Get caught up in the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, Float across sparkling waters on a Halong Bay tour, Learn about local life on a Mekong homestay, Walk along unspoilt beaches in Nha Trang, Visit the Old Quarter of Hanoi for a spot of shopping, Discover imperial Vietnam in Hue, Descend into the tight confines of the Cu Chi Tunnels, Watch a traditional water puppet performance in Hanoi, Feast on mouth-watering Vietnamese cuisine
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From south to north, Vietnam is a kaleidoscope of wonderful people and picturesque landscapes. Imagine learning the mysteries of the Viet Minh in Ho Chi Minh City or exploring the beautiful lakes and boulevards of Hanoi – and what better way to get to know the locals than to be their guests on a Mekong Delta homestay. Experience historical temples, visit Vietnam’s spectacular coastline, enjoy delicious banquets and explore lively cities – all with a touch of comfort – on this 15-day Classic Vietnam tour.
Ho Chi Minh City
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.
The Mekong Delta is the lifeblood of South-East Asia, and this fertile region within Vietnam is a maze of canals brimming with life, markets and tropical foods.
Ho Chi Minh City
With countless food stalls, restaurants, museums and markets, the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City have something for everyone to enjoy.
Once referred to as the ‘Cannes of the Orient’, Nha Trang‘s sandy palm-lined beach and island-dotted bay still make an idyllic picture, and a cosmopolitan feel prevails in the town itself.
With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colourful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.
As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam‘s royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.
Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.
Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time.
With a vibrant Old Quarter to explore, delicious food to discover and a city where ancient meets modern with ease, no wonder Hanoi is a favourite with travellers.