Vietnam is a stunning destination, crammed with interesting things to see and do.
Major points-of-interest include the cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh ( Saigon); Halong Bay; Phong Nha Cave; the mountain villages of Sapa and Dalat; historical and cultural sites including the Hung Temple, Coloa citadel, the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, MySon Sanctuary, and the ancient city of Hoi An.
Additional popular attractions include the picturesque emerald-green rice paddy fields; boat trips through floating canal markets; Mekong Delta tours and sunset views atop Sam Mountain; pagodas and temples throughout the country; colorful festivals; and dozens of beautiful, clean beaches.
CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
- Vietnam Tourism Bureau (National Administration of Tourism)
- Calling Code: 84
- Electricity: 127/220V, 50Hz
- Drive on the: Right
- Times to Travel: It's always high season somewhere in Vietnam, due to its three distinct geograpical and climatic zones: north, central and south.
Many visitors, depending on the time of year, will follow a north/south or south/north route to ensure the most reasonable weather conditions (time permitting).
It is adisable to avoid travel during the Tet Holiday, which is in January and February. Hotels are filled and roadways are packed with traffic.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
- Beaches in Vietnam Guide
- Cuc Phuong National Park
- Dive Sites
- Ecotourism in Vietnam
- Hanoi Local Guide
- Hanoi Museums
- Hoi An Travel Guide
- Ho Chi Minh City Guide
- Hotels and Travel Guide
- Khanh Hoa Province Guide
- National Parks
- Phu Quoc Island Guide
- Sacred Sites in Vietnam
- Saigon Local Guide
- Travel & Living Guide
- UNESCO Sites
- Vietnam Holidays Tours
- War Remnants Museum
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|Land Area||310,070 km2|
|Water Area||21,140 km2|
|Total Area||331,210km2 (#65)|
|Government Type||Communist State|
|GDP (PPP)||$595.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$6,400|
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