Vietnam has long been a favoured haunt for backpackers – and it's little wonder. The fragrant food markets, leafy tea plantations and generous stretches of unspoilt coastline have no trouble winning over travellers.

Planning a trip? From the famous limestone stacks of Ha Long Bay to the chocolatey waterways of the Mekong Delta, here are six must-visit spots on your Southeast Asian adventure.

 

rough guide vietnam coverPlan your trip to Vietnam with The Rough Guide to Vietnam. Compare flights, find tours, book hostels and hotels for your trip, and don’t forget to buy travel insurance.

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