August is a good season to take a trip to Vietnam with a lot of attractive destinations to see and interesting things to do!

Best places to visit in Vietnam in August

Halong Bay

Best places to visit in Vietnam in August

Cao Bang

Cao Bang is famous for its grandiose mountains, immense rivers and springs as well as the primary forests. One of the most well-known and beautiful destinations in this city is Ban Gioc Waterfall – the world’s fourth largest waterfall and the largest natural waterfall in Indochinese peninsula. It is the border line between two nations China and Vietnam. Tourists also can visit the Pac Bo cave with Karl Marx mountain and Lenin stream on their trip to Northern Vietnam.

Ban Gioc waterfall in Vietnam

Cao Bang has a rich variety of topography because it is around 30 km away from Vietnam with China’s boundary and located on the bank of Bang Giang River. Therefore, the cuisine here is abundant and diverse. Visiting Cao Bang will be inadequate if we omit some specialties that can only be found here such as: Coong Phu cake, Trung Khanh hazel nuts, folium sauropi, steamed rolled rice pancake, sour noodles, da hien, bo khai, even bee’s pupae.

Hanoi

 Hanoi in autumn - Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam in August has become the inspiration for many Vietnamese beautiful songs and poems thanks to its beauty and romance. Hanoi in August is famous for the fragrant Milk Flower. Coming to Hanoi in August means having a chance to see the leaves turns brown, enjoy Com (young green rice) with the feeling of warm sunlight, or cool breeze and dry atmosphere. On your trip to Vietnam in August, international tourists can also see the bride and groom wearing traditional wedding costumes taking their wedding photos in the old quarter, on romantic roads such as Xuan Dieu, Kim Ma, Thanh Nien, etc. There are other beautiful places to see such as parks, the Opera House, the cathedral…

Halong – Cat Ba

Halong bay - Quang Ninh - Vietnam

This World Heritage Site is also known as the jewel of Vietnam tourist sites. Your Vietnam family vacation will become a memorable experience with its majestic bay and mysterious caves. On your stay in Vietnam in August, you will have a chance to swim in the emerald green waters, discover the extraordinary landscape, enjoy the delicious seafood cooked and served by the skillful cooks while admiring one of the most beautiful and romantic natural sites in the world.

Cat Ba - Vietnam

Visitors also can transfer from Halong Bay to Cat Ba Island by high-speed boat. Cat Ba is an island connected to Halong Bay that has many fascinating sea caves. Here visitors can enjoy the fresh air and assimilate themselves into the beautiful nature.

Hue

This ancient city is located on the banks of the most romantic river in Vietnam – the Perfume River. Hue, the capital of Nguyen Dynasty, has been recognized as a World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. This city with royal tombs along with an excellent museum as well as numerous ruins exists in many Vietnamese songs and poems, making Hue a poetry land. Visitors who love discovering exotic culture and history have listed Hue on the top of must-visit destinations on Vietnam discovery because of its costumes and featuring art. Imperial City, Forbidden Purple City, and Inner City are the Citadels which is the perfectly mixture of characterizing ancient architecture. Tourists also can view the Tombs of Emperors when cruising along the Perfume River, seeing charming scenes, and watching royal art performance. Another major attractive destination is Thien Mu Pagoda – the official symbol of Hue. Hue is not only impressive with the ancient architecture but also proud of having the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam such as Thuan An beach and Lang Co beach.

Hue - Vietnam

People say that Hue is the pinnacle of cuisine, fashion and language in Vietnam. Hue women are reputed the most perfect in their image of wearing the traditional violet-colored silk Ao dai and their charming personality. With Hue people, Cuisine is a form of art. Therefore, Hue foods satisfy not only the visitors but also the pickiest diners. The most famous and delicious dishes here are Noodle with beef in Hue style (Bún Bò Huế), Rice with small clams (Cơm Hến), and Rice vermicelli with beef and pork (Bún Bò Giò Heo). There are still many other dishes of Hue loved by international tourists. With the traditional culture, romantic and picturesque scenes,Hue is a must-visit on your trip to Vietnam in August.

Hue cuisine - Vietnam

Hoi An

This town is located in Quang Nam province, on the banks of Thu Bon River. Hoi An is said to be an Eastern Oriental classic captivation. The weather in Hoi An is comparatively warm during the whole year. It is good for tourists to visit Hoi An any time at your leisure. Hoi An is the harmony of the ancient and the modern, in the shape of the ancient architecture and the daily life of the local people.

Hoi An - vietnam

Hoi An has quiet and romantic beauty with its old houses, quiet streets and the specific cuisine. On your trip to Cenrtal Vietnam, you can also immerse themselves in the fresh water of Cua Dai Beach. Tourists should not miss the chance to admire the town’s traditional houses, pagodas, halls and museums. There are Tan Ky House, Duc An House, and Tran Family Chapel.

Hoian old town - Vietnam

You can call Hoi An a shopping paradise. There are people selling wonderful antique pieces, handicrafts, souvenirs, and etc. It is even easy to have a tailored Vietnamese traditional cloth made by the famous dress-maker. Come to see and explore the charm of Hoi An yourselves, your trip to Vietnam in August will surely be a life-time memorable journey!

Mui Ne

Mui Ne - Vietnam

It is located in Binh Thuan province and a coastal seductive Southeastern part of Vietnam. Mui Ne has a long stretch of beautiful beaches and resorts. “Mui Ne” means the island for hiding. It is the ideal place for strenuous coast activities, especially windsurfing and kite-surfing because of strong sea breezes. The sunlight, white sand shaded by coconut trees and teeming blue water. Even fresh seafood here will make your tour to Vietnam in August more exciting than ever!Sand Dunes -Mui Ne -Vietnam

Sand Dunes – a fairy orange sandy area that looks like a hill with slopping sides. This is another beauty spot of Mui Ne where tourists can try sliding sand!

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