Vietnam
Vietnam

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Gem of the Indochinese peninsula, Vietnam is a diamond whose every facet shows us unique landscapes, unexpected encounters, and many other surprises that reflect a page of its history and culture with diverse influences.

These are all reasons to discover this country that has opened up to tourism for twenty years, and whose history was mixed with France for almost a century.
 
Today, Vietnam is a destination more and more popular because it remained a country with "hidden charms", between tradition and modernity.

Located east of the Indochinese Peninsula, Vietnam stretches 1,600 kilometers from north to south. The 3,250-kilometer stretch of coastline is washed by the Gulf of Thailand, the Gulf of Tonkin, and the South China Sea, while the land borders mark the boundary between Vietnam and neighboring China, Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia.

Vietnam has 2 large river plains: the Mekong in the south and the Red River in the north. To the west, along the borders, are the areas of mountains and plateaus. The highest point is Mount Fansipan (3 143 m), located in the north of Lao Cai (ex Tonkin), a mountainous area that surrounds the vast plain of the Red River. It is this same river that bathes Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.
The country is one of the planet's biodiversity hotspots: lush forests are home to amazing wildlife, while fish, crustaceans and birds abound in the Mekong Delta.

The national language of the country is Vietnamese; it is one of the rare languages ​​of South-East Asia, with Malay and Indonesian, to be written in Latin characters. The 53 ethnic minorities each have their own dialect.

English is commonly used in hotels and the tourism sector in general. It is spoken more easily in the South than in the North, because of the American presence during the Vietnam War. It is by far the most common foreign language today.

 
Have a nice trip to Vietnam!

 

AMOUR 4D3N

Two day one night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay is ideal for you to discover natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit cave, go kayaking and visit a floating village. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experience a memorable night in the majestic bay. The route is off the beaten track and our staffs are keen on taking care of customer’s request, it is quite potential to be your highlight trip in Vietnam.
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

Gray Line

Sea activities: Kayaking, visiting Titov Island, visiting Surprising Cave Onboard activities: Cooking demonstration, Tai-Chi exercises, Squid fishing, Bar & sundeck entertaining
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

AMOUR 3D2N

Two day one night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay is ideal for you to discover natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit cave, go kayaking and visit a floating village. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experience a memorable night in the majestic bay. The route is off the beaten track and our staffs are keen on taking care of customer’s request, it is quite potential to be your highlight trip in Vietnam.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

AMOUR 2D1N

Two day one night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay is ideal for you to discover natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit cave, go kayaking and visit a floating village. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experience a memorable night in the majestic bay. The route is off the beaten track and our staffs are keen on taking care of customer’s request, it is quite potential to be your highlight trip in Vietnam.
  • Vietnam
  • 0 Days 0 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

VICTORY 3D2N

Some people says “come to Vietnam without visiting Halong bay, it means not yet have been to Vietnam”. Victory cruise offer you the chance to explore cliffs, caves, Limestone Island, sandy beaches … to live a unique experience you will never forget.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

OCEAN CRUISES 2D1N

OCEAN 03 was built in 2012 completely made of wood with a typic style of Vietnamese’s small junks. With its 3 cute cabins with a classy and cozy design but also all the comfort needed: private bathroom, A/C.. You will feel like home in a warming and peaceful environment. Just the perfect way to discover wonders Vietnam: Halong Bay
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

VICTORY 2D1N

Some people says “come to Vietnam without visiting Halong bay, it means not yet have been to Vietnam”. Victory cruise offer you the chance to explore cliffs, caves, Limestone Island, sandy beaches … to live a unique experience you will never forget.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

AMIRA CRUISES 3D2N

L'Amira Cruise is an elegant boar offering cruises and activities in Halong Bay. The crew will take you to to explore the wonderful bay, its surprising caves and learn about local life.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

ECO FRIENDLY 4D3N

Non-touristy way to experience Halong bay, less crowded part of Halong bay, avoiding crowds in Halong Bay
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

YLANG 3D2N

Welcome to the serene waters of Lan Ha Bay, a rather unknown extension of the world’s famous UNESCO site Halong Bay. Lan Ha Bay stretches almost all around the eastern and southern coast line of Cat Ba Island, which is the largest island in the Gulf of Tonkin in North Vietnam. Sail aboard the belle Ylang to discover the wonderful natural sceneries, experience the local life by bicycle, visit a remote floating fishing village deep in the bay, and enjoy a leisurely hiking tour in Cat Ba’s National Park. Above all, indulge in Ylang’s lifestyle & wellness theme onboard with extensive spa offerings and healthy food options.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

VIOLET 3D2N

Welcome aboard Heritage Line cruising the magnificent Halong Bay. A medley of limestone pillars, tiny islets topped by forest rise from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. As a World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay's spectacular scenery is a visualization of ethereal beauty.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

ECO FRIENDLY

Non-touristy way to experience Halong bay, less crowded part of Halong bay, avoiding crowds in Halong Bay
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

VIOLET 2D1N

Welcome on board with Heritage Line on magnificent Halong Bay. A medley of limestone pillars, tiny islets topped by forest rise from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. A World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay's spectacular scenery is a visualization of ethereal beauty.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

AMIRA CRUISES 2D1N

L'Amira Cruise is an elegant boar offering cruises and activities in Halong Bay. The crew will take you to to explore the wonderful bay, its surprising caves and learn about local life.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

VICTORY STAR 2D1N

Some people says “come to Vietnam without visiting Halong bay, it means not yet have been to Vietnam”. Victory cruise offer you the chance to explore cliffs, caves, Limestone Island, sandy beaches … to live a unique experience you will never forget
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SIGNATURE HALONG CRUISES 3D2N

gnature Cruise Halong is fast becoming one of the most sought after cruising experiences on the Gulf of Tonkin. Being hailed as one of the largest vessels in the area, we also offer some of the largest suites and best facilities. Our main concern onboard our cruises are the safety of our passengers and the threat to the surrounding environment. We also support the local community through offering jobs to local staff and supporting the local community to our highest capacity. Cruise Halong Bay with Signature Halong Cruise – the 5 star luxury Cruise, we commit to bring you the experiencing you expected.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SIGNATURE HALONG CRUISES 2D1N

Signature Cruise Halong is fast becoming one of the most sought after cruising experiences on the Gulf of Tonkin. Being hailed as one of the largest vessels in the area, we also offer some of the largest suites and best facilities. Our main concern onboard our cruises are the safety of our passengers and the threat to the surrounding environment. We also support the local community through offering jobs to local staff and supporting the local community to our highest capacity. Cruise Halong Bay with Signature Halong Cruise – the 5 star luxury Cruise, we commit to bring you the experiencing you expected.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

VICTORY DELUXE 2D1N

Victory Junk is designed and manufactured in special wood, with modern fittings and high-level artistic decoration in each cabin. With 21 cabins, Victory Junk is an ideal support to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Ha Long Bay. A full-service spa, a restaurant, a lounge and an outdoor pool are also available on site.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

UNICHARM 3D2N

Perfect way to start from Ha Long its back site to explore the hidden additional parts recognized as the Biosphere reserved area of the world inside the Wonder. “UniCharm have a fairly unique route which avoids the crowds. We hardly saw any other cruise ships or tourists around the bay. Deserved its UniCharm name”. “Not only for sightseeing the amazing locations, there's a lot of activities like kayaking, snorkeling, squid fishing and cycling…” By this tour itinerary, we assure that we will satisfy those who have passion for discovering but dislike the crowds of tourist.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

UNICHARM 2D1N

Perfect way to start from Ha Long its back site to explore the hidden additional parts recognized as the Biosphere reserved area of the world inside the Wonder. “UniCharm have a fairly unique route which avoids the crowds. We hardly saw any other cruise ships or tourists around the bay. Deserved its UniCharm name”. “Not only for sightseeing the amazing locations, there's a lot of activities like kayaking, snorkeling, squid fishing and cycling…”. By this tour itinerary, we assure that we will satisfy those who have passion for discovering but dislike the crowds of tourist.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SEALIFE LEGEND CRUISES 2D1N

Vietnamese believe that Yin and Yang exist as inseparable and contradictory, they are the starting point for change, making everything balance and perfect, they also attract and complete each other. Because of that reason, each room, each corner on Sealife Legend Cruises is designed based on the intertwining between Yin and Yang down to the smallest details. Besides, boasting the top-notch facilities and excellent service, Sealife Legend Cruises bring a brand new concept of luxury to overnight cruises in Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island - the less traveled part of Gulf of Tonkin. State-of-the-art design, culinary excellence, unique Excursion.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L, D)

Welcome on board of the Silversea, this cruise is a luxury modern style part of the Halong Bay Luxury Tours, It has been elected one of the most luxury cruise for the one night cruises. If you want to have amazing holidays, unforgettable memories to bring back home and to live a unique experience, with us and our welcoming crew, you will!
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

ECO FRIENDLY

Non-touristy way to experience Halong bay, less crowded part of Halong bay, avoiding crowds in Halong Bay
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SILVERSEA 3D2N

Welcome on board of the Silversea, this cruise is a luxury modern style part of the Halong Bay Luxury Tours, It has been elected one of the most luxury cruise for the one night cruises. If you want to have amazing holidays, unforgettable memories to bring back home and to live a unique experience, with us and our welcoming crew, you will!
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SILVERSEA 2D1N

Welcome on board of the Silversea, this cruise is a luxury modern style part of the Halong Bay Luxury Tours, It has been elected one of the most luxury cruise for the one night cruises. If you want to have amazing holidays, unforgettable memories to bring back home and to live a unique experience, with us and our welcoming crew, you will!
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

ROYAL PALACE CRUISE 3D2N

The beauty of this cruise is going to seduce you at the all beginning ! Built as a royal palace our ship is unique, despite the hundreds of ship in the bay this one if different, you will spend a magic time on board and leave with amazing memories, this is an unforgettable experience!
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

ROYAL PALACE CRUISE 2D1N

The beauty of this cruise is going to seduce you at the all beginning! Built as a royal palace our ship is unique, despite the hundreds of ship in the bay this one if different, you will spend a magic time on board and leave with amazing memories, this is an unforgettable experience!
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

RENEA CRUISE 3D2N

RENEA Cruises Halong promise you an amazing experience. With our nice crew you working in this field for many years, you will have a perfect time on board. Our wonderful ship made of wood in a classic and traditional style offers a tasty and refined food, we put everything in place to make this trip an unforgettable memory.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

RENEA CRUISE 2D1N

RENEA Cruises Halong promise you an amazing experience. With our nice crew you working in this field for many years, you will have a perfect time on board. Our wonderful ship made of wood in a classic and traditional style offers a tasty and refined food, we put everything in place to make this trip an unforgettable memory.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PELICAN CRUISE 3D2N

Pelican Cruise the most important for us is your safety, the most important for you is to have a good journey and memorable time. So we equipped your ship with the best safety equipment: sonars, radars, alarms, fire extinguisher, smoke detectors… Now that you are completely safe, you can just relax and enjoy! For you we are offering the best service quality you can expect.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

CATBA IMPERIAL

From the island of Cat ba, you have the opportunity to make unforgettable cruises (especially on Halong Bay) that will enhance your trip to Vietnam. This is the service we want to offer you. The island of Cat ba is the largest of all the islands that make up the archipelago of the same name. It has superb sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PELICAN CRUISE 2D1N

Pelican Cruise the most important for us is your safety, the most important for you is to have a good journey and memorable time. So we equipped your ship with the best safety equipment: sonars, radars, alarms, fire extinguisher, smoke detectors… Now that you are completely safe, you can just relax and enjoy! For you we are offering the best service quality you can expect
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

CATBA IMPERIAL

From the island of Cat ba, you have the opportunity to make unforgettable cruises (especially on Halong Bay) that will enhance your trip to Vietnam. This is the service we want to offer you. The island of Cat ba is the largest of all the islands that make up the archipelago of the same name. It has superb sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PARADISE PEAK 3D2N

Oozing grace and elegance, Paradise Peak is the most luxurious ship cruising Halong Bay. Combining opulence, comfort and discretion, the top-of-the-line wooden junk not only meets but exceeds expectations. Each expansive cabin features a spacious balcony or private dining area, Jacuzzi, and includes a butler service. With a day spa, library and fitness room, an exquisite menu and world class wines, Paradise Peak is the epitome of deluxe cruising. Built from the finest materials, with attention paid to the tiniest of details, the Peak rules Halong Bay with style and sophistication.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PALOMA CRUISE 3D2N

Visit the most beautiful sightseeing places on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay including Vung Vieng floating fishing, Thien Canh Son Cave and sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…). Enjoy 4-stars amenities on board including full service spa and a bar/lounge, go fishing with local people, sunbath on the sundeck with the panoramic view and join sunset party with us, practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck and join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Paloma Cruise, sleep soundly in one of 20 comfortable, air-conditioned, ensuite twin cabins, enjoy meals onboard with seafoods & traditional Vietnamese foods
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PALOMA CRUISE 2D1N

Visit the most beautiful sightseeing places on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay including Vung Vieng floating fishing, Thien Canh Son Cave and sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…). Enjoy 4-stars amenities on board including full service spa and a bar/lounge, go fishing with local people, sunbath on the sundeck with the panoramic view and join sunset party with us, practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck and join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Paloma Cruise, sleep soundly in one of 20 comfortable, air-conditioned, ensuite twin cabins, enjoy meals onboard with seafoods & traditional Vietnamese foods.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PARADISE PEAK 2D1N

Oozing grace and elegance, Paradise Peak is the most luxurious ship cruising Halong Bay. Combining opulence, comfort and discretion, the top-of-the-line wooden junk not only meets but exceeds expectations. Each expansive cabin features a spacious balcony or private dining area, Jacuzzi, and includes a butler service. With a day spa, library and fitness room, an exquisite menu and world class wines, Paradise Peak is the epitome of deluxe cruising. Built from the finest materials, with attention paid to the tiniest of details, the Peak rules Halong Bay with style and sophistication.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

BHAYA CLASSIC

BHAYA CLASSIC offers 2-day Halong Bay tours for travelers who wish to experience the natural wonder of this World Heritage Site. Take a short yet insightful trip to one of the most magnificent destinations in Vietnam aboard our charming boat with elegant design and private balcony. Revel in the tranquility of the natural seascape surrounded by nearly 2000 islands and rocky outcrops. Enjoy a remarkable culinary experience before witnessing a spectacular view you’ll never forget, the serene sunset over the Halong Bay.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PARADISE LUXURY 3D2N

A traditional wooden junk designed for a personalised experience, the Paradise Luxury is the perfect blend of chic, modern styling and traditional Vietnamese detailing. The warm, wooden interior exudes classic charm without skimping on comfort. The sophisticated dining room, perfect for intimate dining, offers tailored menu options, an unlimited a la carte menu, and free flow of selected drinks. The spacious sundeck with sun beds and comfortable lounge areas guarantees spectacular views of the karst limestone formations and emerald waters of Halong Bay. And with a world class day spa on board, this ship redefines luxury cruising in Halong Bay.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MAYA CRUISES 3D2N

With an itinerary sailing in Lan Ha bay, Halong bay and Cat Ba Island, Maya Cruise will offer you an impressive experience. Travelers can take part to various activities like kayaking, swimming, visit of a floating village, caves, fishing with local fishermen etc. but also entertainment on board with movies, massages, Jacuzzi, yoga class…
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MAYA CRUISES 2D1N

With an itinerary sailing in Lan Ha bay, Halong bay and Cat Ba Island, Maya Cruise will offer you an impressive experience. Travelers can take part to various activities like kayaking, swimming, visit of a floating village, caves, fishing with local fishermen etc. but also entertainment on board with movies, massages, Jacuzzi, yoga class…
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MARGARET CRUISES 3D2N

Le Margaret Cruises est idéale pour partir à la découverte de Ha Long. Margaret Cruises put everything in place to offer you the best quality of services Rooms have been made with all the comfort traveler scan expect. Activities, available during the journey: boats, kayaking, fishing, spa… and many others, will make your trip unforgettable. Margaret Cruises, the perfect choice for the most discerning travelers
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

TOUM TIOU

The French Colonial-style interiors extend to dark wooden paneling in the library and lounge, which has a very clubby feel, and simple wooden floors and lots of windows in the spacious restaurant. There is an outdoor sitting area at the top of the ship, with an elegant wooden deck and useful canopy to screen passengers from the sun, as well as space to sit in the sun, too. Wi-Fi is available in all public areas and there is a small shop selling souvenirs.
  • Vietnam
  • 8 Days 7 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

MARGARET CRUISES 2D1N

Le Margaret Cruises est idéale pour partir à la découverte de Ha Long. Margaret Cruises put everything in place to offer you the best quality of services Rooms have been made with all the comfort traveler scan expect. Activities, available during the journey: boats, kayaking, fishing, spa… and many others, will make your trip unforgettable. Margaret Cruises, the perfect choice for the most discerning travelers
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

JASMINE 3D2N

Welcome aboard Heritage Line cruising the magnificent Halong Bay. A medley of limestone pillars, tiny islets topped by forest rise from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. As a World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay's spectacular scenery is a visualization of ethereal beauty
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PARADISE LUXURY 2D1N

A traditional wooden junk designed for a personalised experience, the Paradise Luxury is the perfect blend of chic, modern styling and traditional Vietnamese detailing. The warm, wooden interior exudes classic charm without skimping on comfort. The sophisticated dining room, perfect for intimate dining, offers tailored menu options, an unlimited a la carte menu, and free flow of selected drinks. The spacious sundeck with sun beds and comfortable lounge areas guarantees spectacular views of the karst limestone formations and emerald waters of Halong Bay. And with a world class day spa on board, this ship redefines luxury cruising in Halong Bay.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

JASMINE 2D1N

Welcome on board with Heritage Line on magnificent Halong Bay. A medley of limestone pillars, tiny islets topped by forest rise from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. A World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay's spectacular scenery is a visualization of ethereal beauty.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

THE MIGHTY MEKONG

The majestic Jayavarman is considered the father in Heritage Line’s “family” of cruise ships. This vessel was named after Angkor’s most venerated king, a devout Buddhist who ruled from 1181 to 1218. King Jayavarman oversaw the construction of some of the most famous temples in Angkor, including Ta Prohm, Preah Khan and the unforgettable Bayon. Inspired by the serenity and artistry associated with this great Khmer monarch, Jayavarman’s design was also influenced by the French cruise liner Normandie, which launched in 1935. Travelling the Mekong between My Tho , the entry gate to the Mekong Delta, and Siem Reap, Cambodia, Jayavarman marries the art deco charm of 1930’s France with the romance of Indochina. Measuring 57.8 meters/190 feet from bow to stern, Jayavarman holds 27 elegantly decorated cabins.
  • Vietnam
  • 8 Days 7 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

PARADISE ELEGANCE 3D2N

A sleek, modern vessel that fuses contemporary styling with Vietnamese design concepts, the Paradise Elegance is a meticulously designed steel boat that has reimagined luxury cruising on Halong Bay. Boasting a piano bar, day spa and wellness centre, butler service and the full range of dining options, the Elegance is a work of art, the experience exquisite, the journey flawless.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HUONG HAI SEALIFE 3D2N

Enjoy a cruise in Halong Bay at Huong Hai Sealife for an unforgettable experience. In order to offer you the best journey possible, all our services and are at the best quality, our crew will answer to your wish and will always be more than happy to help you.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HUONG HAI SEALIFE 2D1N

Enjoy a cruise in Halong Bay at Huong Hai Sealife for an unforgettable experience. In order to offer you the best journey possible, all our services and are at the best quality, our crew will answer to your wish and will always be more than happy to help you.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MEKONG EYES EXPLORER

The most beautiful option to travel from Cambodia to Southern Vietnam — or vice versa — is to take the various waterways and therefore the traditional transport routes, where travelers can watch the hustle and bustle on the rivers and canals. The new Mekong Eyes Explorer is perfect for your individual river cruise (from 1 to 3 nights) on the northern route of the Mekong connecting Southern Vietnam with Phnom Penh.
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

GRAY LINE 2D1N

A fantastic journey covers most of attractions in Halong Bay and well-organized in 2 days 1 night. The tour takes you to explore beautifully famous sights in a comfort way. Gray Line Halong does ordinary things extraordinarily! Sea activities: Kayaking, visiting Titov Island, visiting Surprising Cave. Onboard activities: Cooking demonstration, Tai-Chi exercises, Squid fishing, Bar & sundeck entertaining. These activities are INCLUDED and can be skipped for your absolute relaxation at your will. Drinks & beverages are EXCLUDED. Be aware of the rates and daily promotions
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

PARADISE ELEGANCE 2D1N

A sleek, modern vessel that fuses contemporary styling with Vietnamese design concepts, the Paradise Elegance is a meticulously designed steel boat that has reimagined luxury cruising on Halong Bay. Boasting a piano bar, day spa and wellness centre, butler service and the full range of dining options, the Elegance is a work of art, the experience exquisite, the journey flawless.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

GECKO EYES

The houseboat based on the traditional An-Giang fishing boats we are offering you new luxurious houseboats for private and exclusive tours through the Mekong delta. The vessels, built by local craftsmen, are made of local woods decorated with elegant carvings for a special touch. To provide your safety and well-being, our staff on board (captain, sailor, chef, tour guide) is at your constant disposition. The guest area (40 sqm) has a luxurious cabin (double or twin occupancy) with a French balcony, air-con, a private bathroom, a panoramic lounge with French balconies and a sun deck at the bow. On request, the salon can be changed into an additional bedroom with two beds. The staff area, with a well equipped kitchen, is at the back of the ship. This area is completely separated from the guest area by a lockable door to ensure your privacy.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

TONKIN CRUISES 3D2N

Less touristic route through Bai Tu Long (just some other cruises have the same itinerary). Longer 1,5 hour cruising than other cruises. The 2nd day in 3days 2nights itinerary with Fishing trip that no cruise on Ha Long Bay till now can offer. Ban Chan beach is almost private beach of Tonkin’s guests for swimming and kayaking
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MON CHÉRI CRUISES 3D2N

Mon Chéri cruise is one of the most luxurious 5- star yachts of Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay- symbol of the nature beauty in Vietnam. It is a perfect blend of the sophistication between the classic European form and the rustic essence of Vietnamese styling. Mon Chéri itself creates the difference with the tiny distinguished feature from its elegant design, deluxe restaurant; the menu is up with careful consideration, 18 spacious cabins with private balcony bound to the spectacular view of Lan Ha Bay and emerald ocean. Deeply immerse in the charm of the traditional music tone while enjoying dinner at the restaurant or find a place on the sundeck with a cocktail to taste the sweetness of peace in the evening is seem to be the best way to reward yourself the experience exquisite, the journey flawless.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

GECKO EYES

The houseboat based on the traditional An-Giang fishing boats we are offering you new luxurious houseboats for private and exclusive tours through the Mekong delta. The vessels, built by local craftsmen, are made of local woods decorated with elegant carvings for a special touch. To provide your safety and well-being, our staff on board (captain, sailor, chef, tour guide) is at your constant disposition. The guest area (40 sqm) has a luxurious cabin (double or twin occupancy) with a French balcony, air-con, a private bathroom, a panoramic lounge with French balconies and a sun deck at the bow. On request, the salon can be changed into an additional bedroom with two beds. The staff area, with a well equipped kitchen, is at the back of the ship. This area is completely separated from the guest area by a lockable door to ensure your privacy
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

MON CHÉRI CRUISES 2D1N

Mon Chéri cruise is one of the most luxurious 5- star yachts of Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay- symbol of the nature beauty in Vietnam. It is a perfect blend of the sophistication between the classic European form and the rustic essence of Vietnamese styling. Mon Chéri itself creates the difference with the tiny distinguished feature from its elegant design, deluxe restaurant; the menu is up with careful consideration, 18 spacious cabins with private balcony bound to the spectacular view of Lan Ha Bay and emerald ocean. Deeply immerse in the charm of the traditional music tone while enjoying dinner at the restaurant or find a place on the sundeck with a cocktail to taste the sweetness of peace in the evening is seem to be the best way to reward yourself the experience exquisite, the journey flawless.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

TONKIN CRUISE 2D1N

Less touristic cruising route through Bai Tu Long bay. Longer 1,5 hour cruising than other cruises with 3 site visits those are all must see places. An authentic experience with local daily life on the 2nd day (3day 2night program) with a mini fishing trip => try 01 hour to be local fisherman. Cap La area with small private beaches of Tonkin in which you can go for swimming and kayaking
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

Bassac

The Bassac take you into the greener areas of the Mekong Delta, overnight on the river and into the middle of the life about the river. They are entirely built of wood in the Mekong delta and according to the local marine traditions, and adapted for discovery cruises, open to outside and offering an immediate contact with the green surrounding of the ship. All three Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta, with amendments where safety standards require. Bassac I, which actually is a rice barge, is bought and overhauled into the cozy cabin cruiser it is today, and although Bassac II and III are entirely new hull designs, more adapted to their present purpose, they were built with the same craftsmanship and according to the same tradition.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

FLAMINGO CRUISE 3D2N

Flamingo Cruises has been built to bring happiness to passengers. It is the perfect choice for a wonderful and memorable cruise in Halong Bay. Sailing on board of the Flamingo you will have an amazing chance to discover the beauty of this unique place. Between caves, villages, pearl farm’s, islands, limestone’s rocks, and our activities, kayaking, swimming, climbing, cooking demonstration, sunset party, Tai-Chi session… you will probably live your best time in Vietnam with us!
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

Bassac

The Bassac take you into the greener areas of the Mekong Delta, overnight on the river and into the middle of the life about the river. They are entirely built of wood in the Mekong delta and according to the local marine traditions, and adapted for discovery cruises, open to outside and offering an immediate contact with the green surrounding of the ship. All three Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta, with amendments where safety standards require. Bassac I, which actually is a rice barge, is bought and overhauled into the cozy cabin cruiser it is today, and although Bassac II and III are entirely new hull designs, more adapted to their present purpose, they were built with the same craftsmanship and according to the same tradition.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

FLAMINGO CRUISE 2D1N

Flamingo Cruises has been built to bring happiness to passengers. It is the perfect choice for a wonderful and memorable cruise in Halong Bay. Sailing on board of the Flamingo you will have an amazing chance to discover the beauty of this unique place. Between caves, villages, pearl farm’s, islands, limestone’s rocks, and our activities, kayaking, swimming, climbing, cooking demonstration, sunset party, Tai-Chi session… you will probably live your best time in Vietnam with us!
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HERA CRUISES 2D1N

HERA CRUISES – The finest luxury boutique 6-star cruise in Halong Bay. Born to make sure you get the finest treatment that you deserve, Hera makes a commitment on high-end customizable service for your ideal journey. Each of the 11 spacious suites with locally crafted wooden cabins on the vessel features a different narrative theme and décor, striking panoramas and world-class amenities. Our uniqueness is for those seeking for even more individualized attention and flexibility, experiencing butler service as well as personal chefs on the Concierge Level, enjoying organic and locally sourced ingredients for delectable meals served as you wish, and possessing 2 days trip tailored to your liking.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SONG XANH

We have launched on last Oct 07 the first of a flotilla of 4 very unique, authentic and charming Sampans named "Song Xanh Cruise", designed for travellers looking for "private" cruise experiences in the Mekong Delta. On board, two spacious spaces of 15sqm each are equipped with beautiful bamboo and rattan furniture, creating a very charming atmosphere. A very attentive service is provided by a team of 4 crew members".
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

DRAGON LEGEND 3D2N

Following concept of Indochina Junk Company, Dragon Legend cruise offers trip to Bai Tu Long Bay in the less touristy area, the itinerary has been researched to extremely off the beaten track. Three day two night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay is ideal for you to discover natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit cave, go kayaking and visit a floating village, have a BBQ lunch on beach. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experience a memorable night in the majestic bay.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

DRAGON LEGEND 2D1N

Two day one night cruise to untouched Bai Tu Long Bay is ideal for you to discover natural beauty and local life in a limited time schedule, you will get to visit cave, go kayaking or visit Da Xep park. This trip takes you deep into natural wonder and experience a memorable night in the majestic bay. The route is off the beaten track and our staffs are keen on taking care of customer’s request, it is quite potential to be your highlight trip in Vietnam.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HALONG SAPPHIRE CRUISE 3D2N

Welcome to Sapphire Cruise which has been offered the most spacious and luxury cabins with private balcony and Jacuzzi Bathtub, modern furniture on boat...This is our latest cruise which was launched on December 2018 to provide our high-class and top quality for the luxury traveler’s holiday experienced in Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Sapphire Cruise is not only equipped the latest safety features but also bring guests a completely unique experience with a carefully researched itinerary, attentive service, authentic decor, friendly service, professional english speaking tour guide, famous master chef, experienced cruise and manager team available with 24h/24h service, it will make sure that we are going to bring a happy holiday and experienced on Sapphire Cruise after their holiday in Halong Bay.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HALONG SAPPHIRE CRUISE 2D1N

Welcome to Sapphire Cruise which has been offered the most spacious and luxury cabins with private balcony and Jacuzzi Bathtub, modern furniture on boat...This is our latest cruise which was launched on December 2018 to provide our high-class and top quality for the luxury traveler’s holiday experienced in Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Sapphire Cruise is not only equipped the latest safety features but also bring guests a completely unique experience with a carefully researched itinerary, attentive service, authentic decor, friendly service, professional english speaking tour guide, famous master chef, experienced cruise and manager team available with 24h/24h service, it will make sure that we are going to bring a happy holiday and experienced on Sapphire Cruise after their holiday in Halong Bay.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HALONG IN STYLE 3D2N

Vietnam is a perfect destination for a wonderfull escape that all travelers are dreaming of. With our itinerary, you will get the chance to explore the wonderful beauty of Bai Tu Long but also to learn more about Vietnamese’s culture, tradition and history while sailing on our ship.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

HERITAGE DISCOVERY 2D1N

Vietnam is a perfect destination for a wonderfull escape that all travelers are dreaming of. With our itinerary, you will get the chance to explore the wonderful beauty of Bai Tu Long but also to learn more about Vietnamese’s culture, tradition and history while sailing on our ship.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

GINGER CRUISE 2D1N

Welcome on board with heritage line through the serene waters of Lan Ha bay, the unknown extension of Halong bay. Lan Ha bay stretches almost all around the eastern coast line - from the northern to the southern tip - of Cat Ba Island, which is the largest island in this area. Discover with us the wondrous scenery of quiet waters dotted with limestone pillars and tiny islets cladded with forest vegetation rising from the emerald sea of the gulf of Tonkin. Lan Ha bay, a unique world heritage.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

ERA CRUISES 3D2N

The cruise was very relaxing with beautiful scenery. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is fantastic and very plentiful. The service is five star! Halong Bay is a very beautiful place and definitely worth visiting! We did the 2 night/3 day cruise which was perfect and recommend Era Cruise for anyone Before travelling to Halong Bay, I was confused to book which cruise to stay overnight in Halong Bay. Glad that I made the right choice, because Era Cruise Halong is great, from picking up in Hanoi, service on board, their room and activities. I would definitely recommend them to my friends and family
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

SONG XANH

We have launched on last Oct 07 the first of a flotilla of 4 very unique, authentic and charming Sampans named "Song Xanh Cruise", designed for travellers looking for "private" cruise experiences in the Mekong Delta. On board, two spacious spaces of 15sqm each are equipped with beautiful bamboo and rattan furniture, creating a very charming atmosphere. A very attentive service is provided by a team of 4 crew members".
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

ERA CRUISES 2D1N

"The cruise was very relaxing with beautiful scenery. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The food is fantastic and very plentiful. The service is five star! Halong Bay is a very beautiful place and definitely worth visiting! We did the 2 night/3 day cruise which was perfect and recommend Era Cruise for anyone" "Before travelling to Halong Bay, I was confused to book which cruise to stay overnight in Halong Bay. Glad that I made the right choice, because Era Cruise Halong is great, from picking up in Hanoi, service on board, their room and activities. I would definitely recommend them to my friends and family"
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MEKONG QUEEN

If you have only one day or two days and you need a Mekong river life outlook. CaiBe – Vinh Long is a good choice. If the most populated places are rather much visited, as soon as you get away from the crowds, you are getting in touch with the nice people of the delta and their always welcoming attitude. Boating along Mekong River is a pleasant way to escape the bustle of the city centre. And let the Mekong Queen brings you closer to Vietnamese local lives in Mekong Delta.
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

TASTE OF MEKONG

Le Cochinchine Cruise offers an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong River. The cruise brings us into contact with people in different corner of the Delta. With Le Cochinchine Cruise, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable vacation where your "floating hotel" get your insight into Mekong Delta and quaint villages.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

EMPEROR CRUISES 3D2N

Emperor Cruises introduces the first ever exclusive all-inclusive Vietnamese cruise experience, a world where everything is included in the price. Our personal service on board our elegant ships will exceed your expectations, allowing you to indulge yourselves as you explore Halong Bay and Nha Trang Bay in comfort and style
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Ha Long cruise

MEKONG IN CLOSE UP

Le Cochinchine Cruise offers an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong River. The cruise brings us into contact with people in different corner of the Delta. With Le Cochinchine Cruise, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable vacation where your "floating hotel" get your insight into Mekong Delta and quaint villages.
  • Vietnam
  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Mekong cruise

The highlands from the South to the Center

As well as their elephant breeding
Meet with the ethnic groups of the center, people who built their culture around the breeding of the elephants. You will have the opportunity to take a walk on their back and observe them as well as to learn more about the culture and traditions of these peoples.
  • Vietnam
  • 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Excursion

The highlands from the Center to the South

The cultures and traditions of central Vietnam
Meeting of the ethnic groups of the center, people who built their culture around the breeding of the elephants. You will have the opportunity to take a walk on their back and observe them as well as to learn more about the culture and traditions of these peoples.
  • Vietnam
  • 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Excursion

From Saigon to Phnom Penh

Sail along the Mekong to Cambodia
Sail along the Mekong Delta and meet the local fishermen as well as the incredible floating markets where fruits, vegetables, meat and clothes are exchanged.
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Excursion

From Saigon to Mékong

Do not miss the floating markets !
Discovery of the granary of Vietnam: the Mekong Delta. Travel on the water course to meet local fishermen and many floating markets where are traded food, clothes ...
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Excursion

DEEP DISCOVERY OF THE MEKONG DELTA

Adventure into the jungle of the Mekong Delta
Discovery of the Mekong Delta with different types of accommodation: homestay, boat, hotel Visit small canals and craft villages with a night at the inhabitant Discovery of the Mekong with a night on the boat Bassac Can Tho - Floating market of Cai Rang, the most interesting visit when visiting the Mekong Delta
  • Vietnam
  • 5 Days 4 Nights
  • Excursion

TRIBES FROM THE HIGHLANDS

Or the discovery of center's peoples
Tay Nguyen (the highlands) is part of Central Vietnam which contains the 5 provinces: Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong. It is a territory where the traditions are still preserved. It is also the space of cohabitation of the inhabitants of Gia Rai, Edé, M-nong, K-ho ... members of the 54 ethnic minorities Vietnamese. With a treasure trove of wits, Tay Nguyen attracts many travelers. Visiting this region, it will be a great opportunity to discover a dynamic picture of the daily life of the Center's minorities.
  • Vietnam
  • 5 Days 4 Nights
  • Excursion

TRA QUE AGRICULTURAL VILLAGE

Traditional agriculture
Tra Que is a small charming village in the surroundings of Hoi An; the village is named so because the sweet scent of vegetables spoils the daily meals of the inhabitants of Pho Hoi. You will find a new spirit of Hoi An with traditional dishes such as Cao Lau, Quang noodles, Tam huu spring rolls (made with Tra Que vegetables) and meat cakes (Banh Xeo). You will appreciate the quality of the cuisine with your host and have the opportunity to participate in the life and work of Tra Que inhabitants where you will have the chance to follow the daily life of farmers.
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Excursion

Fishing on Cu Lao Cham Island

Why not fish while you are in Vietnam?
Have you ever fished in the China Sea? Participate in this interesting program, you will make good memories that you will have pleasure to tell about, photos in support, to your friends
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Excursion

Kim Bong wood village and Thanh Ha ceramic village

Ancestral knowledge from father to son
Learn about Vietnam's history and culture and discover the local life with this tour of traditional villages !
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Excursion

Excursion on the Thu Bon River

Small excursion for huge souvenir
What better than admiring the fabulous sunset over the lagoon at the end of the day !!! Follow us for an unforgettable trip on the Thu Bon River to Hoi An City and contemplate this magnificent sight.
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Excursion

Discovery of the natural beauty of Dong Giang

The trio of the center
Visiting off-the-beaten-path sites... Actual contact with local people one member of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Discovery of a cultural, traditional, gastronomic part of the Center. Participation in many interesting activities.
  • Vietnam
  • 2 Days 1 Nights
  • Excursion

A DISCOVERY DAY IN A LUOI

Quick tour of ethnic groups near Hue
You may know Hue as the ancient Vietnamese capital, with the Imperial City considered as one of the 8 Wolrd Heritage of Vietnam by the UNESCO. However, there is another Hue, very interesting for travelers, around the city, off the beaten paths : a part of the ethnic minorities of Vietnam.
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Excursion

Northern peoples and the rice fields

An incredible job
Stroll among the rice fields, the result of hard work, of ingenious and especially subtle different ethnic groups for many centuries. Learn more about their culture and traditions while you enjoy breathtaking scenery.
  • Vietnam
  • 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Excursion

Northern human immersion

During this trip, you will have the opportunity to establish a real human contact with locals in order to understand the tradiitons of different ethnic groups, whether by trade, crafts, rice paddies or fishing.
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Excursion

Encounter with the Black Lolos

Ethnies with beautiful traditional embroidered clothes
Meetings with ethnic minorities and discovery of everyday life and different cultures, ethnicities, especially the originality of the Lolos culture. You will see great landscapes of the mountainous regions of northern Vietnam. Nights at the inhabitant for more immersion and discovery of the culture in the most authentic way. The weekly markets frequented by many ethnic groups offer you the possibility of multiple encounters with the population and the ethnic groups.
  • Vietnam
  • 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Excursion

Encounter with the Tonkin’s peoples

A fount of knowledge
Come discover the ethnic groups of Upper Tonkin, each with their own dialect, their customs and cultures, and traditional outfits.
  • Vietnam
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
  • Excursion

The weekly faires on the Tonkin Moutains

They bring cultures together and transcend language
Come and discover the life of local people of Upper Tonkin through their weekly fair where different peoples meet to exchange and trade their crafts, food or just play, drink tea and chat. You will see many typical colorful outfits and hear many different dialects.
  • Vietnam
  • 5 Days 4 Nights
  • Excursion

Small excursions from Hanoi

To not miss anything of Hanoi
1- Tay Phuong Pagoda, Thay Pagoda and Bat Trang Porcelain Village // 2- But Thap Pagoda and Dong Ho Village // 3- The Perfume Pagoda // 4- Ha Long on land // 5- Mai Chau village // 6- Mai Chau village and surrounding villages // 7- Ba Be Lake // 8- The natural lake of Ba Be and its surrounding villages
  • Vietnam
  • 1 Days 0 Nights
  • Excursion
Culture
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  • Vietnam is made up of a mosaic of peoples. There are no fewer than 54 different ethnic groups from China, Cambodia, and Thailand. This contributes to make Vietnam an exceptionally rich country culturally.
  • Many ethnic groups live in the mountainous regions of the North, such as the Hmong, the Tay, the Dao ... In the center and in a part of the Mekong Delta are the Chams, survivors of the Hindu kingdom of Champa. In the highlands, we find the Rhade, the Giarai (or Jorai) and the Raglai.
 
A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY
 
The history of Vietnam is complex. Vietnam was first occupied until the 10th century by China.
 
Once liberated from Chinese rule, the Vietnamese spread along the coast from the Red River Delta to the Mekong Delta. Over the centuries, the dynasties will succeed and draw the borders of Vietnam as we know it today.
  • In the middle of the 19th century, the French arrive in Vietnam and integrate it into their colonial empire.
  • The 20th century marks the rise of anti-colonialist movements.
  • The independence of Vietnam is proclaimed on September 2, 1945, by Ho Chi Minh. After the failure of the negotiations, the Viet Minh launched a new insurrection in December 1946, which will end with the peace accords of Geneva in 1954, and by the recognition by France of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam north of the 17th parallel.
The two sides of Vietnam know then the setting up of ideologically opposed governments: in the north, a communist regime founded and directed by Ho Chi Minh, and in the south, a nationalist regime proclaimed by Ngô Dinh Diêm and supported by the Americans.

The first battles between communist partisans and southern troops began in 1957 and experienced a rapid escalation following the American intervention. After fifteen years of bitter fighting and a heavy human toll, the war ends with the signing of the Paris Peace Agreement in 1973.
  • Vietnam is officially reunited on September 2, 1976, and Hanoi becomes the capital.
Today Vietnam is officially called the "Socialist Republic of Vietnam", and the Communist Party is the only party. It is a young and proud country, which has been opening to the world for 15 years.

SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CELEBRATIONS IN VIETNAM
 
  • Tet Nguyen Dan - Lunar New Year : this is the most important Vietnamese holiday. It marks the beginning of a new year and the sign of the arrival of spring. According to the belief of the Asians, each lunar year is placed under an astrological sign.
  • Tet Nguyen Tieu : is the first full moon day of the lunar year. During the festivities, the pagodas and streets are decorated with lanterns. After the ceremony, Vietnamese people participate in the festival of lanterns of flowers, which they put and let flow in the river.
  • The second-largest traditional festival in Vietnam, the Mid-Autumn Festival (Tet Trung Thu) : is an opportunity to reunite with its family. As you look at the moon, you can enjoy the "banh deo" (glutinous rice cake) and the "banh nuong" (grilled cakes) together and enjoy chrysanthemum green tea. It is also the most anticipated holiday season for children, who are offered new toys, including lanterns, masks, and small drums and rattles, to animate the mid-autumn parade.
SOME RULES OF BEHAVIOR

  • In Vietnam, it is better to remain calm, not be aggressive or angry.
  • Regarding a rule of manners, remember to take off your shoes when you enter a temple or a house.
  • In sacred places (pagodas, churches temples ...), speak in a low voice and avoid touching objects of worship (statuettes of genies and Buddhas). Wear clothes covering the shoulders and legs.
  • It is strongly discouraged to touch the head of a Vietnamese; in Europe, touching someone's head can be perceived as a friendly gesture, but it is not at all the case in Vietnam, it is for them a gesture that is very badly perceived. Indeed, the Vietnamese believe that the head is sacred since it is the home of the soul.
  • When eating, do not plant the chopsticks in a bowl filled with rice. It is indeed a ritual that we do for the dead.
USEFUL TIPS
  • Avoid swimming in stagnant water (risk of parasitic infection).
  • Avoid walking barefoot on sand and wet soil.
     
  • Stay away from dead animals, animals and their droppings.
     
  • Do not approach stray animals and dogs (risk of biting and rabies); do not pet the animals you meet.
     
  • Shake clothes, sheets and sleeping bag to avoid scorpion stings or snakes.
     
  • Ensure your road safety (wearing the seat belt, wearing the helmet in two wheels).
     
  • Never consume drugs purchased on the street.
     
  • Wash your hands regularly with hydro-alcoholic washing solutions
THE FOOD

Vietnamese cuisine is one of the most subtle and varied in Southeast Asia. Unlike its close neighbors, the Vietnamese cook without spice, but it is present fresh, sliced ​​on the table for fans who would spice up their dishes.

Rice is the essential component of any Vietnamese meal, and the main condiment of Vietnamese cuisine is nuoc mam. It is a fish sauce fermented in salt. In addition, the use of aromatic herbs is ubiquitous; they are served separately so that you can add them according to your taste.
  • IN THE NORTH : the cuisine of the North is largely based on noodle soups, simmered dishes, grilled meats. It allows palates to find the tastes of the products used.
  • IN THE CENTER : in the cooking style of the Center, there are many Cham elements and the imperial court of Hue. It is the most contrasting cuisine in the country. It is very refined and largely uses steam cooking. Beware however, it is the exception that confirms the rule, many dishes (those inspired by Cham) are cooked with hot peppers.
  • IN THE SOUTH : southern cuisine is inspired by the North, but with local ingredients. It is characterized by many sweet and savory.
SOME VIETNAMESE SPECIALTIES : 
 
  • The phở: native of Hanoi, it is the national dish par excellence. Made with broth, beef slices and rice noodles. It is topped with more or less fresh soy, Chinese basil, mint, lime and peppers.
  • Another typical dish and very appreciated is the banh khoai or bánh xèo. It is a crepe or omelette, made from rice flour flavored with cumin, stuffed with soya beans, thin slices of pork and shrimp. It is served hot and crisp, seasoned with nuoc-mâm.
  • The famous bun bo is a Vietnamese soup composed of rice vermicelli, beef, soy sprouts, herbs to add to the taste of everyone and the broth is especially delicious !
  • In Europe, we know Bún bò Nam Bộ (we call it the Bo Bun); it is a salad of rice vermicelli, beef, salads, nem sauce and peanuts and legumes according to each recipe.
Conviviality is often the keyword during a Vietnamese meal, because all the dishes are arranged at the center of the table and accompanied by the necessary condiments such as: spicy sauce, soy sauce, possibly a small bowl of fresh chilli and the famous nuoc -mâm. Each uses according to his desires using bowl and chopsticks.
 
     
  
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PASSPORT & VISA

Your passport must be in good condition, valid at least 6 months after the planned exit from Vietnamese territory, and have at least 2 free pages face to face.

For a stay of less than 15 days / 14 nights, the Vietnamese visa is not mandatory for French nationals (Canadian and Swiss citizens are not exempt from Vietnamese visa). This exemption is valid until June 30, 2021. It is normally renewed by the Vietnamese Government on that date. This visa waiver is only valid for a single entry visa.

For visa-exempt travelers, a second visa-free entry can only be made after 30 days after the last Vietnamese exit.
In case of double entry on Vietnamese territory (for example if you make the round trip to Siem Reap in Cambodia before returning to Vietnam), travelers have only one exemption (not two). It is advisable to use this exemption for the first entry and then to use a single entry visa for the second entry. In case of multiple entries, a multiple entry visa is required.

For stays of more than 15 days in Vietnam, you have the choice between several options to obtain the Vietnamese visa:
An e-visa or Vietnam visa online, which costs 25 USD for a stay of up to one month. The number of border crossings that accept this type of visa is limited and can be found here, however there is no problem if arriving by an international airport.
A visa on arrival for stays between one month and three months, single or multiple entry, with letter of invitation. The price varies according to the number of entries (25 USD for single entry, 50 USD for multiple entries).

A Vietnam visa obtained at the Vietnamese Embassy in France, which costs 70 euros.

Before leaving, we advise you to photocopy all important documents (passport, electronic equipment invoices, insurance policy, plane tickets, driving license ...). A handy tip if you lose your papers or valuables.
 
 
HEALTH and VACCINES

No vaccination is required but some vaccinations are recommended: make sure you are up-to-date with your usual vaccinations (especially diphtheria-tetanus-poliomyelitis (DTP), and rubella, mumps and measles in children). We strongly advise you to make an appointment with your doctor, or with a vaccination center.

Depending on local travel conditions, vaccinations against typhoid fever and viral hepatitis A and B are recommended.
Rabies vaccination is very often recommended in Vietnam, especially for planned trips to remote rural areas. Ask your doctor or an international vaccination center for advice.

Finally, for stays in rural areas in Vietnam, vaccination against Japanese encephalitis is also desirable. In addition to vaccination, this viral disease being transmitted by mosquito bites, it is necessary to resort to protective measures against mosquitoes.

Do not hesitate to provide a small kit of pharmacies with some basic products, it will be very useful in case of first aid.
 
 
CLIMATE

Vietnam is located in subtropical and tropical climate zones, with an average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius. The climate system of Vietnam is very complex because of its position, its topography and its extent (7 ° of latitude from north to south). Many areas, whether on the plateaux or on the coast, benefit from microclimates that can be very different from the general climate.

The north has four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and accompanied by heavy monsoon rains. In autumn, the temperatures become more pleasant and the precipitations become rare. During the winter, temperatures can drop from 10 to 15 degrees with a slight drizzle. The mornings are cool. If you choose to travel to northern Vietnam in winter, it is better to have a little wool and a rain suit. Spring is the perfect season to visit northern Vietnam. The temperature is mild, the rains are rare and the rice fields are adorned with a gradient of incomparable green.

The south enjoys a typical tropical climate with two main seasons: the dry season from October to May and the wet season from June to October. Even during the rainy season, the sun and the heat are at the rendezvous. The heavy storm and monsoon rains come to cool the atmosphere, especially in the evening.

The center of the country knows a mix of these two main climates, with a constant wet and hot. Beware however in autumn, the center is likely to receive the passage of typhoons born in the Pacific.
 

INSURANCE

All travelers have the obligation to take out an insurance policy for their trip before participating in our tours. In order to cope with hospitalization costs and sometimes very high health expenses abroad, it is highly recommended to have an assistance contract or insurance to cover all medical expenses (surgery, hospitalization ...) and medical repatriation, at the risk of not having access to care, including in the event of a vital emergency. These costs can not be supported by the embassy or consulates general of France on the spot.


MONEY

Be sure to ask your bank about the use of your credit card and the fees for using it. Travel options exist, so consider traveling at no extra cost


ELECTRICITY

The electric current is 220 volts and the catches are identical to the French catches before European standardization (in the South, we find in the rooms both American and European catches). You do not need an adapter
 
 
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THE NATIONAL CURRENCY: the Vietnamese dong (VND).

Many current transactions are made in cash. It is easy to find ATMs in the big cities (distributors in Vietnam take a charge on withdrawals, in addition to the costs of your bank). It is advisable to take precautions for stays in rural areas or smaller cities, taking enough cash on oneself.

There are banknotes of 500,000, 200,000, 100,000, 50,000, 20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000 and 500 VND.
The current exchange rate is 1 EUR = 27 000 VND (and 1 USD = 23 000 VND).


PHONE

To call Vietnam from France dial 00 84 then the number of the correspondent.
To call France from Vietnam, dial 00 33 then the number of the correspondent without the initial zero.


BANKS

You will find many vending machines in the big cities, but also in small towns and sites frequented by tourists.

 
INTERNET

You will find an internet connection very easily in airports, cafes, hotels and restaurants.
In contrast, in the countryside, the connection is more restricted, but almost all hotels have their own Internet connection, so it is always possible to stay connected during your trip.

Be sure to think about disabling your "Cellular Data Abroad" to avoid the bad surprise of the bill when you return to France.
If you want to stay connected, you can also buy a prepaid local sim card and buy one of the packages offered by many operators (Viettel, Mobifone, Vinafone ...), be careful anyway because you will not be able to receive your messages and calls on your usual number.


SECURITY / LAW

Vietnamese legislation is particularly severe in the face of drug trafficking offenses. Indeed, the Vietnamese Penal Code provides that anyone found in possession of more than 100 grams of heroin or cocaine, or more than 5 kg of opium, or more than 75 kg of cannabis, is liable to 'life imprisonment or the death penalty.

In order to avoid pickpocketing during your trip, we encourage you to follow a few simple rules. If you have valuable items or a lot of cash, put them in the hotel safe so they will be safe. It is also not recommended to bring valuables to the beach or, if there is no choice, to stay close to your belongings in order to monitor them.

 
WATER / FOOD

Be very careful about the water you drink. Never drink tap water as it is not drinkable. Always drink bottled water, and check that it is properly capped. It is also necessary to be vigilant with ice cubes: only use ice cubes with a cubic shape or with a cylindrical hole in the middle.

Avoid the consumption of raw or undercooked food products (fish, meat, poultry, milk); peel fruits or vegetables, or wash them well with clean water.


SOME USEFUL VOCABULARY WORDS
  • Hello / Good evening: xin chào 
  • Goodbye: tạm biệt 
  • Sorry: xin lỗi 
  • I do not understand: tôi không hiểu 
  • Thank you: cảm ơn 
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Vietnam it's so many wonders and mysteries that from the very first contact, an irresistible desire to discover it more deeply seizes the traveler, eager to know these distant lands. Charm and nostalgia, splendor of the landscapes; from Hanoi, its endearing capital, to the mysterious bay of Ha Long, from the historic heart of the country with Hue and its imperial city, to the deep South and the floating markets of the Mekong Delta, you will discover discoveries and from heart to heart. Vietnam, is this Asia still authentic which we all dreamed. Far from the stress of "modern" life, let yourself be taken to its spell.
 
THE ATTRACTIONS

NORTH OF VIETNAM
Hanoi
Ha Long Bay
Ninh Binh
Sapa


CENTER OF VIETNAM
Hue
Hoi An

The Ancient Cham Kingdom

SOUTH OF VIETNAM
Nha Trang
Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon
Can Tho


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NORTH OF VIETNAM


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HANOI
 

Hanoi, the city "below the river" (Ha: river - Noi: on this side), does not receive this name until the nineteenth century. Previously, her name was Thang Long, "the city of the Dragon taking off".

The city was built around a multitude of lakes (77 of them are listed). It became the capital of Vietnam in 1010, under the reign of Ly Thai Tô, who left the former capital of Hoa Lu to follow a golden dragon who chose the location of the country’s new capital.


The city today, the capital of North Vietnam in 1954, then of the reunified country since 1975, has more than 7.5 million inhabitants. It preserves a millennial heritage that blends colonial, modern and traditional urban achievements in a charming setting.

The visits :

  • Ho Tay, the Great Western Lake and the largest in the city, is the perfect place to see the sunsets.
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda “Defense of the Kingdom” with its unique charm on the shores of West Lake
    Exploring the Vietnamese capital will take you through the myriad endearing elements of local daily life.
  • The Train Street: a very narrow set of streets through which trains pass several times a day, an atypical and very popular place for photographers!
  • The Mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh
  • The Mot Cot Pagoda, a single pillar pagoda founded in 1049, symbolizes a lotus flower emerging from the liquid universe.
  • The Temple of Literature, 1st university of Vietnam, intended for the formation of future mandarins, under the patronage of Confucius. It was attended by 150 to 300 students and included 5 successive courses still present today; the first is decorated with steles bearing the names of the laureates at the contest of the Mandarinat from 1487 to 1787; and the last court contains the temple of Confucius. The monument became the emblem of Hanoi, showing its cultural importance to the city.
  • Hoan Kiem Lake, around which the city center is organized, with the island of the turtle and the small temple Ngoc Son, dedicated to General Trân Hung Dao who succeeds in repelling the Mongols to the thirteenth century, as well as the geniuses of war, literature and medicine.
  • The Red River is crossed by the Chuong Duong Highway Bridge and the Long Bien Railway Bridge, the former Paul Doumer Bridge, which was bombed daily during the Vietnam War.
  • The old district of the 36 corporations: at the time the villagers moving into town met with artisans from the same area, which will give the silk district, the district of conical hats, the porcelain district…
In short, you got it, Hanoi is a city full of life and things to discover ! Exploring the Vietnamese capital will take you through the myriad endearing elements of local daily life.
 
HA LONG BAY


Every season, Ha Long Bay shows a new charm. On spring mornings, the landscape disappears under the silvery mist that gradually dissipates, revealing a multitude of islets resplendent under the tropical sun. In summer, the bay bursts with a wonderful fairy tale as the gold disc shines with all its lights in the firmament. The sky and the waters display a new brilliance before turning purple at the time when the junks come back from fishing. During the fall nights of the moon, a cruise in the bay will make you discover a dream world that makes this immensity the paradise of lovers of calm and purity. Even in winter, the vegetation retains its freshness and greenery.

Your trip to Ha Long Bay :
 
Board a traditional junk or cruise ship at Halong Bay to admire the beautiful scenery of Halong Bay and its surroundings. 
Dinner on deck and night on the waves of the wonder of Vietnam, it will be an ideal trip to relax!

 
NINH BINH


The visits :
  • The ancient capital Hoa Lu: royal capital until the 11th century, Hoa Lu contains historical heritage that will immerse you in the history of Vietnam.
  • Tam Coc: literally meaning “the three caves”, the rocks of this underwater karst complex are a favourite attraction for the natural beauty of the place.
  • Bích Động: a set of pagodas from the 15th century, to admire during your walk on the river.
  • Hang Múa: a breathtaking panorama, sometimes referred to as the Great Wall of China in Vietnam.
SAPA


Nestled in the province of Lao Cai, Sapa has, since the opening of Vietnam, grew as a tourist destination for travellers. You will discover breathtaking landscapes and preserved lifestyles of the minority ethnic groups of Vietnam.

The visits :

  • Rice terraces : renowned as the most beautiful in the world, the terraced rice paddies of Sapa offer a magnificent panorama, typical landscape of the North of Vietnam. 
  • The markets: meeting places for young people, buyers, sellers and travellers, the markets are also a magnificent spectacle for the eyes. The different ethnic groups wear their traditional clothes, hand-embroidered and shimmering colors.
  • Ethnic villages: in order to discover these villages where the traditional way of life is preserved, you can spend a night at an inhabitant’s home.
  • Trek in the mountains: for a more adventurous journey, you can also choose complete immersion by hiking in the midst of unique landscapes.
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CENTER OF VIETNAM

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HUE


Hue has inherited a long history that dates back to the time when it was the center of the Chinese imperial administration under the Han dynasty, in the 2nd century BC. It became a small independent principality, then temporarily capital of the kingdom of Champa, and was not attached to the kingdom of Dai Viet until 1036. It underwent the avatars of dynastic struggles between Lê, Trinh, Nguyen and Mac before being chosen as capital by the future emperor Gia Long in 1801. On the banks of the Perfume River, Song Huong, the city is surrounded by five hills symbolizing the five elements (wood, fire, air, metal, water). The hill to the south, plays a special role of protection against the harmful magical influences attributed to this direction.

The visits :
  • The imperial city: built by the daily effort of 80,000 workers, enclose fortifications with the Vauban, perfectly oriented according to the cardinal points according to the Chinese model, and opening by ten doors, it is formed by three concentric elements: the citadel, the imperial city (Kinh Thanh) and the purple city (Tu Cam Thanh), the respective domains of the Mandarin hierarchy, the imperial family and the emperor. The imperial city, which became a museum after the war, has collected valuable documentation on the history of Vietnam and is a well-preserved monument.
  • The imperial tombs of the Nguyen: each of these imperial tombs reconstructs the layout of a palace, the home of the deceased having to be in the same image as during his lifetime. Built along the Perfume River, you can admire tombs whose style varies according to the time, from the sober and stripped Vietnamese style (tomb of Gia Long) to the free variations on the theme of the Ming Chinese tombs (tomb of Minh Mang), then towards an aesthetic full of refinement (tomb of Tu Duc), before attempting a difficult baroque synthesis between tradition and modernism (tomb of Khai Dinh).
  • The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady: symbol of the city of Hue, the car in which the monk Thich Quang Duc arrived in Saigon to immolate himself in protest, is displayed.
HOI AN


 

The former Fai Fo is located 30 km south of Da Nang, and became a large port thanks to its location at the entrance of the province Quang Nam, a rather prosperous territory of the South. At the time, most of Lord Nguyen’s trade with foreign countries took place in Hoi An. Moreover, all the ships coming from China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, the Philippines and Indonesia, as well as from European countries, During their trips to the Far East for business, they all stopped at Hoi An. The animation caused by its commercial relations transformed the small town into a center of cultural exchanges, a commercial port. Thanks to these commercial relations, the port of Hoi An enjoyed prosperity during the 17th and 18th centuries.

The visits :
  • The old quarter of Hoi An: walls of a warm yellow, small narrow streets, the old quarter of the city knew how to keep its charm of yesteryear.
  • The Japanese bridge: this pagoda bridge 18 m long by 3m wide remains solid through the centuries. Connecting the Chinese side and the Japanese side, this bridge is a rare example of a mix of Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese styles.
  • Silk factories: following the traditional method, Hoi An is renowned throughout the country for its quality silk! You can make custom clothing and discover local know-how.
  • Lantern Festival: once a month, residents and visitors drop lotus-flower lanterns on the river. Apart from this festival, every evening, shops and restaurants light lanterns, the manufacture of which is also a specialty of the city. Romantic atmosphere guaranteed!
  • The ecological village of Tra Que: located very close to Hoi An, Tra Que is a small village where all the fruits and vegetables are grown in a traditional way and therefore ecologically! You can try your hand at gardening and taste the specialties of Central Vietnam.
THE ANCIENT CHAMPA KINGDOM


The Champa is the name formerly given locally to a tree with a generally white and very fragrant flower, the Michelia Champaca. The Champa Kingdom stretched several hundred km from the center to the south of present-day Vietnam (from Da Nang- Quy Nhon- Nha Trang- to Phan Rang). It possessed mineral wealth, particularly gold. Its inhabitants practiced agriculture and shipping. They were also excellent merchants. They exploited valuable products: sandalwood, cinnamon, peppers, elephant tusks, rhino horns and precious wood they sold to Indians, Arabs, Chinese, Japanese. The sandalwood of the Cham was known in several countries of the region and sought after by the kings and lords of Central and Eastern Asia.

In the 6th century, the capital Cham was located in Simhapura, on the site of the present-day Tra Kieu. In the 8th, 9th century the capital was moved further south, to Po Nagar (Nha Trang). Cham architecture is a religious architecture. Although they are not grandiose monuments like Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Burma, or Borobudur in Indonesia, the Cham temples and towers are of great beauty, full of grace and poetry despite their modest dimensions. 
They have a monumental and solemn appearance thanks to a decoration composed of rich sandstone sculptures and ornamental motifs finely engraved in bricks.

 
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SOUTH OF VIETNAM


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NHA TRANG


Nha Trang is THE coastal city of Vietnam, it is known for its growing development and its beaches and islands. Apart from being a coastal paradise, Nha Trang proved itself to be a place of important archaeological discoveries, as the city was at the time part of the Champa Kingdom.

The visits :

  • The Monkey island: located in Na Phu, 18 km south of Nha Trang, it is considered as a pearl in the middle of the sea and a nature reserve where more than a thousand monkeys live. Apart from the beach activities, you will have the opportunity to discover real circus shows made by very intelligent monkeys with couples races «monkey - dog», unique in the world. A show not to be missed!
  • The Hoa Lan Island: with a cool climate and beautiful landscapes. It is also a special place reserved for orchid fans with more than a hundred different varieties.
  • The An Binh Beach: white sand and translucent water, incredibly clear and pure, ideal for free time in your tour to rest!
  • Po Nagar Chams Towers: located north of the city, on a hill overlooking the Cai River. The largest, 25 m high, is dedicated to the cult of the Goddess Cham Po Yan Inu Nagar, venerated by Buddhists under the name of Thien Y Ana, the Holy Mother of the Champa kingdom or Shiva in female version. Her statue sits in the main temple.
HO CHI MINH CITY / SAIGON


 
The city of Saigon is located more than 80 kilometers from the sea, on the last farmland of the Mekong Delta, and currently has more than 8 million inhabitants. Khmer city of Prey Nokor, it developed mainly through the growth of trade between the flu vial routes from Cambodia and the sea routes mainly directed towards China.

At the beginning of the 18th century, the city was attached to the Nguyen Empire and then experienced a spectacular development, taking the name of Saigon, whose etymology remained uncertain. 
Saigon was then taken in 1859 by a French naval expedition. Desiring to make the city an example of Western Urba nism, and to compete with Batavia or Singapore, the French reorganized the urban scheme, filling canals, tracing streets according to a geometric plan, cleaning up swampy areas, and by making large tree plantations. Steam trams run through the city’s main streets. This district remains today the heart of the city, around the cathedral, the theatre and the post office.

The city is experiencing rapid growth, marked by the colonial architecture as part of a harmonious development scheme. 
After 1954 new residential areas and large buildings appeared, such as the current Reunification Palace or the Embassy of the United States, historic site of the fall of Saigon, from where thousands of Vietnamese were evacuated by helicopter to the ships of the 7"float.

The visits :

  • The market and the Cholon district: the Chinatown of Cholon, whose name means "big market", is located west of the city center. Built around the great avenue Trân Hung Dao, parallel to the canal Rach Bên Nghe, and the market of Binh Tây, it is highly individualized on the architectural level, characterized by the proliferation of anarchic constructions. It is home to more than 500,000 Vietnamese of Chinese origin, the Hoa, who group by dialect and are traditionally divided into five corporations corresponding to their business sector.
  • Ex rue Catinat: historical witness, we can find traces of what is now Dong Khoi Street, back in the time of the Nguyen. 
  • Temple of the Jade Emperor: built in 1909, the iconic pagoda is dedicated to the worship of the King of the Gods, the Jade Emperor.
  • Hindu temple of Mariamman: the temple is located in the middle of the city, it is recoknown for its original and mythical architecture. It is considered a famous heritage among the 3 present Hindu monuments in Sai Gon. It is the place where people worship Mariamman, a genius woman of the Indians. 
  • The Mosque: located at number 66 of Dong Street Du. The mosque is one of the earliest Islamic centers that was built in Saigon in 1935. The mosque attracts many believers and tourists. Its architecture is simple, spacious and airy with arches, columns and long corridors that symbolize typical Indian art. Outside the religious function, the mosque is still the place where public activities are organized and where children are taught the ideologies of the Qur'an. You will have the opportunity to come and watch the believers who come to pray every Friday.
  • The Cathedral of Notre Dame of Saigon: built in Romanesque Revival style, the Cathedral is a gathering place for the Catholic faithful of Saigon. 
  • The Palace of Reunification: reconstructed after a bombardment against President Diem, the former presidential palace was converted into a museum, beginning with the Fall of Saigon in 1975.
     
  • Central Post Office : an emblematic building of the city, the architecture is typically Western, but since its construction in 1891, it has perfectly taken its place in the decor.
CAN THO


34 km southwest from Vinh Long, on the banks of the Song Hau (Hau River), Can Tho is located in the heart of the Mekong Delta. It is the main city of the province of the same name, and it is the political, economic and academic center of the region. Can Tho is a good place to go by boat to discover the arms of the Mekong, villages and floating markets.

The visits :
  • Cai Rang floating market: one of the biggest floating markets, an explosion of colors and lives not to be missed!
  • The old house of Bonh Thuy: a gem of Vietnamese bourgeois architecture, the house was used as a setting for the shooting of some scenes by L'Amant, by Jean-Jacques Annaud, adapted from the novel by Marguerite Duras.


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