Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Vietnam, Asia

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Vietnam, Asia

Vietnam formally known as Socialist Republic of Vietnam is situated towards the eastern part of Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Vietnam covers an area of 331,210 Sq Kms and most of the regions in Vietnam are covered by mountain regions and agriculture, fishing, industries and trade helps in the development of the country.

Vietnam shares the border with China, Laos and Cambodia is located on the coast of South China Sea and capital of Vietnam is Hanoi City and coordinates of Vietnam are 15.4549° N, 106.5760° E.


History of Vietnam:

Vietnam was inhabited around 500 BC and in 1000 BC they started to cultivate wet rice cultivation on the banks of Ma and Red rivers during the Bronze Age.

The first kingdom established in Vietnam was Hong Bang Dynasty and in 257 BC, Thuc Phan defeated the last king of Hung King and ruled the region and in 207 BC, Thuc Phan was defeated by Chinese General named Zhao Tuo and they ruled Vietnam for nearly 1,000 years.

Ngo Quyen, lord of Vietnamese in 938 AD defeated the Chinese Army and reclaimed the independence and renamed the region as Dai Viet which means Great Viet and the region prospered under the rule of Ly and Tran Dynasty and later it was ruled by Ming, Ho and Le dynasty.

French occupied the region in the year 1887, during the rule of French they developed Vietnam region and constructed various churches, buildings and transportation system was well developed and also planted the cash crops in the region and made the major trading ports and French ruled the region until Second World War in the year 1940.

From the year 1945 to 1975, many wars were fought between French Republic and Vietnamese.


Food and Culture of Vietnam:

Vietnam is a hilly region and there are wide ranges of delicious and traditional cuisines available in the region and some of the admired cuisines of Vietnamese are noodles with beef or chicken, spring roll, crab sour soup, steamed rolls and varieties of seafood and cuisines differ from North Vietnamese to South Vietnamese. Vietnamese follows Mahayana Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism and they speak Vietnamese language.


Places to visit in Vietnam:

There are plenty of the places to visit in Vietnam and most of the region is covered by mountains with several historical sites, temples, beaches and valleys to visit. Some of the places to visit in Vietnam are listed here below:

  • Viem Xa Village
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Bach Ma National Park
  • Old House of Tan Ky
  • Kim Bong Carpentry Village
  • The Coconut Tree Prison
  • Dalat Flower Gardens
  • Cham Island
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Mekong Delta
  • Hue Temple of Literature
  • Danang Marble Mountains
  • Vietnam Women’s Museum
  • Van Phuc Silk Village
  • Vam Sat Ecological tourist center
  • Ben En National Park


Best Time to Visit Vietnam:

Climate of Vietnam varies from Northern part to Southern part and the best time to visit southern part of Vietnam is during the months of November to March and best time to visit northern part of Vietnam is from March to August.


How to Reach Vietnam?

By Air:

Vietnam has total 20 airports of which 17 airports operate domestic flights and 3 airports operate international flights. The three major international airports are Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City, Noi Bai in Hanoi and Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang.


By Train:

Vietnam is served by Reunification Express which operates from Hanoi City to Ho Chi Minh City and this railway line covers the distance of nearly 1,780 Kms and covers all the major cities and towns in Vietnam.


By Sea:

Vietnam is situated along the South China Sea and there are nearly 8 major ports in the country and other several ports which connect to various parts of the islands and other ports in the country.


By Road:

Road system in Vietnam is well developed and maintained and there are many local transportations plying from different parts of the cities and local transportations includes bus, taxis, bicycle, motorcycle and car.


Where to Stay in Vietnam?

Vietnam has wide range of accommodation facilities for every tourists, tourists can find the hotels like budget economy, standard and luxury in and around Vietnam, which offers good staying facilities and cost from $ 7 to $ 500 and above per night. Some of the main hotels in Vietnam are listed here below:

  • Agribank Hoi an Beach Resort
  • Bao Son International Hotel
  • Holiday View Catba Hotel
  • Le Belhamy Hoi An Resort & Spa
  • Maison D’Hanoi Hanova Hotel
  • Cat Ba Island Resort & Spa
  • Danang Riverside Hotel
  • Nha Trang Lodge Hotel
  • Pho Hoi Riverside Resort
  • Emeralda Ninh Binh Resort & Spa
  • Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa
  • Riverside Hotel Saigon
  • Saigon Europe Hotel
  • Thang Long Opera Hotel
  • Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa

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