Best destinations to celebrate Christmas & New Year 2017 in Vietnam

19, October, 2016

Best destinations to celebrate Christmas & New Year 2017 in Vietnam

Tourist attractions such as Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong, Sapa are wonderful places of interest and selected the most among Vietnam package tours by foreign tourists on the occasion of Christmas and New Year. If you are planning for an ideal Christmas and New Year 2017 vacation and would like to have romantic, gentle and novel experiences, why don't you select one of these sites for your year-end holiday?

Ho Chi Minh - bustling City 

Visiting Saigon in early December, you will see round the roads, alleys are deluged with decorative Christmas and New Year items or may hear the song “Jingle Bells” somewhere. At Christmas, all of Saigon streets are brightly colorful and full of visitors. Best places for Christmas in Saigon such as Notre - Dame Basilica area, commercial centers ... you can also welcome a merry Christmas and warm New Year season with citizens by joining in noisy atmosphere of the "Countdown" festival at night.

Hanoi - the heart of the country 

36 Old Quarters, Cathedral, Ham Long Church, Hoan Kiem Lake ... are the most attractive destinations in Hanoi on the occasions of the Christmas and New Year annually. There are many interesting activities at Christmas night for you such as taking photo with giant trees, Christmas Father or taking part in services at the church and countdown concert program to welcome the new year ... Being participate in the crowds to pick a Merry Christmas night and enjoying good food of Hanoi will be unforgettable memories for tourists.

Hoi An

If you are going to travel to Central Vietnam, you shouldn’t pass Hoi An. Its gentle and slow pace of life will bring you poetic experience and surprises... Hoi An ancient town on these days is no less busy than other cities in Vietnam. Not only on special occasions but also usual days, visitors will be impressed by many especial features from zigzag roads, curved roof covered in moss color to street vendors. And this setting will be even more bustling if you visit Hoi An on the Christmas or New Year occasions. At Christmas and New Year night, almost visitors pour out the road to enjoy a view, ramble and join in jubilant, animated crowd. Spending Christmas in such gentle and peaceful place will make you remember forever.


If those who love the cold weather and would like to enjoy a freezing cold Christmas night, let's go to Sapa. This is one of the ideal places for Christmas. Sapa is foggy city and usually has snowfall in winter. People often celebrate Christmas at the biggest and most famous ancient stone church of Sapa that designed according to unique Europe architecture, definitely make you feel as though you were standing in somewhere of France. Hence, your emotion as well as Christmas and New Year atmosphere will become more enjoyable and fascinating. Moreover, coming Sapa in the time of New Year visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy and admire poetic beauty of hills covered with white color of peach blossom, apricot blossom and plum blossom. Tourists will be fascinated with its romantically picturesque landscape and do not want to return...

Halong Bay

In addition to Sapa, Ha Long bay is the most selected destination in the North by tourists. Halong is one of 7 wonders of nature, recognized 2 times by UNESCO. Therefore, if possible, why not have a trip to Halong Bay? Welcoming Christmas in Halong, you can both be sunk in sparkling lights, lively music and go through greatly romantic and sweet moments of winter. In the breath of cool air, when the cold slip into every mantle, the emotion spilled over after you know that Christmas has coming.

Phu Quoc

Island is likened to Hawaii Bay of American because of having many beautiful beaches. Long Beach lies in the west of Phu Quoc Island and extends about 20km from Duong Dong district to An Thoi district. This is the busiest and the only beach in Vietnam where you can admire the sun goes down the sea. Some other beaches in Phu Quoc Island such as Kem, Dam, Cuu Can, Big, Sao beaches are really attractive beaches with clear water and fine white sand, could bring tourists the most comfortable and unforgettable moments in an unspoiled and rarely peaceful scenery along with extremely fresh air. Enjoying Christmas at sea, under the sunshine is an exciting experience with friends and family. 

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