Ha Long & Cu Chi in the Top Adventure Destinations in Southeast Asia

By | March 23, 2022

The travel magazine The Travel praised Southeast Asia for its diverse culture, of which Ha Long and Cu Chi are two points worth visiting.

Ha Long is in the 9th position in the top 10 destinations suggested by The Travel. The view on the bay is breathtaking, with hundreds of limestone islands scattered across the sea, more majestic at dawn and dusk. Tourists coming here can snorkel, rent canoes or relax on the decks of the yachts with drinks in hand.

Cu Chi Tunnels ranked 8/10 on the list. The tunnel system is more than 200 km long is a solid stronghold of the Military Zone Committee, the Saigon – Gia Dinh High Command, making a significant contribution to the unification of the country. Only one person can walk and bend down to the ground to move in the tunnel.

Today, the tunnels for visitors are equipped with lights. Tunnels dug on an area of ​​laterite clay, so it has high durability and is less prone to landslides. Underground tunnels and bases from 3 to 12 m deep; consist of 3 floors that can withstand the destructive power of many types of heavy bombs.

Manta Bay’s first destination is Nusa Penida Island, Bali, Philippines. Visitors can experience scuba diving to watch rays. Thanks to ocean currents rich in plankton, stingrays hunt near the water’s surface. A one-day snorkeling tour from Bali starts at $70 and includes transfers, lunch, soft drinks, and diving equipment.

Other places on the list include Angthong National Marine Park in Thailand, a collection of beautiful islands ideal for beach recreation, diving, boating… The opportunity to see wildlife on the sea with your own eyes admire the cliffs, white sand beaches, clear blue sea, and rich vegetation. The entrance fee to Angthong National Park is 10 USD.

Luang Prabang, an idyllic tourist city in northern Laos, located at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, has the highest density of pagodas per capita globally, with a population of 98% Buddhist. If you stand on the top of Phousi, zoom in on all four sides, everywhere, you can see temples with sharp towers rising strongly, typical of Buddhism in Laos.

Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is an epic place not missed by every visitor. The massive statue of the god Murugan impresses visitors right from the entrance. Visitors need to climb 272 multicolored steps to enter the cave. One of the challenges for visitors is the annoyance of monkeys.

Erawan National Park in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, is covered with verdant plateaus. During World War 2, the area served as a military outpost for the Japanese, building the Death Railway. The majestic scenery tinged with history makes Kanchanaburi a fascinating destination. This place is 4 hours drive from Bangkok; the entrance fee is 10 USD.

Ubud Monkey Forest – a destination not to be missed by many visitors to Ubud, Bali island, Indonesia. Local people consider this place a sacred forest with economic, educational, religious, and ecological significance. The attraction collects adult tickets for 5 USD.

Angkor Wat is the most famous temple in Cambodia. This is the largest religious building in the world, attesting to a golden age of the Khmer Empire that ruled much of Southeast Asia from 801 to 1400 before suddenly disappearing. The superb temples and structures still exist to this day. To visit the complex of Angkor Archaeological Park, visitors can buy a 3-day ticket for 62 USD.

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