Tourism in Vietnam

Tourism in Vietnam is a component of the modern Vietnamese economy. In 2019, Vietnam received 18 million international arrivals, up from 2.1 million in the year 2000. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism is following a long-term plan to diversify the tourism industry, which brings foreign exchange into the country.[1]

Hội An a trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century.
The Golden Bridge at Bana Hills
A Cable Car station located in Sapa, Fansipan: the highest mountain in the Indochinese Peninsula.
The Hang Sơn Đoòng is the largest known cave passage in the world by volume. It is so large it contains its own subterranean Forest and ecosystem.
The Gate leading to the Marble Mountains a popular tourist destination.
Ban Gioc Falls Giant Waterfalls located in Northern Vietnam.
Bái Đính Temple a popular site for Buddhist pilgrimages from across Vietnam.

Hạ Long Bay
Imperial City, Huế the former imperial capital of Vietnam.

Tourist arrivals in Vietnam have continued to rise in recent years. In 2008, Vietnam received 4.218 million international tourists, in 2009 the number was 3.8 million, down 11%. In 2012, Vietnam received 6.84 million tourists.[2] This was a 13% increase from 2011 figure of 6 million international visitors, which was itself a rise of 2 million visitors relative to 2010 arrivals. In 2016, Vietnam welcomed 10 million international visitors which represented a 26% increase from the previous year.[3][4]