The biggest ever international hot air balloon festival in Vietnam-Travel
A representative of the International Balloon Association in Asia said that the organization of international hot air balloon flights every year helps to create a clearer impression in the eyes of tourists.
On March 15, in Ho Chi Minh City, the International Balloon Association and the Department of Culture and Information of Tuyen Quang province announced the first “Tuyen Quang International Balloon Festival”.
The festival takes place from March 30 to April 3, bringing together 20 large hot air balloons from countries around the world such as the UK, USA, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Spain, and the Netherlands. … Vietnam also has hot air balloons participating in the festival. This is considered the largest hot air balloon festival held in Vietnam ever.
The biggest hot air balloon festival ever in Tuyen Quang gathers 20 participating countries
According to the organizers, the Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held at 3 locations including Tuyen Quang City, the National Special Historic Site of Tan Trao History and a scenic spot in Lam Binh District. There are two types of flying: free flight and suspended flight.
Especially when flying freely on a hot air balloon, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains, Na Hang lake … with wild and mysterious beauty, bringing strong feelings, an interesting and new picture. for first time participants to enjoy.
“Highlight tourism The year 2022 of Tuyen Quang province will be opened with a hot air balloon festival. We also focus on developing strengths in historical tourism such as Tan Trao special national relic site, Na Hang eco-tourism, Lam Binh experience discovery, street tourism… We wish visitors at home and abroad have the opportunity to come here to enjoy and experience the most beautiful and different things brought by the international hot air balloon festival”, said Mr. Hoang Viet Phuong, Vice Chairman of Tuyen Quang Provincial People’s Committee.
Mr. Wout Bakker, representative of the Asia International Balloon Association informed at the announcement ceremony
With more than 10 years of experience in organizing hot air balloons in Taiwan and hot air balloon festivals, Mr. Wout Bakker, representative of the International Balloon Association in Asia, said that the organization of this activity periodically each year helps to make a clearer impression in the eyes of tourists.
“The first time organizing this hot air balloon flight is a highlight for tourism in Tuyen Quang province. For the first time, we organized a hot air balloon flight in Taiwan, attracting about 10,000 domestic tourists. By 10 years later, this number has increased to 1.4 million with tourists from all over the world coming to experience and visit”, Mr. Wout Bakker cited.
Hot air ballooning is one of the experiences of sightseeing from above that is created by many countries around the world as a famous tourist product such as in Bagan (Myanmar), Chiang Mai (Thailand), Cappadocia hot air balloon mecca. (Turkey)… In Vietnam, over the years, many international hot air balloon festivals have been held in some localities of Thua Thien – Hue, Da Nang, Binh Thuan, or hot air balloon demonstration events. the biggest ever in Ho Chi Minh City in early 2022…
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