Start your trip in the capital city of Hanoi. It is also the second-largest city in the country. Hanoi has a lot to offer, with its age-old architectural facades and carefully preserved museums that give you an account of what all the city has been through in the 1,000 years of its existence. Come to Hanoi, you can visit Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex and many other places. You will have chance to see water puppet show which is a special traditional art long time ago. Don’t forget to visit Hanoi ancient towns to enjoy many delicious dishes.
Hue, the capital city during the Nguyen Dynasty, located 700 kilometres (435 miles) south of Hanoi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is strategically located on the banks of the river Song Huong, the Perfume River. It served as the capital city until 1945. As a result, it has a deep history associated with it. There are many places that you could check in such as Hue Citadel, Emperor Tombs, Thien Mu Pagoda…Foods in Hue is also a special part of its culture, you will regret if you don’t try these delicious foods here.
3. Hoi An
Hoi An, situated on the central coast of Vietnam, has a well-preserved ancient town, which is a contributing factor to Hoi An being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk in the town and you will be able to appreciate the influences of the French, Chinese, and Americans over the years. In July 2019, the title of Best City in the World belongs to Hoi Ai, Vietnam.
4. Nha Trang
Situated about 442 km to the north of Ho Chi Minh (Hồ Chí Minh) City, Nha Trang is a destination where travelers can definitely enjoy the sun, sea and sand. This beach city is a top place for sea-lovers. Apart from the beaches, Nha Trang can offer you these destinations: Nha Trang Beach, Buddha Statue, Long Son Pagoda…
5. Ha Long
Come to Halong, a must-see destination is Halong Bay. Halong bay as one of the most attractive places for scenic boat rides. There are various cruises, and Halong wooden junk that crewed by a professional, loyal and dedicated team will be your best choice.
Being one of the most attractive tourism destinations of the country, Sapa is a precious gift that Mother Nature dedicates to Vietnam. Sapa is a famous tourist town located in the Lao Cai Province. At a height of 1.560 meters above sea level, Sapa contains many hidden wonders of natural landscape with mountain, hills, green trees and terraces.
7. Da Nang
Danang is Vietnam’s third city, the largest in Central Vietnam which is famous for its stunning coastline and sandy beaches. Where there is sea there is fish and the seafood dishes within Vietnamese cuisine are rightly finding a host of loyal patrons.
8. Phong Nha
Phong Nha is an adventurer’s paradise. Millions of years of flooding have chiseled out the world’s largest caves, meandering rivers entwine ancient karsts, and jungle-clad mountains lend an otherworldly atmosphere. You must visit Son Doong Cave, the world’s largest cave, with stalagmites that compete in height with London’s Big Ben.
9. Da Lat
Da Lat is known as the most beautiful city in the central highlands with romantic natural landscapes, lovely French villas, fresh air, beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous lakes..It owns so many tourist sites such as Lovely valley, Xuan Huong lake, Lake of Sighs, Lang Biang mountain, others beautiful landscape and different minorities. As in Sapa, Dalat has beautiful climate with the warm temperatures during the day and cold at night.
10. Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang will become one of the top destinations in Southeast Asia, Malaysia’s World of Buzz newspaper wrote in its article about Vietnam’s largest island that it’s still largely undeveloped as there is plenty of room for exploration. Dive the reefs, kayak in the bays or relax by lounging on the beach, indulging in a massage and dining on fresh seafood. It really is a perfect escape from reality and everyday life.
11. Vung Tau
To most tourists in Vietnam travel, Vung Tau is one of the most interesting destinations and loved for its extensive beaches. Other sights you might want to visit in Vũng Tàu are the Vũng Tàu Market, Bach Dinh, Martyr’s Memorial, Trung Vuong Square, Thắng Tam Local Gods Communal House, Thắng Tam Temple, Vũng Tàu Lighthouse, Jesus Statue on Small Mountain, the pagodas of Thích Ca Phật Đài and Niết Bàn Tịnh Xá, The Cloud Lake Park, and several beaches near Big Mount and Small Mount.