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Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam (bordered by China, Laos, Cambodia, and the South China Sea), is one of the new hot countries to visit in Southeast Asia. Popular destinations include: Hanoi (northern capital city), Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in the south, Danang (on the coast), and Hue (in Central Vietnam).

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Visit Hanoi and see one of Vietnam’s most stunning natural wonders. Explore Ho Chi Minh City’s famous maze-like Cu Chi Tunnels. See Vietnam’s iconic and daring Golden Bridge, a stunning architectural marvel. Experience the Mekong Delta on a Guided Day Trip. Enjoy a Saigon Evening Food Tour by Scooter. Take a Vietnamese Cooking Class in a Local Villa. Stroll along Da Nang’s beautiful beaches. 

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Hanoi Attractions & Tours

  • Halong Bay (one of Vietnam’s most spectacular natural wonders, claimed by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World)
  • Cat Ba Island (the largest island in Halong Bay)
  • Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam)
  • Hanoi Hilton (the infamous prison where Senator John McCain was held as a POW during the Vietnam war)
  • Old French Quarter
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex
  • One-Pillar Pagoda (Chua Mot Cot)
  • Perfume Pagoda (Chuo Huong)
  • Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
  • Thang Long Water Puppet Theater

Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) Attractions & Tours

  • Cu Chi Tunnels (a network of connecting underground tunnels used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam war)
  • Hen Thanh Market
  • Cao Dai Temple
  • Chinese Quarter & Market
  • Cholon District
  • Ho Chi Minh Museum and Mausoleum
  • Dam Sen Water Park
  • Former U.S. Embassy (known for its infamous helicopter evacuation during the Fall of Saigon)
  • Giac Lam Pagoda
  • Knock-off Market
  • Mekong River (Mekong Delta),
  • War Remnants Museum

Da Nang and Central Vietnam Attractions & Tours

  • Golden Bridge on Ba Na Hills (stunning architectural marvel, renowned for its two massive stone hands that emerge from the earth and appear to be cradling the structure, creating a surreal and ethereal visual spectacle. Spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding hills and distant landscapes)
  • Cham Museum
  • China Beach (one of Vietnam’s most beautiful white sand beaches. U.S. troops found respite here during the Vietnam war. It was also the site of the 1980s TV show, “China Beach)
  • Imperial Citadel of Thang Long (Hoang Thanh)
  • Flag Tower
  • Ngo Mon Gate
  • Thai Hoa Palace
  • Forbidden Citadel (Purple Forbidden City was the Royal Family home until 1945)
  • Hoi Ann (historic ancient town)
  • Thien Mu Pagoda (tallest pagoda in Vietnam, overlooking the Perfume River)

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Vietnam’s tropical climate is quite diverse, varying from region to region (south, north, central). Busy times are July-August and during the Tet holiday (Christmas/New Year celebrations). July thru’ November can bring storms and typhoons.

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