Tours in Vietnam
Activities in Vietnam blend adventure with educational experiences. They’re also a great way to make sure you don’t miss anything as you venture into a new city or a new environment. It’s edifying to have a guide with you who can translate and explain the local culture — much of Vietnam is still very traditional, but locals are always eager to have visitors look around.
110 Things to Do in Vietnam
This full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh is the perfect introduction to the city, its history, and its diverse modern day culture. Explore the top historic sites, stroll around the lively Chinatown streets, and feast on delicious Saigonese food.
Experience the best of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park on this full-day adventure tour. Travel along the storied Ho Chi Minh Trail, explore one of the most beautiful caves in the region, and kayak down the Chay River to a local village.
Seeking a vacation of knowledge, excitement, and authentic cultural exchanges? Then this is the tour you need to experience! Spend the day traveling to and exploring Sapa Vietnam’s ethnic minority markets. They are a colorful exchange of customs and wares, and a highly unique experience.
This combined sightseeing tour and cooking class is the perfect introduction to the history and culture of Hue, its people, and its cuisine. The royal city was the seat of emperors for thousands of years, and to this day it is full of intrigue and charm.
Hop on the back of a motorbike and journey out toward the stunning Tam Giang Lagoon, stopping along the way at local landmarks and attractions. This full-day tour will introduce the local culture and beauty of rural Hue, as you travel just like the locals do!
Take a full-day city tour to see Hanoi’s compact Old Quarter and a number of cultural and historical buildings. This is an excellent introduction to the capital, complete with a fun cyclo ride and an authentic meal.
Begin the tour at the impressive Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where you’ll visit the revered leader’s simple stilt home and the beautiful One Pillar Pagoda. Your guide will help you understand the Vietnam of today through stories of Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnam War.
Then, step back in time 1,000 years with a visit to the Temple of Literature. As Vietnam’s first university, this picturesque and peaceful collection of buildings has borne witness to some of the country’s greatest minds.
Moving closer to the maze of alleys that is the Old Quarter you will first visit Hoan Kiem Lake. This pretty, man-made lake is a hive of activity at all times of day when locals and tourists alike seek out the calming water for a stroll, a little exercise, and a catch-up with friends. Your tour includes a stop at Ngoc Son Temple, a site that pays homage to Saint Van Xuong and General Trang Hung Dao.
Later in the afternoon, hop on a cyclo for a 1-hour ride through the chaotic streets of the Old Quarter and learn about the trades that gave the alleys their names.
Escape from the bustle of the city to the virgin Cham island with stunning beach and cool weather.
Learn about local life and culture of local fisherman living on the island Go snorkeling/swimming/scuba diving to see marvelous coral reef Spend leisure time on wonderful clear beach of Cham island.
Explore one of South Vietnam’s most important wartime sites, the impressive Cu Chi Tunnels. This tour from Ho Chi Minh City includes an in-depth introduction to the history and significance of the tunnels and plenty of time to explore the myriad of underground alleys and structures.
Zoom through the streets of Ho Chi Minh City after dark on this amazing adventure. Join the hustle and bustle along with the locals as you see the sights, sample local cuisine, and enjoy music at popular hangouts. It’s an authentic experience that shows you what everyday life is like in the city after sunset.
Prepare for a delicious adventure when you cruise around Hanoi by Vespa to sample local delicacies. You won’t miss a thing! Best of all, the street foods you’re going to enjoy are favorites of locals, so you can be sure that you’re getting the most authentic experience possible.
Explore the magical underwater world near the paradise island of Phu Quoc. Including snorkeling and fishing stops at Finger Island, Shadow Island, Cold Cloud Island, and Pineapple Island. This is the perfect day at sea for ocean lovers.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Vietnam’s Halong Bay on this unique adventure that lets you spend a magical day floating down its emerald green waters. This 7.5 hour cruise teaches you about Vietnam’s history, and grants you an up-close look at the region’s culture when you explore a floating fishing village, visit a pearl farm, and more.
This tour will take you from the vast lakes and chalky karsts of Ba Be National Park to the wild and rugged landscapes of Cao Bang to visit the most spectacular Ban Gioc waterfall in Vietnam. You will be travelling through the remote areas in the north of Vietnam, brushing along the Chinese border and staying with local families to find out about the unique cultures and customs of Vietnam.
After a relaxing breakfast we head for Hoi An. On the way, we stop to visit Bana Hills by a modern system of cable cars. You will visit France wine cellar, Exploring the Golden Bridge . Linh Ung pagoda. You will see the panorama of Danang City. Explore King Peak at an altitude 1.487m, you can see panorama view of the Hana Hills and Quang Nam - Da Nang on high. On the top of mountain have Linh Tu Pagoda that is a special temple construction.
Have buffet lunch at Bana Hills. In the afternoon continue to visit Marble Mountain, Non Nuoc Beach. Arrive in Hoi An in the afternoon, check in to hotel and have some free time on your own.
Travel out of Ho Chi Minh City to Cat Tien National Park to experience one of the most diverse ecosystems in Vietnam. Home to the country’s last remaining wild elephants and rhinoceroses, Cat Tien is a place to come face to face with adventure and wildlife.
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Frequently asked questions
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- What Adventure Activities Are There In Vietnam?
Vietnam’s long coastline and mountainous, jungle interior are ripe for adventure. Popular activities include rock-climbing, kayaking, snorkeling, caving and trekking.
The best spots for boating tours are in Halong Bay, the Cham Islands, and Mui Ne. For snorkeling, head to Phu Quoc Island’s lovely beaches or visit the Cham Islands to see the rainbow reef that grows around this archipelago.
Summit Vietnam’s tallest mountain on an overnight trek to Mount Fansipan, right outside of Sapa. If you are heading to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, you can hike to some of the area’s gorgeous caves. There are tours that allow you to trek to the park’s crown jewel, the enormous Son Doong Cave, as well as other off-the-beaten path caves. There is incredible rock-climbing in both Halong Bay and Mai Chau.
- I Haven't Tried Some of These Activities in Vietnam. Is That A Problem?
Almost every adventure activity in Vietnam has difficulty levels for all types of travelers. Whether you are a seasoned rock-climber or a climbing novice, you’ll find a provider that will suit your experience. Kayaking, snorkelling and trekking activities across Vietnam are perfect for beginners and experts alike, and it simply depends on your fitness level how much you want to do.
In Halong Bay and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park there are rock faces and caves to suit every level and guides will give plenty of safety information and lessons to help you tackle the adventure at hand.
- What Should I Wear or Bring to a National Park in Vietnam?
Light layers in breathable materials are your best bet for most national parks in Vietnam. Layers help combat bites from bugs and cooler winds at the top of mountains. Breathable clothing helps with the heat and humidity. Always bring more water than you expect to need, especially when hiking. If you tend to get hungry quickly, snacks are a good idea as restaurants are usually located near park entrances. Make sure to bring mosquito spray, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.
- What are the Top Activities in Vietnam?
Vietnam's top activities appeal to history buffs, adventurers, and fun-loving sightseers. Make sure to budget enough time for tours and activities in your chosen destinations. One of the top highlights of a trip to Vietnam is a cruise around UNESCO World Heritage site Halong Bay. Take a more traditional boating tour in a long boat along the Mekong Delta.
Trek the mountains of northern Vietnam and connect with local people in the remote villages of Sapa and Mai Chau. Get to know Vietnam’s many minorities while you experience the country’s most incredible scenery.
Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are the top destinations for historical and architecture tours. See French colonial buildings in Ho Chi Minh City, and then visit museums and the Cu Chi Tunnels to learn about the horrors of the Vietnam War. Hanoi has some of the country’s oldest temples and centers for learning.