It is evident that the tourism in Vietnam is going stronger compared to the last decade. The number of tourists visiting the country is increasing and a considerable number are returning once they have seen firsthand the beauty and culture the country has to offer.
There are many surprises that might not be what you expected. Vietnam’s tourism industry has now accounted for almost one-tenth of their GDP. This is the reason why more efforts are being exerted to expand the market and make it better. There are a lot of things that could be experienced and had in Vietnam. The first in line people are searching for when travelling is good food. If you are looking for a good bowl of noodles then Vietnam has all sorts of them with broth and a variety of meat for only a dollar each bowl. Every town seems to have their own noodle specialty which will satisfy the palette of every tourist. If you are one adventurous type who likes street food then there are many mysterious meats that are for sale on the street. You could try them out if you are into that kind of adventure.
Vietnam has a long history and as tourists you will be able to walk along where historic things have happened and not just stare at some pictures in a museum. Their museums are also far more different than the usual presentation which will make learning history an interesting thing.
If you are looking for the bustle of the city life then Vietnam has it too. There are many open-air markets all over the country which will make you haggle and buy many beautiful things you will not be able to buy in other countries.
In terms of culture, the Vietnamese will not disappoint as the country and people have a lot of culture in them. The Vietnamese are influenced by a lot of religion from Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Last but not the least; the country has a natural beauty that cannot be denied. Take for example the beautiful town of Sapa with rice fields and beautiful hills. The town can be accessed via Hanoi to Sapa train.