With amazing places and things to do, Vietnam is such an ideal destination for tourists to visit. Here are a list of top amazing places to visit in Vietnam, let’s read till the end.
As the heart of Vietnam, Hanoi is the beloved capital of Vietnam and the center of politic, culture and economy of the country. With over 1000 years of history, Hanoi has been through the up and down periods and affected heavily by wars. But nowadays, Hanoi has emerged as one of the most bustling cities in Asia. With a lot of things to do in Hanoi, you will not be afraid of being boring when visiting this city. Especially, Vietnamese food in Hanoi is extremely delicious which is the quintessence of nation.
Halong Bay is a closed bay in the northeastern coast of Vietnam which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site owning one of the world’s most spellbinding sea views. There are thousands of limestone islands sit within the bay in the Gulf of Tonkin. The best way to visit the bay is to take a Halong Bay cruise tour, it is good to take at least an overnight tour to witness the iconic views of Halong Bay. There are plenty of caves that you can visit such as Surprise cave, Dau Go cave with the super gorgeous stalagmites and stalactites. For those who want to adventure, let’s take a kayaking boat to wander around the islands to soak up the changing scenery of mountains and islets as you pass by. Besides that, you will also have the chances to visit the fishing floating villages in the bay such as Cua Van fishing village to know how people work and live in the boat houses, see the fish cages of local fisheries and enjoy the tasty seafood dishes there.
Located in the mountainous region in the northwest of Vietnam, Sapa is absolutely one of the spectacular places to visit. Surrounded by incredible beauty on all sides, the rice terraces are like the soothing silks embracing the hills, the flower gardens with many other flowers from temperate species to tropical flowers bloom all year round, the small villages are located at the foot of mountains with the typical features of local ethnic styles.
Situated in Hoang Lien Son mountains, Sapa is often used as a starting point for trekking tours to conquer Mt. Fansipan which is the highest top of Vietnam and considered the rooftop of the Indochina peninsula.
Locate in mid-central Vietnam, Hue is the former capital of Vietnam with many historic and cultural relics scattered along the city. Sitting on the banks of the beautiful Perfume River, the Imperial Citadel is the most important construction in the city which was the house of the royal family in the past. The site is set within the walls that sprawl for 2,5 km from the main gate of Ngo Mon. There, you will go to visit the construction from Ngo Mon gate through Thai Hoa Palace, Dien Tho palace and many other beautiful palaces. However, one of the nicest ways to visit the collection of cultural sites in Hue is by taking a riverboat cruise on the Perfume River. The journey will take you through the sacred pagodas and king tombs while witnessing the poetic and peaceful beauty on the banks of the river.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Locate between Hue and Hanoi, Phong Nha- Ke Bang is a national park in Quang Binh province which is one of the world’s best-caving destinations with huge caverns. The most popular cave in the park is Paradise cave, it extends for a staggering 31 km. Near Paradise cave, it is Tu Lan cave which is a pristine wet cave because there is an underground river running through the cave, in order to explore the cave, you have to go trekking, swimming, and climbing. Phong Nha cave is one of the largest caves in the region where tourists only visit the cave by boat. Especially, Son Doong cave is considered the largest cave in the world and is holding a lot of records, however, the tour to visit Son Doong is very expensive and limited. It is the most convenient to access Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park from Son Trach Commune.
Along with Hoi An ancient town, My Son is one of the most attractive tourist sites in Quang Nam province. This is a ruin belonged to Champa era. According to the scientists, this was used to a temple city dating from the 4th century and only collapsed during the 13th century. There are around 20 temples standing there showing the interesting Champa culture and influences from various Asian empires including India and Malay. When discovered in the early of 20th century, the ruin was almost intact, but it was damaged after the booms of Us forces during Vietnam war. It is convenient to visit My Son from Hoi An.
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