Viet Nam ranks 5th among best countries for travel in East Asia
VGP - Viet Nam ranks 5th among best countries in East Asia for foreigners to visit thanks to its reputation for being one of the world's calmest nations.
"Notwithstanding the country's war wounds, Viet Nam thrives with youthful vitality; its paddy fields and floating marketplaces only add to its attraction", according to a post on the Travel.com.
Stunning natural beauty and deep history, accessible through numerous historical monuments and a vibrant culture, make this country one of the best in Southeast Asia, the website added.
Ha Noi's Pho noodles, the karst islands of Ha Long Bay, the caves of Phong Nha, and the Mekong River are just a few of Viet Nam's many tourist attractions, it highlighted.
The General Statistics Office (GSO) reported that Viet Nam welcomed more than 2.69 million foreign tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2023, 29.7 times higher than that of the same period last year.
The nation's tourism sector targets to welcome about 8 million foreign tourist arrivals this year./.