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1. Hoi An, Quang Nam
As an ancient town located along the Thu Bon River, Hoi An impresses travelers with its unique architectural ensemble that includes iconic yellow houses and rich traditional heritage, Booking.com writes.
The 400-year-old city is best explored on foot as it is full of shops selling silk dresses and suits, leather goods and quirky souvenirs.
Traffic and pollution are almost entirely absent from this city, providing travelers with a one-of-a-kind leisure and relaxation experience, he said.
Hoi An was also the only destination in Vietnam to enter the list of top 10 friendliest cities in the world approved by world travelers from Booking.com.
2. Phong Nha, Quang Binh
Phong Nha, famous for its ancient limestone karsts and extensive cave system, is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and the largest cave in the world, Son Doong.
3. Ninh Binh
Ninh Binh has become familiar to international tourists after its majestic landscape was chosen as the backdrop for the Hollywood blockbuster “Kong: Skull Island”.
Not only stopping at the beautiful limestone mountains, verdant rice fields and many impressive historical sites, Ninh Binh also offers visitors the opportunity to explore rustic rural life with the company of kind locals.
4. Hue, Thua Thien-Hue
Hue, the famous ancient capital located in the center Vietnam, is known for her poetic and romantic beauty. Possessing a rich heritage, the land of Hue proudly carries within it a fascinating cultural and traditional quintessence, promising to captivate any history-loving visitor.
5. Mui Ne, Binh Thuan
With ideal conditions for sandboarding, windsurfing, kitesurfing or kayaking, extreme sports enthusiasts have plenty of options to enjoy their day in Mui Ne.
If you like to relax, tourists can also spend a quiet afternoon by the pool, enjoying fresh seafood in a restaurant with a beautiful sea view in Mui Ne with the sound of the waves.
6. Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen
Tuy Hoa is a must-see destination for beach lovers, as it has a beautiful coastline, not as chaotic as the sea of Nha Trang or Mui Ne, but absolutely peaceful and comfortable.
Discovering historical and cultural stories or admiring the architecture of the Champa people are also interesting experiences that visitors should not miss.
7. Mai Chau, Hoa Binh
For those looking for a quiet retreat, close to nature and culture, away from the hustle and bustle of urban areas, Mai Chau, more than 100 km from the capital Hanoi, will certainly be an ideal destination.
The idyllic Mai Chau offers visitors unforgettable experiences such as cycling through huge rice fields, visiting ethnic minority villages, experiencing traditional dances and music of local people. The hospitality of the people and the peaceful and quiet atmosphere are the attractions of this place.
8. Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
Thanks to the discovery of Son Doong – the largest cave in the world here, Dong Hoi is no longer an unknown place. Exploring the magnificent Son Doong Cave and seeing firsthand the magical moment when the sun shines through the chasm of the cave is guaranteed to be an amazing experience in Dong Hoi.
9. Sa Pa, Lao Cai
Sa Pa captivates thousands of visitors with its breathtaking views from the top of Fansipan Mountain, picturesque ethnic villages and breathtaking terraced fields.
The warm nature and the unique cultural life of the people here are so many attractions that tourists from all over the world cannot help but visit.
10. Con Dao, Ba Ria-Vung Tau
The tourist attraction of this place is the beautiful unspoiled natural landscape with clear blue coastline and rich coral reefs, mixed with calm and peaceful atmosphere and cultural and historical imprints all over the island./.