Saigon is an exciting city with the best street food in the country. It’s westernized and cosmopolitan city with glitzy shopping malls, fancy rooftop bars, and a pulsating nightlife.
Food experiences in Vietnam
Hue is a former Vietnamese capital that served as the Nguyen Dynasty’s seat of power for well over a century. It’s home to the magnificent Imperial City and a series of royal tombs housing the remains of nine Nguyen Dynasty emperors.
When you think of pristine rice terraces and trekking in Vietnam, you think of Sapa. It’s home to the Hoang Lien Son mountain range and some of the most popular trekking trails in Vietnam.
Hoi An is a city in Quang Nam Province in Central Vietnam. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was one of the most heavily-frequented trading ports in Southeast Asia from the 17th to the 18th centuries.
Hoi An Ancient Town refers to a thirty hectare area near the mouth of the Thu Bon River. It was one of the busiest trading ports in Southeast Asia between the 16th and 18th centuries.
If you have an interest in history and in Vietnamese food, then you’re going to love Hue. It’s the former capital of Vietnam and home to some of the best regional food in the country.
While trekking is the number one reason why travelers make the trip to Sapa, it isn’t the only thing you can do there. From tasting indigenous horse meat stew to riding a cable car to Vietnam’s highest peak, this guide will show you ten of the best things to do in Sapa.
You can get to Sapa from Hanoi by bus, train, or taxi. Taxi is the fastest but it’s also the most expensive by far. I personally traveled by bus which I think is the best option.
If it’s your first time visiting Ho Chi Minh City, then I’ve put together this list of twenty of the most fun things to do to help you plan your trip. It’s made up of a good mix of attractions, activities, day trips, and food experiences to make your stay in Saigon as well-rounded as possible.
If you’re visiting for the first time and wondering what to do in Hanoi, then this 3-day itinerary will be useful to you. It gives recommendations on what attractions not to miss and offers suggestions on what and where to eat to get the best out of your stay in Hanoi.