"With its densely forested mountains, idyllic beaches, fascinatingly varied cities and ever-friendly natives, it’s easy to see why Vietnam is quickly becoming one of Asia’s most popular destinations."
Less than 40 years since the end of the war, Vietnam is a rapidly evolving country that can only go from strength to strength.
Visually Vietnam is stunning. Heavenly beaches and striking sand dunes pepper the extensive coastline, which stretches for an excess of 2000 miles along the South China Sea. Rugged mountains dominate the north west, producing some of Southeast Asia’s most scenic landscapes. North and south of the thin central strip, brilliant green paddy fields dominate the landscape, encompassing the majority of the low-lying land.
"Energetic, expeditious and ever-evolving; the southern city of Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh as it’s now called, is the fast-paced …"
"Despite being the capital of Vietnam, the city of Hanoi retains all the mystery and charm of a bygone era, …"
"Thousands of moss-covered limestone islands jut out from the azure waters of Halong Bay, sliced by wind and often shrouded …"
"Palaces, pagodas, tombs and temples are scattered across the historical city of Hue, capital of the Thua Thien province. …"
"Sitting pretty against a backdrop of mountains, surrounded by lush paddy fields, lies the vibrant city of Nha Trang with …"
"Around 200km east of Saigon on the southern coast of Central Vietnam lies Phan Thiet, capital of the Binh Thuan …"
"Northeast of Phan Thien, the coastal road peeks over the slope of a Cham Tower capped hill before descending into …"
"Pristine beaches dotted with fishing villages surround lush tropical jungle in the idyllic island paradise of Phu Qhoc. …"
"The Con Dao Islands are an archipelago of 15 islands and islets just off the southern coast of Vietnam. …"
"Hoi An's yellow-washed houses line pretty alleyways, fishing boats bob gently in the harbour and motorcycles crowd in front of …"
"Between the westerly Truong Son Mountains and the sea lies the city of Danang, central Vietnam’s dominant port and the …"
"In the Phu Loc district, situated between Hue and Da Nang, lies the gorgeous little town of Lang Co, with …"
- Time Difference GMT +7 approx
- Currency Vietnamese Dong
- Flight Time 12 hours 5 minutes from UK
- Capital Hanoi
- Best time to go February to April
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- Saturday - closed
- Sunday - closed
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