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Vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone

13:58 | 25/08/2020

According to Travel and Leisure, Vietnam was listed in the top best destinations for solo traveling as its diverse and beautiful tourism attractions.

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Tourism website Travel and Leisure updated the top 20 countries for solo travelers on August 19. Vietnam was ranked the 16th with numerous attractive destinations such as Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City.

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Hoi An - one of the best destinations in Vietnam. Photo: Getty Images

The website described Vietnam with "endless adventure" for solo travelers. "Hop on a boat that departs from Hạ Long and cruise through Bai Tu Long Bay, home to some of the world’s most striking blue water and natural landscapes; take a guided tour of Hang Sơn Đoòng, the largest natural cave in the world; visit Hội An during the full moon and you’ll be welcomed by the awe-inspiring sight of hundreds of lanterns floating down the Thu Bồn River during the city’s monthly full moon festival," Travel and Leisure wrote.

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Ha Long Bay. Photo: Worldnomads.

In 2019, CNN listed Ha Long Bay on the world's most beautiful destinations. Meanwhile, Hoi An was ranked 17th in Top 25 Emerging Destinations voted by Tripadvisor.

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The beauty of Hang Sơn Đoòng. Photo: Ryan Deboodt

All three destinations are one of the most well-known and attractive places for both domestic and foreign travelers. However, these are suffering tourism postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Ho Chi Minh City by night. Photo: iStock

Ho Chi Minh City is highly recommended for those traveling alone. The abundant amusements to experience "street food at Bến Thành Market, brush up on Vietnam War history during a tour of the War Remnants Museum and the Cu Chi Tunnels" will impress the travelers well. Besides, exploring Hanoi the capital of historical and cultural sites, and taking a leisurely stroll around Hoàn Kiếm Lake are the must-try.

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Hoan Kiem Lake. Photo: Internet

Although traveling alone can gain a number of benefits, such as reflection, self-discovery, and new friendships, coming to a strange country without partners may be risky. According to the website, the top 20 countries are based on the safe, warm welcome sites, ideal for first-time solo travelers.

Others countries in this top are Iceland for outdoor lovers, the happiest country Costa Rica, Chile, New Zealand, Netherlands, Spain, Austria,...

vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
Iceland as the heaven for outdoor lovers. Photo: Getty Image.
vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
Mexico attracts solo travelers for its diverse culture. Photo: Getty Image.
vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
Switzerland and the breathtaking landscape. Photo: Getty Image.
vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
The nature of Chile is the first choice for trekking and discovering. Photo: Getty Image.
vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
Austria is a must-see for solo travelers with a taste for fine culture. Photo: Getty Image.
vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
Denmark is an easy-to-tackle country for solo travelers. Photo: Getty Image.
vietnam on top best countries for traveling alone
Dublin, UNESCO City of Literature in Ireland does not struggle with visitors with language. Photo: Getty Image.
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