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Top 5 places people must visit in Vietnam in 2020

Jan 18, 2020 329 Views By Ngo Long

1. Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay in Vietnamese means “the bay of descending dragons”. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and also the most popular and the most famous travel destination in Quang Ninh Province that includes more than 1,900 thousands of islets.

2. Sapa, the muse of North-West mountain

Sapa is a mountainous town in Lao Cai province, located around 350km northwest of Hanoi and quite close to the border with China. Sapa has cool weather, with the average temperature is 13 Celcius degree.  During December and January, the coldest time of the year, when the temperature could go below zero, there could be frozen or snow in Sapa.  

Sapa has dramatic scenery. People can visit Sapa almost every time of the year, however, the landscape in Sapa is especially gorgeous in spring, when various kinds of flowers blooming, such as peach blossoms, plum blossoms, apricot blossoms, orchids, and rhododendron. Besides, the beauty of the rice terrace is also another thing people should not miss in Sapa.
Rice terrace in Sapa
Rice terrace in Sapa
Another interesting thing that the tourist should do in Sapa is visiting Mt Fansipan, the rooftop of the Indo-China peninsula. In order to go to the top of Mt Fansipan, people can choose between going trekking or use the cable.
Mt Fansipan
Mt Fansipan

3.  Da Lat

Dalat is one of the most beautiful highland cities in Vietnam, located in Lam Dong Province. Dalat is known as a flower paradise in Vietnam. From late January to the first half of February, the springtime, tourists can have a chance to immerse themselves in the color of millions of kinds of blossoms flowers.

4. Phu Quoc island

Phu Quoc Island is the largest island in Vietnam. This island belongs to Kien Giang Province. Phu Quoc is a hub of marine activity, a big house of ecosystems with nearly 108 species of corals, 135 species of coral reef fish.

Around fifty percent of the island is a national park with tropical rain forests featuring waterfalls, coral reefs, and wetlands, etc. 
The “Suoi Tranh” waterfall in the Ham Ninh mountain of Phu Quoc island.
The “Suoi Tranh” waterfall in the Ham Ninh mountain of Phu Quoc island.

With the beauty of white sands, blue sea, and pristine beach, Phu Quoc is one of the best places for enjoy the beauty of nature and hiding from the hustle and bustle of the city life. In Phu Quoc, visitors can simple relaxing, or enjoying swimming, trekking, snorking or do the scuba diving. 

5.  Hoi an acient town – Unesco world heritage center

 Hoi An Ancient town is located in Quang Nam province, the central of Vietnam. It is a well-preserved trading port in South East Asian which was built from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and streets reflect the influences of both local and foreign architectural styles and cultures, that are mainly from Chinese and Japanese. 

There are many things to do in Hoi An, among all, walking around Hoi An ancient town, enjoy the peaceful lifestyle and try the street food there, especially some typical dishes such as Banh mi (Vietnamese baguette), sweet corn soup, chicken rice and Cao Lau (a typical and regional noodles) is a must.
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