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Best Sightseeing Tours in Vietnam

Vietnam is a country boasting of striking diversities that range from the rich rice terraces and forested mountains in the north to the pleasant valleys of the Central Highlands and the ripe delta and delightful shorelines of the south. One can enjoy a visit to an array of attractions in Vietnam like war museums, colonial structures and ancient citadels. From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, there are a number of sights and sounds that draw the crowds to visit Vietnam.


Known for its wonderful beaches, beautiful rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities, Vietnam is a popular tourist destination in Southeast Asia. From the liveliness of Ho Chi Minh City to the sluggish appeal of Hanoi, the eye-popping landscape of Halong Bay or the ethnic assorted variety of Sa Pa, Vietnam is a cultural hotspot remaining to be explored by tourists. The overwhelming natural beauty and the rich heritage of the country offer the most serene travel experience when travelling in Vietnam.


Diverse geography, staggering bays, exciting caves, bright markets, and sizzling nightlife are the captivating components that have made Vietnam a tourist's heaven. What's more, this heaven offers a plenty of things to do in Vietnam. Vietnam’s tourist spots are broadly spread out in its northern, central, and southern regions. And you should have a plan before embarking on a travel holiday in Vietnam.


Here’s all you need to find out the best sightseeing tours for Vietnam.

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    Hanoi and Saigon Tour For 5 Days
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    Hanoi
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    About the ActivityEmbark on a sightseeing tour to the beautiful cities of Hanoi and Saigon in Vietnam on a 5 day 4 night tour.The tour starts on arrival at Saigon airport where a tour representative will guide you to your hotel.Over the course of 5 days, you will explore the best of these 2 cities and take a cruise ride at Halong Bay.The tour is a great way to explore these 2 amazing city, Hanoi being Vietnam's capital and Saigon is its largest city.The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of sightseeing and activities.

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    Helicopter Tour of Da Nang City
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    Danang

    About the Activity:Explore Da Nang City in a 12-15 minutes helicopter ride The ride will take you around the most wonderful sites of this exotic beach destination.Tourists can enjoy the spectacular bird’s-eye view of the Marble Mountain also known as five element mountain which houses a number of cavesYou will also be able to view grottos, Buddhist temples and natural tunnels.Fly above Han river, Dragon bridge, Son Tra Peninsula and Da Nang beach which is considered the world's sixth most beautiful beach.

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    Phong Nha and Tien Son Caves Adventure in Vietnam
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    Hue City
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Join a 2D/1N adventure tour to Phong Nha cave that kicks off with a boat ride to the world heritage site.You will be picked up from your hotel in Hue around 08:00 AM and then depart to Quang Binh approximately 200 kilometers away from the city.Visit the Demilitarized Zone, Ben Hai river and Hien Luong Bridge and Qaung Tri Province en route and take a break to have lunch from a local restaurant.Board on a boat in the afternoon to visit Phong Nha or wet cave, Tien Son or dry cave, post to it, get driven to the rustic Chay lap for dinner and stay in Qaung BInh.Wake up to a kayaking experience on the Chay river, then get picked up from the meeting point to embark on a trip to Thien Duong, the paradise cave.Admire the landscape painting and then get back to Quang Binh, have lunch en route, then you will be retired to Hue around 06:00 PM for winding up your tour.

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    Full Day Tour in Hanoi with Green Car
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    Hanoi
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Take a break and head out for an exciting full day tour in Hanoi and get a chance to explore the enduring beauty of this region.Get picked up from your hotel at 8:30 AM in an air-conditioned private vehicle and get started for the day.Visit the famous Hoi Chi Minh Complex inclusive of his Mausoleum and admire its amazing structures.Next visit the house on stilts the quaint One Pillar pagoda nearby and Quan Thanh Taoist Temple.In the afternoon visit the east side of the city and explore Museum of History, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and the Huc Bridge.Delight in a delicious lunch in between your tour and the continue with the sightseeing.Enjoy a trip by green cars  in the Old Quarter and get acquainted with the Hanoians busy with their day to day life.Learn about the people enjoy the The Show of Water Puppetry show, a stage of art invented by the Vietnamese hundreds of years ago.Conclude your tour at 8:30 PM in the evening and get dropped back at your hotel.

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    Backpacking Tour to Vietnam
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    Ho Chi Minh
    d9 Days n8 Nights

    Date of Activity: 28th March to 5th April About the Destination:  With this backpacking tour to Vietnam, experience Ho Chi Minh City, a commercial, scientific and tourist spot that is one of the many beautiful locations in this country. Vietnam, a must-see destination, beckons you to bask in the rich blend of unique history, culture, food and nature.Vietnam trip also offers you a visit to the charming Ha Noi City (meaning “the hinterland between the rivers“) and Ha Long Bay (known for its thousands of natural islands). Just when you feel that you have seen it all, a whole new world opens up with the biological treasure trove of Mekang Delta waterway, the Cu chi tunnels of the freedom fight times and the graceful town of Hoi An. The 9-day Vietnam tour package gives you an essence of these quintessential destinations along a stretch of 2000km from South to North of Vietnam. Get to indulge your senses in the rich history of cities, beauty of beaches, elation of swimming in open waters and joy of riding boats. Also awaiting you are the pleasure of learning to cook local food, peace of rural life and some mouthwatering Vietnamese Cuisine. Meal Types: Vegetarian and Non vegetarian Difficulty Level: Moderate Duration: 9D / 8N

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    Halong Bay Day Cruise in Vietnam
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    Halong Bay
    h9 Hours

    About the Activity:Halong Bay private sailboat cruise from Hanoi lets you sail past limestone islets and rocky promontories in this UNESCO's world heritage site.Explore fascinating grottoes like Thien Cung and Dau Go with a private guide.Eat a delicious seafood lunch as you sail the bay's emerald waters.Drive through scenic landscapes in a private vehicle and visit Dong Trieu ceramic village.This tour is for 10 hours approximately.

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    Tour of Ho Chi Minh City including Cu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam
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    Ho Chi Minh
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:After morning pickup at your Ho Chi Minh City hotel, travel about 20 miles (30 km) to reach Cu Chi, a district most famous for the 75-mile (121-km) network of underground passages built by the Viet Cong army.See the historical and architectural highlights of Ho Chi Minh City on a full-day tour with an expert guide. After touring the Cu Chi tunnel system, see Reunification Palace and French colonial structures like Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall and Saigon Opera House.Learn about Vietnamese history and culture, and end your day at the Ben Thanh market.Marvel at mounds of goods and practice your bargaining skills if you wish to purchase any items.At the end of your tour, you shall be ferried back to the hotel.

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    Ho Chi Minh
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Partake in a private day trip from Ho Chi Minh City, it takes you to the intriguing sites of Cao Dai Temple, the Cu Chi Tunnels and Cricket Farm.Get picked up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, start your trip at 08:00 AM approximately by an air-conditioned private vehicle, after 2.5-hour drive, reach the countryside Tay Ninh, located near the Cambodian border.Visit the marvellous Cao Dai Temple, home to the Cao Dai religion.  You will learn more about the temple from your guide, about the ceremony inside the temple.Head to see the the Cu Chi Tunnels, a labyrinthine tunnel and it was a wide network used as a strategic military base by the Vietnam Congress during the war.Take a halt in the forest, enjoy a hot green tea boiled with pandan leaves with steamed tapioca in the accompaniment. After your visit cricket farm, your full-day private tour ends with drop-off at your hotel at Ho Chi Minh city by late evening around 09:00 PM.Introducing you to a glimpse into Vietnamese heritage, this day tour is not to be missed.

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    Ho Chi Minh
    h10 Hours

    About the Activity:This full-day tour of Cai Be and the Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh city promises to be a rewarding experience.Get picked up by your guide around 07:00 AM and then travel by an air conditioned vehicle to the southwest of Ho Chi Minh city to the Mekong Delta town of Cai Be.Visit the 19th century Cai Be Floating Market on the Tien river, taste freshly picked fruit and after reaching the land, explore a vegetable and meat market and enjoy shopping and later visit Phu Chau Pagoda.Get a boat ride through Ba Nam canal and then switch to a small boat to ride along the Sau Ca canal.Visit a local family and stroll through their garden to see vegetation. Aftermath, learn how to catch elephant ear fish, taste the fish fry cooked by the family.Hop on a bike to ride through the countryside and your trip ends by 05:00 hours after you get dropped off to the hotel.

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    Hanoi
    h9 Hours

    About the Activity:A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam's culture and its traditions.Start your journey from your hotel around 08:00 AM, travel to the west of Hanoi to Duong Lam village, an agricultural village of the Northern Red river delta.This is also the great chance explore architecture of ancient homes, while you wander into temples and chat with the locals.Bike along tiny ancient alleys to visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet, whose original village entrance gate remains intact and is dedicated to national heroes.After lunch spend time relaxing, then embark on to visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple, which are dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Come across famous sculptures of the Buddha and the 8 Vajra deities, before winding up this brilliant tour at your hotel around 05:00 PM.

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    Hue City
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Learn about the culinary culture of Hue City on this brilliant tour that is a exceptional experience for the foodie in you.On a cyclo, ride around streets to admire the romantic atmosphere at night.Taste a vivid array of Hue street food, and delight your taste buds!Experience the influence of Buddhist culture and traditions in Hue's delicacies.From trendy bars to grilled beef to other local stalls, this tour has it all.Make a lot of memories as you wander through the streets and explore the various food options.

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    Ho Chi Minh
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity:Indulge in a two day one night tour of Mekong to learn the real life of local people over there closely.You will be picked up from your hotel in HCMC by car or van around 08:00 AM and then depart to Ben Tre via Trung Luong freeway.Board on a boat and make a visit to one of the coconut processing workshops situated along the canal, taste the fresh coconut and observe how other products are made out of coconut.Have a halt at a village, walk through the streets to know the real delta village life, visit a mat weaving house, try your hands at weaving, then taste some fruits, tea, chat with local people too.Head to ride on a motor cart or bike through a shady road, pass by some green fields and vegetable plains, have lunch from a nearby restaurant.On the second day visit Cai Rang floating market where you get more options to buy vegetables and fruits from boats, hop on a trading boat, witness the business in the market.After lunch, get back to Ho Chi Minh city, admire the architectural beauty of Vinh Trang pagoda and Tien Giang province and wind up your tour around 05:00 PM.

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    Hue City
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Explore some of the ancient tombs and modern constructions on a motorcycle tour like never before in Vietnam.Start you trip by boarding a motorbike from Hoi An at 08:30 AM to embark on this picturesque full day tour.Visit the mysterious Tu Duc tomb and Khai Dinh tomb on this historic expedition.Visit the Thanh Toan museum which will help you learn the Vietnamese old farmers work to earn their daily life backwards. You can also visit the most famous pagodas in Hue such as Thien Mu pagoda or Tu Hieu pagoda and conical hat making village.On the way back your transportation will be by motorbike or floating boat on Perfume river from Linh Mu pagoda to Hue center, as per your choice.

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    Hoi An
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:The trip starts from your hotel at 8 am and reach Silver Rock Lagoon.Stop for a swim at elephant waterfall. Then we visit fishing village and have delicious sea food in Lang Co lagoon.Start your ride up Hai Van Pass where you can relax by basking in the amazing views and landscapes. Descend ahead along the Danang’s beach before you stop at Marble Mountain to discover how skilled workers carved them.Visit Linh Ung Pagoda and drive about 30 minute to reach the ancient city of Hoi An.

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    Hoi An
    h10 Hours

    About the Activity:Experience the history and its ancient ruins of Vietnam like never before on a day trip.Visit My Son by going through the rural areas and through the countryside route with plenty of stops to experience the local life style at pottery village.End your journey by making your way back along the banks of the Thu Bon river. Pick up is provided from any hotel in Hoi An.

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Attractions

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The body of Ho Chi Minh is preserved here so people visit to see that. There are many type of restrictions by the authority here such as you need to follow the dress code, be silent and walk in straight lines. Hands must be in pocket and arms should not be crossed. Apart from that no smoking, drinking or eating.

 
 Location: Hùng V??ng, ?i?n Biên, Ba ?ình, Hà N?i, Vietnam.

 Highlights: The place is protected by Militiary honour guards and is a high security place. The architecture is nicely done and a lot of people visit here to pay their respects to Ho Chi Minh.

 Best time to visit: One of the best things about the mausoleum is that it stays open for 24 hours so you can visit it any time you want. Only you need to keep in mind that it stays closed on Monday and Friday so make sure to not visit it then.
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Mount Ngu Binh

The Mount Ngu Binh in Hue is often described as an ascending beauty. The architectural edifice lies on top of the Ngu Binh mountain, exhibiting a picturesque view of a strikingly symmetric figure. The mount is considered to be an invaluable gift endowed by the nature to this city. The area is surrounded by an immense expanse of natural and scenic views that together enhance the enticing attractiveness of the place. Earlier, it was called the Nui Bang. The flat top of the mount is encircled with pine trees on all sides.

 Location: Ngu Binh is a mountain that is located in Vietnam.

 Highlights: The mount Ngu Binh reaches a height of 105 metre with a symmetrical view. On either side of the mount are two small mounts as well. After the perfume river, the mount is considered to be the second best wonder of nature bestowed upon this land.
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Tomb of Tu Duc

The tomb of Tu Duc is Hue city is an important landmark that marks the history of another great Emperor of the city. The tomb is the final resting place of the great emperor who happened to be a great ruler as well as a scholar. The tomb had been erected before his actual death. The place is marked as an alluring landmark owing to the presence of a lake, a pavilion and a theatre. The tomb has been divided into a temple area and a tomb area. An ironical feature though lies in a secret location that is the actual burying ground for the emperor, instead of the tomb where he was supposed to be buried.



 Location: The tomb of Tu Duc lies along the perfume rive in the city.

 Highlights: The historical landmark is expressive of the history and culture of the era of the emperor.

 Best time: Any time of the year.
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Forbidden Purple City

The Forbidden purple city is a repertoire of history and culture from the ancient era and symbolises the historic relevance of the city of Hue. Today, what remains of the purple city are charred remains of the royal family’s inner sanctum. These remains occupy the area within the citadel. Having been partially rebuilt, the landmark is under consideration for further renovation and restoration projects. When visiting this place, one can observe and explore the various incidents of wars that might have waged through the city, reflecting along every construction.




 Location: The forbidden purple city is located centrally in the Hue imperial city, hence easily accessible.

 Highlights: The forbidden purple city is the place where the emperors and their families used to reside but during waging wars, the precincts were badly destroyed. Hence, basically the city is a collection of ruins.

Best time to visit: All round the year.
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Lake of the Restored Sword

The English translation of the lake name means "Lake of the Returning Sword". It has a huge historical context and is one of the oldest places in the city. One can also easily spot some soft shell turtles which swim in the lake and has been seen since years, they make a beautiful sight. The lake was also known as Luc Thuy which means Green water in English. This was the former name given to the lake because it has green water.



Location: It is located in Hanoi, which is the capital city of Vietnam and has many other tourists attractions nearby as well.

Highlights: Lake of the restored Sword is one of the most scenic spots of the city and is a major tourist attraction which is visited by hundreds of people daily.

Best time to visit: During dusk and night, the lake looks stunning as it lights up and people mostly take this as an opportunity for photographs.
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Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural

The Hanoi ceramic mosaic mural is a mural on the wall of the dyke system of the city of Hanoi in Vietnam. The content of the mosaic contains decorative patterns of different periods in history of Vietnam. It is a great place for all those who want to know about the culture of Vietnam.

Location: It is located in the city of Hanoi and attracts a lot of tourists and visitors.

Highlight: It has a length of about 4 km which is quite long. The place is nicely decorated and looks beautiful, this is the reason why a lot of people visit here and it is also a nice attraction for the locals here.

History: It was developed as part of the millennial anniversary of Hanoi and was considered among the major projects that were developed during that time. It was the result of a Hanoi architecture contest where an architect won a prize for transforming the dyke system of Hanoi to a ceramic mosaic.
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Thap Rua Tower

The Thap Rua Tower is also famously known as the Tortoise tower. It is a small tower in the middle of Sword Lake in the city of Hanoi. Although people can't actually go to the tower, they can have a look at it from a distance.

 

Location: Tháp Rùa, Hàng Tr?ng, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam.

Highlights: Since it is located in a little island, the beauty of the tower is enhanced as it is surrounded by a nice lake. This makes a good spot for photography and tourists often visit here as it has a lot of historical context.

History: The tower exists in a place which was a former fishing site under the famous king Le Thanh Tong. It was made during the time when French had conquered the city of Hanoi and most of the people in the city fled away due to fear of death.
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Quan Su Temple

If you love to visit the temple and explore the amazing architecture then this temple is a must visit for you in Vietnam. Quan Su Temple was inherent the fifteenth century under the Lê Dynasty. Around then there was no Buddhist sanctuary here however a few bungalows utilized as a position of worship.

Highlights: Nowadays the temple is a religious Buddhist pagoda furthermore houses the central command of Vietnam's Buddhism Association. While the front castle houses the icon of the admired Buddha, the back passage is committed to Master Minh Khong of the Lý Dynasty. The temple stands magnificent in customary yellow hues furthermore has an orange tree in its complex.

Location: Trần Hưng Đạo, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Price: The entry is free of cost.

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