8 best things about Vietnam tourism under estimation of international visitorsUnder Blog
Recent years, Vietnam tourism has drawn a huge attention from international community and continuously got the high rank in the world tourism map. Here are top 8 things that foreign tourists appreciate the most when they visit Vietnam.
1. The most pristine and attractive beach
Bai Dai was ranked as one of the most pristine and beautiful beach in the world by tourism website http://www.concierge.com/ and Australia ABC News. The attraction of Bai Dai is the combination of pure and peaceful atmosphere and stunning unspoiled-by-human scene. Bai Dai is located on the north-west of Phu Quoc Island, featured by 15km coast line with soft yellow sand, calm blue sea, warm water and especially shaded coconuts lines along the sea. Bai Dai will bring to you a calm and relaxed feeling when you enjoy the beauty of natural paradise.
2. Most stunning place to take a selfie
In the early of March, 2014, website Buzzfeed Travel ranked Hoi An as one of the most 17 stunning place to take a selfie. Hoi An was a crowded port which a lot of international ships from everywhere came to trade 200 years ago. Now, with the remains of an ancient port town, Hoi An become a wonderful place, with grand architecture and bucolic scenery. The traditional architecture style of 19th and 20th century combined with the beauty of Thu Bon River, making the town become an ideal place for young people to “selfie”.
3. Most beautiful Bay in the world
Ha Long Bay was in the list of top 7 New Natural Wonders of the World in 2007. National Geographic Magazine also ranked it as the perfect place for Valentine 2014. Ha Long Bay is one of the most well-known tourist sites in Vietnam. It is also appeared in a lot of international films.
The Bay is featured by more than 2000 multi-shapes limestone islands and islets, making a outstanding scenic beauty and great biological system.
Besides Ha Long Bay, Lang Co Bay and Nha Trang Bay are also listed as the most bay in the world by Club of most beautiful bays in the world.
4. Best food in the world
According to the website Business Insider, Vietnamese Pho is the first food that you must eat at least once in your life, beyond Japanese Sushi or Malaysian Penang assam laksa soup.
Pho is the traditional food of Vietnamese people with the mix of varied ingredients and flavours, representing the quintessence of Vietnamese cuisine.
5. The city has best street food in the world
Ho Chi Minh City was ranked 8th among the best cities for street foods in the world by Food and Wine Magazine. You can easily find a lot of delicious foods on any streets in the city with a very low price. The foods vary from Vietnamese traditional ones such as Pho, Bun, etc and regional southern ones such as banh xeo (stuffed pancake), canh chua (fish soup) to French-influenced ones like banh mi (sandwich).
6. Best destination in the world
The popular tourism website TripAdvisor listed Hanoi as one of the best destinations in the world in 2014.
Hanoi is charming capital of Vietnam, preserving ancient relics including Old Quarters, over 600 temples and pagodas, monuments and colonial architecture, combining with modern building and lifestyle of a big city. Especially, amazing cuisine of Hanoi is a remarkable reason that draws the interest of visitors.
7. Largest cave on the world
Belonging to the Phong Nha – Ke Bang complex of caves, Son Doong was featured by fantastic and impressed scenes, including green forest inside the cave or a river flow along the cave or wonderful multi-shape stalactites. Both Huffington Post and BBC made a lot of nice words and pictures about Son Doong cave to millions of readers around the wolrd.
This is a video about Son Doong from BBC:
8. Biggest and most beautiful waterfall in the world
Ban Gioc waterfall (Cao Bang Province) is the largest waterfall in Asia and the fourth largest waterfall along a national border in the world, with over 200 meters (656 f.) wide and a drop of more than 70 meters (229 ft.). It is separated into three falls by rocks and trees, and the thundering effect of the water hitting the cliffs can be heard kilometers away from Trung Khanh. The beauty of the fall is different from each season, but the best time to see it is in the rain season (August, September).