Vietnam Travel Guide
Vietnam is a country of staggering beauty and diverse landscapes. A land of peace and chaos rolled into one, Vietnam offers dynamic megacities and well as untouched natural beauty. With its fascinating history, epic food and pulsating energy, a trip to Vietnam would be like a live history lesson.
A country shaped like the letter S, Vietnam is only 30 miles wide at its narrowest point. Vietnam’s people are a special mix of cultures, languages and historical backgrounds. Vietnamese people are a combination of the Mongol races of north and east Asia, with Chinese and Indian influences. With ten million followers and 20,000 pagodas, Buddhism is undoubtedly the largest established religion here. With rich indigenous crafts and centuries-old mercantile influences, the ancient temples display distinctly Chinese influences in the north and Hindu origins in the south
- Capital : Hanoi
- Religion : Majority Buddhist
- Language : Vietnamese
- Local Currency : Vietnamese dong
- 1 USD = 23,000 Vietnamese (approx.)
- Time Difference : GMT – 7 hrs
Check out Treasures of Asia – Cambodia and Vietnam, two unique countries with their unique history and geography – cultures and cuisine – an exciting combination for your next holiday !!!