6 Best places to travel in Vietnam on the year beginning

From January to March is spring time in Vietnam. The weather is ideal for a vacation all over the country. Travel Sense Asia would like to suggest you 6 best places to travel in Vietnam on the year beginning: Phu Quoc, Da Nang, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hoi An and Ninh Binh.

Phu Quoc

This is the biggest island in Vietnam. It is located in the Gulf of Thailand, about 1h flight from Ho Chi Minh City. Thanks to its wild nature and diverse forest and sea ecosystem, Phu Quoc attracts a large amount of domestic and international tourists every year and becomes one of the best places to travel in Vietnam.

Things to do: Relax on the beach or join island hopping tour; Visit authentic fishing villages; Ride cable car to Hon Thom island and have fun at the amusement park on the island.

What to eat: Phu Quoc night market at Duong Dong, central town of Phu Quoc is a place that you shouldn’t miss. Here you can try very fresh seafood and local specialities.

Where to stay: On the island there is a wide range of accommodation, from luxury to low-budget. For examples: Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort, Pullman Phu Quoc Beach Resort, Luna Thai Spa…

Da Nang

Da Nang, the biggest city in Central Vietnam matchs perfectly to a family vacation. The bustling nightlife and the golden dragon bridge, which is city symbol make this place a favorite destination for a travel in Vietnam.

What to visit: The city offers a lot of temples and pagodas with ambulous view such as: Ngu Hanh Son or Linh Ung pagoda on the Son Tra peninsular.

What to eat: Da Nang is truly a paradise for food lovers. Some recommended popular dishes are seafood, grilled spring rolls, pancakes, pork and vegetables wrapped in soft rice paper, Quang noodles…

Where to stay: Risemount Premier Resort Da Nang, only 500m from My An Beach, near Dragon Bridge and Cham Museum maybe a good choice.

Da Lat

Da Lat is a city in Vietnam Central Highland. Covered by pine forests, tea hills and lakes, this place is most suitable for nature lovers, adventure seekers and couples on honeymoon as well.

Where to go: Tuyen Lam Lake, Xuan Huong Lake, Dalanta Waterfall, Langbiang Mountain, Robin Hill are most recommended. In addition, you can do some outdoor activities like cycling, climbing, canoeing, trekking or camping.

What to eat: Da Lat is famous for Vietnamese Pizza (Banh Trang Nuong), dry fruits, tea and strawberry.

Where to stay: Dalat Edensee Lake Resort & Spa is one of the best hotels in Da Lat, located about 10 km from Da Lat city center and 30 km from the airport, near Tuyen Lam lake. If you like to stay at homestay, you can check Latana Homestay.

Nha Trang

Located on the coast and owning miles long sandy beaches, Nha Trang is one of the most favorite destination for beach lovers and family with children when travel in Vietnam.

Where to go: In addition to swimming and relaxing on the beach or doing water sports, tourists can experience the mud bath, join a diving and snorkeling tour to see coral reefs in Hon Mun or Hon Tam.

What to eat: Da Lat is famous for Vietnamese Pizza (Banh Trang Nuong), dry fruits, tea and strawberry.

Where to stay: Alma Resort Cam Ranh, located in Cam Ranh Bay, surrounded by white sand blue sea and outstanding landscape is a suggestion.

Hoi An

Unlike Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, two cities with a vibrant and modern life, Hoi An is a historica place. Coming here visitors can travel back in time, back to the past. Located at the mouth of Thu Bon river and bordering the sea, Hoi An ancient town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring yellow houses, canals and lanterns hanging from ancient wooden houses.

Where to go: Nature lovers can visit An Bang beach, Cu Lao Cham island, Bay Mau coconut forest.

What to eat: Hoi An is well known for Quang noodles, Phuong bread, Cao Lau noodles, chicken rice, pound cake…

Where to stay: You can stay at Bloom Boutique Village, which is only 1 km from Hoi An Historical Museum and 1.5 km from Assembly Hall of Chaozhou or in luxury resorts such as Emerald Hoi An Riverside Resort, Hoi An Silk Village…

Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh offers tourists many nature wonders, majestic landscapes and historical sites as well. This place is only 95 km from Hanoi, so it is convenient to travel.

Where to go: The world cultural heritage Trang An, Bai Dinh pagoda, Tam Coc limestone mountain area, Van Long nature reserve, Hoa Lu ancient town.

What to eat: Ninh Binhis famous for its mountain goat meat and crispy rice (com chay).

Where to stay: Le Clos Du Fil, located in Van Lam valley, is a 700-year-old craft village and boutique-style resort. In addition, Emeralda or Trang An Ecolodge are also recommended.

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