OverviewThe secret journey of Tonkin is designed for travelers who want to touch, taste and feel the souls of Northern Vietnam through their unique highlights and experiences. More than simple whirlwind tours, the secret journey of Tonkin of Tonkin marry iconic destinations and must-see spots with the hidden corners and below-the-skin experiences to discover some of the famous and unique places around the Halong region.
Nestled between Mount Shammer to the north and Mount Salma to the south, the city of Hail was once the capital of all the Arabian Desert and home to legends like Hatim Al Tai, the Arabian poet whose altruism earned him spots in stories like “One Thousand and One Nights” (also known as “Arabian Nights”). Today it’s the capital of the north-central region of Saudi Arabia bearing the same name and a popular stop during the pilgrimage to Makkah. The city of Hail is also known for hosting international events, including a Desert Festival celebrating the area’s culture and the Hail International Rally, where rally cars, quads and motorcycles race through the Nafud Desert and through Hail, Baqaa, Al Ghazalah and the village of Umm Al Qulban. If you’re seeking a dose of history, culture and adventure, set your sights on Hail.