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For good reason, Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the world. It is known for its exotic food, stunning scenery, and rich culture. This guide will give you an overview of what you can expect to see on your trip to Vietnam and details of some remarkable places that should be on your itinerary!

What to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. It’s a great place to visit and offers something for everyone. While there are so many things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, there are some that stand out more than others. We recommend you take part in these activities when visiting:

Vietnam Veteran Memorial Wall! NOMINATED!!
Vietnam Veteran Memorial Wall! NOMINATED!!
  • Visit War Remnants Museum

The War Remnants Museum is an excellent way to learn about what happened during the Vietnam War. The museum is divided into five sections: American Aggression Against Vietnam; Vietnamese Resistance Movements; US Crimes Against Humanity; American War Crimes Against the Vietnamese People; and Consequences of Vietnamese Resistance Movements. Each section explores a different aspect of this conflict while allowing visitors to see firsthand what it was like on both sides during those years of war (and even today). If you want an insider’s look at how people felt about being caught up in this global event then visiting this museum will help provide insight into their feelings and experiences with both sides of their country’s involvement in this long war.

What to do in Hanoi

Hanoi is a great place to visit for a fun-filled holiday. It is one of the most popular places in Vietnam and you will be sure to enjoy your stay there. There are lots of things to do and see in Hanoi and you can relax or explore the different sites depending on what you want from your trip.

Hanoi has many exciting places, activities and food that make it an excellent destination for families looking for some adventure during their vacation. The city has plenty of museums as well as historical sites that visitors can explore at their own pace or book tours to take them through some of these attractions with an expert guide on hand who knows all about them!

Things to Do in Da Nang

  • Da Nang Water Puppet Theatre
  • Da Nang Museum (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculptures)
  • Da Nang Cathedral
  • Da Nang Beach
  • Da Nang Crocodile Farm

What to do in Hoi An

  • Explore the town.
  • Visit the beaches and the market.
  • Visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in 1593 by a wealthy silk trader named Tran Cao Van.
  • Take a walk around Hoi An Ancient Town, which is one of Vietnam’s best-preserved old towns and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999 (making it one of only two sites in Vietnam).

If you’re into shopping, Hoi An Handicraft Workshop is also worth checking out—it houses over 100 artisans whose shops are open daily from 8:30 am to 5 pm except on Monday when they are closed altogether.

What to do in Halong Bay

Halong Bay
Halong Bay

Halong Bay is one of the most beautiful destinations in all Vietnam. You can see why it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994 and also why it’s considered to be one of the most popular tourist attractions in the entire country.

You should make it a point to visit Halong Bay if you are travelling with kids, but there are also some other things that you may want to do while you’re there:

  • Things To Do In Halong Bay

There are many things that you can do when visiting Halong Bay such as swimming, kayaking, snorkelling, hiking and much more! There are also many great places to eat while visiting this location including local restaurants specializing in seafood or ones specializing in Vietnamese cuisine. Many people choose not only because they want something delicious but also because they want something authentic too!

  • How To Get There From Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

If you’re coming from Saigon then one option would be by bus on Highway 362 which will take about seven hours depending on traffic conditions along this route so plan accordingly before leaving home just in case any delays occur during this process! It’s important though not just because we don’t want our guests being late but also because they need enough time too if possible so try not getting stuck behind slow traffic or anything like that either because if too many cars pile up together then no one will move forward anymore; thus making travel time longer than expected.”

Vietnam has a lot of exciting places, activities and food to offer. Think of these when choosing your next holiday destination.

Womans hands with chopsticks and lime over vietnamese soup Pho-Ga

Vietnam has a lot of exciting places, activities and food to offer. Think of these when choosing your next holiday destination.

Vietnam has a lot of exciting places, activities and food to offer. Think of these when choosing your next holiday destination.


Vietnam is a country full of surprises. It’s one of those countries that doesn’t get as much attention as Thailand or Malaysia, but it is worth visiting! We hope you enjoyed our guide to Vietnam and got some inspiration for your next holiday destination. If you have any questions about travelling or living in Vietnam, don’t hesitate to leave us a comment below!