Vietnam Travel Information

i Tour Vietnam | Top-rated private Ho Chi Minh City tours and Vietnam travel guides.

The Amazing Landscapes in Vietnam


One of the special things that attract tourists to Vietnam is its diversity in terrain creating incredible scenery. Below are some amazing landscapes in Vietnam you should visit when having chances to know what we have been blessed with by nature.

Mekong Delta

Mother Nature has blessed Mekong Delta with unfailing sources of water and fertile land, which helps create great biodiversity for this land. Tra Su Cajuput Forest and Tram Chim National Park are two significant destinations where you can see miles of lush, huge trees, listen to the birds “talking” to each other, and observe the typical animals, even the endangered ones. August - November is usually a good time to visit the Mekong Delta. Although it is the flooding season and some heavy rains could occur, it is also the period when the land shows the best of its beauty since some species only appear around this time of the year and, therefore, some scenes can just be witnessed then.

the amazing landscapes in vietnam mekong delta

Tra Su Cajuput Forest during the flooding season

Check out our Mekong Delta tour for chances to explore this beautiful land.

Son Doong Cave

Location: Quang Binh Province

The World’s Largest Cave, Son Doong is a part of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, one of the UNESCO Heritages in Vietnam. Belonging to the list of Beautiful Caves in Vietnam, the magnificence of it has never let anyone down. The length of this cave is at least 5 kilometers, and it is said to be bigger since even the most advanced machines nowadays cannot measure the exact depth. The system of stalactites and stalagmites here is incredible and splendid, while the vegetation is surprisingly diversified. A primitive forest has developed inside the cave for millions of years and created heaven on Earth.

the amazing landscapes in vietnam son doong cave

The incredible vegetation inside Son Doong Cave

Halong Bay

Location: Quang Ninh Province

The special feature that helps Halong Bay enter the list of amazing landscapes in Vietnam is its system of unique islands and glorious caves. The islands here are mostly composed of limestone or schist and have gone through nearly 300-million-year “design” of Mother Nature.

the amazing landscapes in vietnam halong bay

The unique isles in Halong Bay

To know more about Halong Bay, take a look at our Comprehensive Halong Bay Travel Guide and What to Do in Halong Bay.

Ham Ho Landscape

Location: Tay Phu Commune, Tay Son District, Quy Nhon Province

Besides having the top Vietnam beaches, Quy Nhon Province also has many other unexploited landscapes that are still able to keep their pure beauty. And, Ham Ho Landscape is one of the places that can capture visitors’ hearts right at the moment they arrive here. To reach the heart of Ham Ho, you would have to go through a narrow canal on a boat that can only be rowed by skillful and experienced boatmen. On the banks are dense, luxuriant bushes and trees. The only sounds heard are leaves rustling, birds singing, and paddles touching the water. Altogether, they build up a mysterious scene that makes them feel like getting lost in a thrilling, fiction movie. The marvel of Ham Ho is no less than any other amazing landscapes in Vietnam, but it has not been known by the majority of travelers, both domestic and international.

the amazing landscapes in vietnam ham ho

The pristine beauty of Ham Ho Landscape

Trang An Landscape Complex

Location: Ninh Binh Province

Trang An Landscape Complex includes Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel, Hoa Lu Special-Use Forest, and Trang An - Tam Coc - Bich Dong Scenic Landscape. Up to now, it is the only mixed UNESCO World Heritage in Vietnam. With attractions that have high values for Vietnamese history and culture, as well as breathtaking scenery, the Complex has gained more and more tourists every year. When coming here, you can enjoy sitting on an idyllic boat, sailing across beautiful rivers to go across golden, fertile rice fields, mighty mountains and vigorous rows of trees.

the amazing landscapes in vietnam trang an

How magnificent Trang An is!


Terraced fields in the Northwest

Many beautiful rice fields in Vietnam are located in the Northwest, and the spectacular beauty of the terrace fields here makes them one of the amazing landscapes in Vietnam. Some of the most well-known fields are in Sapa, Mu Cang Chai, and Hoang Su Phi. The journey to get to see the incredible scenery can be quite demanding due to the lack of convenient means of transport and professional services, but the achievement would be rewarding, and your effort is promised to pay off.

the amazing landscapes in vietnam terrace fields

Colorful terrace fields in Northwest Vietnam

See How You Can Get to Mu Cang Chai

Summary of the Amazing Landscapes in Vietnam

There are many amazing landscapes in Vietnam, and each of them has its characteristics waiting for you to discover. Some of them have striking beauty that can hardly forget like Son Doong Cave, Ham Ho Landscape, and terraced fields in the Northwest. Some are associated with Vietnamese culture and history such as Mekong Delta, Trang An Landscape Complex or Halong Bay.

For more interesting facts about Vietnam, check out our Vietnam Travel Guides.

Get your travel insurance to explore the best landscapes in Vietnam:



© Written by Mai Bui for

Stay Informed

When you subscribe to the blog, we will send you an e-mail when there are new updates on the site so you wouldn't miss them.



Guest - Gwendolyn Lyons on Saturday, 26 October 2019 14:09

Ha Giang has impressive mountain loops

Ha Giang has impressive mountain loops
Already Registered? Login Here
Saturday, 23 September 2023

Captcha Image


This Vietnam travel information page is written by a team of professional tour guides in Vietnam. More about us or visit home page

Vietnam Travel Information

Check out the necessary information for traveling to Vietnam

First Time in Vietnam

To Pack List for Vietnam

Major Cities in Vietnam

Family & Elderly Travel

LGBT Travel

Vietnam Festivals and Holidays

Best Vietnamese Dishes

UNESCO World Heritage in Vietnam

Vietnamese Culture

Religions in Vietnam

Ethnicities in Vietnam

Tipping in Vietnam

Best Dishes to Try in Vietnam

20 Must-try Vietnamese Dishes

Unusual Foods to Try in Vietnam

Street Food in Vietnam

Vietnamese Grilled Dishes

Rice Dishes in Vietnam

Pho Dishes in Vietnam

Traveling to and within Vietnam

Airport Arrival Tips at Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh)

Airport Arrival Tips at Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)

Major Airports in Vietnam

Taking Trains in Vietnam

Bringing Your Own Vehicles to Vietnam

Bringing Your Pets to Vietnam

How to Take Motorbike Taxis

Taking a Ferry in Vietnam

Renting a Car in Vietnam

Vietnam Visa, SIM Cards, and WiFi

Visa Info & Where to Buy Sim Cards

Traveling with Wifi in Vietnam

Vietnam Travel Safety Tips

Travel Insurance

Is it Safe to Drink Tap Water?

How to Avoid Mosquitoes

Food Safety in Vietnam

Getting Vaccinations

Wearing Face Masks in Vietnam

Can Tourists Drive in Vietnam?

How to Avoid Scams

Travel Safety Tips

Find the best hotels to stay in Vietnam:

Powered by 12Go Asia system