Trip to Vietnam: Places to visit for each type of travel experience
In Vietnam places to visit are numerous and it can be quite challenging for travelers to choose the right destinations that fit their wants and needs. In the following article, we will introduce some of the most attractive places in Vietnam, which are grouped in different categories so that you can easily choose where to visit according to your travel preferences.
Vietnam places to visit depending on the time and weather
Time and weather is an important aspect to consider when visiting Vietnam, as the country’s climate can significantly change North to South. You can check out the table below to have a basic understanding about the ideal time to visit Vietnam:
According to the chart, we can assume that visiting Vietnam November to April is the most ideal time. Enjoy the cold and windy days in places like Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh or Sapa. If you want to experience dry and sunny weather, then come to Hue, Hoian, Da Lat or relax on the sandy beaches in Con Dao or Phu Quoc islands.
Best destinations to visit in Vietnam for adventure lovers
If you love adventurous activities, then these places below are definitely worth discovering during your trip in Vietnam:
This is where you can admire the majestic limestone karsts and explore amazing caves. Staying overnight on a “junk boat” might also be a quite interesting experience. You can discover the place on your own by kayaking or even try to jump off the cliffs if you’re brave enough.
Sandboarding in Mui Ne is one of the most popular activities in recent years. There are also other places to visit such as the fishing village in Mui Ne Bay, the Fairy Springs or the Red Canyons.
If you’re looking for some thrills, then we suggest going abseiling and canyoning down the waterfalls or river rafting. Have fun at the Crazy House and have a full view of the city.
Vietnam places to visit for nature lovers
For those who keen on exploring nature and the biodiversity of Vietnam, there are many national parks for you to check out:
Cat Tien National Park
Cat Tien National Park preserves a wide variety of millenia-old trees, botanical gardens and is home to many endangered species. You can cycle or go on foot following the leafy trails to admire the nature kingdom and see the rare primates such as golden-cheeked gibbon, pangolin, mongoose, bears, elephants etc.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
This national park is recognized as one of the world’s heritage sites by UNESCO. Here you will have a chance to cruise along the rivers, trek through the thick forests and explore giant caves.
Phu Quoc National Park
While in Phu Quoc, you can both enjoy the beautiful beaches and discover over 1000 species of flora and 200 species of fauna within the national park. You will have an ultimate getaway experience exploring the “pearl island” Phu Quoc”.
Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong houses two important animal sanctuaries: The Endangered Primate Rescue Centre and The Turtle Conservation Centre. You will have a chance to take a closer look at the ancient trees and many endangered species.
Vietnam places to visit for honeymooners
Looking for romantic destinations in Vietnam for a sweet honeymoon with your partners? Look no further as Sao La Tours give you the list of top 10 best honeymoon places in Vietnam:
Dalat is no doubt one of the most romantic in Vietnam. It’s regarded as the “city of flowers” or the “valley of love”. For an ultimate romantic experience in Dalat, you can admire the mighty waterfalls, stroll through the colorful flower gardens or have a ride in the paddle boats that take the shape of giant swans.
Sapa is famous for its endless terraced rice fields and the Fansipan Mountain. If you want to spend some quality time with your loved one in Sapa, then try climbing up the Heaven Gate, have a swim in the Love Fountain or just simply admire the spectacular view of Muong Hoa Valley.
Con Dao lies peacefully in the South China Sea area. It consists of 16 islands, which are compared to the hidden gems of the sea. Take a dip the crystal clear ocean and discover the beauty of the coral reefs.
Vietnam places to visit for history enthusiasts
Apart places for entertainment and relaxation, Vietnam also has to offer many important historical sites. If you want to have a more in-depth understanding about Vietnam’s history, then check out these destinations below:
Con Dao Prison Complex (Ba Ria - Vung Tau)
Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi)
The Tomb of King Khai Dinh (Hue)
Cu Chi Tunnels (Ho Chi Minh City)
My Son Cham Ruins/My Son Sanctuary (Quang Nam)
War Remnants Museum (Ho Chi Minh City)
Cannon Fort (Hai Phong)
Vinh Moc Tunnels (Quang Tri)
Hue Imperial Citadel (Hue)
Above are some of the best Vietnam places to visit that fit the most common type of travel experience. Planning a tour can be quite exhausting and tricky sometimes, that’s why Sao La Tours is here to provide a helping hand and guide you throughout the whole journey. Just simply fill the inquiry form in the Contact section and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible.