Some people think that traveling around Vietnam and Cambodia is same as visiting all Indochina. But it’s not, Indochina includes Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, so take care if you want to book an Indochina tour packages on the Internet. Make sure that they offer a tour of visiting three countries.
These countries are all influenced by the two main religions, which are Confucianism and Buddhism. However, each state has its own unique identity. All of them create an extraordinary attraction of Indochina.
Not only the landscape or the heritage, but this region also serves the tourist many exciting outdoor activities.
Let’s see how cool they are.
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- 1 Top Outdoor Activities During Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia
- 2 Is It Enough for an Indochina Trip?
Top Outdoor Activities During Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia
Admire the Magnificent Beauty of Angkor Complex
Angkor Complex – the symbol of ancient Cambodia, It was honored to award the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1992. Angkor population is divided into two areas: Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.
Angkor Wat is considered as the most majestic, largest construction of Angkor Complex. It owns the architecture of Khmer and Indian culture. When you enter the temple in the sunset, this place looks like a golden block. Overcoming the main gate, you will be surprised with thousands of statues with an ancient face, all creating a mysterious feeling.
Come to Angkor Thom; it was built nearly 100 years after Angkor Wat. The unique main pattern on this construction is hundreds of large stone faces sculpted. It is excellent to bring the camera here and take some artistic photos.
Boat Trip on the Mekong River
One of the best things in Laos is to take a boat ride on the Mekong River and admire the peaceful scenery of the Luang Prabang – a province of Laos. But not only just sitting on a boat and enjoy the beautiful landscape, but you can also visit the famous Pak Ou cave. This cave contains thousands of gilded Buddha statues of many shapes and sizes.
We recommend that you should take the boat trip on the sunset. The sun goes down, and the light creates a magical beauty and of Luang Prabang. Let take some pictures; I’m sure this scene will undoubtedly be the best you can capture on this Vietnam Cambodia Laos itinerary.
Traveling and Discover the Traditional Villages in Luang Prabang
There are two famous traditional craft villages in Luang Prabang. Ban Chang Kon village – making paper, and Pop Ock Tok- making silk weaving.
Paper business in Luang Prabang has run for hundreds of years and still maintain to this day. The paper here is special; it’s all made from silkworm bark. They make paper in different colors, then decorated with flowers to make it like a picture.
For the traditional silk weaving, the business has run for 700 years. Here, the Katu tribe continues to maintain this traditional craft. Horizontal stripes or the elephant-shaped pattern characterize traditional Lao textile products. These silks are often made into bags, skirts. You can buy a decorated paper or a textile product as a memorable souvenir.
Take Pictures of the Beauty of Hanoi
Welcome to the capital city in Vietnam, where every corner can be a great scene for your photos. Coming to Hanoi, you will see a bustling city with many skyscrapers, large commercial centers. However, besides the modernity, Hanoi still retains a particular beauty in the past.
The place where you can find the poetic beauty right in this city is the Old Quarter. This region is very famous for every tourist visiting Hanoi. Although there are many people on these streets, the ancient architecture and Hoan Kiem lake still bring you a peaceful feeling. And when at night, Hanoi is more bustling than ever. All roads and roofs are painted with colored light of bars and. So remember to take photos of this city. All the pictures in each moment can reveal the life of Hanoi.
Visit Cai Be Floating Market
It is no doubt that this outdoor activity will be the most special one on this Vietnam Cambodia Laos itinerary. Have you ever seen a market where every product are sold on the boat? And to buy something, you need to take a boat too. If you haven’t, then you should take a visit to Cai Be floating market.
Cai Be floating market is the contiguous place of the three provinces of Tien Giang, Ben Tre, and Vinh Long. This place is one of the three biggest wholesale markets in the Southwest region.
The morning was the bustling time of trading, you will see various kinds of products on this market, but mostly agriculture ones. You can even find some boats selling pho, noodles, and vermicelli. Sitting on a floating boat, enjoying a bowl of noodle or a cup of coffee in the morning is an indescribable experience for every tourist.
In contrast to the morning, the floating market in the afternoon is a genuinely fantastic scene. The sunset, human in the market, all make an enchanted picture.
Is It Enough for an Indochina Trip?
Of course no, there are tons of options you can try when visiting this fantastic region. But all the above can be said as the must-try activities in Indochina tour.
If your friends also want to discover the Indochina, let’s share this article with them and take a ride together. The more, the merrier.
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