Vietnam has become one of the top tourist destinations in the world. The country is known for its scenic landscape, beaches, islands, and mountains. Tourists can take a walk through various destinations and also visit the plethora of beach resorts for activities like kayaking, sunbathing and water sports. Foreigners can also learn about war history by visiting museums and the Cu Chi tunnels which were used by soldiers.
In 2016, 10 million tourists visited Vietnam and this influx of tourists contributed 6.6 percent to the gross domestic product. The number of tourist arrivals in the country has been on the up and the Vietnamese government has aided this by building more hotels and improving transportation in the country.
Drug trafficking is considered to be a serious offense in Vietnam with the punishment being a life sentence in prison or a death penalty.