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Travel to Vietnam with On The Go Tours

With its soaring northern mountains, sunny southern regions and gorgeous coastline, Vietnam is filled with natural beauty. Visiting all the main highlights from Hanoi and Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, on our tours of Vietnam you'll get to enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine, discover tradition and history in charming rural villages, and see the dynamic new face of Asia in the hustle and bustle of Vietnam's thriving cities.

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Thinking about visiting Vietnam this year? Until 31 January 2016 we're giving away a free 2-day Cu Chi Tunnel bolt-on to anyone who books our Halong Beach & Beyond tour departing throughout 2016. See our special offers page for more details.

Vietnam Group Tours

Our popular Vietnam group tours are an excellent way to explore the best of what the country has to offer, from north to south. For your comfort we use 3-4* hotels with great facilities as well as a traditional junk boat for cruising around Halong Bay. Our Vietnam tours also include an overnight sleeper train on the Reunification Express from Hanoi to Hue so you can experience train travel in Vietnam and perhaps even sample some on-board karaoke - the train attendants take it very seriously!

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Vietnam Private Tours

If you prefer not to travel as part of a group to Vietnam, our private journeys allow you to get off the beaten track and travel at your own pace on a holiday tailored exclusively to the needs of yourself and your family or friends. Our experienced English-speaking guides will be there to guide you around each of Vietnam's key sites and our local representatives will also be on hand to give any further assistance you require.

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Vietnam Day Tours

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Vietnam tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.77 out of 5 based on 81 recent reviews — See All Vietnam Reviews

Fantastic experience!! Our tour guide Tuan was so fantastic, very knowledgeable and helpful. Everywhere we went we loved, there was nothing on the tour we did not like. Had such an enjoyable time and can not speak too highly of Tuan!”  

• Submitted 21 Jan 2016

The tour was absolutely fantastic! Our tour guide, Kien Nguyen, was beyond compare. Knowledgeable, funny and an excellent command of Vietnam history and culture; he made the trip entertaining and interesting. The accommodations were excellent and the restaurants that were provided in our tour package were well above average. The only low spot in the entire tour were the facilities on board the train ride from Hanoi to Hue'......they were atrocious. I would ditch the train ride, spend a full day in Hanoi and take an early flight to Hue' instead......it would be worth the extra money.

The trip exceeded my expectations, I learned an incredible amount about the people, country and cuisine. I would go on another On the Go Tour trip without hesitation.”  

• Submitted 16 Jan 2016

Vietnam part of the trip was fabulous. Kien was an outstanding guide who ensured we were thoroughly taken care of and explained the trip every step of the way. My husband had food allergies and he made sure that all food he ate was safe for him. His storytelling ability used to relate his country's history and points of interest ensure we retained what he said. The variety of the trip including Halong Bay boat cruise, overnight train, biking in Hoi An and trip down Mekong was amazing. Would rate tour guide a 5+

Cambodia part of the trip was not as great. The guides were good but their command of the English language not as good. Travelling by car from Vietnam to Phnom Penh made for a very long day - this trip should really be made by plane. Accommodation adequate in Cambodia but not as nice as Vietnam. Guides were not as helpful in suggesting places to eat in the evenings when they were not there. Siem Reap and temples were something to see. Would rate tour guides a 4.”  

• Submitted 12 Jan 2016

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Recommended places to visit in Vietnam

Vietnam has a wealth of attractions from the highlands of the north to the sprawling waterways of the south whether its bustling cities with bundles of history, gorgeous beaches fronting the South China Sea or incredible natural wonders. Here's some of our favourite.

UNESCO Listed Halong Bay

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Halong Bay | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

No visit to Vietnam would be complete without a visit to picturesque Halong Bay, considered one of the natural wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage listed region. A cruise on a traditional Junk boat is the perfect way to explore the many caves and hidden coves with great views of the surrounding dramatic limestone peaks.

Hanoi - Paris of the Orient

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With a refreshing old world charm and it’s French colonial history very much evident, Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, is dotted with scenic lakes and leafy boulevards The charming Old Quarter is not be missed and best explored by cyclo where you can sit back and take in all the sights and sounds, stopping off to sample the local street food or try your hand at bargaining in one of the many shops.

Hoi An

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Hoi An | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

Another of Vietnam’s UNESCO listed gems, picturesque Hoi An in central Vietnam has beautifully preserved architecture, ancient cobbled streets, art stalls & street markets aplenty and fabulous restaurants. It’s also THE place to have literally anything made from suits & handbags to shoes & glasses. A top day trip is a bicycle ride to the quaint farming village of Tra Que on the outskirts of Hoi An.

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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Saigon | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

Officially known as Ho chi Minh City, Saigon is very much a city in transition with a true blend of old-meets-new; with French colonial architecture, impressive sky scrapers, traditional lively markets and boutique designer shops. You’ll also get a fascinating insight into the Vietnam War at Reunification Palace, the Revolutionary & War Remnants Museums.

Sapa

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Sapa Hills | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

Rapidly becoming one of northern Vietnam’s most popular destinations, Sapa is a former French hill station and home to local ethnic minority groups such as H’mong and Dzao who maintain a very traditional way of life. It’s a great spot for trekking amongst the cascading paddy fields and there’s plenty of picturesque routes to nearby local villages such as Cat Cat, Red Dhoa and Ta Phin.

The Mekong Delta

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Mekong Delta | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

With lush rice paddy fields, colourful fruit orchards, enchanting villages and bustling floating markets, the Mekong Delta in south-east Vietnam is one of the world’s greatest river regions. A great way to get around and immerse yourself in the traditional local way of life in the Mekong is aboard a sampan, when you can try your hand at bartering at the floating market in Can Thou.

Vietnam Travel Guide

Being properly prepared for a trip can make your time away far more enjoyable and we're here to help with a short guide to travelling in Vietnam.

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Our guide to travelling Vietnam from food to festivals

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Best Time to Visit

Info on Vietnam's diverse climate

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Best Places to Visit

From Halong bay to Hanoi and the best of the rest

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Popular touring destinations

Great places to combine on a visit to Vietnam

Visas

Tourist Visas

What you need to do to get your Vietnam travel visa

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Traveller Reviews

Don't take our word for it! Read what our travellers say

A beautiful rush green river delta in Southeast Asia

Multi-country Tours

Combine Vietnam with other Southeast Asian countries

Get to know Vietnam

Recommended Reading

  • Vietnam: Rising Dragon
    by Bill Hayton
  • Catfish and Mandala
    by Andrew Pham
  • Sorrow of War
    by Bao Ninh
Did you know...?

Facts about Vietnam

  • The most common mode of transportation in Vietnam is the motorbike with an estimated ten million bikes used every day.
  • Completely unique and unrelated to any other language, Vietnamese features six different tones and 29 alphabets.
  • A bit of an all-in-one, Vietnam's Tet festival sees the nation celebrate New Year, Christmas and birthdays all together!

Vietnam Travel Advice:

We keep up-to-date with the latest travel advisories to Vietnam and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.

Online travel resources for Vietnam:

REFER TO: Rough Guides, Fodors, Frommers, Footprints, CN Traveller and World Travel Guide.

ALSO SEE: The official Vietnam Tourist Organisation site and the latest Vietnam Weather Updates from the BBC.

VIETNAM TRAVEL BLOGS: Covering different aspects of Vietnam culture from food to furniture! - Indiechine and Andy Goes To Asia.

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Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights OTG Signature

Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights

On The Go's Signature group tours place local interaction and authenticity at the heart of your cultural travel experience. Upping the comfort stakes, this range is a clear cut above our OTG Adventure range.

Appealing to a wide age demographic from the 20s to 60+, we maximize your days with excitement and awe and then bring you home to a comfortable 4* hotel with western amenities, air-conditioning, WiFi and, where appropriate, a swimming pool. Hotels can sometimes be of 3 or 5 star standard too, ensuring you get the best value for your holiday.

Visiting all the main attractions you’ll be accompanied throughout by our highly qualified English-speaking local guides too. Group size is typically 18 with a maximum for 28, apart from festival tours, where group sizes can be larger due to the one-off nature of these events.

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Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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