Explore the best of northern Vietnam on this week-long tour. You'll go trekking, explore Hanoi's diverse architecture, visit local ethnic communities, and end it all with a picturesque boat ride in Hanoi Bay.
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When is the best time to visit?
The best times to visit Vietnam are in the Spring (from February to April) or in the Autumn (from August to October).
Where to go in Vietnam?
Half a century has passed since Vietnam was the war-torn nation the world once knew, and in that time it has healed and begun to flourish. Consider visiting the astonishing scenery of Halong Bay, the chaotic and bustling city of Hanoi, and the spectacular caves of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
How many days do I need?
Travelers typically spend at least 2 weeks in Vietnam, although you can still put together a great trip in 7 days.
Getting Around Vietnam
Air travel is often the best option when traveling long distances within the country, though there are also nearly two thousand miles of railway that connect major cities like Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi—this is a (much) slower way to go, but with plenty of scenery and worthwhile stopping points along the way. Those venturing to the islands or Halong Bay will need to take a ferry or private boat. Learn more
This two-week tour starts in Ho Chi Minh City and ends in Hanoi. Cycle around traditional farming villages, hike through national parks, explore grand architecture in Hoi An and Hue, and cruise around mesmerizing Halong Bay. Hitting all of Vietnam's highlights, you'll take in the very best this spectacular country has to offer.
See all the classic highlights on this nine-day trip to magical Vietnam. Roam around the bustling streets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, cruise on the azure waters of Ha Long Bay, and hike to villages and terraced rice paddies in the countryside. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors or travelers with limited time who want a well-rounded showcase of Vietnam's history, charm, and natural beauty.
This tour takes you around the major highlights of Vietnam, but along the lesser-traveled paths. Visit the coastal regions of Northern Vietnam that still remain unknown to many visitors. Get immersed in Vietnamese history in Hue, and experience a different side to popular Hoi An by being a local for one day. And of course, visit bustling Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam - which seamlessly blends the old and new.
Vietnam is a culturally and geographically diverse country, which you'll see first-hand on this tour covering the highlights of the north, central, and south. From the incredible karst formations of Halong Bay to the totally flat Mekong River Delta, the beautiful merchant houses of Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll fall in love with Vietnam's wide array of sights and activities.
Travel from the mountains of the north through the history of Vietnam down to the southern river delta on this twelve-day itinerary. You'll start off with two days of cycling through northern Vietnam's nature reserves, then cruise through the dramatic karst scenery of Ha Long Bay. Explore the historic sites and modern city life in Hue and Hoi An before making your way south down the Mekong Delta, ending your trip in the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City.
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Highlights of vietnam - 9 days, Vietnam - Jul 4 - Jul 13, 2019
Our trip to Vietnam exceeded our expectations in every way. Victor put together an itinerary that was perfect for our group. He answered all of our enquiries promptly and was very flexible to suit any request we made.
Our English speaking guides were very friendly and more than willing to share their knowledge of Vietnam, its history and way of life. Our transport was comfortable and always on time.
The highlights of northern Vietnam were the evening street food tour of Hanoi by Vespa,... read more
Sapea1621 - vietnam & cambodia family travel in june 2019, Vietnam - Jun 19 - Jul 2, 2019
Thanks for planning a wonderful trip for my wife, daughter and me to Vietnam and Cambodia. The itinerary provided a number of diverse experiences, ranging from visits to historical sites, such as the Hoa Lo prison in Hanoi; introduction to the varying geography of northern Vietnam, ranging from rice fields to hill villages in Mai Chau to coastal areas to the river and caves of Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex; visits to cultural sites, such as Angkor in Cambodia, Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of... read more
Vietnam wedding trip, Vietnam - Apr 22 - Apr 28, 2019
We had an amazing time exploring different areas of the country. Even though our stay was short, we thought we experienced a lot of variety and interesting parts of the countries. Thank you for showing us your amazing country!!