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​​​​​​​Travel firms begin selling Tết tours

  Customers choose tours at Vietravel. VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — Travel companies in HCM City are selling package tours for a seven-day Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday which starts on January 23 (or the 29th day of the last lunar month). The country’s most important holiday is expected to see a sharp increase in outbound tours with a wide range of ... Read More »

Lâm Bình offers local taste to tourists

  Lâm Bình District in Tuyên Quang Province enchants tourists with its stunning landscape. — Photo By Vũ Quang Đán Lâm Bình District in the northern province of Tuyên Quang is endowed with abundant national heritage sites and eco-tourism destinations. To explore the district and local lifestyle, tourists are recommended to experience homestay – a tourism model the district has recently been ... Read More »

Nghê Rock, the ideal place to catch the first rays of sun in Đà Nẵng

  Nghê Rock on Sơn Trà Peninsula is the first place to Đà Nẵng to receive the sun’s light each day. — Photo By Phương Hà A trip to Nghê Rock, the first place in Đà Nẵng to receive the rays of the morning sun, is an exciting experience for any visitor to the coastal city, dubbed the most liveable in Việt Nam. Hidden among the rough rocks is a ... Read More »

Visiting the westernmost spot in Việt Nam

Tourists take photos with the famous marker. — VNA/VNS Photos Xuân Tư ĐIỆN BIÊN — Marking the westernmost spot on Việt Nam’s mainland, Milestone No Zero A Pa Chải on top of Khoan La San Mountain sits 1,864m above sea level in Sín Thầu Commune, Mường Nhé District, the northern province of Điện Biên. The marker was installed with the agreement ... Read More »

Ba Vì Mountain offers a forest hideaway

Minh Thu I feel like Alice in Wonderland when I walk under the green canopy in the Ba Vì National Park. Humans seem to shrink in the face of nature. Trekking in the forest is more than a journey, it’s an escape from busy life to get closer to nature. It takes an hour and a half to drive from Ha ... Read More »

Việt Nam’s tourism to be promoted in Japan

  The number of Japanese tourists visiting Việt Nam ranks third, behind China and Korea. — Photo HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s landscapes, people and tourism will be introduced to Japanese citizens in three cities – Sapporo, Kanagawa and Tokyo on September 6-15. According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the programme aims to promote Việt Nam’s tourism in ... Read More »

Việt Nam: a top choice for South Koreans

   Việt Nam remains one of the favorite destinations for South Koreans. — VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — Việt Nam is among the top three overseas travel destinations for South Koreans in 2019, a new report says. The country is a leading choice for South Korean travelers, ranking third after Japan and mainland China, with their number expected to increase ... Read More »

140 year-old pagoda in An Giang is a must-see

  A 140 year-old pagoda is a must-see place in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.— VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — A 140 year-old colourful pagoda is one of the must-visit places in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang. The Mới Pagoda, built by the Khmer, is located on Road 91, 2km from the Tịnh Biên International Border Market. Home to Theravada monks, it is a place of worship for ... Read More »

Up in the Mẫu Sơn mountain range

by Trần Mai Hưởng Mẫu Sơn mountain range is the highest place in the northern province of Lạng Sơn, with the lowest average year-round temperature in the country at 15.5 degrees Celsius. Cool temperature all year round on Mẫu Sơn offers a favourable condition for flowers. Photo The range has become known as a famed tourism destination and is considered a ... Read More »

Việt Nam Central region as a must visit place by Lonely Planet

  The central region of Việt Nam is ranked sixth out of the top 10 must-visit destinations in Asia Pacific this year by Lonely Planet. VNA/VNS Photo HCM CITY — Lonely Planet has ranked the central region of Việt Nam sixth out of the top 10 must-visit destinations in Asia Pacific this year. International air links with many Asian cities provide easy ... Read More »