Southeast Asia - Vietnam (Chapter)
This is the Vietnam chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring guidebook.
One of the most intoxicating destinations on the planet, Vietnam is a kaleidoscope of vivid colours and subtle shades, exotic sights and curious sounds, grand architecture and deeply moving war sites. And on top of this, it’s a budget traveller’s dream.
- wander the ancient lanes of Hoi An, a historic, perfectly-preserved port
- down a bia hoi, Vietnam’s uniquely refreshing lager beer
- wonder at the thousands of stunning limestone islands in Halong Bay
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Vietnam, History, Culture & People, Politics & Government, Food & Drink, Environment & Wildlife, Survival Guide, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Hanoi, Perfume Pagoda, Handicraft Villages, Ninh Binh, Cuc Phuong National Park, Northern Vietnam, Halong Bay, Halong City, Cat Ba Island, Haiphong, Ba Be National Park, Mai Chau, Lao Cai, Bac Ha, Sapa, Dien Bien Phu, Central Vietnam, Hue, Danang, Hoi An, South-Central Coast and Nha Trang.
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