Vietnam Hue Imperial Citadel
Vietnam Hue foodmarket
Vietnam Hue The East Gate Hien Nhon Gate to the Citadel with the Imperial City

Charming Hue was once the capital of the Nguyen dynasty and is a great place to explore the history of Imperial Vietnam. Look out for its rambling architecture and fascinating museums, such as the tombs of the Ancient Emperors and the Tu Hieu Pagoda, or take a peaceful cruise along the Perfume River.

Hiking in Vietnam

An expert guide to the best treks & hikes in Vietnam

Vietnam’s climate is complicated, with each major region (north, central and south) experiencing their own climates. In my experience the best time to hike in the north is October, November and December. The weather is relatively cool and dry, meaning trails aren’t too muddy, and visibility is generally more

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Classic Vietnam

Historical cities and rural waterways
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Vietnam’s cultural highlights plus a beach break
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Experience all Vietnam has to offer

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