Domestic destinations ideal for New Year holiday
Update: Dec 24, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused suspension of overseas travel during the 2022 New Year holiday. Instead, people can discover many new destinations throughout the country that are equally attractive. The following six domestic destinations are both familiar and strange, which are ideal places to “recharge” and welcome the upcoming 2022 New Year.

Thang Tam commune, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province

A corner of Thang Tam commune, Ba Ria - Vung Tau

Thang Tam commune is one of the key wards for services and tourism of Vung Tau and is also an interesting and impressive destination for those who love spiritual culture.

Do not forget to visit Thang Tam Temple - a complex of three relics, including Thang Tam Temple, Ba Temple and Ca Ong Tomb. In addition to the ancient architecture and valuable cultural-historical values, this is a place for tourists to pray for luck and peace.

Tay Ninh province

Only a two-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City, a day trip to Tay Ninh is a great choice for those looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Tay Ninh is home to one of Vietnam's indigenous religions, the Cao Dai religion, and home to the highest mountain in southern Vietnam, Ba Den Mountain.

Buddha statue on Ba Den mountain

For culture enthusiasts, Cao Dai Temple is definitely a must visit place. It is one of Asia's most amazing and unique religious structures, with a blend of architectural patterns of French churches, intricate designs of Chinese temples and the magnificence of Islamic mosques.

Meo Vac, Ha Giang province

Meo Vac is a charming little valley surrounded by limestone mountains and is home to the H'Mong ethnic minority group, which is also a great destination for Vietnamese tourists looking to experience the local culture.

Going to Meo Vac to experience the unique local culture

Thang co is a unique culinary specialty here which is a dish made from the offal of cows, pigs, and buffaloes then cooked on a large pan. It is definitely a dish not to be missed by Vietnamese tourists who wish to try new foods while traveling in 2022.

For adventure lovers or photographers, a trip to Meo Vac would not be complete without riding a motorbike up the Ma Pi Leng pass to admire the majestic mountains and the winding Nho Que river, as well as moss-covered stilts hidden in drifting clouds.

Cam Ranh, Khanh Hoa province

The quiet beaches in Cam Ranh are the perfect place to recharge to welcome the new year

Cam Ranh, a quiet seaside town next to the famous Nha Trang city may be the answer for those who are looking for less crowed beaches. It is the perfect tranquil getaway for Vietnamese tourists, who say their mood immediately changes for the better when they see the sea. This is also home to the largest floating park in Vietnam, providing visitors with exciting and thrilling experiences such as parachuting, jet skiing, scuba diving and boat riding.

Pu Luong, Thanh Hoa province

Home to a diverse flora and fauna, Pu Luong boasts the natural beauty of breath-taking forests and rice terraces, as well as the rich culture of local ethnic minority villagers who have lived here for centuries.

Pu Luong is the perfect destination for nature-loving tourists

This is the perfect destination for tourists who love nature and want to explore new lands. Pu Luong has quaint and charming villages where visitors can learn traditional skills such as weaving, embroidery and basket making. This is definitely the right place for visitors who wish to spend their travel expenses on supporting the local community, learn new things and preserve ancient traditions.

Pleiku, Gia Lai province

Dubbed the “green lung” of the Central Highlands of Vietnam, Pleiku city boasts lush forests and historical sites. Visitors can visit Bien Ho lake, formed from the crater of an extinct volcano and taste delicious dishes such as dry pho, crab vermicelli and grilled chicken with rice.

The unique nature and culture in Pleiku always impress visitors

The above are just six destinations, out of countless ideal destinations throughout the country from north to south, for the 2022 New Year holiday such as Sa Pa (Lao Cai), Co To (Quang Ninh), Xuan Son (Hoa Binh), Ninh Binh, Quang Binh, A Luoi (Thua Thien Hue), Hoi An (Quang Nam), Phu Yen, An Giang and others.

According to data analysts, the six destinations saw the most bookings from June 2021 to September 2021. During this period, bookings are at the fastest rate compared to the same period in 2019.

Nhan Dan Online