Vietnam has been a traveler’s delight for a long time. It is a country which is known for its beautiful scenery and incredible food. With time, it is emerging as the top destination for India.

Whether you are traveling with a group of friends or a solo traveler looking to explore a new country and spend some quality time, Vietnam is a great option. The country is home to almost 100 million people and caters to all types of travelers. Vietnam is a country rich in nature, culture, and urban experience. It also has a historical significance.

Let’s take a look at why Indians consider Vietnam to be an attractive destination.

  1. Easy to Travel to

For Indians, the Vietnam transit Visa is available on arrival in Vietnam, just like Thailand. This is as simple as applying for a visa letter over the internet prior to a trip, showing it to the authorities of the airport, and securing a seal of approval for entering a country as a tourist. You will get a local SIM as soon as you land. So, it becomes easier to explore the country.

Getting around the country is as easy as pie. You can get a bike taxi or a cab from the airport. The country is perfectly safe for women travelers.

  1. Tourist-Friendly Place

In case you have already been to Vietnam, you will know that the country is filled with tourists at all times. In fact, it is a welcoming country, at the hotels, the roadside eateries, restaurants, massage parlors, or night markets everyone is friendly. So, you are hardly going to experience any time of hostility. The people in the country are friendly and warm.

The language might be a little problematic since a majority of the people does not speak English in the cities of Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. However, technology has got everything sorted. You can use Google Translate to understand and communicate with the locals.

  1. Budget-Friendly

In case you are looking to escape the country, you don’t really need to have a big budget to splurge on a good holiday. You can visit Vietnam. In fact, you don’t even have to scrimp on your experience since everything is cheap. Food, accommodation, shopping, liquor, transport, everything is cheap.

With a rupee converting to about 325 Vietnamese dongs, you can imagine the things you can do with little money. Also, the country is tourist-friendly. Hence, you get a bang for your buck, no matter where you go.

  1. Diverse Experience

In the country, Indians can enjoy a plethora of experiences. So, one trip might not just be enough. However, since it is an inexpensive place, many travel visits are possible. What you are going to love about Vietnam is everything is unique. In case you want to have an urban experience, just head to Hanoi in the North. Here, you can be a part of the night scenes as you will find the city always pulsating with life. The night markets are a treat to every sense.

However, if you are a beach person, Vietnam is not going to disappoint you. Visit Cat Ba. This is a picturesque island that affords you views of the emerald green water. You can hire a scooter to go round and explore the hidden gems. The peaceful waters are great for kayaking. This is the most calming experience you can have.

History buffs will also find places of delight in Vietnam. Be it the amazing slopes of Sapa Valley or Ninh Binh, the culturally rich towns Hue and Hoi An, the pagodas, and Buddhist temples make it a place that has something for everyone.

  1. Food Heaven

Now comes the food. The nightlife game in Vietnam is pretty strong. Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi never appear to sleep. People party late into the night. It appears like the people are always celebrating. Along the street, you will find great coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs where you will get good food and drinks.

If you want to take advantage of the Vietnamese food, you can go for a treat and a cheap one. There are many amazing food street corners where you will get pho, bun cha, pork buns, Vietnamese rolls, and more.

If you have a sweet tooth, you can try out the egg coffee. The delicious buns and pastries along with the Vietnamese ice-cream are going to have you swooning for more.


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