Are you a well-organized traveler that likes to get a list of must-visit places and things to do long before a trip? Or are you one of those who just pick a destination and spontaneously decide what places to visit?
No matter what your answer is, it seems like one always ends up looking for a reliable recommendation. And TripAdvisor is definitely one of the authority travel-tip websites when it comes to millions of travelers all around the world. To get to know what the travelers say about their favorite destinations in Vietnam this year, read on and find out!
Perfectly combining the traditional spirit of colonial architecture with the busy rush of urban areas, Hanoi is definitely one of the hottest spots of Vietnam. Some of its major trademarks recommended by TripAdvisor are Old Quarter, Vietnamese Women’s Museum and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, as well as numerous parks, boulevards, lakes, and temples.
#2 Hoi An
Located in the central area of Vietnamese coast is well-known as a colonial trading port and a great destination for backpackers! It is famous for the Quan Cong Temple and Japanese Covered Bridge. Once you’re there, don’t hesitate to visit the area of Ancient Town, Tra Que Water Wheel, and Cua Dai Beach.
#3 Ho Chi Minh City
Not only does Ho Chi Minh City dictate the economic pace of Vietnam, but it is also a culturally important city that you should not miss if you want to enjoy French architecture, busy local markets, tours through the Mekong Delta and get to more know about Vietnamese history in The War Remnants Museum.
Read Also: – Five most beautiful towns in Vietnam
4 Da Nang
If you’d rather explore an urban yet more peaceful and slower-pace ambiance, Da Nang is a place that you should not skip. Apart from letting you enjoy the modern city environment, taste savory local cuisine and embrace crystal clear waters at Non Nuoc Beach, in Da Nang, you can also enjoy perfect views from the Marble Mountains and explore hidden limestone caves.
Being home to numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Imperial Citadel, the Forbidden Purple City, and picturesque Thanh Toan Bridge, Hue is a city that will let you relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. And if you want to do something more adventurous in Hue, you can also have fun on motorbike and jeep tours.
#6 Nha Trang
Long sandy beaches and the ancient temple complex named Po Ngar are only some places in Nha Trang where you can have amazing moments while getting familiar with Vietnamese nature and history. You can also have fun exploring local food and having fun at the amusement parks.
Read Also : – Most romantic beaches in vietnam
Located in the northwest of Vietnam, Sapa is a vivid, picturesque town that you are going to love if you are looking for an active vacation with a lot of areas for hiking and trekking. The green rice terraces spreading around the town, Muong Hoa Valley, and the Gothic stone church at the town center are only some captivating parts of this scenic town that you are going to love.
#8 Phan Thiet
If you’re looking for a real tropical paradise in Vietnam, you’re looking for Phan Thiet. This town has everything you may need for an amazing beach holiday, having in mind it’s near the exotic beaches of Mui Ne, which is a lovely fishing town offering numerous water sports and phenomenal spa treatments in the natural environment, such as in Water Lily Spa at Bamboo Village.
Apart from the fact it’s a heaven for beach-goers, it is also a great place for those willing to explore religion, history, and culture of Vietnam – the Taku Mountain will let you enjoy the views of the surrounding area as well as admire the breath-taking reclining white-stone Buddha.
#9 Da Lat
Elephant Falls, pine trees, flowers, farms with exotic vegetables… The nature of Da Lat will enchant you! And that’s not all – what makes this little town even more captivating is the picturesque architecture from the French era, as well as ancient religious monuments. Once in Da Lat, make sure to visit Thien Vien Truc Lam and Linh Phuoc Pagoda, as well.
#10 Phu Quoc Island
The shiniest star of Kien Giang Province when it comes to endless beaches, with perfect sand and crystal clear waves hugging the coastline, Phu Quoc is another exquisite place for all of you looking for a perfect tropical beach. You can enjoy numerous water sports, make a visit to Ho Quoc pagoda, and also explore the local market and get familiar with the local lifestyle.
Now that you’ve seen TripAdvisor’s tips, tell us your opinion! Have you ever visited some of these special places? Which of these towns and cities in Vietnam could be a perfect fit for your travel adventure?