The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a country with very different climates inhabited by many ethnic groups. Its territory (331 690 km²) stretches from the Gulf of Tonkin by the South China Sea to the Gulf of Siam. Indigenous Vietnamese, constituting the majority of the country's population, live mostly in the Red River delta, the Mekong delta and major cities. More than 8 out of 85 million inhabitants belong to 53 ethnic minorities, for whom the house are scattered around the country mountain villages. Each minority has developed its own way of life, distinct culture and beliefs. More than half the population of Vietnam are Buddhists, though born in this country also original Cao Dai religion which is a patchwork of beliefs from around the world. The official language is Vietnamese. Located in the south, in the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City, a former Saigon, the former capital of Vietnam. The current - Hanoi, lies on the north, in the delta of the Red River, near the covered terraces of rice fields mountains. Between these two capitals stretches narrow, but very long range of mountains whose slopes descend to the beautiful beaches. Particular highlights include the beaches of Nha Trang and located between Hoi An and Danang China Beach, once a place of landing troops the US Marines. Less well known but equally charming, you can be found on the largest island of Vietnam - Phu Quoc Island, in the Gulf of Thailand. The most beautiful and the place of meeting of land and water in Vietnam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. Vietnamese avoid displays of anger and expect similar behavior from others. When they become witnesses of one's explosion, they react laugh that results from their embarrassment. A characteristic element of life is the love of Vietnamese tea. This drink warms the inhabitants of the north and cools the residents of the south, and small shops giving it along with sweets can be found on every street. A very popular part of the kitchen Vietnam are noodles. It serves them as a side dish to many soups, though they can be administered separately. The basis of Vietnamese cuisine is rice served in separate bowls, fish sauce and fresh spices and herbs. Popular in the country moderate vegetarianism makes the meat more often is an addition to meals than their proper part. Climate Vietnam lies in two climate zones, which results in very noticeable temperature difference between the northern and southern parts of the country. Located under the midnight monsoon tropical climate characterized by cold winter, with temperatures ranging between a few dozen to twenty degrees, lasting from November to April, and a hot rainy summer lasting from May to October. The highest temperature, about 30 ° C, in the north of the country has been listed in July, and with increasing temperature increases rainfall. South Vietnam is a zone of equatorial monsoon climate, where there remains a high temperature. Year of the south is divided into the dry season, between December and April, and a rainy lasting from May to November. The hottest month is March southern Vietnam with the temperature capable of exceeding 30 ° C. central coast of Vietnam avoid heavy rainfall that from April to November affected south and north. From July to November there is a risk of strokes typhoon in the northern and central coast.
Main Attractions: Halong Bay Dreamlike beauty ensured its place on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the emerald waters of the bay emerge overgrown with greenery hundreds of islands, limestone cliffs which often hide mysterious caves. Picturesque scenery complemented by sailing around the bay traditional Vietnamese junk, with which deck you can enjoy this natural wonder. Hoi An Once an important Asian port, now a charming town, whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed very little over the centuries. Perfectly preserved ancient Chinese and Japanese buildings are interspersed with buildings from the period of French colonization. This testimony of the interpenetration of cultures, through which the city was honored with being put on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hue Aromatic situated on the River has long been the imperial capital of hides many treasures of the past. Among the peaceful gardens and lakes can be found imperial tombs and Imperial Citadel, where governments once held the Nguyen dynasty. You can also visit Thien Mu Pagoda which is one of the greatest reverence buildings otaczanych Hue. Ho Chi Minh City It is the largest city in Vietnam, still called Saigon by many locals, is treated as a separate province. Here, too, survived the colonial buildings, and created a large population of Chinese Cholon - Chinatown. Among the facilities to do it is built by the French, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the War Museum documenting the turbulent chapter in the history of Vietnam. Hanoi The capital city of Vietnam is a unique French colonial buildings, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. In here lies a huge mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh City, in the heart of the city shall be lodged in the ancient Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university, which is an oasis of calm amid the hubbub. Do you like this destination? For more detailed information please contact us using the contact form or call +377 97 97 43 78. Our travel consultants will be pleased to provide you with our recommendations.