Owning a great deal of geographical and cultural potentials, Vietnam has a big advantage to develop tourism in a vividly way. Each year, Vietnam welcomes millions of international tourists to take Vietnam tours to most regions all over the country. Accordingly, a lot of new trends continuously emerge to meet all the demands of tourists. Below are the five most important trends in Vietnam tourism in these recent years:
For any gourmet, Vietnam is always an ideal destination to visit. From delectable foods on pavements to sumptuous 5-star parties in luxury restaurants, the variety of Vietnamese cuisine offers so many opportunities for culinary tourism in Vietnam tours. The two most prominent tours to be included are culinary day trips and culinary trips from north to south.
Vietnamese cuisine is very diverse
Green travel and ecotourism
Tourism has contributed to Vietnam’s strong economic growth. However, it has also led to the degradation of biodiversity. Therefore, the demand for environmentally friendly tourism is essentially increasing, calling for investment in sustainable tourism. As a result, green travel and ecotourism have rapidly developed in these recent years. To be specific, some famous eco-friendly resorts such as Topas Ecolodge in Sapa or Cao Son in Lao Cai are operating very well by ensuring their services to have minimal impact on the surrounding environment.
Topas Ecolodge in Sapa
If discovering local ecosystems is not your cup of tea, the diverse terrain in Vietnam can bring you a lot of unforgettable mountaineering and camping tours. From conquering Fansipan Peak, which is the roof of Indochina, to challenging yourself in Son Doong Cave in Phong Nha National Park, adventure tourism is developing in such a strongly way and attracts a large number of tourists to choose it in their Vietnam tours.
Conquering Fansipan Peak
Backpacking tourism is one of the recent trends of Vietnam tourism that is quite popular to most tourists, especially young people. It is a special kind of Vietnam tours by using motorbikes to go to everywhere on your own or in a group, even on some muddy roads, which can lead you to the most beautiful landscapes in Vietnam. In fact, it is still not a leading kind of tourism in Vietnam but it has plenty of potentials to develop in some upcoming years.
Backpacking tourism is a recent trend in Vietnam
Traveling in flower blooming seasons
In the past three years, taking trips to the north of Vietnam in the right flower blooming seasons is a new trend. In November 2015, Ha Giang Province organized the first Buckwheat Festival, attracting more than 60,000 tourists to visit this remote mountainous province. Since then, this trend has been becoming popular not only in Ha Giang but also in Da Lat, Hanoi, Dien Bien, Moc Chau and other tourist places in Vietnam. Especially, this occasion is a chance for young couples and families to enjoy their holidays together in the naturally poetic scenery.
The buckwheat field in Ha Giang in the blooming season