Top 10 Vietnam’s most famous spots you should visit once in your lifetime

    The majestic beauty of Ha Giang
    The majestic beauty of Ha Giang

    Vietnam is always one of the most favorite destinations for tourists all over the world due to its incredible terrace fields, magnificent limestone caves, and gorgeous sandy beaches. If you get the chance to travel to Vietnam, do not miss these attractions below.

    Cat Ba Island

    Cat Ba is the most glamorous island in Hai Phong which is home to the beautiful Lan Ha Bay. Half of Cat Ba Island is the lush green national park, and also the heaven for those who want to experience kayaking. You can also come to the pristine Lan Ha Bay for swimming.

    Diving is an attractive activity when traveling there. Under the reefs of the island, there are red coral reefs with a lot of precious marine species such as abalone, pearl, dragon shrimp and colorful fish which make this place unique. Tourists can also visit the Monkey Island or explore the peace of Cai Beo fishing village.

    Cat Ba island
    Cat Ba island


    With the cool weather all year round, Dalat is an ideal holiday resort in South Vietnam. This place is home to French colonial architecture and green pine forest. Dalat formerly was famous for the Valley of Love, Than Tho Lake, the Pine Hill, and Elephant Hills. By the time, it no longer retains its pristine condition. The main tourist spots now are Lang Biang Peak, Bao Dai Palace, Truc Lam Zen Monastery, Tuyen Lam Lake and Dalat Railway Station.

    Da Nang

    Situated in the South Central, Da Nang is a perfect combination of mountains, delta, and sea. It is surrounded by three world-famous heritages including Hue Imperial Citadel, My Son Sanctuary, and Hoi An Ancient Town. The most famous tourist destinations are Ba Na Hills, Fantasy Park – Asia’s largest indoor amusement park or My Khe beach – once voted the most glamorous beach in the world by the Forbes magazine. When the night falls, this modern riverside city looks extremely seductive, especially the lights in the Dragon Bridge. In addition, Danang has other fascinating landscape such as Hai Van pass, the primary forest in Son Tra peninsula and Ngu Hanh Son.

    The Golden Bridge in Da Nang
    The Golden Bridge in Da Nang

    Phu Quoc island

    Located in South Vietnam near the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is one of the most beautiful islands of the country. Gorgeous beaches around Phu Quoc are ideal spots to escape from the crowds. The most famous ones are Sao beach, Long Beach, Ong Lang beach, Xuong islet, May Rut islet, and Thom islet. The natural beauty is one of the attractive things of Phu Quoc island. Some suggestions for tourists are Phu Quoc National Park – an ideal spot for hiking, diving or kayaking, Da Thoi Stream – where you can explore the wild world or Ham Ninh Mountain.

    Ha Giang

    Located in the forefront of Vietnam, Ha Giang is home to many high rocky mountains and streams with 2419-meter Tay Con Linh Peak and 2402-meter Kieu Lieu Ti Peak. Villages hidden in the mountains are the favorite destinations of visitors who are into exploring traditional values. Coming here, you can see the traditional products of ethnic people such as embroidered scarfs, bags, and dresses with brilliant patterns. Tourists can also visit poetic markets. Some must-see destinations in Ha Giang are Dong Van karst plateau geopark, the Fairy Fall, Yen Minh pine forest and Tay Con Linh Peak.

    The majestic beauty of Ha Giang
    The majestic beauty of Ha Giang

    Ho Chi Minh City

    As the largest economic, political and cultural center in South Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is a great choice for tourists to spend their holiday. In Saigon, there are museums that mark the war against colonial France and the United States, parks and shopping centers and outstanding attractions on the outskirts such as Cu Chi Tunnels, Can Gio mangrove forest or Thu Duc Stork garden.

    Mekong River Delta

    Mekong Delta has an intricate river system and vast fields where you can find the tranquillity of the countryside and the simplicity of the people here. Coming here, tourists can explore the garden, small isles and floating markets with colorful boats filled with fruits. Some of the famous places to visit here are Cai Be floating market, Truc Lam Monastery Hung Vuong Square, Tram Chim National Park or Nguyen Sinh Sac Relic.

    Halong Bay

    Halong Bay
    Halong Bay

    Halong Bay was recognized as the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1994. It is also the most famous tourist attraction in Vietnam with the breathtaking scenery. Visitors can take a cruise trip on a luxury yacht to admire the majestic surrounding landscape. The most interesting activities when traveling to Halong are diving, swimming, kayaking, visiting fishing villages or exploring caves. Some of the popular spots that you cannot miss here are Ti Top island, Ngoc Vung island, Surprising cave, Thien Cung Grotto, Dau Go cave and Bai Tu Long Bay.


    Sapa is a highland town with a cool climate all year round which is an attractive place for nature lovers. When there are no clouds, Sapa becomes more beautiful with terraced fields lined up on green slopes. Coming here, you can conquer Fansipan Peak of Hoang Lien Son range, visit Ham Rong flower garden or explore Muong Hoa Valley.

    Hoi An

    The beauty of Hoi An (via lonelyplanet)

    Situated in the lower section of Thu Bon River in Quang Nam Province, Hoi An is a famous tourist city with the common name “Hoi An Ancient Town”. It still retains the cultural tradition with traditional customs, beliefs, folk arts or festivals. The most attractive features of Hoi An are the architecture of wooden houses, beautiful bridges, and meticulously decorated temples. At night, the colorful lantern hanging in front of the shop and the light on streets create a romantic and sparkle scene by the Thu Bon River.

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