Monday, February 25, 2013

ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA (ATA) announces the prizes for the photo contest “Vietnam in your hear is...”!

First word ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA (ATA) would like to send to all participants joint our competition “Vietnamin your heart is” the most sincere thanks!

“Vietnam in your heart is...” contest lasted over 2 months (12 Nov 2012 to 31st Jan 2013). During the competition, Organizing Committee has received a lot of entries; each photo represents a separate corner of life, nature and people of Vietnam from international friends who love the beautiful Vietnam.

Now is the time to honor the winner. The first prize is the person who has the amount of LIKE ranked highest on our Facebook, congratulation to Isye Sibuea with the photo of Cao Dai Temple. Your prize is a 3 day 2 nights overnight on Oriental Sails Cruise at Halong Bay

The second prize for outstanding photo selected by the ATA experts is a Halong Bay cruise 3 days/2 nights for two on Halong Emotion cruise. Let's congratulate Susan Pidgeon with great photo of Halong Bay.

The third prize is a two day cycling tour of ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA for photo that has the amount of LIKE ranked highest after the first, and this prize belong to Jonathan Tan and photo of the Old Quarter. 

All the prizes will be available in 1 years from the day of award announcement (Feb 25, 2013)

Once again, ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA thank all of your contest whether your felt and shared were not high rank but your sharing for ATA is the most precious. ATA wish all of you good luck, happiness, success and congratulations again!

Please refer any questions about the award to us at: info@activetravel.asia.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Family adventure in Vietnam for all travelers in Tet holiday

Tet is the most essential holiday for Vietnamese. It is the time for people leave a job behind and coming back home to celebrate upcoming year with family. Specially, in this scared period western visitors have a chance to explore the most quintessential of all custom in Vietnam.

 It is an honor for ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA to operate “Family Adventures in Vietnam” for travelers deeply acknowledge the traditional culture ,sightseeing the full blossom of peach, cherry apricot landscape, relishing the holy spirit fulfill in atmosphere, enjoying the special food, and witnessing the Vietnamese’s family activities in the lunar new years.

Family Adventure in Vietnam” highlight includes:
Kayaking in the amazing Halong Bay, one of the Seven Wonders of the World comprised thousand limestones.
Biking in the majestic former capital of Hue recognized a World Heritage Site by UNESCO thanks to its outstanding cultural and historical values. Travellers were drived to the Imperial City to visit the impressive Royal Palace and other beautiful royal buildings.
Charming ancient town of Hoian of which have notable ancient Vietnam architecture, special music, and culinary flavours and aromas
Floating market of Cai Rang, enjoyed different kinds of tropical fruit cultivated on the island, entertained with songs and music performed by villagers.

Tips to travel Vietnam in Tet holiday:
Booking early, early, early is the best tip for all travelers in the Tet holiday. If you are late, don’t worry, it still be fine. ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA has experience to solve it in this period.
Moreover, visitors should notice about some custom in the biggest holiday to avoid some mistakes in the scared place. Visitors should follow the rule when come inside the temple or pagoda such as take the shoes off before going inside, remember cover the shoulder and leg, and get the permission before taking picture, stand when monks and nun enter.

Recommended tour:
Family Adventures in Vietnam: This trip offers stunning natural landscapes, millennia-old history, exciting cosmopolitan cities, friendly hamlets and mélange of cultural influences. And there’s no better way to become acquainted with this vibrant country than by exploring it under your own locomotion and at your own pace. Walk past pagodas and temples in old Hanoi, kayak amid labyrinthine limestone outcrops in Halong Bay, bike past vibrant green rice paddies, investigate magnificent historic sites in Hue and stroll through the enchanting city of Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s architectural gems. Round out your days of discovery with meals of delicious local cuisine and stays at warm welcoming hotels.
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