Best things to do in Vietnam
17/07/2018 | 14:19

Things not to be missed in Vietnam
best things to do in Vietnam
See, do, taste and drink, relax, read and listen,

This article is written based on our experience as tourist guide who accompanied thousands of travelers in Vietnam. We listen their comments and observes with deep analysis on what are interested.

 Things not to be missed in Vietnam
best things to do in Vietnam
See, do, taste and drink, relax, read and listen,
This article is written based on our experience as tourist guide who accompanied thousands of travelers in Vietnam. We listen their comments and observes with deep analysis on what are interested.
Cyclo trip, in Hanoi, instead of taking half a million scooters, you can stay lazy and relaxing on the seat of a  bicycle.
Cha Ca La vong in via Cha ca, a specialty based on fish, like melting pot, curious to eat
The show of the Thang Long theater puppets
Ethnographic Museum offers an overview of the 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam, considered a very interesting museum
Historical Museum a collection of archaeological finds found at the Ecole Francaise de L'Extreme Orient
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum tries to return to the period of the Socialist Apogee with the visit inside the mausoleum where the body of Uncle Ho in real coffin with its slogan "there is nothing as precious as independence".
Temple of Literature a building known for its history dedicated to the Confucian doctrine and to the teaching of the past dates back to 1070
Quan Thanh Taoist Temple dates back to 1010 on the West Lake shore, a symbolic place of the Taoist religion
The Tran Vu Buddhist pagoda on the West Lake shore attracts the eye from its beautiful 11-storey Buddhist tower
The pagoda Ba Da next to the Saint Giuseppe church
The Ngoc Son temple can not forget to photograph the illuminated red bridge and look inside a giant turtle body of its own lake
The old quarter or 36 streets, the most interesting area regarding the characteristic of local life
The ancient Bat trang village along the red river to be seen during the morning. Take a walk from the popular market and follow a half path The tightest ties of the village up to the common house, the Dinh. There are so many ceramic Factories of the village.
Pagodas around Hanoi where they still maintain the spirit of the Buddhist religion. The But Thap Pagoda at Bac Ninh
Tay Phuong pagoda at QUoc oai Hanoi, 1 hour from the city
The Thay pagoda at Thach That, 1 hour from the city
Mia pagoda at Duong Lam village
The perfume pagoda 2 hours from the city to take a day trip
The But Thap Pagoda at Bac Ninh, 1 hour and a half from the city
The Citadel Co Loa, little visits
The Phat Tich pagoda at Bac Ninh, beautiful pagoda but not touristic, about 1 hour and a half from Hanoi
The Dau pagoda at Bac Ninh, little visits
The Do temple dedicated to the kings of the Ly dynasty, it is worth to attend a show of popular singers Quan Ho
The Quan Thanh Taoist temple in the west lake area of Hanoi, it is worth to understand the religious Taoism
The white horse temple Bach Ma
The temple of King Hai Ba Trung, little visits
The kneeling elephant temple, less visit
The temple of King Le Loi, near the lake but not always open
The red river and the old bridge of Long Bien, it is worth to cross it on foot and in particular in the morning it lends itself.
The famous dish of the old town like Cha Ca, rolls, Pho soup, rice noodles, various types of wrap, and even the specialty Thit Cho, dog meat!
the handicraft villages in Hanoi
The silk village Van Phuc, now invaded by Chinese fabric
The Bat Trang ceramic village, there are two villages, one now very commercial, another ancient
The village of snakes Le Mat, out of curiosity and you can taste and see how to prepare a snake dish
The village of Dong Ho rice paper about 1 and 30 hour drive, well worth a trip combined with various visits or on the way back from the airport from Halong Bay when the late flight around 18h
The village of carpenters Dong KY, out of curiosity to those interested in wood
The Ha Thai lacquered village is not very popular recently
Stay in a luxury historical place like the Sofitel Metropole in Hanoi
Overnight in a rural place typical of the Vietnamese countryside like The Moon Garden in Ky Son Hanoi
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Ha long bay the seventh wonder of the world
The seventh wonder has long been known throughout the world
Overnight in wooden junk to wander the world in the world of limestone cliffs that are called dragons descended from the sky.
Try a Taichi class in the early morning at dawn in Halong Bay
Taste the typical dishes based on seafood
Ninh Binh | Tam Coc | Trang An
Bamboo boat excursion rowed by locals to discover the caves and rural landscapes. The landscape complex in Trang An is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Discovering Tam coc the site means 3 caves in bamboo rowing boat, immersed in the rural landscapes of the red river delta.
ride from the Bich dong pagoda to Thai vi temple and listen to a piece of Dan bau music
Taste the meat of goat, the puffed rice and the spinach of water and stay in an authentic place like Tam coc Garden, Eco Buffalo
Mai Chau-Mai Hich-Pu Luong
Trekking in the villages of the Thai and Muong ethnic groups, in the beautiful valleys bordering Laos, and the Puluong National Park
In contact with the ethnic groups of black Hmong, red Dzao , Dzay, the terrace rice fields and mountain landscapes where you can see villages like Lao Chai and Ta van
See how to weave linen fabric and indigo
Taste the rice and maize wine
Stay overnight at the best Victoria Sapa, or the typical out of civilization world like Tópas Ecolodge
Mu Cang Chai
the wonderful terraced rice fields at La Pan Tan, Ba Nha and Lim Mong
Taste the maize wine and go trekking
Overnight with Thai ethnic groups
Ha giang
Contact with the ethnic groups and beautiful landscapes, a destination off the beaten track
Visit the villages of the ethnic groups in Meo vac, Dong Van
The beautiful markets like LÅ©ng Phình, Mèo Vạc, Đồng Văn
Overnight at the villages of the Tay ethnicities in Ha Thanh, Dzao in Nam Dam or Hmong in Meo vac
Taste a typical dish of free-range chicken
The lake of Ba be

Excursion by boat into the lake to the Puong cave and overnight at the local house of the Tay ethnic group
Hoi an
One of the nicest town in the east, to see the Japanese bridge, the ancient house of Tan ky, the popular market and taste various typical dishes
Hoi an the small but very attractive city due to its wealth of monuments, landscapes and culture:
for a day you can follow the visit and activity:
a classic tourist trip can last 3 hours including:
the Japanese bridge
the ancient house of Tan Ky or Tran family
the meeting room of various congregrations such as those of Canton, Fukien
the ceramic museum
pagoda and temples like Chua Ong
the popular Hoi an market, vegetables, fish and spices
numerous craft shops
participates in a theater of Tuong, a type of Chinese opera
activities outside the old district:
visit the village of vegetables Tra Que, 4 km from the center and take a course in Vietnamese cooking and learn how to make a farmer
bath on Cua Dai beach 4 km from the center
visit the island Cham
visit the My Son heritage sanctuary
excursion on the river of Thu Bon to visit the village of carpenter Kim Bong and the ceramic village Thanh Ha
ecotours with various activities such as: drive and mount on the back of water buffalo
learn how to row the round boat (Thuyen Thung)
The romantic evening in a local restaurant colored with red lanterns and tastes the typical dishes like Cao Lau, the green papaya salad, rice ravioli, and the sweet spicy agro soup of the fish
Da nang
Visit the mountain of Marble, Ngu Hanh Son with its beautiful pagodas and caves
The Cham sculptures museum
Stop at My an beach, where the American marines landed during the Vietnam war
Taste the dish My quang, noodles of rice with the chicken and its broth
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The last imperial dynasty of Vietnam built several majestic and beautiful buildings from 1802 to 1945 including the imperial palace, the mausoleums and the pagodas
"Go up in a boat at the bow of a motorized dragon in the perfume river at Port Toa Kham, I recommend you in the morning and when sunset to reach the pagoda of Thien Mu"
Visit the pagoda Thien Mu, the oldest Buddhist in Hue
The imperial city Kinh Thanh Hue comes back and visits the forbidden city, it takes 2 hours to visit it.
Takes a cyclo from the Hien Nhon port to EST orientation to visit the real life of Hue and drops to Dong Ba market
Lunch in a typical Hue restaurant, like Vuon Y Thao, no. 3, via Thach Han
Visit the imperial mausoleums, the tombs of King Nguyen
The famous mausoleum of King Tu Duc, the tomb of the pits 20 minutes from the center, it takes 1 and 2 hours to visit
The tomb of King Ming Mang, the solemnity mausoleum 40 minutes from the center, takes 1 hour to visit
The tomb of King Khai dinh, the slaughtering mausoleum, 40 minutes from the center, 30 minutes of visit
King Gia Long's tomb, power and serenity, 45 minutes from downtown, 45 minutes worth visiting, but it's worth the wait for the sunset.
The tomb of King Duc Duc, simplicity, little visits
King Dong Khanh's tomb, delicacy, little visits
A stop at the village of incense to understand how to make incense and conical hats typical of Hue
The museum of imperial ancient objects "imperial museum"
The Thanh Toan terra cotta roof bridge
Thuan an beach
The national park of Bach Ma
Lang Co Beach
Dishes to taste:
Salad of ficus with shrimp
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Nha Trang
One of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam where you can do beach activities and excursions to visit the islands and dive into choral barrier
Phan Thiet
• Famous Mui Ne beach where the sandy dunes of Vietnam are located
• the red dune (Bau Hong)
• The White Dune (Bau Trang)
• very authentic fishing villages along the sea from Phan Thiet to Nha Trang
Ho Chi Minh city
Metropolitan city, interesting to feel the modernity and the vivacity of an economic locomotive of the country.
A tour includes a visit to the War Museum, the No. 1 district starts from the Notre Dame Catholic Church and the post office, walks along Dong Khoi Street once called Catinat of Fireflies and turns to the boulevard Nguyen Hue where the skyscraper is located Bitexco in the shape of a lotus flower. It's not bad to try a dinner or toast over all the rooftops of Saigon.
The Boulevard Nguyen Hue becomes pedestrian during the Weekend and very interesting to walk up to the Rex hotel where during the Vietnam war on the terrace the war journalists made a briefing of the night's loss.
To the west of Saigon, there is a much-visited historical site where you can delve into the air of the past war, the Cu chi tunnel.
Mekong delta
You can not forget not to see the Mekong delta, one of the most attractive places in Vietnam to see the floating market and the aquatic life of the people.
The Mekong Delta attracts travelers due to its natural charm. Here we see a characteristic of Vietnam, water Vietnam. You can admire the huge rice fields to lose your eyes, the labrint of the canals, and the liveliness of the life of the local people.
You can hike to My Tho, Ben Tre in a rowboat to tuck into the channels covered by the water coconut plants, a very strong plant that helps Vietcong to hide from the hunt of UH.
Follow the Mekong River to Cai be to understand the life of the people of Mekong, see their handicrafts products, the houses on stilts rocked along the clayey Mekong shore and taste the typical dishes of the gardens and canals like jackfruit and fish of the ears of the elephant.

Best things to do in Vietnam

Best things to do in Vietnam

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Mrs. Roberta Tione from Italy
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 Hallo Mario
We had a nice flight back home, and now we are redatto to get back to work. Which is the hardest part or been back home :( 
The journey through Vietnam was marvellous and did enjoyed very much! We do appreciate your and all the staff in Vietnamtravelart professional!
Thank you for our discovery of your beautiful country! 
Warmest Regards,
Mrs. Roberta Tione from Italy
Mario Nguyen
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