For get about the "Vietnam war", Vietnam is now the safest country to visit and American tourists on their trip in Vietnam are warmly welcomed by friendly Vietnamese people who shake their hands firmly with hospitality, eager to show how beautiful Vietnam is! Read our: The USA travel guide to Vietnam
As an American, undoubtedly you have seen thousands of sights, the beauty you have behold are limitless. At some point, you may start to feel you have seen it all. It is not about the ego, but about the reality of the things, you have seen. But I will add, if you haven’t seen it in Vietnam, you haven’t seen it all.
That is not an exaggerated statement; you only will be left to marvel at the things you wouldn’t want to miss seeing in your life when you get to Vietnam. You sure would know that you won’t be the first to visit this country, and you won’t be the last as thousands, million and many other American will come to tour Vietnam after you.
But what has been the reasons why many Americans keep coming to Vietnam, why explore Vietnam in the first place, and how can you enjoy your American Vietnam to in details without distraction? These are the points we will be discussing in this article. Read on and start the journey with me.
Food and Drinks
If you are traveling to Vietnam from America, one thing you don’t need to worry about is food and drinks. Here are some facts about foods served in Vietnam that you will like to explore:
a. In every region you get to in Vietnam, you will be welcomed with a unique but different taste of food. Along the coast, you can expect to catch more of fish and other seafood. Rice is one of the most popular food,and each region has a way of preparing it t suit everybody’s taste.
b. Fresh herbs are guaranteed. In every restaurant you step into in Vietnam, herbs which are all fresh and flavourful are always available. In every dish prepared, several herbs are used to bring It to perfection.
c. Visit dedicated restaurant. Maybe before entering Vietnam, you have decided which food to eat and those to avoid. There are dedicate restaurant that delivers a special type of meal; these are the best option for you and your friends.
d. Choose between the Tra Da and coffee. For every meal, there is a drink to serve with it. And every restaurant in Vietnam knows the best drink to flush your food down. Just order and receive their unmatched pairing.
The Cities of Vietnam
If you are coming from America to visit Vietnam, you definitely will have visited several cities before. But in Vietnam, it is not just about the city; itis about the people and the things you will get to see. In total, there are two cities with more than a million population, 33 with between 100,000 and 1 million. While there are 52 more cities with a population between 10,000 and 100,000.
Here are some must-visit locations in Vietnam;
a. Hanoi: Hanoi as the capital city of Vietnam is a must visit for all tourist. The best sights are sure to be seen here. You can visit the Old Quarter or the Hoan Kiem lake; the Temple of Literature is another location to visit. And if you love street foods, Hanoi is ready to deliver
b. Ho Chi Minh city: Arguably the most popular city in Vietnam. A visit to Vietnam without touring Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is largely incomplete. An ever-active city, although ancients, both the latest and new traditions of Vietnam can be experienced in details here. Visit the Cu Chi tunnel one of the longest underground tunnels in the world. The temples, the markets, and a lot more are just a few of the places to visit in Saigon during your American Vietnam tour.
c. Hoi An: Listed as the top#1 destination to visit in Vietnam by Tripadvisor's travellers and considered as a "Little Vietnam".
d. Sapa: If you are ever traveling to Vietnam, one of the highlighted parts of your trip must include a visit to Sapa. Don’t complete the America Vietnam tour without visiting this location. One of the most beautiful places you will ever see in Vietnam. It houses numerous tribes, the lively and local markets where you can get all that you need. Just don’t miss the taste.
Amazing and Beautiful Islands
In Vietnam, there are severalislands that you can visit to get a sun-soaked holiday. There are several islands that are not only inviting, but fun to visit. In each of these locations are hotels, restaurants, nightlife spots, and many more that will help you get the best out of your holiday. Here are some islands to visit in Vietnam;
a. Phu Quoc Island: this is one of the best destinations for all on holiday. It offers you the chance to get rid of the hustling and bustling of the cities. With its international airport, it is one of the visa-freelocations in Vietnam. The villages are up for you to explore, the nature packs, the pagodas,and the relatively easy transportation makes it the best destination for you.
b. Cham Island: The Cham island is a combination of 8 smaller islands and is located along the coast of Hoi An. If you love snorkeling, scuba diving, and fish farming, this island is your spot. The restaurant will serve whatever you need, and the accommodation is world class and comfortable.
c. Cat Ba Island: Another popular island in Vietnam is the Cat Ba island. It is located in the north Vietnam region,and it is the largest island in Halong Bay. It is so important that every company offers tourists a day trip to this location. It is one of the best locations for swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, and many more.
d. Con Dao Island: Many refer to is as the Con Dao National park, it contains no less than 16 uninhabited islets. This island has become the perfect destination over the years; itoffers you a wide range of outdooractivities, island shopping, wildlife spots, and many more it is a spot to visit.
Never will you be disappointed about your American Vietnam tour unless you had a bad plan. These are just a few reasons why you should not pass the chance to visit this country. The happy people there are ready to welcome you home. Hoping to see you soon in Vietnam.