WHY SHOULD TRIATHLETES TRAVEL TO VIETNAM?
In case you are looking for a triathlon to race while at the same time get to discover the natural beauty and landscape of the country, Vietnam is the perfect destination as you can find almost everything here.
Nature has blessed Vietnam with stunning soaring mountains, an impressive coastline of 3260 km and numerous glowing rice fields. It also contains some World Heritage Sites such as Halong Bay, Phong Nha Ke Bang caves or the Hoi An Ancient Town. However, it has much more than just that, it is actually more known for the kindness of its people, the tranquility of the countryside and the aromas and flavors of the local cuisine that will surely have you as fulfilled as a traveller can be. Only by travelling to Vietnam will be able to really understand and feel the country.
TOP 3 REASONS
1) A COUNTRYSIDE WORTH THE RIDE
Vietnam is known as one of the best countries to ride a bicycle in, with more than 30 million Vietnamese using this mode of transportation. Moreover, it is definitely one of the best ways to discover the region in a perspective you wouldn’t normally have. You will have the freedom of stopping anytime along the way for some tea, to contemplate the tranquil landscape or for a relaxing swim in its warm waters.
Recommended itineraries from Nha Trang are the following:
A) Nha Trang – Dalat – Ke Ga – Ho Chi Minh
B) Nha Trang – Quy Nhon – Hoi An.
2) SWIM IN CALM AND TROPICAL WATERS
The South of Vietnam is also known by its spectacular beaches. Nha Trang beach is already one of the most recommended ones. From there, athletes can also travel to any one of the nearby islands, which are easily accessible by a short boat ride. Alternatively, if you are looking for an escape in an idyllic island setting Phu Quoc is the place to go.
3) RELAX AFTER THE RACE
Vietnam offers multiple ways of relaxing after the race. One option is to enjoy a traditional Vietnamese massage in one of the multiple spas in Nha Trang. Moreover, accommodation is very cheap so you can stay in a spectacular beach front hotel and chill in the swimming pool for an affordable price.