Along the S-shaped country is a harmonious combination of natural landscapes and exquisite architecture which is worth experiencing at least once in your life. Destinations in Vietnam satisfy all your senses. You can join an adventure to the mountainous areas and explore the diversity of ethnic culture. Or you also and lie on the beaches and enjoy the sun, crystal water and fine sand.
All you need is a plan for your best holiday destination in Vietnam. This is because you don’t have enough time to explore all the country one time. And you just want to pick the most worthy destination. Here is the list of various holiday destination in Vietnam for you.
1. Halong Bay
Halong bay is located on the west bank of the Tonkin Gulf, including the island waters of Ha Long City, Cam Pha City and part of Van Don Island District, Quang Ninh Province. Halong Bay has a 120 km coastline with an area of about 1,553 square kilometers including 1,969 large and small islands, most of which are limestone islands, of which the core of the bay is 335 square kilometers of dense 775 islands both big and small. Joining in cruise on Halong bay is the best way to explore this holiday destination in Vietnam. You have chance to not only explore this amazing bay – one of 7 Wonders Of The World but also participate in various water activities like kayaking, swimming,…
2. Thien Mu pagoda
This pagoda is also known as Linh Mu Pagoda, is the ancient temple located on Ha Khe Hill, on the left bank of the Huong River, about 5km west of Hue city center. Thien Mu Pagoda was officially built in the year of the Tan Suu (1601), the first princess Nguyen Hoang, the first Nguyen Lord in interior land.
Visiting Thien Mu pagoda means you will come to visit Hue – the most famous holiday destination in Vietnam. With natural beauty, Thien Mu Pagoda became the most beautiful temple of that time. Thien Mu Pagoda had been used as a temple during the Tay Son Dynasty (around 1788), and was restored many times under the Nguyen dynasty. Today, the pagoda continues to be more and more magnificent, magnificent and always attractive, attracting many tourists near and far.
3. Hoan Kiem lake
Also known as Ho Guom, is the natural freshwater lake of Hanoi, the lake has an area of about 12 hectares. Previously, the lake also had the name: Luc Thuy Lake, Thuy Quan Lake, Ta Vong and Huu Vong Lake, the name of Hoan Kiem appeared in the early 15th century associated with the legend of King Le Thai To returned the sword to the Turtle of the lake. This is also an ideal holiday destination in Vietnam.
4. Hoi An
Another perfect holiday destination in Vietnam is Hoi An. Hoi An City is located on the northern bank of Thu Bon River, about 25km south-east of Da Nang, about 50km northeast of Tam Ky. In the 16th and 17th centuries, this place was known as Faifoo, a trading center for Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese and Italian merchants in Southeast Asia.
Hoi An today preserves the ancient architectural and intangible cultural heritage of traditional customs, beliefs, folk arts, cultural festivals, villages traditional cuisine … in good conditions. In addition, the culinary culture in Hoi An is one of the special things that visitors often mention such as Cao lau, noodle Quang ,… It’s such a good holiday destination in Vietnam.
5. Phu Quoc
The island is also known as Pearl Island, the largest island in Vietnam, also the largest island in a population among 22 islands in the Gulf of Thailand. Phu Quoc island and other islands form the Phu Quoc island district of Kien Giang province. The whole island district has a total area of 589.23 square kilometers.
In 2008, the Concierge.com website (specializing in travel in Australia) informed that Long Beach is one of the 13 most pristine beaches in the world. In addition, Phu Quoc is the place to produce a fish sauce not only famous in Vietnam but also known around the world. With the beauty of this island, you will have a great holiday destination in Vietnam
Sapa is a highland town in northwestern Vietnam, where terraces are beautiful, stretching as they rise to the sky. With beautiful natural scenery, poetic moments, mysterious markets and delicious food, Sapa has “fascinated” most of the visitors when they arrived here. This place will be the best choice of the holiday destination in Vietnam In 2009, Travel and Leisure Magazine (USA) also voted Sapa terraces as one of the seven most beautiful terrain fields in Asia and the world. In December 2011, this magazine introduced Sapa as one of the 10 best places in the world for walking, and in early November 2013, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has also decided to rank Sapa terraced fields as national heritage sites. If you want to travel to Sapa, you can refer our tours in Sapa
7. Mui Ne
It is a popular holiday destination in Vietnam of the South Central, 22km north of Phan Thiet City (Binh Thuan Province), where it is a strip of unspoiled green coastline with red sand hills stretching and fishing villages of Vietnam pure sea.
8. Mekong River
As part of the Mekong Delta, also known as the Southern Plains or the South West, the total area is 40,548.2 square kilometers. Due to the long coastline and the Mekong River divided into many tributaries of rivers, canals, islands and archipelagoes, this place is suitable for ecotourism, experience and exploration.
Coming to the Mekong Delta in addition to visiting the extensive fruit gardens, you should go on one of nine river branches to the sea of the Mekong River, listen to the music and enjoy specialties in the South. It is also enjoyable to overlook the floating market, a feature only in the West River.
9. Cu Chi tunnels
This holiday destination in Vietnam gives you chance to explore Vietnamese history. It is a defensive system in the ground in Cu Chi district, the land is called “land of steel”, 70 km away from Ho Chi Minh City to the northwest. This system was built by the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam during the Indochina War and the Vietnam War.
This is a unique architecture deep in the ground, there are many floors, many niches like spider webs that are over 200km long, which is the place to eat, stay, meet and fight our people. With 3 different deep layers, the upper floor is about 3m from the ground, the middle floor is about 6m from the ground and the bottom floor is 12m deep. Ben Dinh and Ben Dinh have been recognized by the State as historical relics at the national level.
10. Nha Trang
It is a coastal city and a political, economic, cultural and tourist center of Khanh Hoa Province in the South Central Coast of Vietnam. The sea city is famous for its Yen Xao, one of the most nutritious delicacies enjoyed by kings 400 years ago.
It’s also known as the “Pearl of the East,” Nha Trang not only owns a beautiful natural landscape with stretches of white sand. Offshore islands have magical virtual coral, but also famous for its many ancient Cham temples, mesmerizing museums in the heart of the city.