Top 5 Vietnam’s Off The Beaten Path
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Top 5 Vietnam’s Off The Beaten Path

You are thinking about the resort, bustling city? Are you looking for truly off the beaten path in Vietnam. Check out these quiet and rustic destinations in the central of Vietnam.

Don’t allow the travel boom that has resulted in seemingly never-ending construction, overcrowding. Trash and tourist traps lots in Vietnam’s top destinations.

By venturing off the beaten path. Who wish to experience a quiet Vietnam untouched by mass tourism will certainly be rewarded for their efforts.

Therefore, if you’re not constrained by a tight schedule. Let make sure to explore these five spots along the central shore.

1: Hang Rai, Ninh Thuan

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Hang Rai, a perfect complex of stone formations and fossilized coral reefs lying from the sea. It is touted as a one-of-the-kind wonder.

Hang Rai is part of Vinh Hy Bay. It’s one of the most beautiful bays in Vietnam. And only around 40 kilometers from the coast city Phan Rang and accessible by car and motorcycle. Also home to a range of otters (rai) which explains the hidden stone is called “Hang Rai”

Once there, don’t even miss a chance to take a dip into the natural pools created by the distinctive stone formations. Especial dive to observe coral reefs or get ready to create a photos album with breathtaking scenes in sunrise.

2: Pu Luong, Thanh Hoa

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Although the central province of Thanh Hoa remains a lesser-known destination on the local tourism map. Pu Luong Nature Reserve, only 130 kilometers shore of its namesake town. It has stolen travellers’ hearts with its pristine character and tranquil setting away from the bustle and hustle of urban life.

Encompassed by magnificent limestone mountains. Tours to Pu Luong is best enjoyed in October when golden-yellow terraced rice fields glisten in the light cold of fall.

No hotels or resorts can be located there, however, homestay services enable you to have the culture and everyday life of cultural individuals who mostly make a living from farming. Last but not least. Try the local delicacies cooked fresh with homestay ingredients.

3: Green Island, Binh Dinh

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This island off Vietnam’s central shore. It’s about 24 kilometers from Quy Nhon Town, Binh Dinh Province. It’s home to around 3,000 residents that mostly eke out a living from fishing.

The key island has yet to be engulfed from the tourist traps and claws of urbanization. Leaving it a pure beauty like what character has conferred. Don’t anticipate fancy services as tourism remains a brand new concept on this particular island.

Between Feb and June is the optimum time to relish a visit to Green Island but prevent the time around the end of July and early August when unexpected storms can ruin your trip experience.

4: Vung Ro Bay

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A historic site during war time. Vung Ro Bay has come a considerable Way to resuscitate to a gorgeous travel destination in central Vietnam. Only 33 kilometers south of Tuy Hoa, the capital of Phu Yen Province. Vung Ro was a fashionable destination among Vietnamese later. It was featured in an award winning Vietnamese film Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass, directed by Victor Vu. Vung Ro, that was named among the seven most beautiful bays in Southeast Asia by the UN World Tourism Organization.

Promises to offer you deserted beaches which boast crystal blue waters and stretches of white sands.

5: Mooc Stream, Quang Binh

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Mooc Stream, that is only 20 minutes away from the world renowned Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car, leaves a strong impression on tourists for its stunning natural landscape, rich biodiversity along with enjoyable sporting activities.

Being only one of the innumerable natural wonders that may be located at Quang Binh Province, Moc Stream has yet to be featured on tourist maps, including the renowned Nhat Le Beach or even Son Doong. The world’s biggest and arguably most magnificent cave.

Enjoy nature in Moc Stream ON your own way. Such as swimmingpool swing, kayaking, rowing or night camping. Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air operate direct flights to Dong Khoi Airport at Quang Binh from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. You may take a shuttle bus or bring a taxi to get at Phong Nha. It’s only about 50 kilometers from the airport.

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Wishing you have a lovely holiday!

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