Must-visit destinations when visiting Vietnam

If you are so stressed because of the huge loads of work and studying, you should take a short rest. Exploring beautiful islands is not a bad idea for you to treat yourself a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Why don’t you follow the article to get more information about the top islands and make a great plan for your Vietnam tours?

Amazing view of the islands

Amazing view of the islands

Co To Island

Located in Quang Ninh Province in the northeastern of Vietnam, Co To Island has been widely known as one of the top islands in Vietnam with its wonderful beach. Co To is an archipelago with more than 40 islands in various sizes. Especially, along with Thanh Lan Island and Tran Island, Co To Island is one of the three biggest islands.

There are a lot of kinds of activities for you and your partners in this beautiful island. You may have chances to enjoy the original beauty of the island with the clean water and fresh air. In addition, you can easily hire a boat with very reasonable price to move to the small island in Co To Island because it is only 1 km far from the large one. It’s also a perfect place for you to stay overnight outside and spend time with your friend. Moreover, visitors can eat fresh seafood which is just caught from the sea right in the harbor. Another thing you need to know is that the best time to travel to Co To is in summer (from April to June).

Beautiful beach on Co To Island

Beautiful beach on Co To Island

Ly Son Island

Ly Son Island is absolutely a well-known tourism destination among a lot of Vietnam tours for its original beauty of nature. In addition, it has a diverse ecosystem, especially, the garlic planted in this island is the most famous kind in Vietnam. Coral diving also becomes an interesting activity in Ly Son. Visitors may contact some diving companies there to hire the essential diving instruments and take a small course with professional divers first. There are also many limestone reefs which were formed by volcanic eruption several centuries ago. The island, moreover, has a number of other wonderful spots like temples, caves, and lighthouse, etc. which you might not want to swim. Seafood and some street food on Ly Son Island are pretty good and affordable. The locals there are so friendly too.

A very small part of this amazing island

A very small part of this amazing island

Con Dao Island

Con Dao Island is absolutely one of the most amazing places to admire the natural beauty that you shouldn’t miss among Vietnam island tours. Situated in the south of Vietnam, Con Dao Island is listed as one of 9 mystery islands all over the world, according to Lonely Planet.

This island has been known as “The hell in real world” because of hundreds of prisons built by French colonists during the Vietnam War. Thousands of Vietnamese people, especially who are considered especially dangerous to the colonist government were brutally tortured. The most disgusting ghastly crime there was how badly the prisoners were treated in “tiger’s cage”. Nowadays, the island becomes a crucial tourism destination for the foreigners’ travel to Vietnam in order to look back the history. Besides, visitors can take part in many outdoor activities in Con Dao Island, coral diving, for example. The high density and diversity of coral in Con Dao Island will definitely surprise you. Moreover, you also may enjoy experiencing the four-hour trip to the East Sea to go fishing.

Con Dao prison

Con Dao prison

Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island is one of the greatest places in this city in order to get away from the busy life in cities. This island is composed of clean beach, gorgeous resorts, and hotels and even a national park acknowledged by UNESCO. Phu Quoc Island is a perfect place for visitors who love scuba diving. Besides fresh seafood as well as popular street food, you can easily find American and French fare which is pretty good.

Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island

These wonderful islands will make your Vietnam tours more exciting and bring you lots of unforgettable memories. Hence, let’s make a plan for your trip with your family and friend and enjoy your time there.


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