Hanoi – saigon
Get a feel for the most authentic Vietnam, a land of natural beauty and fascinating bustling centres.
Lush mountains, Buddhist shrines, golden beaches and vibrant markets.
One of the most beautiful countries in South-East Asia, Vietnam is a fascinating and exotic land of cultural complexity. From the rice-terraces in Sapa to the floating houses in the Mekong Delta, the landscapes change quickly and captivate every visitor with their unique charm.
Located on the banks of the Red River, Hanoi is one of the most ancient capitals in the world. Well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, unique museums, vibrant nightlife, silks and handicrafts mix together in the buzzing centre. For an authentic taste of Hanoi, look no further than the street kitchens of the rambling Old Quarter!
World Heritage wonder in the North of Vietnam, the bay of Halong counts on around 2000 limestone islands topped by rainforest and superb surrealistic scenery. Hop on a kayak out its emerald waters or hike on Cat Ba National Park to discover its wonderful biodiversity. Get on an overnight cruise and rise early for an ethereal misty dawn.
This mesmerizing area is known locally as ‘Halong Bay on Land’ thanks to its magical riverine landscape, with sheer limestone mountains rising up from the paddies. Get a sense of this UNESCO-protected site by taking a paddleboat tour along its shimmering rivers, and climbing to the top of its fabled peaks.
Up North at the border with China, undulating rice terraces descend down to valleys inhabited by different ethnic tribal groups. The countryside surrounding Sapa colours of every shade of green! Sapa is the perfect place to hit the trails and trekking in those gorgeous mountains while discovering the local tribal culture.
Rising on the banks of the Perfume River, the ancient city of Hue, in Central Vietnam, was the capital of the country in the XIX century and home of Vietnam’s last reigning dynasty. World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO, Hue counts on Royal residences and elegant temples, pagodas and royal tombs, many in wonderful natural settings.
The 4th largest city of the country, Da Nang marks the halfway point between the capital in the north, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City in the south. It counts of gorgeous beaches and great street-food. The spectacular Golden Hand Bridge is easily reachable from Danang and a must-see of the area
The beautiful ancient port of Hoi An has a unique architectural fusion and a very relaxed atmosphere. Here you can find many boutique and expert tailors, nice cafes and fine restaurants. Hoi An is the perfect base to explore the neighbour My Son, UNESCO Heritage Site, a cluster of abandoned Hindu temples constructed by the Kings of Champa.
Perched on a pristine stretch of the southern coast, Nha Trang is a playground for sunseekers. The Riviera of the South China Sea offers white sandy beaches, clear waters with an abundance of marine life and verdant mountain ranges at each end. This area claims to some of the country’s finest luxury r