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15 Reasons Why Tourists Return To Vietnam

15 Reasons Why Tourists Return To Vietnam

There are many things to do in Vietnam and places to visit. And with an estimated population of around 93 million people making Vietnam the 14th most populous country in the world, here are the 15 reasons why tourists return to Vietnam:

1. Delicious Local Cuisines

Vietnam is not only famous for the beautiful scenic places but the Vietnamese street food as well. Vietnamese cuisine is well-known due to the usage of fresh ingredients in the dishes with various spices and herbs. With many things to try, tourist can hardly enjoy them all in one trip. When in Vietnam, don’t forget to check our list of must-try Vietnamese foods.

Bun Thit Nuong

2. Affordability

Viеtnаm is suitable fоr visitors оn a budgeted finаnсiаl plan, and a vacation in Vietnam costs mоdеrаtеlу lower than numerous different countries in the world.

With the many things to do in Vietnam, prices are relatively lower from transportations to the Vietnamese street food and hotel accommodation, and not to mention that the exchange rates are favorable against the Dollar. For tips and guides on how to budget in Vietnam, check our blogs.

3. Easy Process of Visa

If your nationality belongs to one the currently visa-free countries, then you can save on the visa costs. Besides, some nationals can apply for E-visa when traveling to Vietnam.

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4. Stunning Beaches

With over 3,260 KM of coastline, Vietnam is famous for its beautiful beaches along the coast of the South China Sea. With some of the best beaches in Vietnam, no wonder spending some time relaxing on the beach is what keeps visitors returning to Vietnam for a great vacation.

5. The Glorious Halong Bay

Hаlоng Bау is a UNESCO Wоrld Hеritаgе Site in the Gulf of Tonkin, and it is just as mаrvеlоuѕ аѕ travelers say. Located about fоur hоur to the East of Hаnоi, it is worth the drive to be spending a few nights on the boat surrounded by over 1,600 iѕlаndѕ. Visiting Halong Bay is one of the many places to visit in Vietnam.

6. Hospitable People

Apart from the sceneries, historical attractions, and famous Vietnamese foods, the people factor is what makes tourists keep on coming back to Vietnam. Vietnamese always welcome foreign visitors with a blossoming smile and most are very intrigued and curious about people from developed countries. Locals are friendly and would invite guests for a visit at home and enjoy a drink or meal together. The friendliness is shared among everyone because the extended family spirit is in the culture.

Locals usually give you a hand whenever you need help. Even if verbal communication is a barrier, try using body language (or Google translate) and be patient.

7. the Energetic Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh is a dynamic, busy, and lively city. Formerly known as Saigon, you can find almost anything you need in this city, ranging from types of local foods to affordable dental services. Tourists come back for the nightlife entertainment and shopping that they can’t pass up.

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8. Exciting Motorbike Tours

Riding on a motorbike is the local’s way of life and mode of transportation, and is the true way to see the city like a local. Each year, when our guests come back and look for different things to do in Vietnam; they sign up for a different type of motorbike tour ranging from city, night, to food tours. For information on how to plan a motorbike tour in Vietnam and what options are available, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for your Vietnam travel information and tips.

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9. Luxury Resorts

Viеtnаm'ѕ shorelines might bе one оf thе nation's mоѕt fascinating wonders. Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, these best beach resorts in Vietnam are another reason why tourists return to Vietnam.

10. Captivating Hiѕtоrу

Viеtnаm'ѕ hiѕtоrу is complex, and a first-time visit to the country will not be enough time to give you all of the things you want to learn. Visits to thе fascinating museums, Cu Chi Tunnels, and learning about the Vietnam War are what keep tourists coming back to Vietnam to find out more. Additionally, Hue’s imperial city is full of history of the former ancient capital, and it is a city worth a second visit for historians.

Cu Chi Tunnel Model  Cu Chi Tunnel

11. The Magnificent Sара

At 1,600 meters above the sea level, Sapa is an ideal site for the mountaineers and trekking-lovers. The serene atmosphere of the mountainous region and the magnificent natural sceneries are the standouts of this Northern Vietnam attraction, and Sapa is on the list of the top places to visit in Vietnam. Apart from the beautiful waterfalls and the terraced rice fields, conquering Mount Fansipan, Indochina’s highest peak at 3,143 meters, is another reason that attracts tourists return to Vietnam.

12. Hoi An Nostalgic Vibe

When visiting any country, we usually come to enjoy the spectacular spots and pick some local items to bring home for souvenirs. Finding an attraction to see is easy, but a place to buy the authentic and cheap items may be a hard find. But don’t worry! Hoi An is an ancient city where travelers keep coming back to get custom-tailored suits at affordable prices.

13. The Peaceful Countryside

The endless view of rice paddies and life at the Mekong Delta attract photographers from all around the world to come and capture these beautiful countryside sceneries.

Mekong Delta

14. Son Doong: the World’s Largest Cave

Before it being accidentally discovered by a local man in 1991 on a hunting trip, the cave was unknown to the Vietnamese. He had lost his way and was not able to map out the directions back to the cave. In 2009, a group of British researchers/explorers visited the area and was told of the cave discovery by the local man. They were able to map out the cave that led to future expeditions back to Son Doong.

According to the records of experts and photographers, the cave is over 5.5 miles long including a jungle and a river and could fit a 40-story skyscraper with its walls. Son Doong Cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, is one of the most charming attractions in Southeast Asia.

15. Unusual and Mysterious Places

The beaches, foods, history, caves might not be enough for a second visit to Vietnam for some. But for the brave adventurers who like to keep on pushing their limits and discover more of what Vietnam has to offer, they opt for these unusual places of visit.

Summary of Reasons Why Tourists Return To Vietnam

As a developing country with plenty of things to do and places to visit in Vietnam, above are the reasons why tourists return to Vietnam. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.

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Guest - Peggy Harvey on Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:32

so excited to join your tours again, the city tour I took last year was fond memories

so excited to join your tours again, the city tour I took last year was fond memories
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