10 best things to do in Vietnam

Vietnam is a colorful country in South East Asia. The visitors who come here for vacation should be able to find tons of things to do in the country that will surely worth their time. Below are top 10 things to do in Vietnam in your group tours Vietnam, based on many foreigners’ opinion.

1. Enjoy the street food of Vietnam

Street food of Vietnam @ Pinterest

One of the best places to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine is on the sidewalk. At any time of the day, the restaurants under the canvas in the market or in front of the buildings are crowded diners of all ages. Eating on sidewalks, curbs is one of the most fun and easy ways to truly experience everyday life in Vietnam, the US newspaper said.

2. Motorcycles in Vietnam

Vietnamese motorcycles @ Geography Lists

 

The first and most important thing that tourists need to know when they come to Vietnam is learning how to cross the street. Traffic in major cities in Vietnam is always a busy scene. Many street motorcyclists and passersby on the road. Therefore, the travelers crossing the road should maintain a steady speed, looking straight at the steering wheel around, absolutely not suddenly go too fast or stop in the middle of the road. Once across the road, the visitors can feel the beauty of this "organized chaos".

3. Visiting the hottest attractions

Sapa in Vietnam @ VTC News

 

Phong Nha - Ke Bang Cave and National Park is one of the many large caves in Vietnam. Son Doong cave, the world's largest cave, was first discovered in 2009 and is only open to visitors from 2012. Come and visit these places before it crowded visitors.

 

Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the most spectacular sights. More than 1,600 large, small islands form a landscape that has mountains, sea, and sky.

 

Hoi An is truly a picturesque place and worth a visit to Vietnam. Located in the middle of the country, Hoi An was a bustling port town from the 15th to the 19th century. Since the 1990s, Hoi An has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and is also known as "Venice of Vietnam".

 

Sapa in the northwest of Vietnam is one of the most beautiful sights in Vietnam. After crossing the road from Hanoi, visitors are fascinated by the rice fields and the hills around Hoi An in Sapa.

 

The Mekong Delta is located in the southwest, where the Mekong flows into the sea. Visitors can visit Can Tho, the capital of the region and enjoy authentic rural flavor through the bowl of rice. Floating Market is an interesting destination, and people are very friendly.

4. Visiting the (night) markets

Han market in Da Nang is one of the big markets in Vietnam. These markets sell a wide variety of items, from cloth, clothing, to dry shrimp. It can be said, visitors easily stray if interested in exploring the market. The market is bustling early in the morning and is empty at night.

5. Try the fresh seafood

Seafood in Vietnam @ Vietnamese Soul Food

 

One of the most interesting things in the markets in Vietnam is the food that does not smell. When strolling around the counter, visitors always catch the fish, crab or shrimp alive and fresh. Fish sold at the market are caught by fishermen just a few hours ago.

6. Visiting some of the seas in Vietnam

Nha Trang, a beautiful sea province in Vietnam @ Dulich24

 

This is probably one of the "natural attractions" of Vietnam. Many tourists say that Thailand and Cambodia have blue beaches and white sand, but the Vietnamese sea is also quiet compared with the other rivals. Some famous beaches in Vietnam such as Nha Trang, Mui Ne, Doc Let, Con Dao and Phu Quoc are truly beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

7. Pho – Noodle soup of Vietnam

Pho @ Vinacel

 

Pho is the most typical cuisine in Vietnam. Vietnamese often eat pho in the morning, at street vendors or in the market. Besides pho, Vietnam also has a lot of water that is made from rice flour, such as fish noodles or Hue beef noodle.

8. Banh Xeo – Sizzling cake of Vietnam

Banh Xeo - Sizzling Cake

 

Banh Xeo is not a dish that many foreigners know. The ingredients are very simple, only from rice flour and water with small shrimp inside, but the food is great. The yellow of the cake is not from the egg but from turmeric. To enjoy the pancakes properly, visitors need to eat raw vegetables and sauce.

9. Try out the Vietnamese coffe

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Vietnamese iced coffee @ Wikipedia

 

Vietnam is the world's second-largest producer of coffee, so it is a popular drink, especially coffee with condensed milk.

10. Take a walk in one of the parks in the city

The park in the city is where many groups of people of all ages, from old to young, men to women, are exercising when it is not yet bright. Many people practicing rhythmic gymnastics in the music, walking or jogging around the park are the start of a new day full of life.

 

Hopefully you will come to Vietnam soon and experience all of these best things about Vietnam!

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