From North to South, Vietnam has much to offer to make it a wondrous country for adults and kids alike. After a busy year, a holiday in Vietnam is the perfect way to recharge your batteries.
Hanoi – the 1,000-year-old city
As the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has long been interesting and vibrant. The worldwide famous city has attracted a large number of travelers and anyone coming here has a good impression, making it a leading destination and one of the best deals to Vietnam. Hanoi is appreciated by not only Asian but also American and European travelers.
While you visit, let the atmosphere of the city with over 1000 years old of traditional culture seep in. Hanoi exudes culture with countless offerings. For an ultimate dose of culture, venture to Hanoi Old Quarter and across the streets. It is the oldest and most popular area in the city where you can have the capital city to yourself. Then stop in Dong Xuan market to enjoy a wide range of delicious Vietnamese traditional dishes such as pho, banh mi, bun cha, banhcuon (Vietnamese rolled rice cake), cha ca, etc. with reasonable prices.
Sapa – the fanciful town in fog
Travel to Sapa for an authentic taste of Far North Vietnam. Winter or summer, morning or evening, rain or sun, Sapa has the enthralling ability to always create a great impression. There is something about mountain, valley, ethnic culture, and food specialties that drives our cares from the world and lets us truly unwind from work and the day-to-day turmoil of life.
Hoian – a Vietnamese ancient beauty
Characterized by century-old Buddhist pagodas and temples, colonial shophouses, and quaint museums, much of Hoian’s immaculately preserved old city was built between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries. As a result, it is not hard to feel like you are in a once-prosperous trading port in Southeast Asia. Sit at a local café and take in the views of the Ancient Town or visit My Son Hindu Sanctuary to know more about the influence of Hinduism on early Vietnamese culture. Make sure to indulge in a bowl of Cao Lau or my Quang.
Plan your Hoian trip at: Hoi An tour
Danang – Vietnam’s most modern city
Danang is a jewel set between the mountains and the sea, waiting to be discovered by those brave enough to lose themselves in its majestic historical heritage, impressive nature, excellent dining experience, and leading service resorts. It is the cannot-miss spot on your trip to Central Vietnam.
Nha Trang – the city of pristine beaches
In terms of relaxation and really getting away from the hustle and bustle of the daily life, nothing can beat a beach holiday. Over 400 kilometers northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang is an enticing destination, both on the mainland and on the islands of Hon Mun, Hon Tre, Orchid Island, Monkey Island, etc.
Whilst on holiday in Nha Trang, you can take your pick from picture postcard sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, breathtaking landscapes, clubbing in a diverse range of restaurants and bars particularly around the beach area, historic cultural sites like Yan Po Nagar temple tower and Long Son Pago, or shopping heaven in Cho Dam market.
With the advantage of clear waters and interesting marine life for snorkeling or scuba diving, Nha Trang gives you a chance to explore the gorgeous beauty of underwater life with a scuba expedition at the island’s PADI rated Dive Center.
Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam’s biggest city
From the classic French architecture to the magnificent skyscraper, the historic to the contemporary, the memories of war to the turbulent political landscape, the motorcycle scooter to the luxury cars, the coffee culture to the exotic food, the lovely local markets to the busy shopping malls, Ho Chi Minh City—lucky city that it is—has it all.
Phu Quoc – Vietnam’s pearl island
Dreaming of a tropical getaway? Phu Quoc is one of our top picks for the best exotic destinations to escape to paradise. Phu Quoc is one of the most popular beaches escapes in Vietnam for a number of reasons. The beaches are perfect, the waters are translucent, the atmosphere is laid-back, the exotic sea life is colorful and incredible, the island is modern and luxurious, and the seafood is awesome. The sandy beaches here offer you a true glimpse of paradise!
To get more information about Phu Quoc, please view: Far East Discovery in Vietnam
Dalat – the city of flowers
Dalat is for lovers, the city has the ideal mix of cool, tranquil, sweet and breathtaking. Impress your date with spectacular panoramic views of Valley of Love. Alternatively, hike up to Elephant Falls, take a romantic stroll in Dalat Flower Garden, order a drink at The Maze Bar Dalat (100 Roofs Cafe), or soak up some history and culture. No matter what you are looking for, Dalat has plenty of ideas to offer and it will always provide something romantic for you to do.
With year-round sun, appetizing cuisine and uncountable tourist attractions (from mountains to beaches, countryside to cities, history to culture), it is no surprise that international holidaymakers continue to flock to Vietnam.
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