A vacation in Vietnam brings many contrasting experiences from thriving cities to amazing natural landscapes, from ancient landmarks to extremely friendly and welcome people all over the country. Wherever you travel and however you go, you’ll find a variety of interesting things to do and see.

 

Explore the hidden streets in the bustling old quarter of Hanoi and sample best street food. Cruise a traditional junk among thousands of limestone islands and kayak to deserted lagoon in Halong Bay. Cycle to serene villages and learn about daily life of local fishermen in Hoi An. In Saigon, discover the city enjoying a ride on the Vespa motorcycle with our experience tour guides.

Ideas for experiencing Vietnam

To be welcomed into a local home is an incredible gift, the gift that we’ve received many times through our travels. We want to share the gift with, and show you the authentic ways to get to know Vietnam on every journey you take with us!


Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

Explore the untouched and pristine corals of Con Dao Islands, take photos of turtles, rays, cobia, giant barracuda, batfish and small bamboo sharks, as well as a whole host of tropical reef fishes which you won’t see elsewhere in the country.

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Sunset at Nhat Beach

Nhat Beach is Con Dao’s most picturesque beach, which famous for its white sand, shallow turquoise seas and spectacular spot to watch the sunset – one of the best spot for sunset in the country. It's also a favorite place for wedding photos, proposals and engagements.

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Con Dao Prison

While you are here, enjoy your own time at the wonderful beach resort Six Senses Con Dao, then a visit to Con Dao Prison will give you some historical perspective of how the island was a hellish place for thousands of prisoners for more than a century.

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Life on Phu Quoc Island

Explore the daily life of the people on Phu Quoc Island by visiting the picturesque Ham Ninh Fishing Village on the eastern shore of the island, the Phu Quoc National Park, black pepper farms and local fish sauce factories that Phu Quoc is famous for.

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Stunning Beaches

Imagine laying around for hours on stunning beaches on Phu Quoc Island, followed by a dip in the warm turquoise sea, a massage, a few cocktails as the sun goes down, and enjoy your privacy with a delicious dinner on the beach.

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Phu Quoc Prison

Built in 1949 by the French colonialists in Vietnam, Phu Quoc prison was used by the French to jail Vietnamese revolutionaries and later by South Vietnamese Government to imprison Vietcong and North Vietnam's soldiers during the Vietnam War.

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The My Khe Beach

Once listed in Forbes Magazine as one of the “World’s Most Luxurious Beaches”, My Khe Beach is one of most beautiful beaches in Vietnam, best for swimming all year round, especially in the summer time from May to August as of the mild waves.

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Museum of Cham Sculpture

Museum of Cham Sculpture is home to the world’s largest collection of Cham artefacts, housed in buildings marrying French-colonial architecture with Cham elements. It displays more than 300 pieces, including lingas and apsaras, dating from the 5th to 15th centuries.

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Visit the Marble Mountains

The Marble Mountains is one of the best well-known places in Danang, it features white sculptures of Buddha and religious symbols, limestone caves, temples, tunnels and peaks offering absolutely spectacular views over the entire area.

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Dragon Boat on Perfume River

Feel the spirit of Hue by cruising along the Perfume River on a dragon boat, immersing into its pure nature and visiting the well-known Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the best ways to experience this beautiful city.

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Cycling Hue

Aside from the Citadel, Imperial City, pagodas and royal tombs that Hue is truly famous for. Hue is probably the best city in Vietnam for cycling, as it is less traffic than other major cities and the people of Hue are in less of a hurry.

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Seaplane to Halong Bay

The scenic seaplane flights between Hanoi and the “bay of descending Dragons” have become an exclusive travel experience in northern Vietnam. In fact, it is the best way to get the most out of the Red River Delta and the seascape of Halong Bay.

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Cycling Through Villages

The countryside of Ninh Binh is where travelers come to find peace in a tranquil atmosphere, the province boasts farming villages and scenic landscape that offers great leisure cycling experience.

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Temples & Boat Trip at Leisure

Located a two-hour drive to the south of the capital Hanoi, Ninh Binh province is famous for its scenic landscape and developing farming villages that represent the countryside of northern Vietnam.

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Hand-rowing Sampans

Hand-rowing sampan (flat bottomed bamboo boat) tour is one of the highlights on our tours to Ninh Binh Province, which offers a great chance to engage with local people while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the area from the water.

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Hue City Tour

Hue boasts its vast citadel surrounded by thick stone walls, which encompasses the Imperial City with palaces and shrines. The city is also known for mesmerizing tombs of the last emperors, revealing fascinating insights into the lives of the imperial families.

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Making Lantern and Cycling

Colorful lanterns represent happiness and celebration in Hoi An, they help make the little town more charming and attractive. If you happen to be in this lovely town on the 14th day of any lunar month, you will be treated to Hoi An’s full moon lantern festival.

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Cooking Class

Hoi An is not only packed with colorful architecture, sights to see, and surrounded by gorgeous countryside. This UNESCO World Heritage listed-town is also known for its diverse and excellent food, legacy of many nationalities who lived in the town until 19th centuries.

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Walking Tour and Boat Trip

Known as “Faifo” between 15th and 19th centuries, Hoi An was one of the most prosperous trading port in the region. This coastal town was attracting many foreign trading boats, and truly deserves its name Hoi An which literally translates as a “peaceful meeting place”.

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Saigon on Vintage Scooter

Motorbikes and scooters are the most popular vehicles on the road in Vietnam, they are the best convenient means of transportation used by most Vietnamese. In Saigon alone, there are more than 9 million motorbikes, making Saigon a city that is always on the go!

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Explore Cu Chi Tunnels

The tenacious spirit of the people here can be symbolized by the tunnels in Cu Chi, where at first glance there is not much today showcase the bombing that convulsed the area during the war. To see what went on, we have to dig deep into its amazing underground system.

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Saigon City Tour

Once known as “the Pearl of the Far East”, Saigon is the economic heart and the most populous city of Vietnam. The city owes much of its form and character to the French colonists, with regimental grid of tamarind-shaded boulevards and European architectures.

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Red Dao Hill Tribe in Sapa

Though the origin of the Red Dao in northern Vietnam is uncertain, anthropologists believe that they arrived from China since 13th century. Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all ethnic groups.

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Explore the Villages of H’mong Hill Tribe

Roughly 95% of the H’mong live in Asia, there are about 1,2 millions H’mong living in Vietnam, mostly settling in the northern mountains such as Sapa. Black H’mong is one of several sub-groups, including Green H’mong and Flower H’mong

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Bac Ha Hill Tribes Market

This fascinating market on every Sunday morning is the meeting point for many different ethnic minority living in the area, such as Flower H’mong, Black H’mong, Green H’mong, Red H’mong, Black Dao, Red Dao, Phu La, Tay, and Nung people.

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Cruise & Explore Halong Bay

Halong Bay boasts thousands of limestone formations rising out of the emerald waters. An overnight cruise on a traditional Vietnamese junk is the best way to experience the beautiful seascape of Halong Bay, though it is possible to do a day trip from Hanoi.

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Kayak in Lan Ha Bay

Located in the far southern end of Halong archipelago, Lan Ha Bay is technically a water area of Cat Ba National Park. The bay is extremely spectacular with abundant tranquil lagoons, small beaches and hundreds of limestone islands.

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Hanoi City Tour

Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, is located in the central of northern Vietnam. The famous Red River runs through the city, which gave it the name “Hanoi” - meaning the city inside the river. With the population of over 8 million people, Hanoi is the second largest city of

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Home Based Water Puppet

We believe that the best way to enhance your travel experience in Hanoi is to engage with local experts in the history, culture, fine arts, and cuisine. To bring you a good moment with an expert in water puppet, I would like to introduce artist Phan Thanh Liem to you.

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Meet with Musician Pham Chi Khanh

I believe that the best way to enhance your travel experience in Hanoi is to engage with local experts in the history, culture, fine arts, cuisine. To bring you a great moment with a local expert in music, I would like to introduce musician Pham Chi Khanh to you.

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Bat Trang Ceramic Village

Bat Trang Ceramic Village could be half day trip from your hotel in Hanoi, but in this article I'm writing about how we got a great full day trip to this ceramic village. The trip features a leisure visit to the suburb of central Hanoi, aiming to offer Hanoi visitors an

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Visit Duong Lam Ancient Village

Duong Lam Ancient Village is an old village in the northwest of Hanoi, about 1.5-hour drive from the city center, famous for well-preserved old houses, and characteristics of a village in northern Vietnam in the 17th century.

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Hanoi Street Food Tour

Discover why Vietnamese food is often dubbed the heathiest food in the world. Eat your way through Hanoi’s most savory neighborhoods as your knowledgeable foodie guide unveil true stories behind local eateries and their famous recipes.

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