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 PVT expresses a certain idea of elegance and beauty of Vietnam, in the eyes of the traveler remains a source of inexhaustible curiosity.

Indeed, this diverse country has always fascinated many tourists with strong images embedded in the collective imagination. Therefore the number of cultural and natural sites, leads us to say that Vietnam is a country with multiple richness of its heritage and plural in the variety of its landscapes and the diversity of its population.

Thus, based on our experience in the field and our expertise, Package Vietnam Tours invites you to experience your trip and otherwise agrees to fulfill your dream of expatriation.

Geography of Vietnam
Vietnam stretches as S (like a long dragon) on 1 800 km from the Gulf of Tonkin to the Gulf of Thailand and is divided into three distinct physical regions:
- North or Tonkin, Tonkin French colonizers
- The Centre, or Trung Bo, the former Annam
- The South, or Nam Bo, former Cochinchina.

Northern part
North moved to the head of vast and S takes the form of a conical hat. Currently in the region are three major sub-regions: The mountains of North East, the mountains of North West and the Red River Delta.

The northern mountains (East and West) Upper Tonkin, consists of provinces covered limestone mountains compact (being the extension of the Himalayan terrain) that share the border with Laos and China.

The delta of the Red River, bordered to the east and west by mountain ranges, this second rice granary of the country after the Mekong Delta. At the heart of the delta, there is Hanoi, the ancient capital of Vietnam.

Inhabited and exploited by ancient Viet people, the North is the birthplace of the country where identity is forged viet. The area is also renowned for its strong cultural and natural diversity.

Centre part
As its name suggests, the region is at the heart of the country on a narrow strip of land elongating from north to south, bounded on the east by the South China Sea and to the west by Laos and Cambodia .

Centre can converse in three sub-regions: Northeast Centre (Thanh Hoa, Hue), the South Centre (Da Nang to Phan Thiet) and Highlands (Da Lat, Buon Me Thuot, Kon Tum. ..)
Very rich perspective scenery, culture and history, it is a region full of interest. Here are the most developed highlights:

Cultural-heritage history: It contains four of the five "national wonders" world heritage of Unesco. It also reflects the interactions between many cultures (Tonkinnoise, Conchinchine, Indian Cham) and the glorious past of Annam, the name given at the time of the French.

Ethnic minorities: The Highlands is a place inhabited by minorities Bana, Mnong, Ede, Giarai - those known for their craft Trained elephants for forest work.

Landscapes: A succession of coastal plains form beautiful bays and beaches yet untapped (Dai Lanh, Van Phong Nha Trang, Phan Thiet).

The Southern part
South at the base of the dragon suffered a newer operating other regions by the Vietnamese (dated 16th century). The South consists of two parts:

Mien Dong considered the economic heart of the country, the region has the largest city of the country, neighboring provinces Saigonet (Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc, Long An, Vung Tau).

Mekong Delta: this region in the extreme south, coveted for its richness provided by the Mekong River, remains the largest rice granary of the country. It is characterized by a dense network of rice paddies and arroyos lined by villages. Can be extended to Cambogde from the Mekong Delta via its border with Cambodia.
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