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
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.
2. 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.
Fall in love with amazing Vietnamese cuisine trying out the best of it on the Ben Thanh Market
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.
Hop on the wagon of the old fashion train and feel the spirit of the old times.
4. Nha Trang
Visit Long Son Buddhist Pagoda and admire the Po Nagar towers – ancient Cham ruins,
and learn about the history of Cham people.
5. Hoi An
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.
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.
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.
Visit My Son – Hindu temples ruins that were built between the 4th and the 14th century by the Kings of Champa.
6. 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.
7. Phong Nha
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.
8. Ha Long Bay
Don’t miss a boat ride through impressive limestone islands emerging from the emerald waters.
Sunbathe on the Monkey Island
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.
10. Sa Pa
Sa Pa is a small mountain town known by it´s misty hills and rice fields all around.
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.
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.
- HAVE YOU VISITED VIETNAM?
- IF YES, WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE?
- IF NOT, WOULD YOU LIKE TO AND TO WHICH TOWN?
- TELL US IN THE COMMENS BELLOW
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