The scenery of Vietnam ranges from gorgeous, natural landscape, untouched islets, quaint villages, colonial structures, ancient citadels to war museums. Vietnam is an amazing fusion of natural highlights and cultural diversity. A country rich in history, you will be amazed with a colourful experience and unforgettable moments.
Hanoi: the frenetic capital
The historical cradle of the country and the cultural capital, Hanoi is a mesmerizing city, unique in its splendour. Hanoi is the place in you want to dive into Vietnamese city life. Amidst the panoramic tree-lined boulevards, travellers can stroll busy markets, sip coffee at quaint cafés, visit sites like the Presidential Palace, Saint Joseph Cathedral or Grand Opera House. Also, Hanoi is popular for numerous rivers, lakes and mountains. It is embellished with 18 beautiful lakes.
At the heart of Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta, “the river with nine dragons” is a must see step and the most welcoming region of Vietnam. It is one of the longest rivers in the world. Life takes place along the water, families of fishermen and small peasants live in perfect harmony with the river. Discover the ways of everyday Vietnamese life: agricultural work, fishing, markets, transport. Enjoy the calm of the rice fields by crisscrossing villages and breathing fresh air.
Dalat, the “little Paris”
Dalat is a mountain town famous for its vegetable and fruit cultivation: its strawberries and flowers, and its moderate climate. The architecture of Dalat is dominated by the French colonial style, and it is popular for honeymooners with fresh air, lush valley, and beautiful waterfalls. The old station is inspired by the station of Deauville, and one sees a radio antenna in the form of the Eiffel Tower. It is better to rent a scooter to make the city tour because Dalat is quite extensive and most of the attractions are outside the city.
Cruise on Halong Bay
A cruise is not to be forgotten during your trip in North Vietnam. Halong Bay is a landmark attraction in Vietnam, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. A total change in scenery, it is considered as the eighth wonder of the world. There are almost 1969 islands and islets emerging from an emerald sea. This idyllic bay has an extraordinary beauty with its mythical and sumptuous landscapes. Its caves are masterpieces of nature.
Trekking lovers will adore the nature of Sapa. Hike in the hills of Sapa for stunning views across the jungle and mountain ranges of north-west of Vietnam. The mountainous area is well-known for its terraced rice fields, breath-taking hilly landscapes and its biological diversity. Discover and explore the culture of the ethnic minorities. Stroll through the city to discover the colonial villas, the Mount Rong and the Cathedral. Visit the great market of Sapa where the ethnic groups of the mountains sell their products. The big market of ethnic minorities takes place on Saturday morning. It is best to take a guide to hike easily in the Muong Hoa Valley. Meet Hmong tribes, Khmer blacks and Giay.