27.10.2020, 10:25

The ten most beautiful natural wonders of Vietnam

Halong Bay

Discover Ha Long Bay by helicopter and cruise. Photo: Vnexpress

As a major tourist attraction, Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh) has the enchanting beauty of limestone peaks surrounded by blue waters. With over 2000 islands, there are many beautiful sites to explore.

A night cruise on the bay, getting up early to admire the dawn in the fog or kayaking in caves are interesting experiences at this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Phong Nha National Park - Ke Bang

Zipline in Phong Nha - Ke Bang. Photo: VNA

With its hills covered with rainforests and rivers and streams running through the ravine, Phong Nha - Ke Bang (Quang Binh) is one of Vietnam's most spectacular national parks. Going to the bottom of the caves is one of the most interesting experiences to live here.

Ziplining and kayaking in Toi Cave, admiring the splendor of Thien Duong Cave or exploring Son Doong Cave… are among the series of different experiences for you to experience the endless beauty of nature.

Son Doong Cave

The ten most beautiful natural wonders of Vietnam
Not only famous for its gigantic size, Son Doong Cave also boasts a diverse biological landscape. Photo: Oxalisadventure

Son Doong (Quang Binh) is known as the largest cave in the world and one of the most spectacular sites in Southeast Asia. The cave is over 5 km long, 200 m high and some places 150 m wide.

This huge cave was discovered by a local inhabitant named Ho Khanh in the early 1990s. In 2009 when British explorers and Ho Khanh returned here, Son Doong was officially confirmed as the largest cave in the world.

Phu Quoc Island

Surrounded by clear blue water and white sandy beaches, Phu Quoc (Kien Giang) is the perfect place for tourists wishing to have a tropical vacation.

Lonely Planet suggests that visitors enjoy a cocktail on the beach and watch the sunset. You can cycle the island's red dirt roads, which is only the size of Singapore.

Hoang Lien Son Channel

Hoang Lien Son channel. Photo: Vnexpress

The Hoang Lien Son chain is known to international tourists as the “Tonkinese Alps”. Its majestic mountains soaring into the sky are home to Vietnam's highest peak, Fansipan.

Visitors can immerse themselves in the beauty of the winding mountain ranges with the rice terraces that descend into the valley and the villages of the H’Mong, Red Dao and Giay ethnic minorities.

Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ban Gioc (Cao Bang) is one of Vietnam's most famous waterfalls. Visitors must come here at noon when the dam is open upstream and brings a full and torrential waterfall.

You can pay a small fee to have bamboo raft owners bring you closer to the waterfall.

Ban Gioc waterfall is like a fairy tale of nature, offered to the mountains and forests of the North.

Sao Beach

Sao Beach. Photo: bestprice

Just a few kilometers from the port of An Thoi, Sao Beach has captivating beauty with white sand surrounding the curving coast. This place is still one of the most popular beaches on Pearl Island, Phu Quoc.

Some seaside restaurants provide folding chairs for you to gaze out at the sea. In addition, tourists can swim or participate in exciting water sports.

Ba Be National Park

Ba Be National Park has diverse flora and fauna, attracting nature-loving tourists. Photo: Ingram Publishing.

Ba Be (Bac Kan) National Park is the destination for adventurous travelers with its towering limestone mountains, deep valleys and dense forests.

Waterfalls, caves and lakes combine in one destination with over 550 species of plants, hundreds of birds and animals. Visitors who explore Ba Be's natural landscape can take a boat, walk in the forest, or go mountain biking.

After hours of experience, you will relax in a homestay of the local Tay ethnic group.

Thuy Son Mountain

Thuy Son is the most famous mountain in Ngu Hanh Son (Da Nang). There exist a number of natural caves and Buddhist temples built over the centuries with spiritual, cultural and historical values.

To get to Thuy Son Mountain, visitors can take 2 routes. The path to Tam Thai Pagoda in the southwest has 156 steps and the other east to Linh Ung Pagoda, 132 steps.

Dunes of Mui Ne

The dunes of Mui Ne are a unique landscape in Vietnam. Photo: BlackAkaliko.

Mui Ne (Binh Thuan) is famous for its giant colorful dunes. Due to the tectonics, the dunes have mixed colors such as white, yellow, pink… creating a vivid image.

The beaches with changing shapes every day and every hour become a beautiful backdrop for photo lovers./.