Go with the flow in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City

Go with the flow in Ho Chi Minh City

In a city of nine million people, get a local perspective by hopping on the back of a motorbike. These tours offer a whirlwind sample of Ho Chi Minh City’s historic sites, tasty street food and some of its 24 unique districts.

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Breakfast on a boat in Can Tho
Mekong Delta

Breakfast on a boat in Can Tho

At the largest floating market of the Mekong Delta, float between wooden ships laden with fruits and vegetables as tiny sampans putter around selling everything from iced coffee and fresh coconuts to banh mi sandwiches and bowls of noodle soup.

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Two-wheel the Hai Van Pass
Hue

Two-wheel the Hai Van Pass

Located between Hue and Hoi An, a ride over the Hai Van Pass is the scenic way to connect these two popular tourist destinations. The 19km roadway winds over the mountain and delivers stunning coastal views best enjoyed by motorbike or bicycle.

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Hike, boat or swim Phong Nha’s caves
Phong Nha Caves

Hike, boat or swim Phong Nha’s caves

Home to the largest and third largest cave in the world, Phong Nha is a wonder of ancient karst and underground worlds. Venture into the longest dry cave in Asia, take a boat on an underground river through Phong Nha Cave or swim into the unlit Dark Cave.

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Motorbike the Northwest Loop
Sapa

Motorbike the Northwest Loop

This one-week journey winds through mountains cut by deep valleys, past isolated ethnic villages, rice paddies and jaw dropping vistas. Aside from Sapa, be prepared for no English speakers, Western food or high-end lodgings on this motorbike adventure.

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Snorkel or dive Con Dao Islands
Con Dao Islands

Snorkel or dive Con Dao Islands

This remote archipelago off the southern coast is Vietnam’s premier spot for viewing sea life. Turtles, rays, barracuda and tropical reef fish are possible at 21 dive sites. For those who prefer nature on land, the island’s national park boasts trails and secluded, undeveloped beaches.

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‘The Roof of Indochina’
Fansipan Mountain

‘The Roof of Indochina’

At 3,143m, Fansipan is the highest mountain in the Indochinese Peninsula. With ethereal panoramas of the Hoang Lien mountain range from the summit, the 1-3 day hike is a must for adventure seekers, while the cable car from Sapa provides a slightly gentler option.

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Sample authentic street food in Hanoi
Hanoi

Sample authentic street food in Hanoi

Weave your way through the Vespas of Vietnam’s capital to Hanoi’s Old Quarter; a hub of history and culture and the perfect place to enjoy Southeast Asian cuisine at its most authentic with a dish of pho and glass of refreshing Bia Hoi beer.

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Vietnam’s lesser-known bays
Halong Bay

Vietnam’s lesser-known bays

While crowds flock to the famous Halong Bay, the nearby limestone karst islands of Lan Ha and Bai Tu Long are formed by the same geological feature that runs 100km up the Vietnam coastline and are just as beautiful, yet with a more isolated appeal.

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Chasing the waterfalls of Dalat
Dalat

Chasing the waterfalls of Dalat

Dive into a bit of adventure with a guided canyoning experience at the Elephant and Pongour Waterfalls near to the city of Dalat in Vietnam’s central highlands. The region’s fertile soils yield natural resources aplenty but wildlife still thrives here, including elephants, bears and gibbons.

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Experience the war at Cu Chi tunnels
Ho Chi Minh City

Experience the war at Cu Chi tunnels

The remarkable, if not slightly claustrophobic, network of tunnels at Cu Chi serves as a reminder of the brave and innovative resistance made by the Viet Cong. Fancy firing an AK-47? You can do that here too at the site’s accompanying firing ranges.

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