Katê celebration or Cham New Year, one of Brahmin Cham’s people major events, occurs during the seventh month of the Cam Ahier calendar, usually in October. The largest Katê ceremonies are held at Po Klong Garai Towers, Ninh Thuan Province. Cham delegations from eight provinces join the celebration. A Cham Balamon master leads various rituals. The aim is to honor last Cham Kings and their forgotten kingdoms but also an expression of wishes for fertility, prosperity and a fruitful harvest

Located on a dramatic coastline overlooking spectacular Vinh Hy Bay, Amanoi offers a magnificent location coupled with top levels of service and luxury. Backed by a national park covered with marine forest reserve, Amanoi embraces nature while providing guests with a serene retreat. Ideal base to discover unspoiled parts of southern Vietnam coast, between Cam Ranh and Mui Ne: a series of granite promontories, scattered among semi-arid, almost Saharan coastline plains, land of ancient Panduranga, the last Champa kingdom



Located on the northern Tonle Sap banks and at the mouth of the Stung Sen river, Phat Sanday remains an exotic floating village: aquatic universe with scenic views on the great lake, on marshes and chamcars, shimmering landscapes seasonally flooded by the sacred waters. Around Phat Sanday lies a lush forest, universe of trees and lianas, shelters of tropical birds, monkeys and solitary crocodiles. Since 2011 Secret Indochina develops various "Live like a Local" concepts on Stung Sen River; notably, in 2015, through the construction of a floating house in Phat Sanday

Contrary to a colonial time myth and far from the recurrent dryness of the dry season, the green season is an ideal season to travel in South East Asia. From June to the end of November, shining with sunlight-flooded landscapes, the season brightens hills, paddies rice fields and glimmering blue skies ; celebration of the return of water, of life, a cheerful time for rural activities, seeding and harvest, thus perfect season for immersion experiences and human encounters
Secret Indochina was established in 2011, following the encounter of two professionals, Tran Quang Hieu and Nicolas Vidal, passionate about authentic travel. Secret Indochina, DMC branch of Amica JSC, strives to lead travellers to outstanding sites, magical places, and little-known ethnic communities. A common passion drives the project: genuine human encounters and the ensuing cultural exchanges
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