There are several free things to do in Vietnam while traveling. Are you up for an adventure that doesn’t cost you anything? This article is for you!
Be Amazed by Buddhist Temples
Vietnam has one of the most iconic and stunning temples, it’s one of the free things to do in Vietnam that will leave you in awe of the country even more.
Temples are free to enter in Vietnam, and there are plenty of breathtaking religious sites scattered throughout the country.
The best time to visit these temples is during religious festivals such as Mid-Autumn Festival, Lunar New Year, and Buddha’s Birthday, offering a lively atmosphere of prayer ceremonies, traditional music, and dance performances.
Window Shopping at Local Markets
Vietnam has tons of markets with many products, from dishes, package food to clothes, fabric, household types of equipment, bags, and accessories. These products are mostly sold at an affordable price and intricately designed and styled.
If you are on a budget, just walking in these markets and taking a look at the products is good enough.
You will have a clearer view of how Vietnamese people live and use materials. The markets don’t charge your entrance fee so you can come and go at any time you want.
Indulge with Wind and Kitesurfing in Mui Ne
Mui Ne is mainly known as a fishing destination however, the place is also suitable for travel and adventure.
Mui Ne has amazing sand dunes which you can take advantage of.
You can get your gear ready to surf with the wind and sand dunes. It is a magical experience that adds to the excitement once you tour the area.
It ignites a sense of adventure and if you do not want to surf you can watch the beautiful sand dunes to make your trip worthwhile.
Cross the Red River on Long Bien Bridge
Built in 1898 by French Colonists, the Long Bien Bridge has been considered as one of the iconic landmarks of Vietnam.
The now-rusted wrought iron structure has lived through the American War and is (mostly) intact. It offers a spectacular view as you cross the river and get a bird’s eye view of Hoan Kiem district, an unforgettable experience in Hanoi.
The incredible panorama makes this a great spot for photography and nature enthusiasts (however, anyone with height phobia thinks otherwise)
Enjoy street performances and fun in the local parks
In Vietnam, you can see local musicians or groups of young performers dancing in the parks.
Outdoor badminton and football games, salsa dancing, skateboarding, and roller skating are just some of the things you’ll regularly see.
People are generally happy for you to get involved so go get stuck in and make some friends.