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Top Enchanting Destinations Of Vietnam From North To South

Posted By : Threeland Travel / Vietnam Travel Guide

Vietnam today has made a significant change, with great growth rates, Vietnam’s images are more and more modern and favorited by tourists worldwide. Are you wondering what creates the amazing charm of Vietnam, what makes Vietnam tours so attractive and worth? Be a trusted local expert in Vietnam for nearly 20 years, Threeland Travel will reveal to you some of the countless extraordinary throughout Vietnam that makes Vietnam one of the most favorite destinations in the world. 

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Northern Vietnam


An excursion around Hanoi will leave you with unforgettable memories of the Old Quarter, Temple of Literature - a symbol of studious and sword lake, Ngoc Son Temple - the heart of Hanoi, where you can enjoy the blissful quiet atmosphere and a spectacular view when sundown. Hanoi is delightful in every way, attracts tourists by its strange and peaceful features. 

Bikes loaded with flowers beautify the streets of Hanoi

Bikes loaded with flowers beautify the streets of Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam for over one thousand years, impresses tourists through its ancient and distinct cultural values remaining. A Hanoi city day trip often includes some activities such as discovering the narrow alleys in the Old Quarter, walking around Hoan Kiem lake, visiting the soul destinations such as Temples of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Complex, museums, … Your expert tour guide will tell you interesting legends, stories which make local daily life. Moreover, choosing Hanoi as the first destination in your Vietnam tours with a private tour guide will bring you knowledge of Vietnam history, thus you will not become a “completely new” and you will find out that it is much more exciting when discovering new aspects of Vietnam culture. 

From Hanoi, you can easily reach the most stunning landscapes of North Vietnam such as Halong Bay, Ha Giang, Sapa, Mu Cang Chai or Ninh Binh, etc.

Halong Bay

Halong Bay is the jewel, the pride of Vietnam tourism. Affirming its attractiveness by continuously being honored on the famous tourist sites, Ha Long Bay - the world's natural heritage has its own charm associated with a mystery legend. The bay was created when the dragon descended into the sea. Visitors will have flexible choices to explore the marine life under the light green water and grottoes carved in the limestones.

Staying on a cruise overnight in the bay is highly recommended. The itineraries can last 2 days 1 night or longer depending on your time. Your cruise will pass by Thien Cung Cave – the most sparkling cave, Dau Go Cave – the biggest one, Titop Island – the top place to contemplate Halong’s panoramic view, etc. Even you travel with children, don't need to worry, a lot of exciting activities can be enjoyed with your family such as kayaking, night squid fishing, sunbathing, swimming, etc.

Enjoy boating time on Halong Bay with your family

Enjoy boating time on Halong Bay with your family

Nowadays, it is much more convenient by the new highway connecting Hanoi and Halong Bay. Threeland has crafted the best combinations among accommodation, cruise, train, and flight to offer you an unforgettable Vietnam tour package

See more: Joyful Amazing Halong to visit all the highlights of Halong Bay


If traveling to Ha Long gives you a look at a magnificent shimmering attractiveness of nature, Sapa attracts you not only by majestic landscapes but also specific cultural features and traditional specialties of some Vietnamese ethnic communities such as Mong, Tay, Dao, Giay.

The peaceful and rustic beauty of Sapa hides and interleaves among a lot of wonders of creation: mountains, hills, deep valleys, winding passes, golden terrace fields, etc. 

The best time for visiting Sapa is spring when every corner is full of vitality with buds and colorful flowers.

Your Sapa trip can not ignore Fansipan, the roof of Indochina with an altitude of 3143 meters above the sea level. Reaching this top, a panoramic and breath-taking scene spreads rights in front of your eyes. You will not see the tedious white mountain covered by snow but the lively and colorful spectacular of Sapa. 

Contemplate spectacular view from the top of Indochina - Fansipan

Contemplate spectacular view from the top of Indochina - Fansipan

Vietnam Central


On the way to the central region, tourists cannot miss Hue Imperial City, one of the most important cities bearing the history of Vietnam. Located right in the heart of the city where the river and the mountains here would protect it, Hue Citadel always brings such a back in time voyage for visitors to explore and experience. 

Since 1802, when Nguyen Dynasty chose Hue as the capital, Hue Imperial City had been constructed and widened during decades of Nguyen’s reign. Over time and war, the remain (Complex of Hue monuments) is listed as a cultural world heritages for an outstanding example of eastern feudal capital.

Complex of Hue monuments includes 3 main sections in a 500 ha area: Capital Enclosure, the Imperial Citadel, and the Forbidden Citadel. 

While the architecture of Hue monuments is the magnet to attract visitors, Hue’s delicate culture is the key to keep the soul of travelers. Hue is gentle and charming from simple things: the peaceful Perfume River, fluttering girls in their dreamy Ao Dai and the sincerity of local to visitors, ...

Make use of your time listening to Ca Hue on Perfume River, tasting the most famous Hue cuisine such as mussel rice, che Hue, … Along Pham Ngu Lao Street, you can find coffee, souvenir shops, restaurants, and bars to discover and enjoy Hue’s night. 

See more: Explore Hue Monuments Complex – Check Travel Tips with Threeland Travel

Hoian Ancient Towns

126km from Hue, Hoi An which is chosen as one of the most peaceful and gentle cities in the world. The ancient town's architecture, historic buildings, red-lit lantern streets at night and the peaceful Hoai River, which seems to come out of fairyland. Here, at night especially at full moon nights, releasing the flower garlands on the Hoai River is a noteworthy activity, it’s an amazing feeling when your soul gently float along with the pure and gentle sound of this town. The rhymes of the locals are peaceful, romantic which will make you fascinated until the end of your Vietnam journey.

It is very interesting when you cycle through narrow corners to enjoy its cuisine and discover this city. For the best visualization of Hoian development, do not miss Hoian Memories Show at Hoian Impression Theme Park. 

An impressive moment of the memories of Hoian - the most beautiful show in the world

An impressive moment of the memories of Hoian - the most beautiful show in the world

Danang city

Situated between Hue and Hoian, Danang is just 30 minutes driving from Hoian. This city is the most liveable city in Vietnam. 

Danang offers you a variety of recreational places such as My Khe Beach – the top ten of Asia’s best beaches, Ba Na hills – the paradise of Vietnam central with abundant exciting games, Son Tra Peninsula – indigenous land, etc.

Danang International Fireworks Competition, the largest festival in Southeast Asia, will be an ideal event for fireworks lovers. This event often lasts two months in summer with a great number of dynamic activities during the music, carnival, cuisine, hot air balloon festivals.  This will be a wonderful occasion for you to enjoy completely relax moments. 

You have just passed the most outstanding places in the north and central, let’s explore the south to complete your Vietnam tours.

Southern Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City

No less bustling than Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City is the center of economy, culture, and politics in the south of Vietnam. 

While Hanoi is cold in the winter, Ho Chi Minh City just has two main seasons: a dry season and a wet one. When dropping by this dynamic city, take time to visit Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, Independence Palace, which are value historical relics. Cu Chi Tunnel will be the highlight destination in your Saigon city tour

Tips while traveling: keep your package side by side and watch out while walking, using phones or going to markets, the crowd to protect your belongings from pickpockets.

Mekong Delta

You have passed majestic mountainous, through the busiest cities, soaked in blue seas and enjoyed tasty food of each region. 

No stop here, it’s a great regret if you skip Mekong Delta – the paradise of tropical land. Nowhere in the world, you see rivers intertwine rivers, boats are used more than cars and motorbikes on roads. It is hard to find another land that residents are hospitable, open and candor like people here. 

See more: 4 days to have the best experience in Southern Vietnam

Before moving here, make sure that you prepare your stomach well because you can’t stop trying abundant delicious dishes here. 

Coming to Ben Tre to explore the lower land of the Mekong River is quite an attractive journey for domestic and international visitors. The way to Ben Tre, no matter which way you go, you have to step on the ferry so you can enjoy relaxing moments and the cool breeze while your ferry floating on the river. Moreover, visitors will admire everywhere is covered with immense green forests of coconuts mixed with gardens of all kinds of fruits such as mangosteen, durian, bananas, longan, rambutan, etc.

Down to Can Tho, the center of the Vietnam Mekong Delta, it will be the most exciting and exciting experience on the earth to visit Cai Rang Floating Market, one of the three largest floating markets in Vietnam Mekong Delta. The unique and main feature of this famous market is the trade of fruits and specialties of this floating land. How amazing it is when you welcome sunrise, taste a paradise of food and experience local’s habit right on the river. 

A small boat of local selling juice and light breakfast at Cai Rang floating market

A small boat of local selling juice and light breakfast at Cai Rang floating market

Besides, for deeper insights into Mekong Delta, you can fill your Vietnam tours with abundant interesting destinations such as Tien Giang – the nearest province from Ho Chi Minh city, An Giang – rustic and peaceful land, etc. 

From Mekong Delta, you can easily reach Cambodia by plane or cruise to have a dreamy Vietnam Cambodia tour.

Tips while traveling: Remember to wear a life jacket while traveling by boats, furries, … on the rivers. 

Each land in Vietnam owns its hidden gems in nature, culture that creates its specialties and makes it unique. While traveling, the way to make your Vietnam tour package most memorable and exciting is having locals along with you. What is more fantastic and comfortable by receiving a warm welcome from thorough indigenous community. Do not hesitate to contact your local Threeland via email [email protected] or What’s App: +84342620068 or call +842439262056, our consultants are always available to give you the most conscientious travel advice. 


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