Popular Destinations in Vietnam
Many people have not considered Vietnam when planning a vacation trip outside the country. Traveling to Vietnam on your next vacation will give you a new and exciting vacation experience which is not like other places. There is no country like Vietnam. It boasts of a distinct culture because of the rich history of the country. Although small, you can see diversity in its geographical features. Because of this diversity, you can have many different kinds of experiences in a single trip to the country. Below are some of the places that you need to visit in Vietnam.
The capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi. This is where most tourists stay upon arrival. Hanoi is the second largest city in Vietnam and because of French and Chinese influences of the past, you will see a culture that is a mixture of both eastern and western cultures. Hanoi is known to having many great museums. It also have great architectural structures and it is known for having a vibrant nightlife.
Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Ming city is a major tourist attraction and has the biggest population in all of Vietnam. Historical and cultural destinations abound in the city. The Reunification Palace and the Notre Dame Cathedral are the popular tourist spots. Water parks and places where you can simply enjoy the beauty of nature are abundant in this place.
IF you want to go to a resort, then you should visit Phan Thiet. The most famous beach in Vietnam is Mui Ne, a small fishing village which is next to Phan Thiet. The place is full of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues because of the resorts that line up the coastline. You can also engage in kite surfing, sailing, parachuting and other activities in this place.
In the 16th and 17th centuries, Hoi An was a busy port. Today it is a World Heritage Site which draws many tourists because of its distinct culture. Despite its being small it still boasts of having many museums, landmarks, festivals and events.
You should also visit Nga Trang which has many resorts to visit. The activities in this place include scuba diving, cruising listening to live music and many other types of entertainment. Here you can find places to shop, visit landmarks and museums.
These are just the most popular places which tourists visit each year, but there are more place to see and more activities to experience in Vietnam than what is discussed above. If you want to experience the whole of Vietnam, then you should get a vacation package that will take you from the north all the way to the south.