When famous landmarks in Vietnam become crowded and expensive, international tourists are suggested to find places that are more affordable to visit.
According to SCMP, Vietnam has long been a popular destination for cheap prices, diverse landscapes, and delicious food. However, in recent years many places in Vietnam have been full of tourists. Below are suggestions for 5 less crowded and affordable cities to visit in 2020.
Ninh Binh is like a Ha Long Bay on land, where visitors can watch the limestone mountains running along the rivers where are surrounded by green rice fields. This is a cheaper option than a cruise ship and is also located closer than Halong Bay. The best way to explore Ninh Binh is a motorbike or bicycle. Visitors can walk along the small roads parallel to the road to explore the natural scenery.
If you love history, you can visit the ancient capital of Hue. Because the tombs of the Nguyen kings are scattered in the city’s sub-urban, visitors can rent a motorbike or take a tour for $ 12 (270,000 VND) to visit.
In addition, the abandoned water park at Thuy Tien Lake is also an interesting attraction. After closing due to a lack of visitors, the park has now become ruined and a popular photo spot. A special dish of bun bo Hue is also recommended for visitors.
With its long coastline, Vietnam has many beautiful beaches, of which Quy Nhon is considered a quiet, pristine place with new resorts. It has cheap, delicious seafood and beachfront restaurants, which is a suitable place to enjoy food. If you want to have a new experience, visitors can cross Thi Nai bridge to Phuong Mai peninsula, where there are high sandhills. In addition, the reefs of Hon Kho Island are the perfect choice for scuba diving.
Visitors can visit the ancient towers such as Banh It, Doi tower, Canh Tien tower … and Binh Dinh Museum.
Dalat has a mild and cool mountainous climate. It was planned and built by the French in the late 19th century as a place to relax and avoid heat. From Xuan Huong Lake, visitors feel like they are in a French resort town, with a lake surrounded by hills.
In addition to the above locations, Linh Phuoc Pagoda is also a prominent destination with crockery mosaic architecture, porcelain, and many unique Buddha statues. Here, visitors can visit 18 floors of hell in Buddhism. 30m high Elephant Falls is also an ideal place to see natural beauty. For food, visitors are suggested to the city night market and try the baked rice paper.