ALl-year-round

Real Vietnam

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. 

HANOI

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!

HALONG BAY

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. 

NINH BINH

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.

SAPA

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.

HUE

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.

DA NANG

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

HOI AN

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.

NHA TRANG

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 resorts and thrilling watersports. 

HO CHI MINH CITY – SAIGON

Vibrating with energy, innovation and traffic, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is the business and financial hub of Vietnam, with a prominent history going back hundreds of years. It counts with a fascinating culture, classic French architecture, sleek skyscrapers ornate temples and pagodas, delicious restaurants and rooftop bars overlooking the city.

MEKONG DELTA

Known as The River of the Nine Dragons, the Mekong delta in southern Vietnam is home to several riverside villages, Khmer pagodas, vibrant floating markets, flower farm, verdant forests, swamps and rice plantations. This region is flush with wildlife, historical sights, and incredible landscapes. 

Are you ready to explore Vietnam?

tailor-made travels

We offer you our favourite itineraries, making sure you get the best experience in the country!

 Arrive and leave any day you want! Upgrade or downgrade the hotels’ categories based on your budget and preference!

Change itinerary, join extra activities, add more nights or stay for fewer days!

We will provide you with a private guide during the whole trip and we sort out everything you need, from sightings to meals and transports.

We have a great knowledge of Vietnam and a big trust in all our partners! We’ll be there to welcome you and assist you during the trip!

Unforgettable moments are waiting for you!

Included in our classic itinerary

  • 15 days/14 nights trip to
    • Hanoi
    • Ninh Binh
    • Halong Bai 
    • Hue
    • Da Nang
    • Hoi An
  • accommodation in 3 stars hotels
  • Bus Ticket: Ha Noi – Hue, Hue – Danang – Hoi An
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Meals 
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to indicated sights
  • Water puppet show
  • Boat trips

Not included

  • airfares and airport fees
  • visa costs
  • travel insurance
  • extra activities

FAQ

When is the best time to visit Vietnam?

Vietnam is an all-year-round destination. There is no bad time to visit the country.

The dry months December to February are some of the best but also the coolest ones. March to May and September to November see sunny skies and warmer temperatures. The Typhoon season goes from June to August. At this time of the year, you’ll definitely find fewer tourists and the green lush vegetation is spectacular!

When should I arrive?

We will customise your trip for you! Arrive and leave any day you want and choose the itinerary and the length of your stay!

Do I need a Visa?

Vietnam offers visa exemptions to travellers from 24 countries, and e-Visas to travellers from 80 countries. Travellers can also easily apply for a visa on arrival online. Please check with the Vietnamese embassy or consulate in your country for details.

Do I need travel insurance for the trip?

Travel Insurance is highly recommended. Better safe than Sorry!

The World Nomads is our personal recommendation and one of the most complete ones. Find it here

I don't want to travel with the sleeping bus. Can I get another transport?

If you don’t want to get on a night-bus, that’s no problem! We can get you on a train or even on a domestic flight (the quickest way to move from one place to the other, especially for long distance hauls).

Is it possible to go to Saigon and Mekon Delta?

Yes, definitely! We can customise your itinerary as you wish! If you want to explore the south of Vietnam we can create a personalised trip for you!

Can I trek in Sapa?

Sure! We can organize a few trekking days in the beautiful North region of Sapa and visit the local tribal communities.

Can I add a cooking class?

Yes, we can organise cooking classes for you. Shop at the local market and learn how to cook delicious Vietnamese food!

What if I have special dietary requirements?

Please let us know at the time of booking and we will organise to cater any dietary requirement/allergy.

Do you have another question?

Contact us anytime! Send an email to info@slidingchronicles.com or use the contact form

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