helicopter tours can be booked close to the 30/4 holiday.
There are 2 more days until the 30/4 holiday, many tourist destinations are forecasted to be crowded, hotels are full. However, you still have many options today, going to a deserted place and the cost is not too high.
Camping, watching the butterfly season in Cuc Phuong
About 3-hour drive from Hanoi, Cuc Phuong is a suggested destination for tourists who love camping, and during the holidays, it is also the butterfly season. According to the experience of local people, it is advisable to come in the morning around 9-10am to see the most butterflies. You can go a day early to camp overnight, or leave early in the morning to avoid traffic jams.
The campsite for tourists is in Xom Bong, also known as the airport area, surrounded by mountains and forests. In addition, visitors can take photos at Mac Lake, go for short trekking in the forest, and visit a newly opened bamboo restaurant near the forest. Some things to bring are tents, food, electric lights, insect spray, and warm blankets if sleeping overnight.
The “luxury” campsite has just opened, about 15 km from Cuc Phuong. Photo: Nguyen Hong Thu Trang
For tourists who want luxury camping, they can go to Sunny Camping, located on a golf course in Ky Phu commune, Nho Quan district, about 15 km from Cuc Phuong. The scenery here is charming with green lakes, mountains, streams, and waterfalls. The service price is 799,000 VND per person, including tickets, tents, barbecue set, and breakfast (if overnight). The service is divided into two-time frames, during the day from 10am to 4pm and from 5pm to 9am the next day, visitors can watch butterflies at Cuc Phuong and then go camping. There is an option to stay overnight in a bungalow, available for the night of May 2.
Day tour in the suburbs of Hanoi
The Ethnic Culture and Tourism Village of Vietnam in Dong Mo, Son Tay is an easy place to go and return on the same day. Cultural Village has many works recreating the architectural features of ethnic groups, suitable for guests who want to check in many unique spots without going far.
From April 29 to May 3, there will be a series of colorful cultural activities in the highlands of ethnic minorities, re-enacting the New Year dance of the Dao ethnic group, the festival of praying for the rain of the Thai ethnic group, etc. Besides that, there are daily activities of 13 ethnic communities with experiences of crafting, making and wrapping cakes, and playing folk games. The entrance ticket to the cultural village is 30,000 VND per adult. Because the tourist area is large, many visitors choose to visit by tram, the price is 40,000 VND per person.
Guests check in with the simulated Cham tower right in Hanoi. Photo: Duy Phong
In addition, there is also a camping area belonging to Dong Mo Discovery located in a green garden by Dong Mo Lake. There are camping services, barbecue grills, duck boats on the lake for rent, and ATV driving off-road. The average cost is about 300,000 VND/person. From the center of Hanoi, you go towards Thang Long Boulevard in the direction of Hoa Lac. The journey is nearly 50 km long and takes about an hour.
Resort in Quy Nhon
Quy Nhon , Binh Dinh is one of the suggestions of travel agencies for tourists when they want to go to the beach without being too crowded. Up to now, resorts such as FLC Quy Nhon with its own beach, Fleur De Lys Quy Nhon, or Anya Premier Quy Nhon near the sea still have rooms available from April 30 to May 3. Room rates range from 1.6 million VND to 3.5 million VND per night. Especially, air tickets from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City to Quy Nhon are “cooling down” for more than 2 million VND per person round-trip.
In addition to staying in the resorts, do not forget to visit Ky Co – Eo Gio, Ghenh Rang Tien Sa, Cham towers or the ExploraScience science discovery center open from April 29.
The space from the room overlooks the private beach. Photo: FLC Quy Nhon
Relax with the mountains and forests in Quang Binh
Quang Binh offers a wide range of travel experiences without a reservation, providing a complete vacation. In addition to cave tours, you can visit and have fun at some tourist resorts such as Suoi Mooc with experience of bathing in streams and SUP paddling, Song Chay – Dark Cave with experiences of zipline skating, mud bathing in caves. … If you want to swim, you can visit Nhat Le beach. Quang Binh is large, the playing places are far apart, but mainly in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.
From Hanoi, you can refer to flights of Vietnam Airlines and Bamboo Airways from 1.3 million VND one way. From Ho Chi Minh City, a one-way flight to Dong Hoi from 1.9 million VND at the last minute. Hotels in Phong Nha are quite affordable and cheap, there are many options on Agoda and Booking booking applications with prices from 200,000 VND per night.
Mooc spring resort. Photo: Trung Nghia
Experience the sand dunes in Phan Thiet
Not only the sea, Phan Thiet , Binh Thuan also owns sand dunes like a miniature desert. Visitors coming here can visit Golden Sand Hill or Sand Bay, Bau Trang, and swim in Mui Ne with unspoiled beauty.
Up to now, resorts such as Aroma Beach Resort in Phu Hai or Sailing Club, Hoang Ngoc Resort, and Villa Panda in Mui Ne still have rooms available from April 30 to May 3. Room rates from 3.6 million VND for a room and 7 million VND for a two-bedroom villa.
To get to Phan Thiet, visitors go by flight to Cam Ranh, then take a car for about 3 hours to Phan Thiet. Holiday ticket prices from 2.6 million VND per person.
Driving on the Golden Sandhill in Mui Ne. Photo: Ngo Tran Hai An
Eat at a floating restaurant and watch the fireworks
On the occasion of April 30, Ho Chi Minh City will set off fireworks at two locations: the beginning of the Saigon River Tunnel (Thu Duc City) and Dam Sen Cultural Park (District 11). The estimated time is 15 minutes, from 9pm to 9:15pm. You can choose a restaurant on the Saigon River to have dinner and watch the fireworks display to celebrate reunification day.
The suggested place is Elisa floating restaurant with the shape of a deck boat, 3 tall sails, at No. 5, Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, District 1, located close to the high-altitude fireworks point. The restaurant has a capacity of 1,000 guests with an outdoor space and a cozy private room, suitable for dinner parties, overlooking all the landscapes along the Saigon River, especially the brilliant Bach Dang Wharf at night. Reservations are still available.
Fireworks seen from the restaurant 2019. Photo: Elisa Floating Restaurant
The menu at the restaurant is diverse, combining European and Asian cuisines, and the set menu is priced from 1.88 million to 2.48 million VND/person. The party will be more impressive with an art performance program with sweet voices, promising to bring colorful experience moments on the night of April 30.
See Ho Chi Minh City from above
This is the “hottest” tour in Ho Chi Minh City at the moment. Tour launched in mid-April, until now, Fiditour Travel has booked tickets on April 30 with prices from 4.08 million VND/person. Two types of helicopters accompany tourists, AW-189 (made in Italy with up to 16 passengers) and EC-155B1 (imported from France, carrying up to 12 guests), promising you impressive moments. of Ho Chi Minh City, with a new, modern and vivid view from above during the 40-minute experience.
It is expected that visitors will visit destinations such as: Aeon Mall Tan Phu – Aeon Mall Binh Tan – RMIT – Phu My Bridge – Thu Thiem Bridge – Landmark81 – Binh Quoi Tourist Area. The gathering point currently has two areas, the heliport of Military Hospital 175 and Tan Son Nhat Airport.
Helicopters take tourists around the city. Photo: Fiditour Travel – Vietluxtour
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