The best traits of Vietnam that immediately make you want to travel here!
Below are some advantages of Vietnam travel industry listed by Whereto.vn
1. Numerous historical sites and spectacular nature sights
Vietnam has the history of more than two thousand years of continuous development and territorial establishment. Some historical sites that has become so well-known to foreigners are Cu Chi tunnels, Quang Tri ancient citadel, Hoi An ancient town, Hoa Lu the ancient capital, Dien Bien Phu battle sites, etc.
Tourists visit Cu Chi tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City - Photo: Internet
Visiting these places, travelers would get more information about Vietnam history, and understand more thoroughly about the patriotism of the Vietnamese.
Besides the evidence of its woeful but majestic history, Vietnam also has its beautiful nature sights and ancient constructions that attract people all over the world, such as Halong Bay, Huong River and Ngu Mountain overviewed from Hue the ancient capital, Hoi An, Phu Quoc Island, Con Dao islands, and so on.
The beauty of Halong Bay, Vietnam - Photo: Internet
2. One of the oldest culture in South-East Asia
The best time to visit Vietnam is during and after the Lunar New Year - Photo: Internet
Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups of people. Each ethnic group has their own ethnicity and religious beliefs, and this fact makes the culture of Vietnam become a cultural canvas so varied while each one still remains their own particular features.
For example, the religious constructions (like pagodas, temples, etc.), customs, living styles, festivities, etc. are very different between places, regions and ethnic groups. That’s why travelers will be fascinated right away while exploring Vietnam.
The best time to visit Vietnamis during and after the Lunar New Year (about February), when festivals are celebrated in all regions of the country.
3. Vietnamese food - one of the most charming sweet spots of the country
Do not forget to taste Pho when visiting Vietnam - Photo: Internet
Vietnamese foodhas been famous widely all over the world, as its cuisines have the varied and unique cooking styles, while the ingredients are fresh and healthy.
Plenty of prestige newspaper and media have their reviews or journals about some special Vietnamese food, such as pho (Vietnamese noodle soup), banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich), spring rolls, summer roll shrimp, banh xeo (Vietnamese crepe), hu tieu (noodles with seasoned and sauté beef), banh tet (cylinderic glutinous rice cake), etc.
On the travel to Vietnam, you definitely must take this chance to taste these dishes and have unforgettable experience.
4. The Vietnamese are hospitable, friendly and light-hearted
Vietnamese is hospitable, friendly and light-hearted - Photo: Réhahn
In Vietnam, you will have thorough experience to know more about Vietnamese people with their hospitability, friendliness and light-heartedness.
Despite numerous of difficulties in daily life, smiles are always shown on the Vietnamese’s faces.
According to the World Happiness Index 2015, Vietnam was ranked 75 out of 158 nations.
5. Low-cost travel
One of advantages of Vietnam tourism is low cost travel - Photo: Internet
Skyscanner has recently announced their 2014 Top Ten List of low-cost travel destinations, in which Vietnam was on top of the world. Travelers to Vietnam have marked that low-cost is the most advantaged point of Vietnam travel industry.
Without a high budget, experienced travelers still get the most wonderful trips in Vietnam because the cost of service and food is not irrationally out-of-chart ever.
The currency exchange rate is approximately:
1 USD could equal 21.800 VND
1 EUR could equal 23.800 VND
It takes each traveler about 7 USD to pay the room rent for a night, with some money left for a tasty serving of pho.
Besides the cheap renting charges in big cities, Vietnam is also known for reasonable prices on food, so travelers can try as many foods as possible while traveling the country.
6. Public security in Vietnam is on the high rank in Asia-Pacific
In 2014, Vietnam was ranked 6 out of 10 best countries for traveling alone, listed by Business Insider. It is described very clearly that the street life in Vietnam’s big cities is in the safety category according to the list.
Also, in the annual report by Institute of Economics and Peace, the 2015 GPI (Global Peace Index) of Vietnam was at the 56thof all the 162 nations, while the public security here is usually highly-rated.
With such detailed information above, are you ready for a travel to Vietnam? A lot of interesting things about this beautiful country is awaiting for you to explore!
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