Wondering where to go and what to do in Vietnam? Our Vietnam tours will show you the way with all the iconic sights like cruising to Mun Island and exploring the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels.
Take a T'ai-Chi Session On Deck Whilst Cruising Halong Bay
Start your morning right with a rejuvenating session of T’ai Chi on board a traditional junk boat in the middle of beautiful Halong Bay. You’ll wake to the sound of gently lapping waves, then breathe in the fresh ocean air as you practice the ancient art of T’ai Chi. It’s the perfect way to ease into your exciting day of Vietnam sightseeing!
Cruise to Mun Island From Nha Trang
Hop on board the boat and relax in the sun as we take you to the underwater paradise of Mun Island. You’ll first set eyes on the stunning black rock formations rising out of the turquoise ocean, then grab a snorkel and sink beneath the surface to discover sea turtles, hundreds of technicolor fish, and all kinds of rare marine life.
Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, Built By Vietnamese Fighters in 1948
You'll step into a moving slice of history when we take you to the Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the best places to see in Vietnam. Your local Vietnam guide will bring a part of this 250km network of underground tunnels to life, sharing incredible stories of how the Vietnamese fighters built them and moved through them during the Vietnam War.
VIETNAM TAILORED BY YOU
Tailor your ultimate Vietnam trip your way with our range of Optional Experiences. Choose from adventures like cooking up a feast with a Vietnamese chef and snorkelling the turquoise waters of Nha Trang.
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Kayaking in Halong Bay
Away from the hustle of Hanoi, Halong Bay is already a serene and stunning retreat. Adding in a couple of hours to paddle quietly through caves and into smaller bays in a 2 person kayak was peaceful and stunning. The green water and rock formations are not like anything back home. And we got up close and personal with jellyfish (but not too close!)
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Take a Motorbike Tour in Ho Chi Minh City
Despite the massive influx of new vehicles, Vietnam is still a motorbike nation – so get out of the taxi and onto two wheels. There’s no other way to really feel the manic vitality of this megacity – and no other feeling can quite match the raw adrenaline of flowing along in crazy traffic. Driving here can be dangerous, so let the professionals do it for you. Guaranteed fun!
Go On a Countryside Bicycle Tour in Hoi An
You can take a wonderful cycling tour organised by a social enterprise helping developing rural communities. You'll visit a family who weave sleeping mats and get to know their craft and lifestyle and meet family members. Then cycle through the rice fields between the villages and meet a family producing fresh noodles and even try your hand at making them!
WHAT TO EAT & DRINK IN VIETNAM
Get ready to loosen your belt as you eat your way through Vietnam. We’ll show you where to find all the best Vietnamese food from the iconic banh mi to the heartwarming pho.
This slow-stewed noodle soup has got to be one of the world’s favorite dishes. It’s made from a steaming beef broth poured over rice noodles and topped with slices of beef or chicken, and we’ll show you how to add all the right herbs, sauces and chilli to really turn it up a notch.
Banh mi (baguettes)
The famous banh mi may just be the sandwich to beat all sandwiches. The airy baguette filled with deli-style meats, crunchy and pickled vegetables, pate and fresh herbs, plus some homemade mayo… as soon as you bite into it, you’ll understand what all the fuss is about.
Banh xeo (crepe wrap)
This traditional northern Vietnamese dish is a thin crepe filled with a delicious mix of pork, shrimp, bean sprouts and fresh herbs. We’ll eat it like the locals do - cut into bite-sized pieces, rolled in fresh lettuce leaves and dunked in a tangy sauce. Yum!
WHEN IS BEST TO VISIT VIETNAM
Vietnam has dozens of different climates from north to south throughout the year, so when to go? Here are a few of our favourite times to explore this beautiful country.
Best Time for a Vietnam Cruise on Halong Bay
If you want the very best weather for your Halong Bay cruise, visit in the driest months of September to November or March to May… December to February is also a fantastic time!
Best Time to Explore Southern Vietnam
We love visiting the southern areas like Ho Chi Minh in the dry season from December to May, or the wet season from June to November when the Mekong looks incredible against the lush green jungle.
Best Time to Visit Northern Vietnam
You’ll find a surprisingly cold climate in the north of Vietnam between December to February, and we also love spring (March to April) and autumn (September to November) for pleasant, sunny days.
PACKING TIPS FOR VIETNAM
HOW TO TRAVEL RESPONSIBLY IN VIETNAM
Be Kind To the Reefs
The coral reefs off the coastline are one of the best things to see in Vietnam, so help keep them beautiful by doing your best to avoid touching or stepping on the coral.
Be Mindful of Local Customs
As the highest point on the body, the head is considered to be sacred in Vietnam and must not be touched. On the flip side, the feet are the lowest point and you must never point the soles of your feet at anyone.
Shop and Eat Local
Support the local communities by shopping at local markets and eating in local restaurants. You’ll get to taste some of the country’s best food and see the incredible work of their artisans.