10 new destinations that attract international tourists when visiting Vietnam

10 new destinations that attract international tourists when visiting Vietnam

Vietnam is a beautiful country with lots of old history and culture. From the old city of Hanoi to the pretty beaches in Da Nang, there are amazing places for tourists to visit. But there are also lots of cool, hidden places that newspapers say tourists should check out!

Immerse yourself in Vietnam's rich culture, deep history, and stunning scenery. Discover amazing attractions in off-the-beaten-path destinations.

Here are 10 amazing places to visit in Vietnam, perfect for those seeking less crowded experiences. These destinations are proof that Vietnam is one of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Asia that you shouldn't miss.

1. Turtle Tower - one of 10 attractions for international tourists

Located on a small island in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake, Turtle Tower is a centuries-old historical structure and one of the most iconic landmarks in Hanoi. The tower's architecture is a blend of European Gothic style and the curved roof typical of Vietnamese architecture.

The tower has four floors, with the bottom floor being the widest and the floors above gradually narrowing. When visiting Hoan Kiem Lake, international tourists can admire the Turtle Tower from afar and enjoy the beautiful scenery around the tower and the fresh, open air.


Turtle Tower is a long-standing historical building and also one of the most iconic landmarks in Hanoi that attracts international tourists to visit.

2. Ba Be Lake

Located in the northeast of Bac Kan province, about 230 km from Hanoi, in Ba Be National Park, Ba Be Lake is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in Vietnam. The lake has an area of about 500 hectares, surrounded by limestone mountains, lush primeval forests and small villages.

Visitors to the lake can join boat tours to enjoy the lake's beautiful scenery and diverse wild flora and fauna ecosystem. Some highlights of the boat tour include Puong Cave, Dau Dang Waterfall, and Ba Goa Island.

3. Muong Hoa Valley
Muong Hoa Valley located in Sapa town, Lao Cai province, is a beautiful valley famous for its rich cultural heritage, peaceful scenery and unique climbing experiences. This place possesses a charming landscape, surrounded by lush forests, vast terraced fields and small villages of local people.

Although it is little known to international tourists, this place is loved for its attractive walking routes. The routes in the valley all have varying terrain and offer wonderful views of local villages and rice terraces perched on spectacular mountains.

4. Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda
Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda is one of the rare beautiful pagodas in Vietnam. Located in Cham village, Huong Ho commune, Huong Tra district, Thua Thien Hue province, the pagoda is hidden deep in the valley, surrounded by vast pine forests and hillsides.

Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda is famous for its peaceful natural scenery and rustic yet unique architecture. Everything evokes a watercolor painting with tranquility, the chirping of birds brings a strange peace.

5. Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark
Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark is located in the North of Vietnam, with a natural area of about 2,356 km2. In 2010, Dong Van Karst Plateau became the first UNESCO geopark in Vietnam and the second in Southeast Asia.

It is a rugged mountainous region characterized by steep limestone peaks, deep valleys, limestone formations, caves, sinkholes and winding rivers. Dong Van Karst Plateau offers sports enthusiasts many exciting physical activities such as climbing, hiking, cycling and sightseeing, creating opportunities to experience natural beauty and local wonders. quality of the country. This is also an attractive place for international tourists when coming to Vietnam.

6. Lan Ha Bay
Located on the east side of Cat Ba island and adjacent to Ha Long Bay in the south, Lan Ha Bay has an area of more than 7,000 hectares with countless large and small islands. This is one of the most beautiful hidden gems in Vietnam that is little known to international friends. Lan Ha Bay possesses pristine white sand beaches and clear turquoise water.

Coming here, international tourists can experience many interesting fun activities such as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing and exploring many caves scattered throughout the bay.

7. Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park
Belonging to Quang Binh province, Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park has an area of about 123,000 hectares. This place has been recognized by UNESCO twice as a World Natural Heritage site based on biodiversity criteria. This national park possesses spectacular limestone systems, underground rivers and about 300 caves, including some of the largest in the world.

In addition, there is a rich flora and fauna with many rare and endangered species. Visitors can explore the natural wonders scattered around and participate in various experiential activities such as trekking, cycling and kayaking.

8. Pongour Waterfall
Located on the Da Nhim river in Lam Dong province, about 50 km south of Da Lat city, Pongour waterfall is one of the most magnificent natural wonders in Vietnam. Pongour is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam, with many layers of rocks, creating a majestic and beautiful scene when the water falls down the waterfall.

Coming to the waterfall, visitors can also participate in many interesting activities such as hiking or immersing themselves in the clear blue water. Picnic areas and camping areas are also provided so visitors can stop to rest and immerse themselves in the poetic beauty of the breathtaking natural landscape.

9. Cai Be floating market
Cai Be floating market is a vibrant and unique market in the Mekong Delta, in Cai Be town, Tien Giang province. The market was originally formed as a place for people to buy and sell goods, until now it has gradually become an interesting and colorful place. With a unique floating market model, international tourists can come and explore the bustling lifestyle of local people here.

Merchants sell a variety of items such as fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and local specialties, such as coconut candy and rice paper, along with handicrafts and souvenirs. on the boat. International visitors to the floating market will experience the unique culture and activities of the people of the Mekong Delta and the main method of transportation and trade by waterway.

10. Con Dao
Located off the coast of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, Con Dao is an archipelago famous for its pristine, poetic coastal landscapes such as Dam Trau, Dat Doc and An Hai beaches. Another attraction of the archipelago is Con Dao National Park, which possesses diverse flora and fauna and many different outdoor activities such as mountain climbing, bird watching or snorkeling...

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