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What are the best places to visit in Vietnam?

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What are the best places to visit/or the best things to do while in Vietnam?
4 years ago, April 22nd 2011 No: 1 Msg: #134354  
I'm planning to travel through Vietnam and want to know what are the best places to visit or the best thing to do while in Vietnam? any suggestions are appreciated. thank you 😊 Reply to this

4 years ago, April 25th 2011 No: 2 Msg: #134533  
We are currently traveling through Vietnam and are only half way through the country but we'd highly recommend checking out the Mekong Delta. The floating markets around Can Tho are very interesting. Also, we enjoyed HCMC and Hoi An. We'll keep you posted on Hanoi, Halong Bay and Sapa once we get there. Cheers! Reply to this

4 years ago, April 25th 2011 No: 3 Msg: #134569  
I have just visited North Vietnam and found Hanoi good and a trip on a boat in Halong Bay. This can be a bit busy but was OK in early April, although it was a bit misty. A town worth visiting was Bac Ha, where there is a very good Sunday Ethnic market selling absolutely everything, Reply to this

4 years ago, April 26th 2011 No: 4 Msg: #134586  
great! thanks so much! Reply to this

3 years ago, April 29th 2011 No: 5 Msg: #134899  
it depends on your time and your habit.
I suggest you should go to Hanoi - the capital with a thousand years old, Halong bay - natural heritage and Sapa - old town with ethic minorities in the North.
About the middle of Vietnam, u should go to Hoian - old town, very lovely with old house,slik. Nex is Nha Trang,Phan Thiet, Mui Ne you can choose one because of beautiful beaches.
The last city is Ho Chi Minh city - never sleep city.
good luck and enjoy your trip! Reply to this

3 years ago, June 6th 2011 No: 6 Msg: #137879  
Just wanted to update you on Hanoi, Sapa and Halong Bay. Sapa was by far the highlight of our month in Vietnam, the views are amazing and the people are so nice. We highly recommend staying at Backpacker GH, the couple that runs the place is so sweet and helpful. We decided against the junk boat tour on Halong and went to Cat Ba island on our own instead. We rented a kayak and spent the day in Lan Ha Bay which is less touristy and equally as beautiful. Hanoi is a city you should check out but I wouldn't stay more than a few days.

Hope that helps. Reply to this

3 years ago, August 6th 2011 No: 7 Msg: #141540  
In the north of Vietnam, you can travel to Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam with many attractive destinations such as old quarter streets, Hoan Kiem Lake, West lake, Ho Chi Minh museum, Hoa Lo prison,etc...From Hanoi you can go to many places: Halong bay in Quang Ninh province, Sapa - two destinations should not be missed by you. Also, Cuc Phuong national park, ancien capital Hoa Lu in Ninh Binh province.

In the middle of Vietnam, there are some best places to travel are in Quang Binh, Hue, Da Nang. Quang Binh has Nhat le beach, Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. Hue has many beautiful places related to Vietnam culture. So beautiful beaches in Danang.

Come to the south of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh city is very famous. The city of night life....Can Tho, Ca Mau.... You can understand many things about the life of people here such as the water culture, cafe culture....

Yeah, and don't forget to enjoy Vietnamese food. Reply to this

11 months ago, May 16th 2014 No: 8 Msg: #181633  
In spite of being a small country in Asia, Vietnam has 63 cities and provinces and each has an interesting destination for tourists to discover. Our country are famous for being rich in natural resources and always attracting many tourists all around the country with the charming scenery such as a vast expanse of water, high mountains or stunning beaches ..

If you like to visit high mountains, majestic waterfalls or mysterious caves, you can come to Northwest, Northeast or Central Highlands. In addition, travelling to the cities and provinces in South Central Coast or North Central Coast will be the most ideal for those being interested in beautiful beaches and fascinating islands. There is still a plenty of other charming destinations in South East, Red River Delta and Mekong River for you to discover.
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9 months ago, July 17th 2014 No: 9 Msg: #183508  
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Phu Quoc island is a very beautiful island in the South of Vietnam with white sandy beaches, amazing undersea wolrd and mountanious landscapes. there are also wonderful seafood and various funny activities to do.
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9 months ago, July 18th 2014 No: 10 Msg: #183527  
Hi Melanie,

I'm currently living and working here in Vietnam and places I would recommend if you like the beach would be Nha Trang, Mui Ne and Phu Quoc. You can also go to Cu Chi tunnels just north of Ho Chi Minh City to see the tunnels that were dug during the war, there's lots of museums and plenty of food to try in HCMC also. Things are cheap here so I'm sure you will have a great time!

Buen Viaje! Hope this helped in some way

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