3 Best Places to Visit on Vietnam Tour Holidays

by on September 15, 2021

Vietnam is resting by the South China Sea, boasting the spectacular beauty of nature, vibrant cities, fabulous culture and rich historic highlights. From the awe-inspiring beauty of Halong Bay, through the vibrant streets of Hanoi, to the majestic horizontal view of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam is one of the best places to visit during Southeast Asia trips. Take a look at a few popular places you should consider while booking Vietnam tour holidays.

1. Hanoi

A stunning capital and the second-largest city in Vietnam, Hanoi stands out as the home to museums, colonial buildings and ancient pagodas. This city is well-known for its delicious cuisines, lively modern daily life and charming nightlife scene. There are so many popular sightseeing attractions in the city that deserves a visit at least once on Vietnam family tours.

Hoan Kiem Lake

Close to the Old Quarter area, Hoan Kiem Lake is considered one of the most stunning lakes throughout Hanoi. This lake is blessed with cultural and historic significance in the hearts of every Vietnamese.

Hoan Kiem Lake the icon of Hanoi capital

Turtle tower on Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is also known as Hanoi Citadel, built by Ly Dynasty in 1010. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are so many remaining structures inside this citadel, including the Princess Palace, the Doan Mon Gate and Flag Tower.

Thang Long citadel, Hanoi, Vietnam

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

Temple of Literature

It’s one of the most exciting places to visit throughout Hanoi. It’s built as a learning centre initially. This sightseeing attraction was dedicated to Confucius and evolved into a memorial of education and literature. This Temple of Literature is only a couple of kilometers away from Hoan Kiem Lake.

calligraphy master at Temple of Literature

A calligraphy master at Temple of Literature

2. Halong Bay

Generally, Southeast Asia trips are incomplete without exploring Halong Bay in Vietnam. This bay is an extensive collection of hundreds of small size islands. Most people keep Halong Bay on the top of their Vietnam holiday bucket list.

Kayaking on Halong Bay

You’ll enjoy exploring the splendid beaches, caves and inlets as well as the limestone cliffs. In addition, you’ll take advantage of exciting activities like scuba diving, cave hiking, and rock climbing.

Besides, there are plenty of floating villages located in Halong Bay that deserve a visit during Vietnam holiday tours. The friendly locals will introduce you to the rural Vietnamese culture.

3. Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is famed for its striking streets and nightlife. The city was formerly named Saigon, but after the Liberation of Saigon, the city was renamed Ho Chi Minh City. You can experience the historic scenes in their buildings and the lifestyle of the people.

Cao Dai Temple

The faith of Cao Dai is inspired by Christianity, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, and Buddhism. While visiting the Cao Dai Temple, you’ll get to learn about its belief. This temple is uniquely adorned by the dragon wrapped pillars, blue sky ceiling, and cobras having seven heads.

cao dai temple

A ceremony in Cao Dai Temple

War Remnants Museum

This historic museum is dedicated to the Vietnam War and houses exhibit from the Indochina War. You’ll find different harrowing exhibits displaying the true brutality of the war. However, you can see the real photographs and unexploded bombs used in the war.

Saigon Opera House

Outside Sai Gon opera house

Saigon Opera House (Photo source: Wikipedia)

The Saigon Opera House has garnered popularity for its exceptional French colonial architecture.  Earlier, it was utilized for political reasons and was an art theatre in 1975. Buy tickets to the Opera and the Ballet Symphony Orchestra there. The theatre is echo-free as it doesn’t allow sound to escape from the hall.

When you book Vietnam family tours, you’re sure to enjoy more fun, adventure, and exploration. The serene beauty of nature will reinvigorate your sense and the Vietnamese will welcome you wholeheartedly with all of their heart. Literally, you’ll feel that there are no other places on the earth that can be compared to the Vietnamese splendor.

So, what are you waiting for? Consider booking one of the best Vietnam holiday tours through Travel Authentic Asia. For more information, feel free to contact us as soon as possible at (+84) 912221442.

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