Must to see highlights in charming Indochina

Indochina region is now one of the most-visited destinations worldwide. The region composes three countries in Southeast Asia: Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Indochina has many things to offer to tourists ranging from teeming cities, sleepy villages and ancient temples to exotic cultures and untamed jungles. Indochina travel is becoming a top choice for travelers when they would like to visit the Southeast Asia. Sometimes they are better known for their recent tragic histories — the Khmer Rouge regime and the Vietnam War. In recent years, the Indochina have emerged as fascinating, vibrant and genuinely friendly destinations, which offer unique culinary treats, cultural sites, and scenery. The best way to truly appreciate Indochina is to visit all three countries: Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. There are many attractions that tourists should visit in Indochina but here are must-see highlights that every tourist must spend the time to explore while traveling in this charming region.

Vietnam

Indochina travel

MaPiLeng mountains pass

1/Ha Long Bay

This is an other-worldly panorama of ghostly limestone karsts rising from the glittering South China Sea. In 2009, Halong Bay was nominated as one of the World’s 7 Natural Wonders by the New 7 Wonders Foundation, which runs the “New Seven Wonders of the World” program.

2/Hoi An old town

Hoi An is has a charm and style all of its own. In 1999, UNESCO formally recognizes Hoi An as a World Heritage Site. Hoi An is home to many temples, pagodas and the ancient homes that bear its very unique mark.

3/Sapa

This is the home of different ethnic minorities in Vietnam, which allow tourists to be in close touch with ethnic people to explore and learn more about ethnic cultures. Besides, rice paddle fields are stunning scenery that can deeply touch your heart, especially in the harvest season. Terraced fields in Sa Pa were honored as one of the major areas in the world period terraces. Nature is not only given to the people of this earth landscape and ideal climate but also gives them the skilled hands. For hundreds of years, they weave masterpiece – this is the staircase leading to heaven.

Laos

Luang Prabang


Luang Prabang is rich in cultural heritage, and is known as the seat of Lao culture, with monasteries, monuments traditional costumes and surrounded by many types of nature's beauty. In 1995 UNESCO nominated Luang Prabang as a World Heritage Site.

Cambodia 

1/ Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is an ancient city in Cambodia that was the center of the Khmer empire. This civilization went extinct, but not before building amazing temples and buildings that were reclaimed by the jungle for hundreds of years. The most popular temples are Angkor Wat, Bayon, Ta Phrom, and Angkor Thom.

2/ Phnom Penh

This is the capital city of Cambodia, where the heavy influence of French colonization still permeates the architecture. Tourists should spend one day in this city to visit the country’s history, which is both extraordinary and horrific but to truly understand the Cambodian people such as the Genocide Garden (Tuol Sleng), and the Killing Fields (Choeung Ek)...

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