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Valentine’s Day T(r)ips: Rekindle the Romance

January 15, 2015 by Khiri Travel | Filed Under: , , , , , , , , ,

These Valentine’s Day tips for twosomes rekindle the romance such as scenic cruises, dining under the stars, and gliding on a small boat through a flooded forest. Lovers on holiday can also opt for romantic Valentine’s day trips in Southeast Asia with a “mock wedding” or a special blessing ceremony.

What says “romance” like a cruise on scenic Ha Long Bay, Vietnam? This top Hanoi attraction includes dining on fresh seafood before a relaxing swim. The evening commences with a cocktail and cooking demonstration on the sundeck or fishing with the staff. For a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, try an incredible experience: dinner in a candlelit cave.

Riding on board our updated tuk tuk is a romantic thing to do in Luang Prabang, Laos. Popular for a visit to Kuang Si Falls or “dressed up wedding style,” our stylish vehicle even carries a cooler for drinks. Our driver will gladly escort travelers to a quiet place for lunch or a candlelit dinner under the stars.

Guests looking for a romantic holiday can take a lovely afternoon cruise from Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Chau Doc, a town outside Saigon, Vietnam. Enjoy a romantic dinner and overnight at the Victoria Nui Sam Lodge. Chau Doc is also home to the tranquil Tra Su flooded forest and Vietnamese monks whose temple is a remnant of the ancient Khmer Empire. The next day travelers can return to Phnom Penh or continue their trip in Vietnam.

On Valentine’s Day you can let your travelers experience the elegance of Sri Lanka by having a “mock” wedding. This romantic activity starts with a champagne breakfast for two before dressing in elaborate wedding costumes. The ceremony celebrates traditional dancers and a blessing for the lucky couple. The day concludes with a sumptuous candlelit dinner of grilled lobster on the beach.

The highlight of romantic things to do for travelers in Yangon, Myanmar, is a blessing ceremony, which imparts a long and happy marriage, by Buddhist monks at the Shwedagon Pagoda. Later that night, the lucky couple returns to the upper platform of this enormous golden pagoda to light 500 oil lamps–a beautiful site! The day tour concludes with a romantic dinner for two at an elegant French restaurant.

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