Viet Nam ranks 6th on the top 10 best countries for solo travelers
Update: Jun 15, 2015
(TITC) - Travel + Leisure website (U.S.A) has announced the list of 10 best countries for solo travelers, of which Viet Nam ranks 6th.

This result is based on the Global Peace Index, which ranks 162 nations for their peacefulness, and the Happy Planet Index, which looks at environmental impact and human well-being in 151 countries to measure where people live long and happy lives.

Traveling alone is not loneliness that tourists will have the opportunity to feel everything around by themselves. Travelling alone is not different from going to the restaurant or the cinema alone…, the special feature of this tourism type is to create for tourists the feeling of being away from home and pay their own everything. Therefore, travelling alone is an exciting experience for tourists.

The 10 best countries for solo travelers include New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Austria, Viet Nam, Chile, Japan, Sweden and Indonesia.

Located in Southeast Asia, in the eastern part of Indochina Peninsula, Viet Nam is S- shaped land with an area of 330,951.1km² stretching from Lung Cu (Ha Giang Province) to Ca Mau Cape (Ca Mau Province). Viet Nam terrain is relatively complex, includes hills, mountains, delta plains and coastal plains, forming many beautiful natural sceneries, such as Dong Van Karst Plateau, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, Trang An Eco-tourism Area, Sa Pa, Da Lat, Ba Na… With a coastline of 3,260km, Viet Nam also owns a lot of romantic beaches and islands such as Ha Long, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Vung Tau, Cat Ba, Cu Lao Cham, Con Dao, Phu Quoc...

Besides, the community of 54 ethnic groups has formed the massive Vietnamese cultural treasure with architectural works (Central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha Noi, Citadel of the Ho Dynasty in Thanh Hoa Province, Complex of Hue monuments in Thua Thien – Hue Province, My Son Sanctuary in Quang Nam Province…); the festivals (Lunar New Year Festival, the worship of Hung Kings, Tet of dancing of Dao people, lantern festival of Japanese and Chinese, the space of Gongs culture in Central Highlands, Chol Chnam Thmay Festival of Khmer people, Kate Festival of Cham people…); folk songs (Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs, Ca tru singing, Xoan singing in Phu Tho Province, Don ca tai tu music and song in the South…); cuisine (rice, noodles, square glutinous rice cake, steamed rolled rice pancake, sticky rice, lean pork paste, tet cake…).

With diversified natural and cultural tourism potentials, Viet Nam is a must-see destination for tourists when visiting Southeast Asia.

Thu Giang