Ha Long Bay and Cu Chi are two Vietnamese destinations that TheTravel of Canada recommends for guests who love discovery and adventure.
Travel magazine praised Southeast Asia as a region rich in culture and belief. Many consider it a favorite part of the world for its beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine and lack of tourists.
This tropical destination truly has it all, from experiencing the action of hiking through hot rainforests to snorkeling at some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Here is a list of great adventure spots in Southeast Asia that tourists must visit:
Ha Long Bay
UNESCO Heritage Site Ha Long Bay located in Northeast Vietnam is considered one of the world’s scenic spots for its blue sea dotted with hundreds of limestone islands, each with its own tropical forest. Apart from stunning views, this place also offers a variety of relaxing activities, from snorkeling to kayaking…
Cu Chi Tunnel
The Cu Chi Tunnel is a unique “miracle” of Vietnamese military art. Shows the resilience and persistence of the people in the “land of steel to copper”. This tunnel has a total length of about 250 km. With 3 different depths: the highest floor is up to 3m from the surface, the middle floor is 6m from the ground and the lower floor is more than 12m. The height in the tunnel was only enough for one person to crouch and the hole rose and fell in the ground. Enough for the body of a Vietnamese soldier at that time.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The Angkor Wat temple complex is the place to be tourist Cambodia is the most famous. It is also one of the seven wonders of the world recognized by UNESCO. It can be said that this is the greatest legacy left by the Khmer for posterity.
Located about 6 km north of Siem Reap, Angkor Wat was built by King Suryawarman II in the first half of the 12th century. The area of the entire complex stretches over 248 square miles (400 km2), surrounding the temple is a deep and wide moat. With the original design built to worship Hinduism, but later due to the introduction and development of Buddhism, Angkor Wat was converted into a Buddhist worship.
Monkey Forest, Bali
Monkey Forest Ubud Bali is located in a complex of nature reserves and sacred temples, known as Mandala Wenara Wana. This complex was designed with the mission of preserving the area according to the Tri (Three) Hita (Happiness) Karana (Origin/Cause) concept. Tri Hita Karana (Balinese Hindu philosophy of life) means three sources of happiness. The Tri Hita Karana philosophy teaches humans to maintain harmonious relationships in the life of the world, including: humans, nature and God.
Erawan Falls, Kanchanaburi
With a wide valley terrain surrounded by mountains and ancient forests, Kanchanaburi province has a cool climate all year round, very suitable for resort and camping activities.
During World War II, it served as a military outpost for the Japanese to hold allied prisoners for the construction of the ‘Railway of Death’. This historic but significant past makes Kanchanaburi an interesting destination to explore, and the waterfalls are breathtaking. In addition, Kanchanaburi is about 4 hours by car from Bangkok.
Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves Kuala Lumpur is a must-visit place for every visitor to Malaysia. The huge statue of the god Murugan guarding the entrance is sure to amaze tourists. The Stone Tunnel Temple consists of several caves that run through a marble hill and are dedicated to many other gods.
There are a total of 272 steps to the Cathedral Cave. Recently, the steps have been repainted in rainbow colors, making the place look like it’s wearing a new, brighter coat. Not only the stairs but also the walls were repainted. The purpose of this painting is to prepare for the upcoming ritual.
Palawan Island, Philippines
Palawan is one of the Philippines’ big attractions, with caves, diverse rainforests, diving spots, pristine beaches, and low-traffic environments. Palawan is mostly made up of 1,780 island groups located in the western part of the Philippines
The northern part of Palawan is characterized by tropical waters with white sand and rich flora and fauna. However, the northern part of the island is the most popular with two islands, El Nido and Taytay. These islands are characterized by limestone cliffs and a variety of marine life ranging from tropical fish to corals and turtles.
Luang Prabang, Laos
How can you not “fall in love” with the charming and historic City of Luang Prabang? The entire city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it’s not hard to find fun attractions here, especially if you know where to look.
Luang Prabang, located at the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers, is one of the most prominent attractions in Laos as most visitors use it as the last stop of their journey.
Angthong National Marine Park, Thailand
Ang Thong – in Thai means “Golden Bowl”, has an area of more than 250 square kilometers and includes more than 50 square kilometers of majestic limestone islands rising between the sea and the vast sky. These islands are home to caves, underground lakes and of course… countless beaches with white sand as far as the eye can see. Most of these limestone islands are uninhabited, so the scenery here is made as wild and natural as possible!
Manta Bay, Nusa Penida
Nusa Penida is one of three islands in the Nusa island group, located near Bali and separated by the Badung Strait. This is one of the most popular islands today, with majestic cliffs, clear blue sea, it is no exaggeration to say that Nusa Penida is a masterpiece of nature.
In Manta Bay (named after the stingray species), you will have the opportunity to meet giant rays and many other creatures such as coral reefs, turtles, starfish, …