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Tours in Vietnam

Tours of Vietnam offer you historic towns, bustling cities, a beautiful coastline and spectacular rainforests. Try the delicious range of dishes on offer, see the famous Halong Bay and its limestone islands, immerse yourself in history in temples and palaces or haggle in the markets in thriving cities. We’ve put together a selection of carefully curated Vietnam tours below. Speak to our Destination Specialists to book, or create a tailor made itinerary.

Add our short tours of Vietnam to your holiday itinerary and explore a popular attraction with an expert local guide. The Magic Halong Bay Tour takes you to the limestone peaks and emerald waters of the Vietnamese coast. This UNESCO World Heritage Site can be explored with a relaxing two day cruise on a luxury boat. The Eternal Spring in Dalat Tour allows you to see the colonial architecture and romantic charm of Dalat city. This is a popular place for Vietnamese weddings and is also home to the annual flower festival. If you prefer to immerse yourself in the rainforests and rivers of Vietnam’s interiors book our Ninh Binh Adventure Tour. Over three days you’ll see ancient towns, limestone cliffs with natural caves and emerald rice paddies.

Explore Vietnam in depth with A Journey Through Vietnam Tour. This 10 day journey will take you through both the French and Chinese colonial pasts of Vietnam, as well as its unique natural landscapes and busy modern cities. Relax on golden sandy beaches, cycle among the rice paddies and enjoy an overnight boat trip in Halong Bay.

8 days Thien Hau Temple China Town

Classic Vietnam Tour

 

Available for departures from 1st October 2019 , want to go sooner? Earlier departures can be found here. One of our signature journeys, designed for travellers keen to experience the diversity of Vietnam, but with less time to spare. Contrast...

Couples Holidays

Classic Vietnam Tour
2 days Halong Bay

Magic Halong Bay Tour

 

An area of outstanding natural beauty, the turquoise waters are studded with thousands of striking limestone islets covered in green foliage and caves, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site popular with anybody looking to escape the bustle of...

Couples Holidays

Magic Halong Bay Tour
10 days a group of people in a small boat in a body of water with Ha Long Bay in the background

A Journey Through Vietnam Tour

Guide Price  €2,599  pp  

Explore French and Chinese heritage as well as cultural treasures such as Hoi An town and the Imperial Citdel of Hue. Stunning lakes can be found within busy cities and powdery beaches along the coastline of this mesmerising country are...

Cruise holidays

A Journey Through Vietnam Tour
3 days Halong Bay

Luxury Halong Bay At Leisure Tour

 

Take time to experience Halong Bay which is the treasure of Vietnam with this 2 night luxury itinerary. The ideal combination of 1 night in a French colonial style boutique hotel on land and 1 night on board the Paradise...

Luxury holidays

Luxury Halong Bay At Leisure Tour
3 days a group of people riding on the back of a boat in the water

Ninh Binh Adventure Tour

 

This fantastic two night tour from Hanoi will take you to discover some of Vietnam's most beautiful rural scenery. From your base in Ninh Binh you will explore Tam Coc, also known as 'Halong Bay on land' with its many...

Cultural holidays

Ninh Binh Adventure Tour
4 days Country View

Sapa Explorer Tour

 

Lying in the very north west of Vietnam, Sapa is a small market town surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the Tonkinese Alps. With its mercifully cool climate, here you find beautiful valleys, waterfalls, verdant rice terraces and discover the...

Escorted tours

Sapa Explorer Tour
8 days a blue and yellow boat in a large body of water

The Lost Civilisation Vietnam to Cambodia Mekong River cruise

 

Get ready to set sail on an adventure to discover life on the Mekong Delta. Your journey begins in Vietnam and cruises along the Mekong River towards Cambodia. You’ll stop to see the many different types of riverside villages and...

Cruise holidays

The Lost Civilisation Vietnam to Cambodia Mekong River cruise
12 days a person riding a horse in the water

Classic Vietnam and Cambodia Tour

 

With a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage sites, charming towns and undoubtedly friendly people, this comprehensive tour is a must for the first time visitor to Indochina. Explore from your wooden junk on Halong Bay, visit to the Cu Chi...

Multi centre holidays

Classic Vietnam and Cambodia Tour
11 days Temple

Classic Vietnam and Laos tour

 

Discover the fascinating history, diverse culture and exquisite charm of Vietnam and Laos on this 11 day adventure. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Luang Prabang , Halong Bay and Hoi An, visit beautiful Buddhist temples, and take in...

City holidays

Classic Vietnam and Laos tour
8 days Jayavarman

Mekong River Cruise Classic Cambodia to Vietnam Tour

 

All aboard! Let your adventure on the mighty Mekong River begin. Your Mekong River Cruise tour is an eight day voyage where you will discover the delights of the Mekong Delta region. Your journey, which begins in Cambodia and ends...

Multi centre holidays

Mekong River Cruise Classic Cambodia to Vietnam Tour
3 days a large body of water with a city in the background

Eternal Spring in Dalat Tour

 

This three day mini tour is an ideal relaxing counterpoint to compliment a busy itinerary. Spend your first day at leisure to explore the surrounding area of Dalat, before your guided tour around this charming city. The picturesque town of...

Escorted tours

Eternal Spring in Dalat Tour

Frequently Asked Questions

As Vietnam sits in both a temperate and a tropical zone, the weather varies and is entirely dependent on region.

  • The north of Vietnam is monsoonal, and experiences its humid, rainy season between April to September, and its cooler, dry season around October to March. 
  • Central Vietnam enjoys hot and dry weather from late January to August, with the majority of rainfall occurring between October to November. Depending on where you’re situated in Central Vietnam, the weather can vary greatly on a daily basis.
  • Southern Vietnam has the simplest and most distinct weather patterns of the country, experiencing just two seasons – wet and dry. The wet season tends to last between late May to November, while the dry season begins mid-November to April.

The official currency of Vietnam is the Vietnamese dong. The American dollar is accepted in a number of hotels and resorts, but you should expect to pay in dong for the majority of purchases during your stay.

  • Available at all hours, you’re bound to stumble across a roadside Pho stand on your travels here, serving up a salty broth of rice noodles, fresh herbs and spices, topped with your choice of chicken or beef. 
  • Xoi, often referred to as sticky rice, is a savoury staple of Vietnam, and depending on the location and chef, this dish can be served alongside an almost limitless amount of accompaniments, but usually includes either fried eggs, pork or chicken.
  • Hanoi’s wildly popular and fiery bun bon nam bo dish usually consists of vermicelli noodles, slivers of beef, an assortment of fresh herbs, chili peppers and shallots, with a light drizzling of fish sauce. 

Vietnam is home to a wealth of contrasting cultural influences, breath-taking UNESCO World Heritage sites and energetic cities drenched in a tumultuous history. In one moment you’ll be chowing down on flavourful street food amid blaring horns and twinkling city lights, and in the next you’ll be looking out across a tranquil, crimson horizon, with nothing but the sound of gentle waves lapping against your junk boat.

Why you'll love Vietnam...

• Cruising down the meandering Perfume River
• Wandering through the enchanting Ancient Town of Hoi An
• Exploring the mysterious winding Cu Chi Tunnels
• Gazing up at the striking limestone islets in Halong Bay
• Discovering the walled palace of the Imperial City of Hue
• Watching a spell-binding performance of the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre
• Wandering through surging streets and peaceful pagodas at Hanoi
• Joining in the bustle of ‘The Pearl of the Far East’, Ho Chi Minh City
• Learning about the harrowing effects of the Vietnam War at the War Remnants Museum
• Cycling through the rural valley and rustic stilt houses of Mai Chau
• Strolling along the rolling hills of Hoa Lu

Did you know?

• Vietnam is the second largest coffee and rice producer in the world, and the largest exporter of black pepper and cashew nuts.
• Vietnamese consists of six tones, with the meaning of certain words varying on your pronunciation of them.
• In Northern Vietnam sits Sapa, where during a summer’s day you can potentially experience all the four seasons in just one day.

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