TOP 6 SOUVENIRS TO BUY IN VIETNAM
Vietnam is an awesome country where completely provides an opportunity to experience breathtaking beauty and explores a new culture, accumulate memorizing pictures and more. As a result, it also offers you a chance to discover the locals more closely. The souvenir shop systems are located everywhere in landscapes where you travel, so don’t worry about what you need to buy the gift. Of course, every country wants to produce a special list of products which tourists are willing to buy souvenirs and Vietnam too has these which you should own after travelling to Vietnam. The article mentions the useful information where to buy the best Vietnam souvenirs.
Ao Dai is one of the traditional costumes in Vietnam deeply which impresses people from all over the world. It is recognized as a national garment for female in Vietnam, it’s a tight-fitted long dress with long pants. The style and traditional variety have accumulated for a long time. The beauty of Vietnamese women is honored by Ao dai, so it is hard to think of others better suited the Vietnamese than Ao dai itself. Hence, it is an ideal souvenir for foreign tourists before leaving Vietnam, which leads to remind them of a beautiful country that they have been to.
Price: at least 700,000 VND (over 35$)
Conical Hats (Non La)
Non La is commonly known as the symbol of Vietnam which is water rice civilization. Non La appeared in the middle of 13th century. Being convenient and useful, Non La has been used popularly in daily life in Vietnam, specific in rural areas. Vietnamese people wear Non La to protect them from sunshine and rain. Especially, ‘Non bai tho’ (poem hat) – a famous Non Hue, has a picture of bamboo or even lyric lines of verse under the leaf layer sunk designs, which is only seen under the sunlight. The image of a young lady wearing Non la and Ao dai is a beautiful symbol of Vietnam which is also an object which, as part of the national spirit, closely links Vietnamese people, so many travellers enjoy taking a Non la as one of the best souvenirs from Vietnam.
Price: 60,000 – 200,000 VND (3$-10$)
Silk also belongs to the souvenirs from Vietnam which is a kind of animal protein fiber of insects so silk fabric is silky and soft. Users who wear this kind of fabric once will like using it on normal days and special cases. In Vietnam, you can find gorgeous silk scarves for men and women so they are popular souvenirs from this country. The silk is still made on traditional handlooms and the best place to buy is at the silk village in Hanoi (named as Van Phuc) and Hoian as well. Nowadays, Silk and its beautiful products are affordable, hence, tourists have a chance to choose their favorites and gifts to friends and family.
Price: 70,000 VND – 100,000 VND/m (about 4$ per meter)
Bamboo is symbolized the strong spirit and energy of Vietnamese people and the country, which you can only find in Vietnam. Bamboo products are used widely in Vietnam because they are cheap and friendly environment. Why do not buy a souvenir made of bamboo when you travel to Vietnam? You can buy many goods such as beautifully carved bamboo hats or salad bowls, trays, baskets and much more items made out of bamboo and wood, bamboo baskets are another specialty made by the Vietnamese people. Especially, the Bamboo and wooden products are quite light so it is easy to hold.
Price: 100,000 – 300,000 VND (4$ – 15$)
Ceramic products are another popular Vietnam souvenirs which you can take home from Vietnam. The beautiful variable one can find quite simply appealing, but just travelling can be tricky where you must handle carefully. You can easily find here ceramic vases, lacquer vases and variety in the plethora of sizes, shapes and colors. All ceramic items are handcrafted by trained Vietnamese people who still rely on the traditional methods. Bat Trang village is very famous spots in Vietnam highlights tour for cultural and quality products, is where you completely made the gift by yourself.
Price: 20,000 – 1,000,000 VND ( 1$ – 50$)
good dried foods
There are hundreds of dried foods which are special in Vietnam. Some of the most popular foods are dried squid, beef jerky, fish jerky, dried jack fruit, dried banana, dried lotus seeds, dried coconut meat… All of them are delicious. Dalat is famous for its agricultural produce, so the best souvenirs are delicious snacks, hearty coffee and healthy herbal infusions. They also sell plants and oddly shaped root figures which make nice keepsakes.
There are many different brand names for these foods. You can come across many of them when you are in a supermarket or a market. Most of them are good but to pick out the best one, you can get advice from the shop owners. You can buy in grams and the sellers will measure and pack all later.
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