Friday, September 10, 2021

Destinations in Vietnam

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Regions in Vietnam

  • North Vietnam
    It offers some of the most beautiful views of Vietnam as well as the capital and the opportunity to visit the indigenous peoples of the hills.
  • Central Coast
    The ancient city of Hue is home to Vietnam’s fledgling kings and Hoi An is home to one of Vietnam’s most beautiful ancient coastal cities.
  • Central Highlands
    Hills covered with lush forests inhabited by indigenous peoples and occasionally elephants.
  • South Vietnam
    The economic engine of Vietnam, built around Ho Chi Minh City but also encompassing the lush and little-visited Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s rice basket.

Cities in Vietnam

  • Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) – Vietnam’s largest city
  • Da Nang – the third largest city
  • Dalat – Central Highlands
  • Haiphong – the “port city”, a large port in the north of Vietnam
  • Hanoi – capital of Vietnam and main tourist destination
  • Hoi An – a well-preserved old harbour near the ruins of My Son
  • Hue – former residence of the emperors of Vietnam
  • Nha Trang – booming seaside resort
  • Vinh – the big city in North Vietnam with the beautiful beach Cua Lo

Other destinations in Vietnam

• Con Dao – Island off the Mekong Delta
• Cu Chi – Location of the Cu Chi Tunnels
• Cuc Phuong National Park, home to some of Asia’s rarest wildlife and the Muong Hill people
• The DMZ – ruins of former US military bases, spectacular mountain landscapes and rugged jungle
• Ha Long Bay – famous for its supernatural landscapes
• Kontum – a relaxed small town with access to several villages of ethnic minorities
• Sa Pa – Meeting the locals in the mountains on the Chinese border
• Tam Coc – Ha Long Bay karst landscape along the river
• Tay Ninh – Main Temple of the Cao Faith Đài