Top 10 Destination of Vietnam by TripAdvisor Members
Vietnam is known as one of the world’s largest travel site helping millions of visitors every month plan their perfect trips, Trip Advisor providing so many helpful reviews from previous members who used to travel to Vietnam and thanks to their experience, they gave us TOP 10 Destination of Vietnam that traveler should visit at least once. Here we are:
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1. Hanoi Capital
Attracting about 4.95 million foreign visitors (2017’s data by Hanoi Tourism Department), Hanoi City impresses visitors by the capital of thousand golden year culture of Vietnam. This long history city is widely known as one of the most well aged and preserved through over 1000 years. Until now, Hanoi still remains the ancient architectural style though houses in the old quarter have been commercialized for the business purposes. The other things that make Hanoi special is that Hanoi is the only capital city in the South- East Asia reserves the state president’s mausoleum and travelers can visit him when they are in Hanoi easily. Besides, there are many things attract tourists to visit such as Long Bien Bridge (over 100 years old), Hoa Lo Prison (Hilton House), Temple of Literature, Bat Trang pottery village, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and many many different kind of museums. Hanoi City is also a really good stop over for traveler to visit other surrounding highlighted places such as Ha Long Bay, Sapa town, Hoa Lu Tam Coc, Mai Chau Valley. Traveling to Hanoi where travelers can easily reach when you start from Hanoi.
2. Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay is top attraction of Vietnam this is a Must See when you visit Vietnam. Ha Long Bay attracts tourist by not only the stunning limestone islands and islets, different formation of rocks and natural forests and caves, but by variety of activities that visitors can do such as Cave visiting, kayaking, squid fishing, swimming, ect. The special thing for Ha Long Bay is that you will have a chance to stay overnight on boat to enjoy the fresh air and the pure bliss of the Bay. If you are lucky at a sunny day, wake up early in the morning to view the sun rise and get your photo of your life. Recently, tourists have more than one option to visit the bay when local tour operator open new journey in Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Cat Ba Island in order to provide you a different glance of the bay.
3. Sapa town & Bac Ha
Sapa is located up to the North West of Hanoi in which you will spend about 6 hours on bus/ car to get there. If you are looking for a new isolated mountainous area, you should absolutely travel to Sapa where you can both enjoy the beauty of nature with stunning mountains, colorful paddy fields and experience our various culture of H’Mong ethnic minority. Visiting Sapa, travelers can spend their time to do hiking at the villages such as Cat Cat, Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van Villages. In case you want to discover the really remote village where less tourist travel, you can go to Can Cau Village to visit local market and love market as well. End up touring in Sapa, tourists will have wide acknowledge about Vietnamese’s culture and customs.
4. Hue Citadel
Known as one of the most thickness historical city in Vietnam, Hue brings tourists a quiet, smooth and low pace of life but equally educational quality. There are endless spot sights that you can discover when you are in Hue such as Emperor Minh Mang Mausoleum, Emperor Khai Dinh Mausoleum, the Royal Citadel, Forbidden City, Hue Royal Museum and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Having folk song along Perfume River (Song Huong) will be one of the must try things to get to know the unique customs of Vietnam in general and Hue’s people in special. Remember to bring your phone or camera since this city have a great offer for photographers.
5. Da Nang City
Da Nang is said to be one of the most worthy city to stay by its modern, cleanness and nature. There are so many places that travelers can visit from Da Nang that makes this city attracted millions of visitors each year. You can travel to Marble Mountain, Hai Van Pass and Ba Na Hills and Golden Bridge which is recognized as one of the TOP 100 highlighted places in 2018 that you must see when you are here. Besides, the beautiful stunning beaches in Da Nang are also one of the reasons to hold tourist stay longer at this city, especially at the summer time. Traveling to Da Nang, tourists should not miss their amazing traditional food where all culinary elite are combined and this will be a real paradise for those who are seafood lovers.
6. Hoi An Ancient Town
Came here four times and I would not mind coming back here one or ever more for such a amazing beautiful town with pretty sandy beaches, colorful lanterns, ancient towns and delicious food. This city is located on the central Vietnamese coast which is a really well preserved the ancient traces. We are all having a special offers from Hoi An by its peaceful setting and location that make this city become a popular stop for tourists to relax or even discover the historical places surrounding. Traveling to Hoi An, visitors have so many options for sightseeing including Buddhist shrines, Japanese bridge, French colonial houses, art galleries and old canals. If you just simply want to relax, you can choose a resort next to beach to immerse yourself at your leisure and enjoy the nature. Adventurous foodies will make you become a local since you will experience in hand the daily things that local eat to get to know more about culture and habit.
7. Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is known as the business and financial spot of the country with a long time history for hundreds of years existing where has driven the whole city with unlimited energy. This living city breathes life and vitality for all who settle here, and visitors cannot stand but be hauled along for the fast pace. Traveling to Ho Chi Minh City, visitors will have an endless list to discover such as War Remnants Museum, the Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace. In addition, Ho Chi Minh City is also known as a stop-over for tourists of they want to visit Mekong Delta, Cu Chi Tunnel, Vung Tau and the other southern provinces.
8. Nha Trang
Vietnam is widely known for many beautiful sandy beaches and it will be our shortage if we miss Nha Trang where you can enjoy 6 kilometer along the beautiful coastline with white sandy beaches, clear and fresh water and green mountain ranges on the other side. Not only for relaxation, Nha Trang is also popular for amusement parks, mud baths, golf , the historical Champa and variety of restaurant, eateries serving fresh seafood for travelers. This popular city is a well combination between historical, educational, natural beauty and become one of the most attractive places for tourists.
9. Phu Quoc Island
Phu Quoc Island is one of the most attractive places for both international and domestic tourists visiting each year by its wild and beautiful blue sandy beaches. It is famous not only by green beaches, romantic sunset and sunrise, green forest and fresh atmosphere but by its bustling night market that make tourist remember about this pretty place. Phu Quoc is located down South of Vietnam which is known as one of the largest untouched island in Vietnam with the same size as Singapore 600 sq.kms. Coming to the sea, we can not miss some exciting activities such as Snorkeling, Cuba Diving, Cable car journey (the longer cable car in the world). Traveling to Phu Quoc, you will be amazed by many beautiful sandy beaches, fresh sea and friendly people that all make Phu Quoc Island as a true paradise for travelers.
10. Mui Ne – Phan Thiet
Located down south of Vietnam, Phan Thiet offers tourists a great favor with one of the most coastal roads in Vietnam covered by beach on the other side and white or red sandy dune. Apart from that, Phan Thiet covers not only natural geographical wonders, traditional fishing villages, pristine beaches and verdant mountains ranges but also ancient building preserved from the 9th century. Needless to say, Phan Thiet bring travelers a new vitality since it provides plenty things to see and do for their holiday here.
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