With fabulous tours, tailor-made holiday inspirations and our handy travel guide, take in the four Hs - Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City - on a unfogettable trip to Vietnam.

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 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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We offer a variety of travel styles to Vietnam - from guided group tours and tailor-made holidays that visit many of the best places to colourful festivals and family adventures for young adults too. Our trips to Vietnam also include a complimentary Vietnam tourist visa and airport transfers any time of day or night. If you are planning a holiday to Vietnam, we also recommend considering combining your trip with a visit to neighbouring Cambodia or Laos too.

Top Vietnam Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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Vietnam Group Tours

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Hill Tribes of Sapa

7 days | FROM USD $1,475

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Hanoi to Hoi An

8 days | FROM USD $1,265

Travel between two of Vietnam's most charming destinations from the of...

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Full Moon Festival Express

8 days | FROM USD $1,385

Celebrate Vietnam's enchanting Full Moon Festival (aka the Mid-Autumn...

Saigon to Siem Reap

9 days | FROM USD $1,625

Kicking off in sizzling Saigon, take a cruise along the Mekong and the...

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Very Vietnam

10 days | FROM USD $2,195

From charming Hanoi with its fading colonial architecture and to...

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Full Moon Festival, Hoi An

10 days | FROM USD $2,435

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Vietnam For Teens

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Cycle Vietnam

10 days | FROM USD $3,065

Uncover the highlights of Vietnam and then hop on the saddle from Hue...

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Best of Vietnam

13 Days | FROM USD $3,265

Kicking off in Vietnam's capital, embark on a breath taking journey up...

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Sapa, Sampans & Saigon

14 Days | FROM USD $3,065

From Hanoi to Saigon, discover Vietnam’s colourful ethnic minority...

Journey to Angkor Wat

15 days | FROM USD $3,055

Discover the spectacular sights, delectable cuisine and rich history...

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Laos to Vietnam

16 Days | FROM USD $4,299

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Bangkok to Saigon

18 days | FROM USD $4,875

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Inside Indochina

21 days | FROM USD $4,685

Take an exciting journey through Indochina. Discover enchanting Laos...

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Bangkok to Angkor Wat

23 Days | FROM USD $5,595

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Our popular Vietnam group tours offer a fun and hassle-free way to explore the best of Vietnam, from Hanoi in the North to Ho Chi Minh City in the South. You will stay at fabulous 3-4* hotels with great facilities like a swimming pool, as well as a traditional junk boat for cruising around Halong Bay. Average group size is around 18 travellers, with a maximum of 24, and our trips include plenty of fun local experiences like cycling around Tra Que village, learning to cook traditional Vietnamese food and discovering the Cu Chi tunnels to name a few.

Our Vietnam group tours also include an overnight sleeper train on the Reunification Express from Hanoi to Hue so you also get to experience train travel in Vietnam and perhaps even sample some on-board karaoke - the train attendants take it very seriously! We also offer a selection of optional extras on our trips, most recently adding a flight bolt on to get you quickly from Hanoi to Hue, which gives you extra time and an additional night to explore charming Hanoi further.

A real plus on our trips is the free time we've built in, particularly the free days we include in Hoi An where you can explore the ancient town, relax by the pool or head to the beach for a mini holiday within a holiday. If you are keen to explore more of South East Asia beyond Vietnam, consider one of our longer multi-country group tours that cover the best of neighbouring Cambodia, Thailand and Laos for incredible temples, colourful hill tribes, the temples of Angkor, bustling Bangkok and charming Luang Prabang.

Vietnam Trekking Holidays

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Trek Vietnam & Laos

15 Days | FROM USD $2,345

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Hill Tribes & Trails of Vietnam

15 Days | FROM USD $1,895

Explore the best of rural North Vietnam on foot, by bike, by road and...

Get off the beaten track on one of our trekking holidays in North Vietnam and Laos. Hike through spectacular scenery and remote hill tribe villages, enjoy delicious food and stay in simple yet characterful accommodation, with plenty of cultural interaction along the way. Escorted by a local guide and travelling in a small group, our Vietnam trekking holidays are perfect for fit and active individuals, who have a great sense of adventure and are happy to sacrifice creature comforts for unique local experiences and trek for up to 6 hours a day.

Vietnam Private Tours

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Impressions of Vietnam

10 days | FROM USD $3,235

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Highlights of the South

11 days | FROM USD $2,495

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Beyond Halong & the Mekong

14 days | FROM USD $3,735

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Treasures of Indochina

15 days | FROM USD $5,215

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Classic Vietnam & Cambodia

16 days | FROM USD $4,295

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Vietnam Encompassed

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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.

Vietnam Day Tours

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Saigon: Ho Chi Minh City

1/2 day | FROM USD $100

Discover remnants of bygone eras hidden within this thriving from the...

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Saigon: The Tunnels of Cu Chi

1/2 day | FROM USD $120

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Saigon: Explore the Mekong

1 day | FROM USD $230

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Hanoi: Treasures of the Red Delta

1 day | FROM USD $260

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Hanoi: Coves & Caves in Halong Bay

1 day | FROM USD $410

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Elegant Hanoi

1/2 day | FROM USD $120

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Only got a day to explore? Spend the morning visiting Saigon's fascinating museums or Hanoi's old quarter, browse colourful floating markets on the Mekong Delta, discover the historic Cu Chi Tunnels and don’t miss the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay and the Red River Delta.

Vietnam Short Stays

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Hanoi City Stay

3 days | FROM USD $425

Enjoy a mini adventure in Hanoi - one of Asia's most captivating Pay...

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Saigon City Stay

3 days | FROM USD $380

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Saigon and the Mekong

4 days | FROM USD $695

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Hanoi & Halong Bay

5 days | FROM USD $1,025

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Discover Vietnam's greatest cities and their nearby attractions with our range of short stays. Explore charming Hanoi and its colonial remnants, or combine with the natural beauty and incredible vistas of Halong Bay, or head south for the bustling city of Saigon, packed with history and grand architecture, with the option to extend with time spent exploring the scenic Mekong Delta and the local cottage industries. With accommodation, airport transfers, transportation and guided sightseeing included, these short stays are the perfect way to enjoy the best of what north and south Vietnam have to offer.

Experience Halong Bay your way with our bespoke tailor-made holidays to Vietnam

Tailor-made Holidays

Discover the best of Vietnam on a bespoke tailor-made holiday with us. Sail through the limestone peaks of Halong Bay, relax in laid-back Hoi An, trek with hill tribes in Sapa and visit the floating markets of the Mekong delta. Our team of tailor-made consultants are on hand to help you create that perfect holiday ensuring that your trip to Vietnam is like no other. Let us know where you want to go, what sort of hotels you prefer and what unique experiences you want to add and we'll do the rest.

Frequently asked questions about our touring holidays in Vietnam

I hear Halong Bay is Vietnam's star attraction. How will I experience this on your tours?

You're right - Halong Bay is one of Vietnam's best sights and for that reason we include an overnight visit on all our tours that start in Hanoi. You'll explore the UNESCO-listed landscape by way of a traditional wooden junk boat with swim stops, row boat excursions and visits to caves and grottoes. The junk boat is a highlight in itself with meals served on board and a morning Tai Chi class on offer.

What if I want to extend my holiday with a trip to Angkor Wat?

If you want to tack on a side visit to Cambodia to explore the incredible temples of Angkor then our Journey to Angkor Wat itinerary is the perfect tour for you. Not only does it combine the highlights of Vietnam from north to south, it also includes six days in Cambodia with guided sightseeing of Angkor's most popular temples, including the world-famous Angkor Wat.

Do your Vietnam tours include a visit to the Cu Chi tunnels?

Our Vietnam and Cambodia combo tours all include a guided visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels where you can walk the bush trails and crawl sections of the tunnels. For all tours ending in Saigon you can opt for our 2 day Cu Chi Tunnels bolt on.

What sort of transport do you use?

You'll experience a real mix of transportation in Vietnam from deluxe junk boats to overnight sleeper trains, economy class flights to bicycles. Some modes of transport are chosen to ensure our itineraries are as time-efficient as possible while others are fun means of getting from A to B that the locals themselves use regularly. For more information of what to expect on a junk boat and overnight sleeper train, head over to the Top Travel Tips page.

Are there alternatives to the bike ride from Hoi An to Tra Que on these Vietnam trips?

During our time in Hoi An we include a day's excursion to the rural village of Tra Que, travelling there by bike. It's a scenic cycle ride but if you prefer not to travel by bike, you can take a local taxi instead. On every departure around 2-4 travellers will opt for the taxi ride and your tour guide will arrange this for you. You'll meet the rest of the tour group at the village and participate in the activities as planned. The cost of a taxi is around USD $1-2 per person and is by tuk-tuk, a fun way to travel in Vietnam.

What type of accommodation will I be staying in?

Enjoy the comfort and amenities of 4 star hotels on our Vietnam tours. From contemporary city hotels to handsome riverside properties, our accommodation has been selected for their location, service and facilities. You'll spend one night on a deluxe junk boat for a taste of the Orient as you cruise the emerald waters of Halong Bay.

How big are your Vietnam tour groups and what is the age of your travellers?

The average group size is 18 in Vietnam and our tours attract a real variety of ages. You are likely to be travelling with people ranging in age from the 20s to the early 70s. The average age is somewhere around 50 years old.

I want to avoid the monsoon rains. When do you recommend I visit?

When it comes to the rains, it's best to divide Vietnam into three distinct regions - north, central and south. When it's wet in one region it could be dry and sunny in another. However, generally speaking February to April is considered the ideal time to travel across Vietnam as most destinations experience their lowest rainfall at this time of year. And temperatures are also pleasantly warm. For more information consult our best time to visit Vietnam page.

Vietnam tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.83 out of 5 based on 171 recent reviews — See All Vietnam Reviews

Unbelievable! Enjoyed the tour very much. Our tour guide was amazing, passionate, bubbling with information. ”  

Anna Burger • Submitted 28 May 2017

A very informative tour. Tuan, our tour guide, was very proud of his country and happy to share his knowledge with us. Tuan looked after everyone and made us feel as very special guests in his country.

Every day was filled with new experiences, very enjoyable. ”  

MAUREEN MILLER • Submitted 24 May 2017

This is the first guided tour we have taken with this company so did not have any expectations of what to expect, but to say it was enjoyable would be a gross understatement, we were met by our guide Tran Tuan at the airport and from the first instance his enthusiasm was evident he made you feel like you were very special people not just tourists visiting his country for an experience; Tuan went the distance and then went the extra mile on more than one occasion, To say that Tuan was just a guide is demeaning his wealth of knowledge about his country is just mind blowing he passes on his knowledge, in such a way that you cannot help but be engaged in learning more and ask questions. If I was asked to rate the guides on a scale of 1-10 then I would have to rate Tuan as a 10+ if I had Tuan working for me then I would be very proud because he is a great asset to your tour company. The one regret we have is that we did not take a longer tour but this will be remedied in the future and if it is possible I will request Tuan as our guide.”  

Rodgers Davidson • Submitted 24 May 2017

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Travelling beyond the sites, you'll get to experience the local way of life - ride a bike through the Vietnamese countryside, sample locally made delicacies in the Mekong Delta, sow and plough the fields of Tra Que, take a class of Tai Chi at Halong Bay and learn to make traditional Vietnamese Rice paper rolls and pancakes. You can also meet the local hill tribes of Sapa with our choice of trekking adventures in Vietnam's northwest provinces.

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Highlights of our Vietnam tours

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 or incredible natural wonders. Here's some of our favourite. Here are some of the top attractions we include in our tours.

Halong Bay

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Halong Bay | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

Experience the stunning karst seascape of Halong Bay on board a traditional junk boat, sailing between the limestone islands with the chance to swim in the emerald waters & visit caves.


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An arial view of Hanoi - capital of Vietnam

Start your tour in the charming capital of Hanoi to soak up the palpable French colonial history and explore the Old Quarter by cyclo with free time to explore further on arrival into Vietnam.

Hoi An

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The Ancient Quarter of Hoi An

Spend three nights in picturesque Hoi An with a guided walking tour of the historical quarter and a day's cycling excursion to a local rural village with free time to enjoy Hoi An at leisure.


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Entrance of the Citadel in Hue

Learn about the 19th-century Nguyen empire capital with a guided visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial Purple Palace and Royal Tombs with the option of a sunset cruise on the Perfume River.

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

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The Peoples Committee Building in Ho Chi Minh City

Delve into modern history in Saigon, officially known as Ho Chi Minh City, with a walking tour that includes visits to the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office and War Remnants Museum.

The Mekong Delta

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Mekong Delta | Vietnam | Southeast Asia

Explore the colourful fruit orchards, enchanting villages and bustling floating markets of the Mekong Delta by sampan with a home-cooked lunch on beautiful Dong Hoa Hiep Island.

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.

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Best Places to Visit

From Halong bay to Hanoi and the best of the rest

Best Time to Visit

Info on Vietnam's diverse climate

Top Travel Tips

Our guide to travelling Vietnam from food to festivals

Tourist Visas

What you need to do to get your Vietnam travel visa

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Multi-country Tours

Combine Vietnam with other Southeast Asian countries

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Popular touring destinations

Great places to combine on a visit to Vietnam

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Hill Tribe Trekking

Where best to visit and a guide to the different ethnic groups

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Hoi An Lantern Festival FAQ

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Traveller Reviews

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Recommended Reading

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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.

Useful Online Resources:

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