Top adventure activities you cannot miss when visiting Vietnam


Vietnam is a beautiful country with hundreds of activities you can do. Each destination of this country brings you some typical things to do. Let’s see 5 activities below to have some real views of Vietnam.

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1. Kayaking around the islands of Halong Bay

Kayaking around the islands of Halong Bay

Halong Bay is so impressive that it was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most visited areas of Vietnam.

Often included in a cruise tour in Halong Bay, kayking means paddling between the islands taking in the views and exploring the hidden caves as you go. Thousands of limestone islands rising out of the turquoise sea water creating one of the most beautifully atmospheric landscape scenes in Southeast Asia, and there is no better way to experience it that from the water.

2. Cycling in Sapa

Cycling in Sapa

Sapa is probably the place you think of when you imagine what Vietnam is like as someone who’s never been there. When it comes to Vietnam, it’s likely to be the amazing rice terraced fields of Sapa.

And the very best way to explore these landscapes?

By bicycle of course! Rent a bike and take yourself on a trip through farm land and field, through local villages and to small street cafes serving the most basic but also the most authentic and delicious examples of Vietnamese food.

3. Trek to the top of Mount Fansipan

Trek to the top of Mount Fansipan

Fansipan, which belongs to Hoang Lien Son Mountain range and under protection of  the Hoang Lien National Park, is the highest mountain in Vietnam. For young and bravery people, climbing Fansipan Mount, also known as “the Roof of Indochina”, is the symbol of personal struggle to achieve. The height of 3.143 meters is a big challenge to many Vietnamese generations.

If you’re keen to get your blood pumping during your trip, a trek to the top of Mount Fansipan this is the very best way to do it which will take you through some of the most remote areas of the area while rewarding you with spectacular view from the very top of the country.

4. Go diving in Nha Trang

Go diving in Nha Trang

Vietnam is still “fresh” on the scuba diving map. By engaging in a Vietnam diving tour, you will be able to appreciate the underwater gems this beautiful nation has to offer and you can be sure you’ll be witness to something special every time. Unlike many of the more popular diving destinations which have been partially ruined by mass tourism, the coastal waters of Vietnam are incredibly clean and breathe abundant life to a plethora of marine wildlife.

Together with the heavenly beaches, the hot springs, diversified kinds of fish, and the colorful coral reef underwater have made Nha Trang become one of the best spots for scuba diving and snorkeling. A popular aspect of many a Vietnam diving tour, Nha Trang offers some of the best scuba diving experiences in the country. Underwater coral pyramids and pillars are feast for the eyes and as this area is often referred to as the ‘diving capital of Vietnam’.

5. Paddling a board in Mui Ne

Paddling a board in Mui Ne

Not too far from Ho Chi Minh, along the east coast you will find Mui Ne Bay, one of the country’s best beach resorts. Mui Ne is one of the best places in Vietnam to try your hand at paddle boarding.

A cross between surfing and kayaking, paddle boarding is a great form of exercise, but more than that – it’s amazing fun!

Take a scooter and ride 2km East to Mui Ne harbour for 7am. You will see the fishermen bringing in the nights catch in their fishing boats. On the shore waiting are the wives who will take the fresh seafood to the markets and local restaurants. If you’re adventurous you could try paddling there, it’s a great spot for photographers!

These above 5 activities are the most favorite in Vietnam, there are many other attractive things to do in Vietnam. If you want an interesting activity, you should come to Vietnam.