The Hanoitimes - If you haven`t booked a summer holiday yet, here are the 5 destinations in Vietnam that will make your vacation better.
Hanoi, with its thousand-year history boasts a bountiful collection of historical and cultural artifacts and represents a fusion of tradition and modernity. On the weekend, the area around Hoan Kiem lake is turned into a walking complex where you can witness most vividly how daily life of Hanoians.
In 2017, the US-based online marketplace Airbnb has announced its top 10 destinations based on projected 2017 summer tourism demand, including Hanoi. The site said that Hanoi is attractive to holidaymakers thanks to historical relics, urban charm with a mixture of antiques and modernity, and special cuisine. From the tourist attraction, travellers can easily move to Vietnam’s other hot spots.
In addition, Hanoi's cuisine is one of the most appealing impressions when tourists take a tour in the millenial city. The capital is famous for not only Pho, but also many other delicacies, from luxury to street food that you should not miss to taste.
Located on the Vietnam’s north central coast, Thua Thien-Hue borders Quang Tri province to the north and Da Nang to the south, Laos to the west and the East Sea to the east. The province has 128 km of coastline, 22,000 ha of lagoons and over 200,000 ha of forest. There is an extensive complex of imperial tombs and temples in Hue.
This historical city features a little something to do for everyone, from visiting the Hue Imperial Citadel to checking out Lang Co, a gorgeous beach.
In addition, Hue's cuisine is really plentiful with several specialities famous throughout the country. In Hue, there are hundreds of dishes which are divided into 3 main kinds: rustic dishes, vegetarian dishes and imperial dishes.
Vietnam is a country with a coastline of 3,400 km long, with many beautiful coastal cities. Phu Quoc island is one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Vietnam. Phu Quoc is known as the Pearl Island and identified as eco-tourism center for those who love to explore nature.
Phu Quoc island is an absolute dream for those seeking adventure by motorbike. Venturing off the beaten path is where the true essence of the island is revealed. With its vast acres of tropical jungles and white sand beaches, there are many incredible spots to watch Phu Quoc’s stunning sunrises and sunsets.
Da Lat is the capital of Lam Dong province. At 1,500 meters above the sea level, Da Lat enjoys a cool weather and is an ideal retreat in the Central Highlands. If you want to escape the sizzling hot summer days in Hanoi, Da Lat is undoubtedly the perfect choice.
With the combination of sightseeing and plenty of outdoor activites, canyoning is one of the best ways to explore all Da Lat's beauties. The tour gives you chances to discover charming scenery pictured with waterfalls, hills, pine forest and other attraction.
Sapa is now a popular mountain retreat for locals and foreign visitors alike. This town has cool weather year-round except for December and January when it may become bitterly cold.
Traveling to Sapa in summer time is a not bad suggestion for those who want to escape from the hot and muggy typical weather in crowded cities. Sapa is famous for its colorful diversity of ethnic people and best explored if you spend time in a local homestay with a local guide.