The lotus lake which is roughly one hectare wide and is located right at the foot of Ngoa Long mountain in the Mua cave tourist area. The lake impresses visitors due to its heart-shaped wooden path, providing a great spot for guests to snap photos.

Once there, visitors can view Tam Coc-Bich Dong, a popular tourist destination in north Vietnam which is part of the UNESCO-rcognised Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex. They can also see the stunning paddy fields of Ninh Binh just below.

Located in the rustic Mieu village of Hoa Binh province, the Kim Boi Hot Springs resort is a popular suggestion for guests. With the site only 70km from Hanoi, roughly a two-hour drive, it’s an easy day trip for city-goers and tourists, giving them plenty of time to relax and experience the healing of the Kim Boi waters.

Food tourism has become a hot trend in Hai Phong over recent times. Many passengers choose to ride the train from Hanoi to Hai Phong as they explore the northern city and sample the local food on offer. (Photo: Nguyen Minh Duc)

Traveling to the central city of Da Nang has become a popular option for many people thanks to the spectacular scenic nature on offer coupled with delicious local cuisine.

Taking a tour to Hoi An Ancient City can be memorable as tourists are able to visit the iconic Cau Pagoda and Hoi An ancient houses, or alternatively they can experience releasing candle-lit-paper flowers to wish for fortune and peace.

Hue in Thua Thien-Hue province is the most famous place for Buddhist temples and pagodas, with the central city being suitable for tourists going on a pilgrimage during the Hung Kings’ Commemoration Day.

Vung Tau is a coastal city which is located in the southern region. It is famous for its picturesque array of beaches coupled with stunning natural landscapes.

For beach lovers planning on a visit, it is recommended that they consider taking a one-day holiday to enjoy a relaxing seaside retreat.