25 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In Vietnam


All Vietnam tours are designed to expose travelers to the amazing scenery that makes up the Vietnam terrain. In just one country you’ll see massive mountains, pristine coastlines, expansive rice fields, and a mixture of tropical and subtropical climates that creates a vast texture of traveling experiences. Taking Vietnam tours is the easiest way to see the very best of this beautiful country so that you don’t miss the important places that make Vietnam the popular destination it is today.

One of the most requested sights people ask for when embarking on Vietnam tours is the rural experience. Many people appreciate that Vietnam tours give them a taste of the urban life of Vietnam and the country’s life as well. When taking Vietnam tours in the country areas, you’ll be delighted to see people tending to their rice fields using ancient techniques, children playing alongside beloved farm animals and the humble architecture that spots the mountainous country landscape.

Golden Bridge

The Golden Bridge is a 150-meter-long (490 ft) pedestrian bridge in the Bà Nà Hills resort, near Da Nang, Vietnam. It is designed to connect the cable car station with the gardens (avoiding a steep incline) and to provide a scenic overlook and tourist attraction. The bridge loops nearly back around to itself, and has two giant stone hands (constructed of fiberglass and wire mesh) designed to appear to support the structure.

Golden Bridge

Bac Son Valley

The gorgeous landscape of this vacation destination in Bac-Son Valley takes your breath away with this aerial and picturesque view. Imagine actually visiting the exquisite country of Vietnam! Any traveler will feel like they have stepped foot in paradise while visiting this amazingly beautiful countryside.

Bac Son Valley

Halong Bay

Halong Bay is located in Quang Ninh province in northern Vietnam, approximately 170 kilometers east of Hanoi in the Gulf of Tonkin. The bay is renowned for its picturesque ocean karst landscape and is regarded as one of Vietnam’s most spectacular natural wonders. It’s also one of the country’s top tourist attractions, drawing a huge chunk out of the millions of tourists that flock to the country each year.

Halong Bay

Phu Quoc

Situated in the Gulf of Thailand, the island of Phu Quoc is a Vietnamese gem. It is responsible for attracting many thousands of tourists to the island and southern region of Vietnam, and is bursting with natural attractions and landscapes. It is quite large, but the island is more renowned for its densely covered jungle and mountainous middle.

Phu Quoc

My Son

My Son was built by the Cham Empire between the 4th and 14th Centuries. It is Vietnam’s most important Cham Ruins. The Ruins are fairly well documented so as to provide visitors with an interesting history of the area. Some of the organized tours also arrange a return to HoiAn by river boat, visiting various craft villages on the way.

My Son

SaPa Valley

Trekking lovers will adore the nature of Sapa. Hike in the hills of Sapa for stunning views across the jungle and mountain ranges of the north-west of Vietnam. The mountainous area is well-known for its terraced rice fields, breath-taking hilly landscapes, and its biological diversity. Discover and explore the culture of ethnic minorities. Stroll through the city to discover the colonial villas, the Mount Rong and the Cathedral. Visit the great market of Sapa where the ethnic groups of the mountains sell their products.

SaPa Valley

Hang Son Doong

After 2-5 million years, Son Doong Cave has a unique eco-system inside and its own localized weather system. Visitors would be surprised by the spectacular scenery of numerous stalactites (some of them are more than 70m high) of this Vietnam landscapes and its diversified system of flora and fauna. However, enjoying Son Doong Cave’s beauty is not a reward for the fainted- heart because it is an adventure like no other. You must go through intense jungle trekking, river crossing and camping inside the cave to arrive at the end of the cave which is not for people who do not have enough physical demands.

Hang Son Doong

Hoi An

The ancient port city of Hoi An oozes charm and history and miraculously escaped largely unscathed from the Vietnam War. Whilst very obviously carrying on its traditional life, it caters wonderfully to western visitors with smart hotels, restaurants, bars, tailor’s shops and souvenir stalls all packed into the old town center. Thanks to the local People’s Committee who clampdown from time to time on touts, a stroll down the street is relatively hassle-free.

Hoi An

Con Dao Islands

Con Dao Island sits on the East Sea about 97 nautical miles from Vung Tau City and is endowed with stunning beaches shaded with evergreen trees, fresh air, clear blue water, and primitive forests with an abundant wildlife flocking to the island’s sandy beaches.

Vietnam travel is famous not only for the beauty of nature but also for Vietnam culture and Vietnamese people. Travel to Vietnam, tourists can enjoy themselves with peaceful and fresh air which only Vietnam have. It’s really difficult to answer where is the most beautiful and the most famous place because everywhere in Vietnam is beautiful. And one of these idea place is Con Dao Island. It will be a wonderful travel tour to Vietnam for tourists when they come to Con Dao Island.

Con Dao Islands

Hanoi

You’re going to find that the city has a touch of a European feel to it. Much of Hanoi’s design has French influences, and, if you’ve ever been to Paris you will see the similarities immediately. While the city pays tribute to the ancient roots, Hanoi offers a thoroughly modern experience for visitors. Hanoi is an ideal destination for those who love the experience of a big city but still want to enjoy the richness of a city with centuries of history.

Hanoi

Sand Dunes of Mui Ne

Witness the marvel of nature at Mui Ne, where you will find a unique combination of beach and dunes, all in one place. The red and white dunes here are particularly famous, and once you’ve had your fill of these, you can enjoy the sights of the beach as well. Picture a wide stretch of golden dunes, where you can indulge in sleighing through the landscape when suddenly a gust of briny wind hits you right in the face. If this sounds like something that you would love to do, then visit the amazing dunes at Mui Ne! The red dunes of Hai Long are amazing spectacles, and as you move 24 kilometers to the northeast, you can experience the white dunes of Vietnam as well.

Sand Dunes of Mui Ne

Da Lat

Perched high in the Southern Central Highlands amidst valleys, lakes and waterfalls, Vietnam’s Dalat is known for its mountain scenery and delightfully cool weather. Originally inhabited by the Lat and Ma hill tribes (Da Lat meaning “stream of the Lat People”), who now live in nearby Lat and Chicken Villages, Dalat became a holiday resort for commanders who tired of the tropical Vietnamese climate during the French Colonial era. It remains Vietnam’s “Le Petit Paris” and its “city of eternal spring”, its colonial mansions and over 2000 remaining French villas still reflecting its French influence.

Da Lat

Ha Giang

In the northernmost regions of Vietnam exists a remote destination that has been open to tourism for a mere six years. Ha Giang is both a city and a province, and shares a border with China’s Yunnan province, with a population of just over 700,000 people. This is one of Vietnam’s poorest places, and it shows – not because it is decrepit or run-down, but just the opposite – not being reliant on a strong economy has kept the area pristine and preserved, virtually untouched by the harmful effects of mass tourism and big industries.

Ha Giang

Mekong Delta

The Mekong River Delta is not just some insignificant waterway-it represents thousands of square miles of an area rich in tradition, culture, color, and culinary excitement. If you’re in the midst of planning your tours, Vietnam has a wide range of experiences, but skipping this area would be a huge injustice. You would miss the hustle and bustle of the floating markets, and the opportunity to witness first-hand a dimension of the local daily life that is not often obvious at the get-go. But most important is the realization of how the mighty river and the rich surrounding land impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of souls in immeasurable ways.

Mekong Delta

Imperial City of Hue

Hue, the imperial capital of Vietnam until 1945, when the last emperor, Bao Dai abdicated, is a city steeped in traditionalism, culture, and art. Hue and its surroundings feature impressive monuments, ornate temples and pagodas and foremost, the imperial palace. Renowned for its heritage, Hue’s residents are known throughout Vietnam for upholding local customs, traditional dress, and the local cuisine, undoubtedly some of the best in Vietnam, as special delicacies were created here for emperors.

Imperial City of Hue

Ba Be National Park

Ba Be was given the designation of National Park in 1992 in an effort to protect this stunning area of rich biodiversity and unique landscapes. As well as this, it also features as an ASEAN Heritage Park. The park itself stretches over 10,048 ha and has many different ecosystems within its borders.

BA BE LAKE

The ground and surrounding mountains are made up mainly of limestone karst which is characteristic of the north of Vietnam, and the forests consist of mostly evergreen vegetation with bamboo growing closer to banks of the lake. In the heart of the park is Ba Be Lake which is the largest and highest natural freshwater lake in Vietnam.

Ba Be National Park

Cu Chi Tunnels

The Cu Chi Tunnels near Ho Chi Minh City are an incredible destination for war and history buffs. During the Vietnam War it was the major battleground between the U.S and Viet Cong. In the heart of the jungle, 200km of tunnels were well hidden from American soldiers.  Originally built to protect the Vietnamese from French air strikes in the lat 1940’s to 1950’s, they were re-used during the 60’s as a staging ground for attacks on American troops.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ban Gioc waterfall on a road where the scenery is so beautiful that you wish you walking rather then driving. Far away, despite the high mountains that surround this beautiful place. The atmosphere is full of cool refreshing water vapor. At over 90 feet, the huge volume of water pouring down through the limestone steps is breathtaking. In the middle of the waterfall, there is a large stone covered with trees, over the centuries it split the water into three streams which look like three strips of white silk flowing down to the Quay Son River. In the rainy season, this waterfall only has a single stream rumbling down into the Quay Son River due to a large amount of water. Day and night, the water beats on the flat rock with white foam spreading out around it.


Ban Gioc Waterfall

Nha Trang

Nha Trang is a coastal city, capital of the province of Khanh Hoa in Vietnam. It has white sand beaches that have become one of the most popular stops for tourists who cross the country from north to south. According to a popular belief, its name comes from the word cham yakram, which literally means “Bamboo River”.

Nha Trang

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh welcomes tourists from all over the world to its marvelous mishmash of the ancient and the state-of-the-art, from the magnificent museums and primeval pagodas to the ultramodern theaters and gorgeous convention centers. Even though this former South Vietnamese capital is bubbling with energy from the vibrant bars and lounges, the malls and restaurants, visitors can still find tradition and charm in many parts of the city.

Ho Chi Minh City

Ninh Binh

For an off-the-beaten-path adventure, Ninh Binh, or “Inland Halong Bay”, north of Halong is a paradise of lotus-covered ponds, meandering waterways and lush green rice paddies where contorted limestone pinnacles, caverns, spires and hills, shaped like mythical creatures provide the setting. Here, ornate temples, pagodas, and Buddhist shrines rise from the center of small lakes and rustic homes perch under natural overhangs or nestle into the living rock. The steady rhythm of traditional Vietnamese village life continues here as women tend to the rice fields while men in wooden boats cast nets into the tranquil waters.

Ninh Binh

Danang

Danang City, advantageously located in central Vietnam, is the third-largest city in the country. Because of its cityscape amid beautiful beaches, Danang City activities for tourists are plentiful. And while Danang City tourism has boosted over the years (yes, there is an international airport in Danang), it remains one of Vietnam’s best-kept secret vacation spots.

Danang

Kon Tum

One of the lesser-visited places on this list, but a hidden gem in terms of authentic travel experiences. Due to Kon Tum’s remoteness in the central parts of the country, many tourists tend to write off Kon Tum from their itinerary. What’s also fascinating is the fact that Kon Tum is home to several ethnic minorities, and due to lack of tourism, they are very welcoming and curious to the visitors that find their way here. 

Kon Tum

Bai Tu Long bay

When planning a vacation, Vietnam isn’t on many people’s radar, which is a travesty once one learns of the pristine beaches, unbelievable sights and rich culture of the country that is just waiting to be discovered by eager tourists. When you start browsing vacation spots in Vietnam online, you will likely come across some images of an otherworldly bay. This bay is called the Bai Tu Long Bay, and it is a part of Halong Bay, one of the well-hidden vacation spots in Vietnam.

Bai Tu Long bay

Vung Tau

Vung Tau is a beach city with many sexy beaches for tourists. Moreover, the city is not very far from Ho Chi Minh and it only takes around 2 hours to get here from the city. Vung Tau is undoubtedly the first choice of tourists and the citizens in Saigon. The services and facilities here are being improved every day and now Vung Tau is known as one of the best beach cities in Vietnam.

Vung Tau

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