Nguyen dynasty emperors used to reign in Hue, a city in central Vietnam, and is filled with historical relics. Check out the Imperial City where Nguyen dynasty royals used to roam and visit Emperor Tu Duc's Royal Tomb. Important sites from the Vietnam War such as the civilian hideaway at the Vinh Moc tunnels and the Khe Sanh Combat base––an outpost for the United States Marine Corps––are also worth visiting.
Explore the Phong Nha Cave or pay a visit to the Thanh Toan Village and learn more about the local life. You can even pick up some Vietnamese recipes to bring home! The Bach Ma National Park also offers natural wonders such as the Five Lakes and the Do Quyen Waterfall.