Ngoc Ha’s dream of traveling around Vietnam came true when she and her husband just made a resort-style trip through Vietnam, at a cost of 7.000$.
On her birthday, Chu Ngoc Ha, born in 1996, told her husband Nguyen Anh Phuong, born in 1992, about her dream of traveling to all of Vietnam. Wanting to make his wife’s wish come true, Anh Phuong decided to make a journey through Vietnam, in the style of relaxation and relaxation, as well as a way to celebrate the wedding day. The two took the first leg along with the Central Highlands, from Hanoi to Phu Quoc , then returned to the capital to get married and continued to travel from Hanoi to the northern mountainous provinces.
Both work comfortably in terms of time, just need to manage online so it is easy to arrange to make the trip. Phuong and Ha’s criteria is a combination of resort experience. Although the schedule is dense, it is reasonably arranged to go without getting tired. When they come to a beautiful province, they will stop to play, if they want to rest, they will not “get it”. The trip is carried out by self-driving cars to take the initiative in time. “Sitting on an airplane, it is impossible to admire all the beauty of each region,” Ngoc Ha shared.
The journey total of 36 days for both legs, the estimated cost is about 150 million VND, of which more than half is for hotels and resorts. The cost of gasoline is about 15 million VND, the northern route is more expensive due to the mountain pass. In addition, there are other expenses such as meals, expenses… In the first leg, the couple stayed at beautiful resorts such as An Lam Retreats Ninh Van Bay , Mango Bay Phu Quoc , and The Secret Con Dao … where there is no resort, they also stay in a 3-4 star hotel.
The first leg is 24 days, departing from Hanoi, they go through the central provinces from Nghe An to Quang Nam, then through the Central Highlands including Gia Lai, Buon Ma Thuot , Lam Dong… and other provinces. Male. On islands like Phu Quoc and Con Dao , the couple travels by ferry. Before coming to Con Dao, they sent a car from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, then flew from Con Dao back to the capital, ending the first leg.
During the journey, Ha and his wife were most impressed with Da Lat because it was the place to take photos and shoot wedding reportage. Da Lat is also home to many of their memories from when they were still in love. The most beautiful place according to Ha is Ha Giang, the majestic landscape is intertwined with the wild beauty of nature. The place that also impressed Ha was Si Thau Chai village in Lai Chau. The community-based tourism village is methodical, unspoiled, and has not been commercialized. Although they do not experience the conveniences of hotels and resorts here, they can stay with locals. Insects, darkness are the two biggest problems when staying here. In addition, Ha and his wife cannot eat the specialties here such as nam pia, thang co…
For the first time in Vietnam, Ngoc Ha felt a clear difference in culture and customs that changed from north to south. “The common point in the two regions is that Vietnamese people in each region are very hospitable,” she said.
After the trip through Vietnam, Ha saved the beautiful provinces and cities that suit her travel interests so that she can explore more next time. The cost of 7.000$ according to her is worth it because of the point of view that the experience must be accompanied by a comfortable stay.
When asked if she should save 7.000$ to buy a house, buy a car rather than just travel, Ngoc Ha replied: “Each person has an opinion, when I no longer have to accumulate pressure for other items, I will earn money. money to go experience, enjoy a life that is not boring”.
In the future, the couple cherishes a trip with a large displacement vehicle with the criterion of going where to shop, without having to prepare clothes and bring 8 suitcases like the past journey through Vietnam.
Photo: Ngoc Ha Chu