New types of travel such as solo travel, green tourism or self-driving car travel are forecasted to be popular tourism trends in Vietnam in the coming time.

Travel alone

In recent years, solo travel has become one of the most talked about travel trends in the world, and more and more people are choosing to travel alone as an essential activity. weak in life. In the form of solo travel, tourists will travel alone to different places, make their own decisions about the trip, choose services as well as activities at the destination towards the experience, personal enjoyment.

Solo travel programs in Vietnam are often for young travelers who love dynamism, excitement, love taking pictures and exploring local life.


The ASEAN-Japan Tourism Awards 2019 honored the tour "Traveling alone to discover Vietnam" in the top 11 most attractive tourism products in Southeast Asia. Ho Chi Minh City is considered the top destination for this category, ranking in the top 10 travel destinations for solo travelers in Asia (according to Agoda 2018).

Trang Wanderlust (UK) rated the journey to explore the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Minh City as one of nine unique experiences for solo travelers, with great experiences, slow time of life. beside the amazing scenery of the floating markets on the river, the rice fields everywhere and the bustling city with ancient architecture mixed with modernity.

Green tourism

According to the World Tourism Organization, green tourism, responsible tourism, and environmentally friendly tourism continue to be outstanding trends. The new generation of tourists who love the environment, respect and be responsible for the environment, so the trend of finding unique cultural values ​​and pristine ecology is also becoming popular. In Vietnam, green tourism, sustainable tourism based on green tourism will be the path of development throughout the future.


Recent studies in Vietnam show that tourists coming to our country are tending to choose hotels, tourist resorts and services and goods with eco-friendly labels. Green tourism development is also a solution to increase the number of high-income tourists and civilized awareness and behavior when participating in tourism. Vietnam has many attractive green tourism and community-based tourism destinations in the northern mountainous areas such as Son La, Ha Giang, and Lao Cai; In the Central region there are Nghe An, Quang Nam and other provinces in the Mekong River Delta.

Travel by self-driving car

Self-driving car tourism is becoming increasingly popular in Vietnam. This type of tourism both brings freedom, initiative in time and helps to avoid the risk of infection from public transport. The destinations of these trips are deserted, untouched places that are close to nature and close enough to not need to use a plane. Accompanying activities are usually camping, group activities, cycling or trekking, visiting national parks such as Ba Vi National Park (Hanoi), Ba Be National Park (Bac Kan), Phong National Park. Nha - Ke Bang (Quang Binh), Cape Ca Mau National Park...


Since 2018, a self-driving car tour connecting the capitals of Vietnam - Laos has been put into operation, with a 7-day and 6-night itinerary. Starting from the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long (Hanoi), the tourist route will be connected with the ancient capital of Luang Prabang, the capital Vientiane and other famous tourist destinations of Laos. The unique feature of this tour is that participants can experience driving, exploring, exchanging, and learning history, cuisine ... of the two countries by themselves.

Posted by: Sarah Coco | October 08, 2020

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