Van Long, Lap An, O Loan, Nha Phu and Tam Giang lagoons are the five most beautiful in Vietnam. Van Long Lagoon located in Ninh Binh Province is the largest wetland natural reserve in the Red River Delta. It features spectacular caves, many of which are unexplored. It has become an attractive eco-tourism destination and is home to thousands of animals, plants, and other aquatic life including rare species such as the langur, chamois, iguana and red faced monkey. Lap An Lagoon is another popular retreat located in the west of Lang Co Bay. It has a water area surface of over 800 hectares, stretching from the foot of Phu Gia Pass to Hai Van Estuary. This brackish water lagoon has fascinating scenery. Surrounding the lagoon is a winding small road and off in the distance, there are the majestic mountain of Bach Ma and Lang Co Bay. O Loan Lagoon at the foot of Quan Cau Pass in Phu Yen Province covers more than 1,500 hectares, and is popular for its peaceful ambiance with beautiful … [Read more...] about Five most beautiful lagoons in Vietnam
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Chuon lagoon becomes strangely beautiful when the sun rises in the early morning. NDO – Chuon lagoon, part of the Tam Giang lagoon aquatic system, passes through Highway 49 and An Truyen village, Phu Vang district, Thua Thien-Hue province, nearly 15 kilometres away from the centre of Hue city. … [Read more...] about Peaceful life in Chuon lagoon, Hue
To preserve, promote and extend local potentials and also congratulate on Hue Festival 2014's success, Quang Dien district continued to hold the third 'Tam Giang waves" festival taking place within three days (from 30 April to 02 May 2014) with several activities of cultural exchange, art, sports, introduction to expand socio- economic achievements, etc. by potential and poetic Tam Giang lagoon with a historical culture value. The Festival featured with diversified activities of culture, music, sports. Many activities were held such as the food fair; youth camp festival; etc. Besides, community tours and ecological tours on Tam Giang lagoon connected with local cultural and historical relics were also organized during the festival, which promised to bring in interesting experiences. The Closing ceremony (on 02 May), local people and visitors had chances to enjoy a special folk music and dancing show with a deeply cultural identity of Quang Dien district, Hue culture and Vietnam … [Read more...] about “Tam Giang waves” festival: a deeply cultural feature of Quang Dien district
The 600-meter Ca Cut Bridge in the central ThuaThien-HueProvince is being built to facilitate traffic in Huong Tra District. It is expected to cost the Thua Thien - Hue Department of Transport VND311.5 billion (US$19.5 million) and be completed in 20 months. Groundbreaking for four tourism projects worth VND3 trillion (US$187.5 million) in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum too was organized Monday by the Bo Y International Border-Gate Economic Zone. Three of them -- a five-star hotel with 800 rooms; an 18-hectare urban zone with villas, an apartment block, and office buildings; and a 29-hectare urban zone -- will come up on the economic zone's western side. The fourth, a 50-hectare, eco-friendly urban zone with villas and gardens, will come up in the northern area. Hoang Quan Real Estate Company began work on the Du Long Industrial Zone, the last project announced Monday, in Thuan Bac District in the southern province of Ninh Thuan. The 407-hectare zone is expected to cost … [Read more...] about Work began on a bridge over Tam Giang Lagoon to link its northern banks.
Tam Giang Lagoon is where three rivers - Huong, Bo and O Lau - meet before they flow into the sea through Thuan An Estuary in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue. Many traditional craft villages along the three rivers, natural beauty and nearby mangrove forests have made the lagoon a popular destination for tourists. Sailing down the Huong River from Thuan An Estuary, tourists can visit Dia Linh Hamlet in Huong Vinh Commune, where the craft of wood carving is still preserved. Thuy Tu Village consolidated by the silt of the Bo River and characterized by the red-roofed houses is recommended as the next stop. The villagers earn a living by making tiles. An Thuan Village is also worth visiting. There, tourists can learn more about the process of making green rice flakes with the added hot and tasty flavors of ginger, sesame and peanuts. Thin fishing boats in the transparent water and the fishing nets here and there add beauty to the lagoon. Tourists could tour Thai Duong Ha fishing … [Read more...] about Tam Giang Lagoon – a place for explorers of indigenous culture