Fall into the ebb and flow of this majestic country where spectacular scenery hides around every corner. From the misty green mountains of Sapa to the mysterious wetlands of the Mekong Delta, we’ll show you this soulful country in all its spiritual beauty.
From the French colonial rule through to the problematic war of the sixties, Vietnam is a country that has undergone extensive change. Come here to see the underground tunnels of the Viet Cong and explore the cultural sites that make up this beautiful country, from the citadel of Hue to the historic streets of Hoi An.
There’s a frenetic energy that pulses through Vietnam’s two major cities. Whether it’s Ho Chi Minh’s vibrant metropolitan allure or the colonial charm of Hanoi, you’ll feel compelled to hit the streets and discover these great cities for yourself.
On the waterways of the Mekong Delta restaurants, homes and boats float against the backdrop of this fertile landscape. As we guide you upstream, you’ll gain an insight into local Vietnamese life.
The food of Vietnam is some of the most delicate and carefully balanced in the world. Throughout this country you’ll feast on regional dishes that combine staple ingredients like lime, chilli and the abundant rice noodle. Slurp down a bowl of the iconic noodle soup, pho. A must eat for anyone interested in Vietnamese cuisine.
Sink your toes into the soft sands of a beach resort and indulge yourself in some serious rest and relaxation. For tropical beaches and remote hideaway islands, Vietnam leaves you spoilt for choice with her expansive coastline and wide choice of oceanside destinations.
The months between October and March offer the best weather for travelling throughout Vietnam. Even outside these months, when monsoon patterns fluctuate between the north and south, rains are short and the temperature still warm.
To plan your Vietnam holidays, contact our Vietnam travel specialists today for more information. We look forward to speaking with you.
Low Season: January - March and October - November
High Season: June - August
Currency: Vietnamese dong
Time Zone: GMT +7 hours
Flight Time: 12 hours
Although it wasn't an early starter, once Vietnam opened its doors to tourism it became one of Asia's most booming destinations, with colourful highland, pristine beaches and natural wonders in the form of Halong Bay. Vietnam boasts outstanding cultural interest, friendly people and taste-bud tingling cuisine. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are the two main cities, each offering an insight into urban life in totally different forms. Hanoi, the capital, is bursting with culture and French colonial charm while Ho Chi Minh is the booming economic capital and vibrant cosmopolitan metropolis. In between the beaches, the watery landscape of Mekong Delta and a number of UNESCO Heritage Sites, make travelling here just as interesting as reaching your destination!
Not only are our team of East Asia recurrent visitors to Vietnam, they also frequently visit and revisit the resorts that we sell in order to stay up to date with any new developments. They not only know Vietnam like the back of their hands, but they are truly passionate about it, and committed to ensuring that you end up feeling the same way.
Vietnam is an immensely long country, stretching for more than 2000km from top to bottom, bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west and the South China Sea to the south and east.
Vietnam’s climate varies dramatically from one part of the country to the other and is governed by two monsoons. The winter monsoon comes from the north-east between October and March and brings wet chilly weather to everywhere north of Nha Trang but dry, warm weather to the south. From May to October, the south-west monsoon brings warm, wet weather to most of the country except the north. Between July and November, major typhoons can strike the coast between Nha Trang and Hanoi with serious consequences.
Average daytime temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City range from 25C to 35C, while in Hanoi it ranges from as low as 10-20C to 30-35C depending on the season.
You can get flights into Hanoi with Singapore Airlines via Singapore, Malaysia Airlines via Kuala Lumpur, Thai Airways via Bangkok or Qatar Airways via Doha. You can also fly into Ho Chi Minh City with Singapore Airlines via Singapore, Malaysia Airlines via Kuala Lumpur , Thai Airways via Bangkok , Qatar Airways via Doha, Etihad Airways via Abu Dhabi, or Emirates via Dubai. Singapore Airlines additionally offer flights into Danang via Singapore.