Vietnam is a country full of wonders, whose rich history, fascinating cultural traditions and spectacular scenery as well as the astonishing variety of its cuisine with unfailing warmth and hospitality of its people.
Explore the beautiful north of Vietnam with a stroll around the small alleys and well-preserved colonial architecture buildings in the Old Quarters. A hike in the mist-shrouded tribal valleys of Sapa or witness the limestone karsts rearing out of the water in Ha Long Bay.
Centrally, you will find the Imperial city – Hue, sail out onto the picturesque Perfume River as age-old landscapes unfold before you—women wearing traditional conical hats and children running along the banks. Cycling through the ancient riverside town and its lush rice paddies and take a bite of the world’s most delicious sandwich – Banh Mi.
For a more frenetic city experience, visit Ho Chi Minh City, locally known as Saigon, sitting in the south, is the engine for growth and the chaotic heart of modern-day Vietnam. This thriving city blends a modern, western feel with a rich history of the Vietnam War and French colonial days. The relatively untouched island of Phu Quoc is ideal for beach lovers. Immerse yourself in the fresh mountain scenery, swim in crystal-clear waterfalls where enchanting reef waiting. Alternatively, enjoy a Vietnam beach holiday on the palm-fringed coast in Mui Ne. This sun-kissed town is perfect for Vietnam family holidays with world-famous scuba diving, and over 300 days of sunshine per year.
You’ll be drawn to Vietnam’s natural beauty and ancient history, but it’s the friendly local people who you meet on the way leave the biggest impression. It could be the smiling street vendor who hands you a bowl of steaming Pho while you perch on a pavement-side stool in Hanoi or the boatman who takes you on a sampan ride through the Mekong Rivers maze of canals
On top of that, the food of Vietnam is some of the most delectable and harmonious in the world. Throughout this country, you’ll feast on regional dishes that combine staple ingredients like lime, chili, and the abundant rice noodle. Slurp down a bowl of the iconic noodle soup, pho. A must-eat for anyone interested in Vietnamese cuisine.
From the serenity to the chaotic and from the ancient to the innovate, this country has it all to surprise you at every step of your journey.
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