For a long holiday including this weekend, April 30 and May 1, those who like adventure and exploration can choose various tours offered by travel agents:
Contemplating Ha Long Bay at 150 meters high on a Hai Au seaplane
Seaplanes may be familiar to foreign tourists, but flying on a seaplane is still a new experience for most Vietnamese. The seaplane tour will offer you a chance to fly a plane at a low altitude, contemplate the endless blue ocean and numerous rock islands emerging from the blue water in Ha Long Bay, which looks like the scene in the blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island”.
The flight from Hanoi to Ha Long is very short, only 45 minutes compared to 4 hours travelling by road. A seaplane tour will be definitely an unforgettable experience for adventurers.
Kayak tour to collect garbage in Hoi An
In response to the pollution in various tourist destinations, domestic and international tourists will learn how to collect garbage while rowing kayaks in Hoi An. Visitors also learn how to use tools to collect garbage along the Hoai River to the ancient town. At the end of the tour, specialized boats will collect garbage collected by tourists. The cost for the new tourist service is US$ 10 for foreigners and free for Vietnamese. The proceeds will be used to buy tools and to pay the staff.
Crocodile fishing Ho Chi Minh City
Standing on a composite boat covered by a steel net for safety, visitors will use special fishing rods to fish crocodile. Crocodile will go after the prey. It takes boats 20 minutes to run around the lake. The service is offered in the Vam Sat tourist site, Can Gio district, HCMC. It is easy to go there from Ho Chi Minh City downtown. However, the service is not for children or people with heart problems.
Watching 20,000 flying fish in Can Tho
On Son islet, Can Tho city, tourists can participate in various activities including canoeing, making traditional dishes and especially fishing and making various dishes from snakehead fish. Here, tourists can also enjoy a special performance from thousands of flying fish. This unique performance will surely leave great impression on tourists.
A ticket to the tour costs 25,000 VND (over $1).
Walking in the sea bed in Nha Trang
This special tour in Nha Trang is suitable for people at all ages, even those who do not know how to swim. All visitors can leisurely walk on the sea bed just like on land. They will wear a special diving helmet and be instructed by professional divers. Schools of colorful fish swimming or coral reefs will give tourists unforgettable experiences.
Mining tour in Quang Ninh
The tour is jointly offered by the Quang Ninh Tourism Department and other travel agencies. Tourists will visit a traditional house to explore the history of Cao Son mine. After that, special vehicles will take visitors to the open mining field to see how the “black gold”, coal, is transported. Visitors can take pictures with large trucks, exchange with miners, wear miner clothing and buy products made from coal.
Coal mines, which are generally restricted areas, have now been opened for tourists and become a new and promising tourist product.
Translated by Linh Chi