Highlights of Vietnam
Discover golden rice fields, tropical beaches, fascinating history, exotic culture and world renowned cuisine with us on one of our Vietnam holidays. Although Vietnam might conjure images of its infamous war for some people, there is so much more to see and experience.
Holidays in Vietnam explore this dynamic, diverse country which has been shaped by periods of imperial rule, French colonialism and the Communist regime under the nation’s iconic leader, Ho Chi Minh. If you choose to visit the capital city of Hanoi or the most popular city of Ho Chi Minh, no matter what, you will enjoy your time in this stunning country.
There are a variety of activities and adventures you can embark on with a Vietnam holiday. Whether you’re interested in the country’s history, traditional customs or flora and fauna, we’ll explore it all. Let’s cruise the Mekong River, sail around Ha Long Bay, and watch a water puppet show in Hanoi. Discover remarkable temples, uncover the Cu Chi network of underground tunnels and enjoy a city tour of Ho Chi Minh.
No Vietnam trip would be complete without trying some of its delicious food. On our holiday in Vietnam, we’ll have the opportunity to sample its delicacies and learn how to prepare the country’s traditional dishes at a Vietnamese cookery class. When travelling with us on our Vietnam holidays 2024, we’ll experience all this beautiful country has to offer. One of our holidays includes a 12-night tour of the highlights of Vietnam, ideal for getting a taste of all this incredible country has to offer. We also offer a trip extension to the neighbouring country of Cambodia.
When you choose us for your Vietnam travel, all of our trips include return flights, accommodation, guided transfers, and an exciting array of tours with an expert, local guide.
The serene blue waters, towering rainforest-covered islands and beautiful limestone grottos of Ha Long Bay have been drawing visitors for centuries. Thousands of tiny islands dot the seascape and many include white sand beaches for swimming. Despite its appearance in numerous films and images, you have to see this breathtaking bay in person to truly understand its incredible beauty. On our holidays to Vietnam, we’ll take a boat trip around Ha Long Bay and have the opportunity to visit some of the beautiful caves and pristine beaches of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The buzzing capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi, is filled with beautiful architecture, fascinating sights and delicious food. When travelling to Hanoi, it’s easy to spot the Southeast Asian, French and Chinese influences that have helped shape this modern city. On our trips to Vietnam including Hanoi, we’ll learn all about the fascinating history of this capital from an expert, local guide as we visit must-see highlights like the Presidential Palace, Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature and the One Pillar Pagoda.
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh city is most famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. The city was renamed Ho Chi Minh to celebrate the end of the war and pay tribute to the revolutionary leader who is credited as reuniting the country. On our holidays including Ho Chi Minh, we will enjoy a guided tour of the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral; a beautiful church built by French colonists. We’ll also visit the Reunification Palace and the Bến Thành Market.
Hue was the capital of Vietnam for over 100 years and on our trip to Vietnam, we’ll discover the Imperial Citadel, a complex full of temples, monuments and palaces inspired by the Forbidden City in Beijing. In Hue, we’ll also enjoy a relaxing river cruise along the Perfume River, named for the pleasant scent of orchids.
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