Travel Inspiration – VIETNAM in 25 Photos

Travel Inspiration – VIETNAM in 25 Photos

If you are thinking about your next trip and lacking ideas, this text (more photos than text) is aimed to serve as a travel inspiration to show Vietnam as a great destination through our 25 photos taken during our 2-months` long trip around this beautiful country.

Vietnam is one of those places that, no matter how long you stay, you will not manage to see enough of it.

The country changes the landscape as you go south to north and it´s all a continuous breathtaking experience.

From beaches to caves, street-markets, mountains and rice fields…modern and traditional way of living… to rich and dynamic history and one amazing culture reflected in every place you visit and every person you meet.

Here is our selection for travel inspiration – Vietnam in 25 photos to make you want to visit this beautiful country immediately (or after Corona virus is over).

1. Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta - Floating Market
Mekong Delta – Floating Market

Enjoy amazing Mekong Delta boat tour while you will have an opportunity to see the unique floating market, visit the fruit orchards of the nearby villages and see how they make local products such as noodles, fruit candies, natural cosmetic products…

The sellers on the floating market will attach their small motor-boats to yours and offer you fruit, coffee, or local refreshments and snacks.

Water lilies in Mekong Delta - boat ride
Water lilies in Mekong Delta

2. Ho Chi Minh City

Thien Hau Buddhist Temple in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Thien Hau Buddhist Temple, Ho Chi Minh City

Former Saigon, nowadays still called that way by older locals – city that will astonish you in all the possible ways – vibrant, traditional and modern at the same time, friendly and with so much to see and learn about.

Admire beautiful temples and get to know the charming China Town.

Thien Hau Buddhist Temple, Ho Chi Minh City
Thien Hau Buddhist Temple, Ho Chi Minh City

Fall in love with amazing Vietnamese cuisine trying out the best of it on the Ben Thanh Market

Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ben Thanh Market, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

3. Dalat

Crazy House, Dalat, Vietnam
Crazy House, Dalat

Visit the City of Eternal Spring – charming fairy-tale mountain town and get to know it´s incredible fantasy architecture and one of it`s highlights – the Crazy House (where you can sleepover or just visit as a guest).

Take a zipline all the way up to the mountains and visit amazing Lake Temple where you can see an impressive collection of beautifully cultivated Bonsai trees.

Truc Lam Pagoda, Dalat, Vietnam
Truc Lam Pagoda, Dalat

Hop on the wagon of the old fashion train and feel the spirit of the old times.

Train Station in Dalat, Vietnam
Train Station, Dalat

4. Nha Trang

Long Son Buddhist Pagoda, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Long Son Buddhist Pagoda, Nha Trang

Visit Long Son Buddhist Pagoda and admire the Po Nagar towers – ancient Cham ruins,

Po Nagar - Cham Towers, Nha Trang, Vietnam
Po Nagar – Cham Towers, Nha Trang

and learn about the history of Cham people.

5. Hoi An

Hoi An Bridge, Vietnam
Hoi An Bridge

Hoi An is famous, among other things, as a city of lanterns – the whole city is illuminated with colorful lanterns hanging from everywhere and making a magical atmosphere especially at night.

Hoi An streets at night, Vietnam
Hoi An streets

Besides that, you can enjoy walking down the old town which is declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO and enjoy the beautiful architecture of the temples, historical houses and buildings along it`s charming little streets.

Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, Hoi An, Vietnam
Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, Hoi An

Learn about way of living, architecture and other aspects of life in Hoi An from 15th century onwards visiting its well preserved museum houses, temples and historical buildings that are open for display.

Japanese Bridge, Hoi An, Vietnam
Japanese Bridge, Hoi An

Visit My Son – Hindu temples ruins that were built between the 4th and the 14th century by the Kings of Champa.

My Son Temple ruins, Vietnam
My Son Temple ruins

6. Da Nang

The Marble Mountains, Da Nang, Vietnam
The Marble Mountains, Da Nang

In this city you can climb amazing Marble Mountains and see along the way beautiful Buddhist pagoda temples overgrown with thorns and creepers.

Thuy Son Temple, Da Nang, Vietnam
Thuy Son Temple, Da Nang

7. Phong Nha

Phong Nha Village, Vietnam
Phong Nha Village

In this beautiful village you can see some of the largest and most beautiful caves in the world.

Hang Son Doong, Paradise Cave, Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave are just some of many that you can see in the area.

Phong Nha Cave, Vietnam
Phong Nha Cave

8. Ha Long Bay

Don’t miss a boat ride through impressive limestone islands emerging from the emerald waters.

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Ha Long Bay

Sunbathe on the Monkey Island

Monkey Island, Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Monkey Island, Ha Long Bay

9. Hanoi

Hanoi Streets, Vietnam
Hanoi Streets

Beautiful Vietnamese capital, busy city with the biggest variety of interesting activities is definitely a place you want to visit.

Temples, markets, nightlife, amazing food… The best of Hanoi you will find exploring it`s streets on foot.

Visit the famous Train Street – a residential street, almost like any other but with a train passing just through it, just like 2 meters from the houses’ doors.

Train Street in Hanoi, Vietnam
Train Street, Hanoi

10. Sa Pa

Sapa Hills, Vietnam
Sapa Rice Fields

Sa Pa is a small mountain town known by it´s misty hills and rice fields all around.

Sapa village, Vietnam
Sapa Village

Here, you can do some great trekking, enjoy the most spectacular views and get to know the friendly hill tribe people.

Natural and unspoiled – you will not see such a thing like a morning view of Sa Pa hills.

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Vietnam is one of our favorite countries ever, we absolutely fell in love with each town and village we visited, with it`s friendly and polite people and with it`s busy streets, incredible nature and not to forget food – food topic is for the whole other text.

Hope to have awaken your imagination and maybe inspire you to think in the direction of Vietnam.

Happy travels!

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