Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers

Vietnam has stunning landscapes, its architecture and cuisine are worth mentioning, too. Here are the top 10 famous places in Vietnam that foreign tourists should visit at least once in their lives.

Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Ha Long Bay, recognized by UNESCO as a natural world heritage, is one of the most beautiful bays in the world. From a birds-eye view it looks like an enormous colored painting. Spending the night on a cruise is an amazing experience for tourists visiting Ha Long Bay. (Photo: My Tra/ VOV5)
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Sapa not only attracts visitors with its beautiful and majestic natural landscape, but also with the unique culture of its indigenous people. Climbing Mount. Fansipan, taking pictures in terraced fields, or staying in a homestay with the minority groups are visitors’ favorite activities. Fansipan – the highest peak in Indochina (Photo: ngoisao.net)
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
The noise, motorbike culture, people, history, and the cuisine of Hanoi are what makes it special for many foreign tourists. I the photo is Khue Van Cac, the Pavillion of Constellation of Literature, in the heart of Hanoi capital.
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Ninh Binh is a popular destination for domestic and foreign tourists. It offers natural and cultural heritages including Trang An eco-tourism area, Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Mua Cave, Cuc Phuong forest, Bai Dinh Pagoda, and the Hoa Lu Citadel. Ninh Binh is known as “Ha Long Bay on land”. (Photo: Dao Minh Tien/ sodulich.hanoi.gov.vn)
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Son Doong Cave is as high as a 40-story building and wide enough for a Boeing 747 to fly over. The cave, located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, was discovered in 2009. It is currently the largest cave in the world, with rich vegetation and surreal scenery. (Photo: oxalisadventure.com)
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Hue is one of the cities imbued with Vietnam's history, with relics from the 19th century Nguyen Dynasty. Its complex of monuments was recognized by UNESCO as a cultural heritage. For many foreign tourists, this is a must-see destination in Vietnam. In the photo, Trang Tien Bridge spans over Huong River. (Photo: Duy Sinh/ zingnews.vn)
 
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Da Nang is one of the busiest cities in Vietnam with a wide range of tourist attractions including My Khe beach - one of the 6 most beautiful beaches on the planet (voted by Forbes magazine), Ba Na Hills with many entertainment activities, Son Tra Peninsula, Marble Mountains, Han River, and Dragon Bridge. In the photo is My Khe beach in Da Nang. (Photo: danangaz.com)
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Hoi An was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1999. It was one of the 10 most attractive tourist cities in Asia, listed by Smart Travel Asia magazine. The nostalgia, peace, and beautiful natural scenery of Hoi An are what keep foreign tourists coming. (Photo: austinvietmartyrs.org)
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Ho Chi Minh City is one of the two largest economic and cultural centers in Vietnam. The Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, Independence Palace, and Ben Thanh Market are some of its popular tourist destinations.
Top destinations in Vietnam recommended for foreign travelers
Phu Quoc is the largest island city in Vietnam. Known as "Pearl island", Phu Quoc is a beach paradise for tourists. The Long Beach (Bai Dai) is on the list of top 5 clean and beautiful beaches in the world voted by ABC News. (Photo: To Quoc News)

Source: VOV 

CNN selects ten Vietnamese destinations in 2021

CNN selects ten Vietnamese destinations in 2021

Cable news network CNN listed top 10 marvelous destinations in Vietnam in 2021. 

 
 

Other News

.
Tourists to have more experience by travelling on trains with steam engines
Tourists to have more experience by travelling on trains with steam engines
TRAVELicon  05/08/2021 

Travellers are set to have an opportunity to experience Vietnam’s beauty on trains with steam locomotives.

Binh Duong’s specialty fruit salad
Binh Duong’s specialty fruit salad
TRAVELicon  03/08/2021 

Visitors to Binh Duong Province should taste the local chicken salad with mangosteen—one of the most well-known specialties there.

Tranquil village by largest brackish lagoon in Southeast Asia
Tranquil village by largest brackish lagoon in Southeast Asia
TRAVELicon  04/08/2021 

Chuon Village in Phu Vang District, seven kilometers from Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province, boasts distinctive local culture as well as specialties. The village is on the bank of Tam Giang brackish lagoon—the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.

“Thit kho” (Caramelised Pork Belly)
“Thit kho” (Caramelised Pork Belly)
TRAVELicon  05/08/2021 

We also know that meat contains a number of important nutrients that are needed by our bodies for carrying out vital metabolic functions and provide us with energy and keep us healthy. Therefore, meat is one of the most popular food in our diets.

Shimmering beauty of Cau Hai Lagoon
Shimmering beauty of Cau Hai Lagoon
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

The Tam Giang - Cau Hai Lagoon area is considered an ideal place to experience part of the beautiful scenery and life on the river. 

Binh Ba – ‘Island of lobster’ on Cam Ranh Bay
Binh Ba – ‘Island of lobster’ on Cam Ranh Bay
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

If the south central region is considered to be the ‘kingdom’ of farmed lobsters, Binh Ba Island (Cam Binh Commune, Cam Ranh City, Khanh Hoa Province) is regarded as the capital of that ‘kingdom’. 

Lettuce rolls - Exquisite dish of Hanoi
Lettuce rolls - Exquisite dish of Hanoi
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

Lettuce rolled with rice grains, pork and shrimp is a sophisticated and delicate dish of Hanoians. People often have lettuce rolls in summer to quench the heat.

Unique Muong Va Tower in Son La
Unique Muong Va Tower in Son La
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

Muong Va Tower in Son La province’s Sop Cop district was built in the mid-16th century. 

Hue-Danang steam train project for tourism development approved
Hue-Danang steam train project for tourism development approved
TRAVELicon  01/08/2021 

The Ministry of Transport have given in-principle approval for a project to use steam trains on a Danang-Hue railway section.

Hoa Lo Prison Spotify channel debuts
Hoa Lo Prison Spotify channel debuts
TRAVELicon  30/07/2021 

Hanoi’s Hoa Lo Prison now has an official podcast channel on music streaming service Spotify, aiming to bring the Vietnamese history closer to public audience, particularly young people, according to its management board.

Hanoi village preserves ancient values
Hanoi village preserves ancient values
TRAVELicon  31/07/2021 

Located about 40 kilometres from the centre of Hanoi, Cuu ancient village is distinguished for its peaceful atmosphere and unique architecture.

Online tourism in the midst of the pandemic
Online tourism in the midst of the pandemic
TRAVELicon  30/07/2021 

The longer the pandemic lasts, the more it will be necessary to see online tourism as a necessary direction to open the flow of tourism and partly limit the heavy losses being experienced in the industry.

Phu Quoc among world’s 100 greatest places
Phu Quoc among world’s 100 greatest places
TRAVELicon  29/07/2021 

Phu Quoc island off the southern province of Kien Giang has been listed among the world’s 100 greatest places to explore in 2021 by US Time news magazine.

Travel blogger inspires youth to seek out the world
Travel blogger inspires youth to seek out the world
TRAVELicon  29/07/2021 

“Keep travelling when you are young to enrich your experience, open your eyes and know more people… When you know a lot, don’t hesitate to share your helpful experiences… Then you will be soon considered a travel blogger, an influential person.”

Rau rut - a special veggie of Vinh Phuc locals
Rau rut - a special veggie of Vinh Phuc locals
TRAVELicon  28/07/2021 

Locals in Vinh Phuc Province’s Thuong Trung District are very proud of their rau rút or nhút, known as water mimosa in English, a green, reed-like vegetable that grows in freshwater ponds or lakes.

Cu Da ancient village
Cu Da ancient village
TRAVELicon  27/07/2021 

Located in Hanoi’s outlying district of Thanh Oai, Cu Da village was founded four centuries ago. Through many changes over time, the village still retains its original features.

Exploring Vietnam through photos
Exploring Vietnam through photos
TRAVELicon  26/07/2021 

The ninth national tourism art photo competition, themed “Explore Vietnam”, was launched by the Tourism Magazine of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. 

Sa Pa local spreads Giay culture, cuisine, and traditions via Youtube
Sa Pa local spreads Giay culture, cuisine, and traditions via Youtube
TRAVELicon  27/07/2021 

The trend of making Youtube videos has become popular among many young people, even those in the more remote parts of Vietnam.

Ninh Binh specialties from mountain goat
Ninh Binh specialties from mountain goat
TRAVELicon  27/07/2021 

Aside from the beautiful mountainscape and caves in Trang An and Tam Coc-Bich Dong, Ninh Binh Province is also famed for its specialties made of goats that live on limestone mountains.

Spectacular natural shapes in UNESCO-recognized geopark
Spectacular natural shapes in UNESCO-recognized geopark
TRAVELicon  26/07/2021 

In April 2018, Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in Cao Bang Province was recognized as part of the UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN