Vietnam, the "Land of the Rising Dragon" is surprisingly diverse. Mountain treks, ildyllic beaches, green rice fields, burgeoning towns and warm people in leaf hats - you'll fall under its spell during your trip to Vietnam.
Discover many breathtakingly beautiful terraced rice fields in the Northern Vietnam (e.g., Sapa, Mu Cang Chai, Hoang Su Phi, Pu Luong) and immerse yourself in the unbelievable and fantastic beauty of the golden rice paddies.
With the coastline stretching more than 3,000 km (2.025 mi), Vietnam is a true paradise for beach lovers. From the North to the South, there are a variety of charming beaches (e.g., Nha Trang, Phu Quoc beaches) & secluded coves which fit for many outdoor activities.
Vietnam cuisine is considered as one of the most popular healthiest food (e.g., Pho Hanoi - Noodle, Vietnam Spring Rolls, Bun Cha) in the world for its great combination of fresh herbs, greens and meats with selective use of spices to create a perfect harmony of tastes.
Not only popular for its fabulous local foods, but Vietnam is also one of the exotic destinations in Southeast Asia that famous for its long history, rich culture & customs of 54 different ethnic groups (e.g., Kinh, Tay, H'Mong).
Vietnam is a perfect destination for history enthusiasts since it owns a wide range of outstanding historical sites (e.g., Cu Chi Tunnels, Hoa Lo Prison, Hue Imperial Citadel, My Son Cham Ruins) which were heavily affected by Chinese culture, Cham culture and French culture.
Limestone Mountains rising up from emerald waters have an important role in creating the picturesque beauty of Halong Bay which is famous for being one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and "Inland Halong Bay" - Ninh Binh.
The dry season is the preferred time for visiting Vietnam, where it can be very hot and humid during certain months of the year, as well as being cold in the north of the country in winter. You should therefore adapt your travel dates to suit the weather, depending on whether you're visiting the north or the south of the country.
You’ve probably seen it in the background of countless war movies, but nothing can prepare you for the epic beauty of Vietnam. While it isn’t my favorite country in the world, it is very beautiful and there is no denying that. From the natural beauty of Sam Mountain and Halong Bay to the man-made artistry of the sacred temples and pagodas, Vietnam has a lot to offer. Many travelers either love or hate it here as it’s a hard country to travel through, but despite the challenges, you will find a very interesting place to visit.