Visiting Vietnam? Here Are the Top 10 Places That Should Be Included in Your Itinerary

Visiting Vietnam? Here Are the Top 10 Places That Should Be Included in Your Itinerary

Visiting Vietnam? Here Are the Top 10 Places That Should Be Included in Your Itinerary

With a diverse landscape and rich culture and history, Vietnam is among the most visited holiday destinations in Southeast Asia. And for good reasons.

It is home to a wide range of tourist attractions and places that will provide you with a unique experience.

If you're to pick just 10, your itinerary must include the best of the best.


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  • Hanoi


Hanoi, Vietnam


The country's capital, this is where you'll see the history through ancient architecture and long-established shops. Traverse through the Hanoi Old Quarter and take a picture at the One Pillar Pagoda.


  • Ha Long Bay


Vung Vieng floating fishing village and rock island, Halong Bay, Vietnam. UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this famous destination in Vietnam has over 1600 limestone islands and islets that you can explore. Island hopping is unlike any other at Ha Long Bay.



  • Ho Chi Minh


Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam


Home to Vietnam's international airport, it's the quickest way to get a taste of the country upon arrival. At the city center, you can indulge in local eats and enjoy a scenic day trip along the Mekong Delta.



  • Sapa


terraced rice field near Sapa, Vietnam


This is where you'll witness cultural heritage among the many ethnic groups that live in this town. These include the Dao, Giay, Hmong, Tay, and Xa Pho. This is also where you can trek through the Muong Hoa Valley's terraced rice paddy fields.



  • Bac Son Valley


Rice field in valley in Lang Son, Vietnam


If you want to see beautiful valleys and rice terraces without the crowd that usually flocks to Sapa, this is the place to be. The scenic view is sure to take your breath away.



  • Da Nang


Golden Bridge in the tourist resort on Ba Na Hill in Da Nang, Vietnam

The perfect place to see what modernization in the country looks like. As a commercial hub, it has its own unique attractions worth discovering. It also has a white sand beach with lots of resorts.



  • Hue


Grand stairs in Imperial Khai Dinh Tomb in Hue ,Vietnam


Here, you will see the Forbidden Purple City and its massive royal citadel. There are also imperial tombs scattered around for the perfect heritage tour.



  • Cat Ba Island


Cat Ba island from above. Lan Ha bay. Hai phong, Vietnam


Located on the Ha Long Bay's southeastern edge, this island in the Cat Ba Archipelago is recognized as the World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. See a range of natural wonders, including tropical rainforests on limestone islands.



  • Ninh Binh


Ngo Dong River at the Tam Coc portion, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam


If you visit North of Vietnam, Ninh Binh, also known as “Ha Long Bay on land,” is home to many caves, mountains, Bai Dinh Temple, Skull Island Village, and many more. No wonder it's the most popular tourist attraction in this part of the country.



  • Phong Nha- Ke Bang


Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in the Quang Binh province of Central Vietnam


A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this national park in north-central Vietnam boasts of underground rivers and hundreds of cave systems. There are tropical forests and mountains too. Make sure to check out the Botanical Garden, Dark Cave, Mooc River, and Paradise Cave.


female craftsman making the traditional vietnam hat in the old traditional house in Ap Thoi Phuoc village, Hochiminh city, Vietnam


Now to make the most of your trip, time your visit right.


NORTHERN REGION - Between March and May, September and November

CENTRAL REGION  - Between January and August

SOUTHERN REGION - Between December and April


PEAK SEASON is from June to July

LOW SEASON is from September to October

SHOULDER SEASON is from February to April


River tour on the Mekong Delta, Vietnam


To help you plan your trip and tours to Vietnam, contact La Vacanza, your trusted travel and tour operator.


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  1. Posted by La Vacanza Travel | 11 Mar 20

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