10 Ways to Fully Explore the Beauty of Vietnam


Eat a bowl of pho, take a walk on a small road between rice fields, visit Halong Bay and cruise along the Mekong River are great ways to discover the beauty of the Vietnamese country.

S-shaped land has many beautiful scenery and good food. Each region has its own unique landscape and culture.

If there is no specific orientation, many people, especially first time visitors to Vietnam will not visit all the famous destinations, will not enjoy the beauty of nature, culture, people of Vietnam.

Here are the 10 tips for travelers to discover the full beauty of Vietnam. These 10 tips are also useful for those who are planning to make cross-country trips.

Enjoy “Culinary Dance”

It is very difficult to list all the delicious dishes of Vietnam as it has many. Besides famous dishes, as Pho, bread, rolls … Vietnam has many specialties with different regional flavors.

At each destination, take the full time to explore the place,  have a sample of the local dish and learn the culture behind its taste.

You can also learn how to cook the dish when taking the time to register a short cooking class at the tourist destination.

Spend the holiday with your family

Halong BayThere are many choices if you are traveling with your family.

At destinations such as Hanoi,  HCMC, Nha Trang, Halong Bay … you can choose the service suitable for each family.

A trip to the water park, puppet theater, scuba diving, swimming or walking among rice fields is sure to be a fun and rewarding time for both adults and children.

Exploring the River

Take a boat trip along the Mekong, enjoy a glass of wine and watch the scenery on both sides.

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You can also choose to explore the floating market, visit the gardens and enjoy the fresh air, the countryside of the south.

According to Telegraph travelers should start their trip from Ho Chi Minh City. Visit Saigon Central Post Office, then visit Chau Doc Floating Market (An Giang), visit Long Son Pagoda (Nha Trang), or visit Long Khanh Garden.

Explore the Wilderness

Vietnam has many forests and national parks, where many species of rare animals and plants are preserved.

Beautiful scene in Vietnam – Photo: Telegraph

A visit to national parks such as Bach Ma, Phu Quoc National Park, Cuc Phuong National Park … will be an excellent opportunity to explore the beauty and mystery of tropical gardens.

Visit famous Landmarks

Certain destinations should not be overlooked in Vietnam’s exploration: the surreal landscape of Ha Long Bay, the picturesque landscape of terraced fields in the northern mountainous region, the shimmering colors The virtual life of hundreds of lanterns in Hoi An, bustling life in Hanoi, HCMC. Ho Chi Minh City and bustling scenes at the floating market in the South.

Hoi an Lanterns

Take the time to explore and discover the unexpected experiences at each of them.

Cycling through the Countryside

Bicycle tours are enjoyed by many international travelers.

Cycling Tour – Ninh Binh

You can either ride a bike or explore the green rice fields and limestone mountains in Ninh Binh, take a bicycle ride in the inner city, or explore the tranquility of Hue.

Discover the Heroic History

History of Vietnam’s more than 4,000 years not only reflect the war remnants, but also in the works of cultural significance and destinations with a stamp of time.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Do not miss if you want to explore the history of the S shaped land of Hung Temple (Phu Tho), Cu Chi Tunnels, Hanoi Old Quarter, Hoi An Ancient Town, Da lat etc etc…

Discover Vietnam on tour

The Thong Nhat railway started from Hanoi and ended in Ho Chi Minh City. You can follow this route to build yourself a journey to discover famous destinations along it.

At each stop, you can descend to the station, select a convenient transportation to explore the human land in that place.

Experience the lives of ethnic minorities

Discover another beauty of Vietnam by living with ethnic minority families in the Central Highlands or in the Northern Mountains.

Haute Culture

You will have the best experience while living in the wild nature, exploring the simple lifestyle and customs of the local people.

Visit the cave

In addition to the famous Son Doong cave in Quang Binh province, Vietnam also has many other caves such as Huong Tich Cave (Hanoi), Phong Nha Cave (Quang Binh), Thien Cung Cave in Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh).

Each cave gives visitors the feeling of overwhelmed by the beauty of nature.


About Dawn Richard

In addition to writing for NextColumn, Dawn Richard contributes to other publications including Sensiblereason and Natural News. He studied Computer Science and Journalism at Boston University, and also worked in BBC as well as in the public sectors.

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