During the final month of the year, Vietnam offers a wide range of experiences that captivate travelers, according to the article.

In the northern region, as winter sets in, destinations like Hanoi and Sa Pa become even more enchanting with their cool temperatures and misty landscapes. On the other hand, the southern region, including Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, enjoys pleasant warmth and abundant sunshine.

Whether it’s exploring the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An and its ancient temples or cruising through the breathtaking Ha Long Bay, Vietnam’s diverse scenery never fails to impress.

For the adventurous souls, trekking through lush terraced rice fields in the highlands or embarking on thrilling motorbike rides along winding coastal roads are highly recommended. In December, the festive atmosphere adds a special charm with colorful celebrations taking place during Christmas and the upcoming lunar New Year holiday.

Affordable Luxury Travel suggests that visitors to Vietnam should not miss exploring the Old Quarter of Hanoi, visiting the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, and discovering the ancient town of Hoi An. The UK-based website also provides a list of recommended places to visit, stay, and eat in Vietnam.

Amidst the warm hospitality and delectable cuisine, Vietnam in December offers a perfect blend of culture, natural beauty, and joyful festivities. The Maldives tops the list as a breathtaking paradise, followed by Dubai, Thailand, Barbados, and Sri Lanka. Other notable destinations in the top 12 include Kerala in India, the Bahamas, Rome in Italy, Cape Town in South Africa, Mauritius, and the Southern Alps.