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Vietnam tours

Vietnam was Audley’s first destination, and our passion for the country remains strong, with our specialists continuing to seek out the best accommodation, guides and excursions to ensure your trip creates life-long memories.

Our tour ideas include both the country's main cities and sights as well as less visited places such as central Vietnam, the idyllic islands of Phu Quoc or Con Dao, bustling markets, colorful hill tribes and incredible scenery. Use these travel suggestions as a starting point as you plan your tour and we can then tailor each one to your own interests and preferences.

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Our recommended tours in Vietnam

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Vietnam, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Mekong River Delta, Vietnam

    Vietnam's Mekong Delta

    • Spend a few days navigating the mesmerising city of Saigon.

    • Explore the kingdom of coconuts, Ben Tre.

    • Enjoy two nights at a charming riverside lodge in Vinh Long province.

    • Discover the hidden charm and culture of one of the few remaining Khmer communities in Vietnam.

    • Journey along the Mekong and Bassac River on board a traditionally styled sampan.

    • End the trip in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh.

    10 days from $3,130pp

  • Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia

    Exploring the Mekong and Angkor Wat

    • Cruise through the lush Mekong Delta region and visit the floating markets.

    • Watch the sunrise stream through the giant creeper fig trees at Ta Prohm.

    • Soak up the atmosphere of Saigon.

    • Learn about Cambodia's modern and ancient history in Phnom Penh.

    12 days from $3,660pp

  • Hmong girl with Water buffalo, Coc Ly Market, Bac Ha

    Adventurous Vietnam

    • Take in the stunning Tonkinese Alps with light treks around the mountain town of Sapa.

    • Stay overnight in the world's third largest known cave, Hang En in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

    • Drive through Mu Cang Chai, one of the most beautiful road journeys in Asia.

    • Visit the Rhododendron Falls in Bach Ma National Park.

    • Spend time in the UNESCO protected towns of Hue and Hoi An.

    16 days from $4,355pp

  • Hoi An, Vietnam

    Central Highlands of Vietnam

    • Experience the well preserved shop houses and cobbled streets of Hoi An.

    • Travel along the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

    • Visit the traditional 'Rong' houses of Kon Tum.

    • Observe the faded colonial grandeur of Dalat.

    • Take in Saigon after dark on a unique Vespa tour.

    12 days from $4,430pp

  • Bai Sao Beach, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

    Highlights of Vietnam

    • Experience time in the capital Hanoi, and the vibrant city of Saigon.

    • Take a seaplane and explore the waters of Halong Bay by air.

    • Visit the UNESCO protected monuments of Hue and the preserved heritage of Hoi An.

    • Relax on the beaches of Phu Quoc.

    14 days from $5,225pp

  • RV Angkor Pandaw

    Cruising the Red River

    • Begin your trip in Hong Kong where east meets west.

    • Explore the charming Vietnamese capital Hanoi where the organised chaos is perfectly contrasted by the serene temples and beautiful lakes.

    • Embark on a river cruising adventure through lesser visited parts of Northern Vietnam.

    • Visit the hill tribes in the spectacular Mai Chau Valley.

    • Sail on the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay.

    15 days from $5,305pp

  • West Lake, Hanoi

    Classic Vietnam

    • Explore the colourful hill-tribes of the Tonkinese Alps.

    • Drift among stunning limestone karst scenery on a traditional junk on Halong Bay.

    • Unearth Vietnam's modern and ancient history in imperial Hue.

    • Shop and relax in charming Hoi An.

    • Witness typical Vietnamese scenes whilst cruising through the Mekong Delta.

    • Explore the French influence in the bustling cities of Hanoi and Saigon.

    17 days from $5,520pp

  • Vietnamese Street Food

    Culinary tour of Vietnam

    • Learn the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine with a series of cooking classes, street food tours and market exploration.

    • Sample some delicious food at local haunts away from the usual tourist options.

    • Discover regional specialities ranging from earthy ethnic Thai cuisine to Hoi An's famed White Rose dumplings.

    13 days from $5,955pp

  • Kayaking, Halong Bay

    Family adventure to Vietnam

    • Kayak through stunning limestone karst scenery at Halong Bay.

    • Take time out to enjoy rural life in Ky Son.

    • Try out a martial arts lesson in Hue.

    • Enjoy a fishing trip in Hoi An, before a barbecue lunch on board the boat.

    • Shop and relaxing on the beach at charming Hoi An.

    • Scramble through the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels near Saigon.

    16 days from $6,125pp

  • Hoi An

    Central Vietnam's culture & coast

    • Explore the charming streets of Hoi An's UNESCO recognised Old Town.

    • Stray off the beaten track and visit a Co Tu village.

    • Visit Rhododendron Falls in Bach Ma National Park.

    • Unearth Vietnam's modern and ancient history in imperial Hue.

    • Relax on the idyllic beach of Lang Co.

    13 days from $6,430pp

  • Red Dzao Woman, Thanh Kim Valley, Sapa, Vietnam

    A tribal journey through northern Vietnam and Laos

    • Explore the frenetic Vietnamese capital and sample some of the country's best loved street food.

    • Journey through the rarely visited and strikingly beautiful Ha Giang region of Vietnam. Here you will explore the history and culture of the Dao and Hmong minority people.

    • Trek your way through Hoang Su Phi and Sapa as well as taking a cable car to the highest point in Indochina - Mount Fansipan.

    • Wander through the old battlefields of Dien Bien Phu and learn about Vietnam's greatest ever military victory.

    • In Laos you will take one of the most rewarding river journeys in the region followed by some time in remote Phongsali.

    • End with some luxury at Muang La Lodge and some time in UNESCO recognised Luang Prabang.

    18 days from $7,730pp

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