Top 10 must- see attractions in Vietnam
Vietnam is a great country having many good attractions for their visitors and tourist. Vietnam owns one of the world’s most beautiful beaches and plenty of beautiful sceneries, fascinating culture, and history. Vietnam has many historical attractions, breathtaking beach ( Nha Trang, Da Nang, Phan Thiet, etc), stunning island ( Phu Quoc Island), delicious street food ( Noodle, Vietnam’s sandwich, etc) and especially friendly Vietnamese
These are the top 10 places to visit in Vietnam. Here is some suggestion of beautiful places travelers cannot miss seeing during your travels in Vietnam.
Sapa is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in Vietnam which reflects the signature of French architecture and colorful hill tribal cultures. This is home to stunning mountain landscapes, verdant rice terraces, unique stilt villages and Indochina peak, the Fansipan. Being one of the most attractive tourism destinations of the country, Sapa is a precious gift that Mother Nature dedicates to Vietnam.
The best time to visit Sapa is between August and October.
Further reading: Sa Pa Travel Guide
Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital with various historical sites and is the city’s most interesting places for tourists are all relatively close to each other, which makes it easy to enjoy the best parts of the city on foot or by cyclo. You could probably explore well-known landscape in Hanoi such as Literature Temple, One Pillar Pagoda, Sword Lake, West Lake, History Museum, Flag Pole, Ancient city
The best time to visit is in spring season from September to November.
Further reading: Hanoi Travel Guide
Ha Long Bay is the top tourist attraction in Vietnam situated in North Vietnam with thousands of islands, each topped with thick jungle vegetation, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Several of the islands are hollow, with enormous caves, others islands include lakes and some support floating villages of fishermen.
Halong Bay has twice been recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Area for its exceptional scenic beauty and outstanding geological and geomorphic values.
The best time to visit is between April and October
Further reading: Quang Ninh Travel Guide
Danang is Vietnam's third largest city, and is located on the Eastern Sea coast, midway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and the largest city of Central Vietnam. The city is part of a long thin peninsula, at the northern tip of which is Nui Son Tra (called Monkey Mountain by US soldiers). China Beach and the five Marble Mountains lie southwest of the city
Danang is monsoon tropical climate, so the best time visit in Danang is from February to May, when the skies are sunnier and humidity levels lower
Further reading: Da Nang Travel Guide
Hoi An is an old town down the Thu Bon River, on the coastal plain of Quang Nam Province, about 30 km south of Danang City
Hoi An is also known as a shopping paradise that attracts tourists towards its wonderful souvenirs, handicrafts, antique pieces, silk materials and art paintings, and so on. Hoi An old town with colorful lanterned nights, with pristinely old plain houses and special mysterious cultural elements, and with the etiquette & culturally hospitable and friendly people are warmly welcoming you.
Hoi An’s dry season from February to May is the best time to visit the town since its weather becomes very mild and beautiful with moderate temperature, low humidity, less rain and warm sunshine
Further reading: Hoi An Travel Guide
Da Lat is the capital of Lam Dong province and situated in South Central Highlands of Vietnam with larger open space, stunning waterfalls, and huge French’s architecture. Visiting this attractions expat will perceive different Vietnam’s beauty with pine-covered hills, lake, and lovely sceneries.
The best time to visit Dalat is in the period from November to March- the season of flowers in Dalat
Further reading: Da Lat Travel Guide
Located in the south of Vietnam around 450km north of Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang is considered as the Vietnam’s most famous seaside resort-town and its most prominent scuba diving destination
With the beautiful mountains, an amazing beach along a bay impressively dotted with many scenic islands and the best weather destination in Vietnam will bring for expats the best experience ever about Vietnam’s trip.
February through October is the best time to visit Nha Trang with plenty of sunny days
Further reading: Nha Trang Travel Guide
Ho Chi Minh- is the largest city in Vietnam and also is national hub of commerce, technology science research and culture. This place locates many entertainment places, eco-tourism destinations, and great historical and cultural sites. The former Saigon boasts charming French colonial architecture and wide boulevards, usually thronged and choked with traffic.
The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is dry season from December and April
Further reading: Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide
Mekong Delta is also known as the Western Region; it is very wide, populous and rich, it comprises of 12 provinces and 1 city (An Giang, Ben Tre, Ca Mau, Can Tho City, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Long An, Soc Trang, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh and Vinh Long)
The Mekong Delta is a landscape carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens and slashed with mighty waterways. It's a water world where boats, houses, restaurants, and even markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals, and streams that flow through the region like arteries. At times, you can quite simply lose sight of land
Further reading: Mekong Delta Region
Phu Quoc is considered “Pearl Island” in the Gulf of Thailand. This island is fairly famous for not only stunning beaches, untouched natural environment, friendly locals, and fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling but also by local specialties
This island is blessed with the stunning natural environment with thousand hectares the virgin forest, white sandy beaches, and coral gardens offshore, varieties of wildlife species. Visiting Phu Quoc definitely make your trip memorable.
The best time to travel to this island is September in the dry season (recommended to visit in December- Feb)
Further reading: Phu Quoc Island
Following is some attractive destinations in Vietnam. In case you want to know tips and information, please check the below link for detail: Hoa Binh, Ha Giang, Dien Bien Phu, Lang Son, Phu Tho, Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai, Son la, Bac Can, Cao bang, Quang Tri, Quy Nhon, Ninh Binh, Cat Ba, Phan Thiet, Ninh Thuan, Hue
and don't forget to check your visa requirement before traveling.