Muong Vi, Bat Xat, Lao CaiWhen you plan to embark for a holiday to Vietnam, the first question in your mind is normally where to go and what to see in the country? The Vietnam destinations section includes travel information and travel guide for all major travel and tourist destinations in Vietnam. For specific information related to a tourist attraction or tourist spots, you may like to visit the Vietnam Tourism section.

  • Dak Lak is located in the heart of the Central Highlands of Vietnam, bordered to the north by Gia Lai, to the east by Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa and to the south by Lam Dong and Dak Nong, to the west by Cambodia. The provincial capital is Buon Ma Thuot City.

  • Dak Nong is located to the south-west of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north, north-east and east by Dak Lak, to the south and south-east by Lam Dong, to the south and south-west by Binh Phuoc and to the west by Cambodia. The provincial capital is Gia Nghia Town.

  • Dien Bien Province is located in the North-West of Vietnam. Dien Bien shares border with China to the north-west, with Lai Chau to the north and north-east, with Son La to the east and south-east and south, with Laos to the south-west and west. Dien Bien has an international border-crossing with Laos at Tay Trang (Vietnam) – Sop Hun (Laos).

  • Dong Thap Province is located to the north of the Mekong Delta, in southern Vietnam. The province shares border with Cambodia to the north, with Long An to the east, with Tien Giang and Vinh Long to the south-east, with Can Tho to the south-west, and with An Giang to the west. It may be possible that Dong Thap is out of the way, so most travellers don't make trips through the province. Dong Thap is visited by few adventure travellers who love straying from the well beaten path in Vietnam.

  • Gia Lai is located deep in the Central Highlands of Vietnam with Pleiku as the provincial capital city. The average altitude of the province is 700-800m above sea level. Gia Lai is bordered to the north by Kon Tum Province, to the north-east by Quang Ngai Province, to the east by Binh Dinh Province, to the south-east by Phu Yen Province, to the south by Dak Lak Province and to the west by Cambodia.

  • Ha Giang, the northernmost land of Vietnam, is characterized by fabled limestone mountains with karst formations and colorful ethnic minorities with untouched lifestyle and culture. Ha Giang is much shrouded in legend and is not touched by mass tourism.

  • Ha Nam is located to the south-west of the Red River Delta and adjacent to the mountainous region to the west of Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north by Hanoi, to the east by Hung Yen and Thai Binh, to the south by Nam Dinh, to the west by Hoa Binh and Ninh Binh.

  • From August 2008, Ha Tay has been integrated into Ha Noi, so there's no province officially called Ha Tay in Vietnam now. Paradissa still retains this travel guide section to make it less confusing for our travellers.

    Ha Tay is one of the biggest provinces of Vietnam with its area virtually surrounding Ha Noi. The capital town of Ha Tay Province is Ha Dong Town which from the 11th century has been famous for the fine silk. Visit Van Phuc Village in Ha Dong now you can still sample of the fine silk of this area.

  • Ha Tinh is located to the north of the Central Region of Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north by Nghe An, to the east by East Vietnam Sea, to the south by Quang Binh and to the west by Laos. Ha Tinh is not visited much by neither Vietnamese domestic tourists nor foreign visitors.

  • Hai Duong is located to the north-east of Vietnam, in the heart of the Red River Delta. The province is bordered to the north by Bac Giang, to the north-east by Quang Ninh, to the east by Hai Phong, to the south by Thai Binh, to the west by Hung Yen and to the north-west by Bac Ninh.

  • Hai Phong, the 3rd biggest city in Vietnam, is located to the North-East of the country. From the 19th century, Hai Phong has always been known for Hai Phong Harbor, one of the biggest commercial ports in Vietnam. Thanks to the strategic position, Hai Phong has always been important to Vietnam’s defense and economy.

  •  Halong Bay of Vietnam offers 3000 green limestone islands rising from the crystalline emerald water in the Gulf of Tonkin. Ha Long Bay also has tens of stunning limestone caves above and under water, and the diverse Eco-system which makes the bay listed as the World Heritage Site by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).

  • Hang Kia is a little valley perched on an altitude of 900-1,200m above sea level. While Hang Kia is part of Mai Chau District of Hoa Binh, it belongs to the Moc Chau Plateau geographically. Hang Kia is 170km southwest of Hanoi via Route 6.

  • Hanoi is the elegant capital city of Vietnam sprawling its way along the Red River banks. There are many lakes, parks and leafy quarters which make the city just freshly green all year round. Hanoi was first built in 1010 by King Ly Thai To who checked and found out that Fengshui of Hanoi was exceptionally good for the prosperity of the kingdom that time; Hanoi was called Thanh Long meaning "the city of ascending dragons" then.

  • Hau Giang Province is located in the heart of the Mekong Delta, bordered to the north by Can Tho City, to the east by the Hau River (Mekong River tributary) and Vinh Long Province, to the south by Soc Trang Province and Bac Lieu Province and to the west by Kien Giang Province. The capital of  Hau Giang Province is Vi Thanh Town, 240km south-west of Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Ho Chi Minh City still called Saigon by the locals is the biggest city and the economic center of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City spreads its way on the banks of the Saigon River and has always been busy with trade since its formation. The areas more interesting to the travellers include the riverside, the city center and China Town.

  • Hoa Binh is a mountainous province in north-western Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north by Phu Tho, to the east by Hanoi, to the southeast by Ha Nam and Ninh Binh, to the south by Ninh Binh and Thanh Hoa, to the west by Son La. The provincial capital city is 74km south-west of Hanoi.

  • Hoi An Vietnam is a riverine town 138 km south of Hue and 30km southeast of Da Nang. Hoi An was once a major international port trading in silk, ceramics, and spices.

  • Hue was the capital city of Vietnam from 1802 - 1945, controversially considered the most beautiful city in Vietnam. There's no doubt that Hue is a city of harmony with the encircling green mountains, the meandering rivers, the Vietnamese traditional houses nestled in trees….Everything of Hue seems to be just in the right place and in perfect harmony.

  • Hung Yen is located in the heart of the Red River Delta. The province is bordered to the north by Bac Ninh, to the east by Hai Duong, to the south by Thai Binh, to the south-west by Ha Nam and to the west by Hanoi.