Taking a ride in a hot-air balloon provides the perfect experience to admire the stunning beauty of Vietnamese villages along the Vam Co Dong River at a height of 200 metres.
Going up in a hot-air balloon is a new activity launched by Long An province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with Happy Land resort. The attraction is proving highly popular among both domestic and foreign visitors.
The pig-shaped balloon captures the attention of guests.
This is the first time that the activity has been held in the southern region, and so far, has attracted the participation of many young people.
People have even participated in the balloon rides from Japan.
Foreign instructors teach people the essential skills necessary to start the balloon.
The activity aims to introduce residents and tourists to hot-air balloons, a unique sport that has taken place around the world for over 200 years.
Young people in particular are keen to observe the operation of a hot-air balloon.
Preparations underway for a balloon flight.
A scenic view of peaceful villages across Long An from a balloon.
A member of the team attaches a camera to the balloon to capture some unforgettable moments.
Tourists will have the chance of experiencing the sensation of flying at an altitude of more than 200 metres.
A spectacular view of the natural scenery on offer.