Over the last 4-5 years, the number of international tourists to Vietnam has been increasing rapidly, which plays an important role in the development of Tourism as well as economics of the country. Besides breathtaking destinations throughout Vietnam, the country also got a lot of secret features that challenge travellers to discover. Let's find out 10 reasons why Vietnam attracts International tourists.
Vietnam is widely well-known for its celebrated history dating back to 2000 BC, suffering and winning a wide range of long-lasting battles against invaders. History in Vietnam can be divided into many segments based on different Dynasties, Emperors and Governments. The country’s architecture and culture was also influenced by Chinese, Khmer, French, USA, etc in war time. In the past, Vietnam defeated French and American in 2 intense battles marking its fame all over the world.
Visiting Vietnam, you will be amazed by its charming cuisine that you will never forget. Vietnamese cuisine is mostly based on traditional ingredients and spices, which can be grown in every family’s backyards and gardens. The meat is always fresh due to the fact that Vietnamese people usually sell alive animals in markets including chickens, ducks, fishes, shrimps, crabs, ills, squids etc. Another interesting thing is that you will easily find traditional specialties in every street corner of the cities without going to the restaurant and pay much more money. Some famous amazing dishes you must hear somewhere should be tasted are: Pho, Spring Rolls, Banh Mi, Bun Cha etc.
Vietnam has a surprising diversity of tropical fruits thanks to the changes in climate of each region. In particular, every province in Vietnam often has its own specific fruit or flavors, or appearances. Some are exported to a lot of countries in the world, especially some strict markets such as Australia, USA etc.
Best coffee in the world
For a long time, coffee has been a close friend of breakfast to Vietnamese people. In northern Vietnam, people often have coffee in the morning or when they go out with friends. While in Southern Vietnam, especially in Saigon, coffee is so popular that many people drink it when they are thirsty. Egg Coffee, invented by a Hanoi person, is a masterpiece that both domestic and international tourists will love it for the first taste.
After the trip to Vietnam, many foreigners will never forget the friendliness of Vietnamese people. At first, tourists will find that the faces as well as appearances of Vietnamese people are not really smiley and friendly. Actually, that’s just because they do not know what is going on or they are not familiar with seeing foreigner in their country, especially the ones in remote areas. However, once communicating with them, you will realize that they are really generous, kind and warm-hearted. They can even take you to look around their houses, have dinner and drink special wine with them.
With the long coast line running along the country, Vietnam is home to a lot of charming beaches including some of the most beautiful ones in the world such as Nha Trang and Phu Quoc. Although some beaches are way too touristy, tourists are always attracted by reasonable-priced services and unique ways of entertainment there.
If you are an adventurous travelers and motorbike riders, then a trip to the mountainous areas in Vietnam will not disappoint you. You can choose your favorite spot among many regions, but the best should be Northern Vietnam, containing The Rooftop of Indochina – Mt. Fansipan (3,143 meters) along with stunning landscape with majestic passes and valleys. You will also have a chance to admire picturesque terraced rice fields and idyllic remote villages.
Travelling on motorbike in Vietnam will definitely be your highlight. Because Vietnam motorbike tours will offer you the opportunity to experience many rugged and risky winding roads at an elevation of hundreds meters.
When travelling to Vietnam, you will be surprised by the prices of everything in comparison to your countries. Although the cost of living here is pretty cheap, you will find that everything you pay is worthy and high-quality. For example, if you do not want to spend too much on accommodation in Vietnam, you can easily find some home-stays and dorm rooms with $4 or 5 per night with nice services. The Street food prices here are really cheap too, you can find yourself a stick of barbecue pork for 50 cents only.
There are a lot of things to buy in Vietnam including delicious specialties, lovely souvenir stuffs, pocket landscape pictures etc. Moreover, you can even buy high-quality silk or the Aodai - traditional dress of the country - to remind you a memorable trip.
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