Vietnam is a country of stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. From the bustling cities to the serene countryside, Vietnam has something to offer every traveler. We will explore the top 5 destinations in Vietnam that are sure to leave you breathless. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, Vietnam has it all. So pack your bags and get ready to discover the beauty of this amazing country!
1. Ha Long bay
Halong Bay is renowned worldwide for its diverse complex of limestone islands, pristine beaches, and wonderful cave system. The city center is also scattered with entertainment venues where you can take part in thrilling games or simply wander around.
You can visit Ha Long bay all year round and taste plentiful of seasonal cuisine. Ha long has big tourism hub so that the has developed various high-quality services like seaplane flights and snorkeling or scuba diving at affordable prices.
2. Ho Chi Minh city
Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon and long considered as the Pearl of the Far East, is the most dizzying city of commerce and culture in Vietnam. A visit to Saigon is like an encounter with exotic delicious food, French colonial architecture and memories of Vietnam War.
Ho Chi Minh City offers an amazing choice of both traditional food and new, innovative concepts. Saigon’s diverse cuisine offers you so many options, from cheap but delicious street food to luxury and seriously good Mediterranean mezze or Carolina-style barbeque pork ribs. So, if you like both traditional phở and intriguing fusion cuisine, you’re sure to find it in the streets of Saigon.
3. Ha Noi
Hanoi is known to offer tourists tastes of traditional Vietnamese fare, from the fragrant bánh cuốn (or steamed rice rolls) to the world-renowned heartiness of pho. Neighborhoods like the Old Quarter are also popular destinations to sample some local street food (and is also very affordable).
Hanoi Has a Unique Coffee CultureLocals love the taste of Robusta coffee beans, which have intense flavors compared to the common Arabica coffee beans. Visitors can peruse the streets of Hanoi to find a “hidden cafe” and indulge in some local coffee. Tourists should try some sinh tố bơ cà phê (avocado coffee) or cà phê trứng, also known as egg coffee. Visitors will be surprised to find that the coffee is creamy, smooth, and perfectly sweet! Reportedly, it was invented in Hanoi’s Giang Cafe.
4. Hoi An
Hoi An is best-known for its well-preserved ancient town. While many cities around the world boast “old towns”, Hoi An’s old town is perhaps more deserving of the name than any other. Unlike other parts of Vietnam, it was never bombed during the Vietnam War, and it still retains hundreds of historical buildings, which have garnered it its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Walk around the old town and feel as if you’ve stepped into ancient times. You’ll find lovely spots to eat, stunning locations to have a photo shoot, and many places to buy handicrafts and gifts for family and friends.
Hoi An is not only most famous for its ancient town, but also on a beautiful coast and hosts some gorgeous beaches. These are idyllic spots, with crystal clear waters and pristine stretches of sand. With rice paddies all around, you’ll experience all sorts of sites on the way to spending the day swimming and tanning.