Vietnam is a country that offers a wide array of sights and activities that are suitable for different kinds of travellers.
Here, you can take a stroll around a UNESCO heritage town, go to the beach, slide down the sand dunes and visit several diverse landscapes.
While you can go to Vietnam whenever you prefer, the best time to travel here is during the months of February to April and August to October as the temperatures and rainfall are milder.
Vietnam is one of the countries in Southeast Asia that is popular for its street food. You can try these delicious street foods—including the famous Pho—in Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, and Hoi An at a very affordable price.
There are many ways to explore Vietnam and travel around including trains, buses, motorbikes and planes. You can indulge in the rich culture of the country or try out exciting activities such as kite surfing and sliding down the sand dunes in Mui Nei.
One of the favourite spots for tourists is Hoi An which is a UNESCO Heritage town. Not only does it have a good beach but also incredible food and a great atmosphere. Hoi An is famous for its dressmakers and tailors so why not have some new outfits made up while you are there? Meanwhile, in the busy cities of Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi are cool rooftop bars and different foods to try.
Also, in Ho Chi Minh, you will find the Notre Dame Cathedral, War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace. Want to try something new and exciting? Go on a day trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels and try a river cruise along the Mekong River. In Hanoi, you will find the NhaTho Cathedral, HoanKiem Lake and the Old Quarter. From this city, you can also arrange your trip to Halong Bay, Sapa and NinhBinh.
For those who want to go beach bumming, the must-visit beaches are those in Hoi An, Mui Ne, Phu Quoc Island and Nha Trang. Aside from going on a Halong Bay cruise, you may also want to head to Bai Tu Long Bay, Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay which are less crowded. When it comes to Vietnamese food, the must-try dishes include Pho, GôiCuon and Bun Cha Hanoi.
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