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Vietnam

Land of the Rising Dragon

About Vietnam

Vietnam Holidays Overview

It is not easy to describe the totality of feelings Vietnam can evoke in travellers. Vietnam’s rich and captivating history is embodied in the Vietnamese culture and its mysterious and adventurous atmosphere that make visitors want to come back for more. Vietnamese people are a unique mix of cultures and historical backgrounds like Mongol, Chinese and Indian.

Vietnamese cuisine is recognised in international gastronomy hubs for its balance of five elements. With outstanding diversity, many dishes feature five fundamental tastes: spicy (metal), sour (wood), bitter (fire), salty (water) and sweet (Earth). It is a fusion that not only captivates food lovers but it is also considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide. Also seafood lovers can feast on arguably the best in the world.

Vietnam is a very diverse and versatile country for travellers. The breathtaking highlands and mountain regions at the north are a playground for trekking lovers offering stunning sights of Vietnam’s rural life and heritage connection with China. The 3400 km of coastline offers tropical islands, surreal beaches and dreamlike seascapes.

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are truly captivating cities of culture and commerce. The energy and pace of these cities can only be described as a ‘charming chaos’. Incense-infused temples, the finest hotels and cool boutiques, fascinating colonial architecture and intriguing museums and monuments will make you want to stay.

A country that accidentally make their visitors want to come back. There is always a beach paradise to discover, spectacular cave systems to explore, alleyways with mouth-watering dishes, delightful towns and beautiful ports all across Vietnam

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Sapa

Sapa – Vietnam

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Hanoi

Hanoi – Vietnam

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Hue

Hue

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Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta – Vietnam

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Hoian

Hoi An – Vietnam

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Mai Chau

Mai Chau – Vietnam

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Saigon

Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam

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Halong Bay

Ha Long Bay – Vietnam

Capital: Hanoi
Currency: Vietnamese Dong (VND)
Official Language: Vietnamese
Religion: Vietnamese indigenous religion, Buddhism, Christianity.
Population: 91,700,000 (2015 est.)