Fodor's Essential Vietnam (Full-Color Travel Guide) (Paperback)

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Whether you want to cruise through Halong Bay, eat street food in Hanoi, or trek to rice terraces in Sapa, the local Fodor's travel experts in Vietnam are here to help Fodor's Essential Vietnam guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time. This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.

Fodor's "Essential" guides have been named by Booklist as the Best Travel Guide Series of 2020

Fodor's Essential Vietnam travel guide includes:

  • AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do
  • MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time
  • MORE THAN 25 DETAILED MAPS to help you navigate confidently
  • COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust
  • HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS FROM LOCALS on the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, activities, side-trips, and more
  • PHOTO-FILLED "BEST OF" FEATURES on "Vietnam's Natural Wonders," "Vietnam's Pagodas" and more
  • TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS including when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money
  • HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, cuisine, geography and more
  • SPECIAL FEATURES on "What to Watch and Read Before You Visit," and "What to Eat and Drink"
  • LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems
  • Vietnamese LANGUAGE PRIMER with useful words and essential phrases
  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE ON: Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Sapa, Danag, Hoi An, Phu Quoc, Dalat, Nha Trang, Haiphong, and more.

Planning on visiting Southeast Asia? Check out Fodor's Thailand and Fodor's In Focus Singapore.

*Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781640973664
ISBN-10: 1640973664
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications
Publication Date: March 1st, 2022
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Full-Color Travel Guide