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Top 5 Adventure Ideas in Vietnam
Must Try Dishes in Vietnam
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Capital Hanoi
Population 89 million
Languages Mainly Vietnamese, but some dialects and languages – foremost Khmer and Lao – are also spoken. English and French are widely-spread.
Local time zone GMT+7
International dialling code +84
Voltage 220V 50Hz AC
Visas Check if needed
Currency Dong (d); the US dollar is considered as a second one, in particular for prices at hotels
ATMs and credit cards ATMs are relatively common. Credit cards are accepted by larger businesses
Tipping common practice Appreciated in hotels, restaurants and for guides and drivers
Vietnam travel guide Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Vietnam tourist board Vietnam Tourism
Climate Heavily affected by regional differences and two monsoons and depends on season. From October to March the northern three-quarters of Vietnam get wet and cool, while the south is warm and dry. From April to October hot and humid conditions prevail at the most of country. Late spring (April and May) and early autumn are supposed to be the most comfortable time to visit, especially if you don’t like too much crowd.

Top 5 Adventure Ideas in Vietnam

Eckhart Tolle- a spiritual teacher who has captured the world with his genius- has
famously said that ‘life is an adventure, not a packaged tour.’

To seek the best thrills life has to offer, there aren’t many places in the world that
encompass as much as Vietnam does- with its geographical diversity and
spellbinding sunsets. In this article, we will talk about the Vietnam adventure
tours you can’t miss out on!

A motorbike tour on the Ho Chi Minh trail

For someone who is looking to explore Vietnam, this ride is absolutely worth
trying out. The Ho Chi Minh trail consists of beautiful breathtaking mountains and
stunning waterfalls untouched by human civilization.
You can stop to witness how the locals make a Vietnamese staple – rice paper,
along with the most exquisite local cuisine. It would be a great way to unwind and
relax. The tour can be customized as per your requirements, it could be from a
week to a month-long tour. This Vietnam route will help you see and interact with
the local residents and experience a new culture in its entirety.

Canyoning & abseiling in Da Lat

If you are looking for an adventurous sport to try out, to get that adrenaline
pumping through your veins, Da Lat is one of best places to visit in Vietnam.
Complete with hiking trails and waterfalls, this trip has a lot of danger to offer and
it might not be for the faint of heart.

Sandboarding in Mui Ne

Mui Ne is known globally for its adventure offerings. The best one on its platter is
sandboarding on huge sand dunes. The best time to do this, of course, is early
morning when the sand is not too hot. After practicing a while, you can try out
bigger and bigger dunes. This is something that brings out the 6-year-old in you
and is a lot of fun. All you have to do is rent a sand board and get going!
If you plan to go to Mui Ne, you might also want to check out Vietnam bicycle
tours like an HCMC to Mui Ne or the Mui Ne to Nha Trang stretch.

Climbing Mount Fansipan

Mount Fansipan is the highest peak in Vietnam with an astounding height of
3,143 meters. Filled with remote trails, rough terrains, and steep edges, it is
paradise for an adrenaline junkie.
The entire trek to conquer the mountain will be of about 3 days. During these 3
days, one would have to cross rough terrains, endure harsh winds that are
blowing across and manage to steer clear from the dangerous steep cliffs. It is a
goldmine of natural scenic beauty on the Indochina roof. The kind that gives you
tranquility.

Cliff jumping in Nha Trang

Cliff jumping has been one of the most favorite activities for extreme sports
fanatics. One of the best offerings of Vietnam is its beautiful waterfalls and cliffs.
Hidden amidst the thick green luscious forests and rocky terrains are wonderful
water bodies. The most famous one for cliff jumping is the Ba Ho Falls in Nha
Trang.


Must Try Dishes in Vietnam
If you are in Vietnam, don’t miss out on these delicacies

With duck embryo eggs and shells to soggy spinach and from soups to local takes
on burgers- Vietnam is a daring conquest for food connoisseurs. This small
country in the easternmost part of the Indo-china peninsula boasts not just of its
great culture and biodiversity, but also of its food palate. Vietnam cuisine is
known for its exquisite taste and variety.

Creative in ingredients and diverse in taste, the Vietnamese cuisine is not only
finger licking in Vietnam, but is also known to be one of the healthiest cuisines
around the world. What makes it so great is the balanced use of spices, herbs and
rich sauces to cook and garnish dishes made with fresh ingredients.
Let’s start with the exquisite list of Vietnamese delicacies you would not want to
miss out on, if you are in Vietnam!

The national dish – Pho

A type of soup which is mainly made of rice noodles known as Bánh pho, meat,
broth, and a few herbs and spices, Pho is considered as the national dish of the
country. It can be found everywhere- from street side makeshift stalls to classy
expensive restaurants. This dish speaks volume of the Vietnam culinary adventure
your taste buds will have once you are there.

The Vietnamese surprise – Õc

Õc is simply an assortment of snails and shells. It is an offering of various varieties
of mollusks which locals love to munch on. It is considered a delicacy in the
country and is perfect for anyone who wants to taste the genius of local chefs.
Best had with some beer.

The French influence – Banh Cuon

Made from eggs, wheat and dairy products and stuffed with steamed pork and
onion, this steamed rice cake is one of the favorite dishes in the North side of the
country. Served with sugar, some fish sauce, and lime, this dish will set ablaze a
firework of taste inside your mouth!

Baguette, Vietnamese style – Báhn Mi

Báhn Mi is a simple sandwich which consists of a baguette filled with savory
delights. It is known for its simplicity and authentic taste. There can be many
versions of the dish with ingredients like pork sausage, minced pork meatball, fish
patty, fried eggs and so much more.

The smelliest yet the most delicious food in Vietnam – Bun Dau Mam Tom

Yes, it is the ‘smelliest’ item on the list, but anybody who has heard about the
variety of sea food in Vietnam would know this is a mandatory thing to try out.
To put it simply, the Bun Dau Mam Tom is fermented shrimp paste noodle. It’s
made using fermented shrimp paste, fried tofu, and vermicelli noodles. These
ingredients are tossed together to form a delicious local staple.