23 November 2020
Picture the enchanting experiences in Vietnam. Are you soaking up the incredible history and culture of the vibrant capital cities? Discovering the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat? Cruising the emerald-green waters of Halong Bay in a traditional junk? Perhaps you're relaxing on the gorgeous beaches or trekking through the lush landscape.
Off the beaten track in Vietnam
Vietnam is known for its cuisine and offers an abundance of flavourful options for travellers to choose from. Hue is the old imperial capital of Vietnam with its royal palaces and palatial mausoleums, and nearby the battle sites of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) are reminders of the brutality of war. Despite rapid economic expansion over recent years, Vietnam’s cultural roots remain strong. You’ll find ancient temples and colourful pagodas scattered throughout urban centres, interspersed with luxurious hotels and sleek skyscrapers. A country with a complex history, boundless natural beauty and fascinating cultural influences, Vietnam provides a wealth of different activities and unique experiences.
Backstreet adventure by Minsk, Hanoi
Discover another side of the city away from the usual places filled with tourists on the back of an old-style Soviet Minsk. You will be able observe the real life of Hanoians outside of the famous historical parts and Old Quarter, as you ride through the maze of zigzagging backstreets and narrow alleyways.
Cooking class at Tha Om Garden House, Hue
What better way to discover the people and gastronomy of a place than by joining a cooking class in the kitchen? Considered by many Vietnamese "the most important place in a household", you will not only learn about the ingredients that make up royal style cooking but also get to savour it in traditional surroundings.
River cruise, Mekong Delta
As you sail along the Mekong River, you’ll experience the bustling daily lives of locals along the banks, and watch barges crossing the river to a scenic backdrop of fruit drying facilities and wooden ship building yards.
Did you know?
You can do a Tai chi and a walking tour in Hanoi, biking Ba Lai in the Mekong Delta & opera in Saigon
Watching a mesmerising show at Ho Chi Minh Opera in Saigon
You can cycling and walk along the Mekong Delta