Vietnam travel ideas: Explore Hanoi, Hoi An and Hue

Researching a visit to Vietnam? Get inspired by this episode of the Tour the World travel TV series, as we join Wendy Wu Tours on a 10-day tour around this amazing country. This is the perfect introduction to Vietnam, with visits to all the key cultural centres and a cruise on gorgeous Halong Bay...

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Vietnam Travel Guide – Tour the World TV

Looking for ideas on things to see and do in Vietnam? In this episode of the Tour the World travel TV series, we join Wendy Wu Tours on an incredible journey through Vietnam. This is the perfect introduction to Vietnam as a travel destination, with visits to all the key cultural centres.

Vietnam offers such a diverse range of travel experiences that it can be difficult to know where to begin!

If you’re planning a visit to the region, this episode of Tour the World with Wendy Wu Tours – hosted by The Big Bus tour and travel guide’s editor Adam Ford – is packed with Vietnam travel ideas and inspiration, including culture, food, history, shopping and relaxation must-sees and dos.

Whether you plan to travel with a tour group or independently, in this episode you’ll get information about bustling Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), picturesque Hoi An and Hue, capital Hanoi and sublime Halong Bay.

Vietnam travel ideas

Vietnam travel ideas: Explore historic Saigon landmarks like the Central Post Office.

We start this tour in historic Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, which will leave an indelible mark on your soul as you explore its many landmarks – including the must-see Reunification Palace.

Heading north we visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An. This charming destination offers wonderful architecture, characterised by a historic harmonious blend of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. Wander the atmospheric Old Town at night, lit by the twinkling glow of hundreds of paper lanterns.

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Vietnam travel ideas: Visit charming Hoi An. Image: Bigstock

Next stop is the fascinating former imperial capital Hue with its sprawling citadel. Take a cyclo city tour and enjoy a boat cruise on the Perfume River.

Flying further north, we visit the Vietnamese capital Hanoi – a charming city renowned for its wide boulevards and magnificent French architecture.

Vietnam travel ideas

Vietnam travel ideas: Halong Bay. Image: Photodune

Finally, no visit to Vietnam would be complete without a cruise on the tranquil waters of stunning Halong Bay.

If you have questions about any of the Vietnam travel ideas or experiences featured in this episode, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Do you have any Vietnam travel ideas to suggest? We would love to hear from you. Please leave a comment below.

Additional images: Bigstock

This episode of Tour the World was produced by Late Night Media Productions, under a co-production agreement with Peppercorn Productions, publisher of The Big Bus tour and travel guide. Copyright © Late Night Media Productions.

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  1. Wow, what a wonderful write up for someone who is planning to head for Vietnam for the 1st time.

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