Vietnam holidays

Tailor-made Vietnam tours created for you by local experts

"They say you come to Vietnam and you understand a lot in a few minutes, but the rest has got to be lived"

Graham Greene

Prepare for sensory overload as you work your way through Vietnam’s long list of unmissable experiences.

Wrapped around Laos and Cambodia, Vietnam packs bustling cities, peaceful pagodas, lush jungle, mighty mountains and acres of rice paddies into its slender, serpentine land mass. Populated by the resourceful and optimistic Vietnamese people, it is hard to believe that the hardships this country has faced are still within living memory for many. Slow down to make the most of the traditional welcome in rural regions, or speed up in the exciting cities. Enjoy a cocktail atop a skyscraper while entire families zip around on scooters in the busy streets below, or watch the sunset as the fireflies come out to play on one of Vietnam’s many beaches.

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Lots to love
Pleasingly timeworn streets aglow with lanterns; a languid atmosphere; a culinary scene to rival any in the region; a tradition of bargain bespoke tailoring; and a stunning location. It may attract a steady stream of visitors, but Hoi An deserves its popularity - there’s lots to love here.

The Road Less Travelled
There are vast areas of the country that tourism barely touches. Try Ha Giang or the "Northwest Loop" for a taste of untouched Southeast Asia.

Scenic Sapa
For keen hikers, the dramatic scenery and minority villages nestled amongst the peaks and paddy fields are tempting reasons to trek in this enchanting area.

Inspiration:
A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan
The Quiet American by Graham Greene
The Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh
Valley of Death by Ted Morgan

Useful Facts:
Main international airports: Hanoi, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Danang
Cost of a restaurant meal: As little as 2 USD
Cost of a beer: About 1.5 USD


Tailor-made holiday ideas for Vietnam

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Vietnam's National Parks
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  • WildlifeOff the Beaten PathAdventure, +4
  • 10 days
  • from £1,090pp
Essential Vietnam
Trip idea in Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • MarchAprilMay
  • ClassicHistoryCoast, +1
  • 15 days
  • from £1,430pp
Passion Vietnam
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  • HistoryWalking & HikingAdventure
  • 14 days
  • from £1,190pp
Vietnam off the beaten track
Trip idea in Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • AdventureOff the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking, +1
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  • from £2,720pp
Wonders of Indochina
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  • March
  • ClassicCulturalAdventure
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Reviews for our partner in Vietnam

Great trip, beautifully organised, fantastic guides!

– Beth from UK

Travelled to Vietnam


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  • October
Perfect trip, tailor-made for us and highly recommended.

– Phillipa from Canterbury, England

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  • October
Memories are made of this!

– Sian from Canterbury, UK

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  • March
Great family holiday adventure to Vietnam - hit the spot!

– liz from Caterham, Surrey

Travelled to Vietnam


  • Vietnam
  • March
Splendid Vietnam

– Mary from Canada

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  • Vietnam
  • March
TravelLocal's Vietnamese partner is definitely recommended

– Gerard from UK

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  • January
Vietnam

– Samantha from UK

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  • March
Very well organised North to South Vietnam trip - Towns, Countryside and People

– juliet from UK

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  • January
Fantastic trip to Vietnam

– George from London, UK

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  • September
Trip of a Lifetime to Vietnam!!

– Joel from Canada

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  • July
We have been highly recommending Vietnam to our friends and Family

– Paul L. from Australia

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Everything went like clockwork

– David L. from UK

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Very helpful and attentive both before and throughout the trip

– Richard S. from UK

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A perfect itinerary in Vietnam

– Jeff C. from USA

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Go with TravelLocal's partner in Vietnam - you won't be disappointed!

– Denise H. from USA

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Explore our carefully curated collection of articles about Vietnam to find ideas for your dream holiday.

  • Aug 25, 2018
The best things to do in Vietnam

Article by Kati Taylor

From exploring the forests and sampling the cuisine of the Mekong Delta to cycling round Ha Noi and taking boat trips round Lan Ha Bay, we have worked with our local experts to pick out the very best experiences to be had in Vietnam. Read on for more inspiration...


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  • ClassicCulturalFood & Drink, +6
  • Jul 19, 2018
Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Article by Martha Hales

There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found all over the globe. It is therefore rather difficult to decide which ones to prioritise visiting - whether that's the ever popular Taj Mahal or the lesser-known segments of the Great Wall of China. We've picked out some of our favourite UNESCO recognised sites to help narrow your search.


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  • ClassicHistoryHighlights, +1
  • Mar 23, 2018
Off the Beaten Track in Vietnam

Article by Martha Hales

A trip to Vietnam wouldn’t be complete without including the popular honeypots of Hoi An, Hanoi and Phu Quoc, but should you want to find some quieter corners, this blog post offers some of TravelLocal’s favourite places to get off the beaten track in Vietnam.


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