The best places to visit in Vietnam are it's capital city of Hanoi, the glorious Halong Bay which is best experienced on a luxury cruise, Ho Chi Minh which is the biggest city in Vietnam and places in central Vietnam like Hoi An, Hue and Da Nang known for their beaches, cultural experiences and scenic beauty.
But this is not all. There are many smaller places that keep emerging like hidden gems and make it to the 'Best Places to visit in Vietnam' list. Be it towns and villages in the northern frontiers like Lao Cai, Sapa and the really offbeat Ha Giang or southern gems like Nha Trang, Dalat and Vung Tau.
Some of the best islands to visit in Vietnam are Phu Quoc, Cat Ba and Con Dao. Phu Quoc is the biggest with many resorts where as Con Dao houses the fantastic Six Senses Con Dao Resort which should feature on the Best Hotels in Vietnam list. Cat Ba is the most popular island in the Halong Bay region.
Things to do in Vietnam depends on the kind of traveler you are and ofcourse the weather. We say this because Vietnam experiences 2 monsoon seasons in a year that affect different regions of the country and also because the north, central and southern regions have different climates and things to do. So if water and beach activities are on your mind then visit Southern & Central Vietnam. For nightlife nothing beats Ho Chi Minh city. Dan Nang, Hue and Hoi an offer fantastic beaches along with a healthy dose of culture. And the Northern towns like Lao Cai and Sapa offer verdant paddy fields, misty and cool climes of a hill station. Vietnam Weather can also be a bit tricky so talk to our travel experts to suggest the best places to visit in Vietnam and best things to do in Vietnam based on your interests and the time of the year when you are visitng.
It must also be kept in mind that if you are a luxury traveler and require not all the 'Must Visit Places in Vietnam' can make it to your list as these are places with developing infrastructure and sometimes require extensive road travel or hiking or both to reach them. Some don't even have proper accommodation options. However we do arrange glamping and customized luxury getaways to such remote places in Vietnam with highly personalized service.