Vietnam is one of those countries that is firmly entrenched on the backpacker trail. It’s a perfect example of East meets West. It’s one of those countries that you will either love or hate. And it’s one of the easiest countries in South East Asia to travel overland.
But before I get into how to travel in Vietnam, first let’s have some inspiration.
How to Travel in Vietnam
Pretty much all of the attractions and places of interest in Vietnam lie along the coast, in a straight line. Vietnam is the perfect country for overland travel. You can travel by plane, train, bus, motorbike or bicycle. I travelled across Vietnam on the open bus, but lots of more adventurous travellers prefer to buy or rent a motorbike and set out on the open road. No matter what you choose, the following two posts should help you decide how to best make your way around Vietnam.
Where to go in Vietnam
There are loads of different places to go in Vietnam. How many stops you decide to visit will affect how much time you need in the country. I have arranged the following posts in order from North to South.
Know before you go
Thinking of travelling to Vietnam with kids? Trying to determine how much time you need? Want to know how much money to save? The below guides might help.
Interested in learning more about Vietnam? Or reading about our personal experiences and adventures? Then the below posts are for you.
A Reflection on Travel in Northern Vietnam