The cities have an incredible cultural heritage, and in this section I am going to give you a glimpse of the most characteristic ones. If you want to know more about them, you will have to click on each city.
As a curiosity I am going to tell you that when you land in Hanoi and go to cross the street for the first time, you are going to freak out a lot. If you do not believe it, I leave you a YouTube video to give you an idea:
Hue was the most important city in Vietnam for a while, as it was the capital of the Vietnamese Empire, and today it is still one of the most important cities in the country, and also one of the ones that attracts more tourism.
The north of Vietnam we could say that it is the most authentic part of the country, so to speak, in addition, it has a lot of different landscapes that can not be seen in many countries, as well as an unparalleled diversity.
Here the good weather is practically assured, but, in addition to these cities, there are hidden surprises, with the ancient Dong Son civilization and its bronze drums or the Champa that for a time dominated the center of Vietnam and the current Cambodia.
Fifty-four ethnic groups coexist in the country. Among them, the Viet (or Kinh) account for approximately 88% of the national population of 92.7 million (2016). The hospitality and industriousness of the Vietnamese are characteristic attributes, recognized worldwide. In addition to its people, Vietnam’s landscapes are breathtaking and numerous of them have been declared as World Heritage Sites (Halong Bay, Thang Long Imperial City, Ho Dynasty Citadel, Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Hue, Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary, Trang An Scenic Complex), form an ideal tourist destination for international travelers.
The most suitable time to travel to Vietnam is in April. At that time, the weather is pleasant throughout the country, although due to its tropical location, the weather in each region is noticeably different:
– Nha Trang: Nha Trang Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Vietnam that tourists visit on their trips to Vietnam. With a length of about 7 km, you will find a magnificent natural scenery. You can dive into the blue water, lie on the fine sand listening to the sound of the waves, walk along the beach or watch the sunrise and sunset. Visit Nha Trang between May and September to enjoy the sun shining all day long.
Vietnam tourist sites
Are you planning to travel to Vietnam? Do not know where to start your trip to Vietnam and Cambodia and the places where you can not be asked, in this article we explain the keys and essential places to plan your route through Vietnam.
Vietnam is a great trendy destination, with lots of interesting places and charms to visit. So much so, it is sometimes difficult to choose which Vietnam tour best suits the type of Vietnam travel you would like to do.
In the end, if you already have clear days that you want to spend in Vietnam or you want to combine Vietnam and Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos or Indochina we recommend that you also take a look at the following contents.
Hanoi is full of history, in every corner of Hanoi surprises you a lot. To know well throughout all history in Vietnam, we have to visit the sites essence of Hanoi, as the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, in which the guides of Vietnam Asia Travel explains in detail the history of all Vietnam in the twentieth century, we fight with 5 investors (the French, the Japanese, the Americans, the Khmer Rouge, the Chinese). In Temple of Literature (the first university of Vietnam) one understands very well the promotion of studies and Vietnamese Confucian religion. In Ngoc Son Temple have an overview of Vietnamese characters, have answer why Vietnamese are very welcoming and friendly.
Which cities to visit in Vietnam
On the other hand, in the vast majority of hotels and in many cafes WIFI connection is good and free. So do not worry about this aspect because in Vietnam you can always be connected.
Undoubtedly, shopping is one more incentive when you go sightseeing in Vietnam. Among the most interesting things you can find are silks, the famous Vietnamese hat, paintings, beautiful traditional dresses, lacquers, wooden figures and cotton garments. They are of excellent quality and you can find them at very cheap prices in the markets.
In principle Vietnam is a cash-only country. However in all the hotels credit cards are admitted and also in the restaurants and stores of certain level. In the most important cities (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh) it will not be difficult to find ATMs if you want to withdraw money. But although there is no fixed rule, in general the commission will be high. Between 1.5 and 3% of what you withdraw. So we recommend you to change from your currency to local currency and to work with cash, at least, when you go on the street.