5 Reasons to Visit Vietnam Right Now

In mind of many foreigners, Vietnam is often attached with an image of war. However, the time has changed and that image is changed as well. Vietnam is now covered by an image of peace and beauty. Here are 5 reasons explaining why the country is worth a visit in life of every.

1. It has so much to offer

Being an incredibly beautiful country, Vietnam has many places waiting for you to discover. Whether you are seeking for romantic moments with your partner, or relaxing days with your family or even adventurous experiences to challenge yourself and understand your strength, you will have all in Vietnam. From wonderful paradises with stunning beaches in Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, world heritage sites of Halong Bay, Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary to magnificent terraced fields of Northern provinces or flower city of Dalat and so on, Vietnam is the place to give you wonderful and spectacular moments.

Nui Ne Phan Thiet Vietnam

2. It is safe and friendly

While concern about security is rising among travelers, Vietnam is absolutely a great choice. Vietnam now is different from its past image of destructive war as after getting peace, the Vietnamese government and its people has done their best to ensure security and safety across the country. As such, you should believe that you are safe in the country. Everywhere you go, you will be welcome with smiling faces and greetings of “hello – xin chào”. All people throughout the country are always willing to give you a hand if needed and give directions, and even bring you to your desired destination if they can.

Friendly Vietnamese people

3. It offers delicious food

Being recognized as a paradise for foodies, Vietnam offers amazingly cheap and delicious dishes which can be found everywhere you do, from luxury restaurants to simple street food stalls. Recommended dishes for you are pho, banh mi, bun cha (which the US President Barack Omaba enjoyed with the adventurous TV chef Anthony Bourdain on his official visit to Vietnam at just US$6), banh cuon, etc. Regardless of which region you stop, you will have chance to enjoy unique specialties.

Pho Vietnam

4. Its transport is easy

You will have no trouble to travel inside Vietnam. Vietnam has developed a great network of open buses to connect every district of the country. The country also owns well-developed airway and railway networks to bring you to big cities from North to South.

5. Its visa procedure is simple

Unlike many countries where getting their visa poses a big headache, getting Vietnam visa leaves travelers at ease. Thanks to the opening policy of the Vietnamese government to attract more and more tourists to the country, getting visa to Vietnam now is a simple task as travelers may have two ways to do so:

  1. Obtain a Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy (with this way, travelers will need to travel to the embassy forth and back from the embassy to submit visa application documents and get full visa before their departure for Vietnam);
  2. Obtain a Vietnam visa on arrival (with this way, traveler will apply online for visa approval letter and get it beforehand, and then get visa stamped onto their passport upon arrival at Vietnam airport).

Full comparison between these two ways of visa application can be found at: http://www.vietnam-visa.com/why-use-vietnam-visa-on-arrival-service/.

These are just a few reasons why Vietnam should be your next destination. After visiting the country, you may figure out more.