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Best Day Trips from Hoi An

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The charming port town of Hoi An is a favorite stop for many a visitor to Vietnam, and while most travelers stay in town, there are a few opportunities for excursions outside of town. If you’re ready ...  Read more

3 Days in Hoi An: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The UNESCO World Heritage town of Hoi An is an ancient trading port on the Vietnamese cost of the South China Sea. Today this 2,000-year-old city is a popular destination for tourists who come to see ...  Read more

3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 448 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ho Chi Minh is the largest city in Vietnam, and is populated by more than 9 million people. Located on the Saigon River, it is the economic center and cultural trendsetter for the rest of the ...  Read more

3 Days in Hanoi: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 171 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi is a beguiling mix of modern and ancient, Asian traditions and colonial legacies. Elegant balconied buildings front tree-lined boulevards, while cyclists and ...  Read more

Visiting Hoi An's Assembly Halls

By Viator, July 2014

Hoi An is home to five assembly halls. These intricate structures, which were built as regional gathering spaces for merchants to do business, are protected by ornate entrance gates. They house ...  Read more

Halong Bay Cruises from Hanoi

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 55 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Halong Bay, located 103 miles (165 kilometers) from the capital city of Hanoi, is made up of more than 1,600 limestone islands and islets, creating a drowned Karst landscape of immense beauty. ...  Read more

Cruising the Mekong Delta

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Mekong Delta is one of Vietnam’s most dynamic and interesting regions -- a stark contrast to the largely modernized Ho Chi Minh City. The agricultural zone produces more than half of Vietnam’s ...  Read more

Vietnam War Tours

By Viator, December 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 71 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To understand Vietnam’s present, you must look to the past, and that includes the tragic period of the Vietnam War, or the American War as it was called in Vietnam. The region surrounding Ho Chi ...  Read more

Food Tours in Hanoi

By Viator, November 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 40 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ask anyone who’s been to Vietnam what their favorite part was, and many will likely gush about the food. The heady mix of Asian and French influences has created a cuisine famous the world over, and ...  Read more

3 Days in Hue: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Situated near the border of former North and South Vietnam, Hue has held an indisputable place in the nation’s most recent history. Here, travelers can spend their days learning as much about ...  Read more

Day Trip to the Thanh Tan Hot Springs

By Viator, May 2013

One of the best ways to escape the hustle of Hue is with a day trip to the Thanh Tan Hot Springs. Located 13 kilometers north of the city, this relaxing retreat offers natural views, fresh mountain ...  Read more

Visiting the Tombs of the Emperors

By Viator, May 2013

Tours & Tickets

Residents of Hue knew how to honor their fierce, royal leaders. As a result, a number of tombs lie in and beyond the city limits, making the once-capital of Nguyen Lords a city of historical, ...  Read more

Take a Vietnamese Cooking Class

By Viator, May 2013

Tours & Tickets

Cooking classes are a popular and affordable activity for travelers to Vietnam—and they are also a great way for solo visitors to meet others on the move. These culinary excursions provide a unique ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities on Cham Island

By Viator, May 2013

The Cham Islands make for a scenic day trip from the bustle of Hoi An. Take a speedboat about 15 kilometers outside of Cua Dai and enjoy the natural beauty of this group of eight small islands, set ...  Read more

Ho Chi Minh Water Puppets

By Viator, April 2011

The water puppet show at restaurant Ngon, in Thao Dien village, is refreshingly uncomplicated and at the same time culturally intriguing. Enjoy tasty Vietnamese cuisine with a glass of pinot noir as ...  Read more

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