Vietnam highlights

Modern Vietnam is shaped by recent conflict and long tradition, by China in the East and France in the West. Experience Vietnam’s energy and serenity, its tolerance, its charm, its natural beauty. Vietnam. A country unique in the world…

Discover here some of our favourite places and travel experiences, which can be included in your personalised itinerary. Together with our suggestions for unique accommodation choices, use them as a starting point, combine them with your own ideas.

Hanoi

At the heart of the Red River delta, the Vietnamese capital Hanoi combines French colonial charm with the excitement and dynamism of modern Asia

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Sapa

Set in Vietnam’s mountainous North West bordering Laos and China, Sapa has the edgy feel of a frontier town

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Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is Vietnam’s largest city by population, and the country’s commercial centre

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Hue

In the shadow of Ngu Binh Mountain, and straddling the Song Huong (Perfume) River, Hue is a UNESCO World Heritage site

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Hoi An and Danang

Another UNESCO World Heritage site, Hoi An, formerly Faifo, is a miraculously well preserved port on the South China Sea

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Ha Long Bay

According to legend, the 3,000 limestone formations dotting Ha Long Bay are pearls, placed by a celestial dragon at the command of the Jade Emperor to halt an invasion

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The Mekong Delta and Phu Quoc

The mighty Mekong River flows down through South East Asia, dividing into the countless tributaries and waterways of ‘The Rice Bowl of Vietnam’, the rice fields of the Mekong Delta

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Phan Thiet

Phan Tiet is a bustling fishing port on the South China Sea, 200 km north of Ho Chi Minh City and famous for its traditional, circular boats

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Da Lat

Da Lat is set in the cool, pine clad Langbian Plateau, in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Nha Trang

Nha Trang is a place of fascinating contrasts; the city’s cathedral, a jewel of French High Gothic stands in counterpoint to the nearby Cham ruins of Po Ngar, both remaining daily places of worship

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