Holiday in Vietnam

Holiday in Vietnam

Holiday in Vietnam

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the easternmost country in South-east Asia. With 90.3 million inhabitants The country borders with China, Laos and Cambodia. the capital city is Hanoi.

The Vietnamese became independent from Imperial China in 938 AD, following the Battle of Bạch Đằng River and was colonized by the French in the mid-19th century the French left in 1954. Vietnam had many well documented problems until 1986 when the government initiated a series of economic and political reforms.

About 85% of Vietnamese follow Buddhism and 6.6% are Catholic, Vietnam has become a major tourist destination since the 1990s, assisted by significant state and private investment, particularly in coastal regions, 3.77 million international tourists visited Vietnam in 2009 however it remains a very unspoilt and authentic part of Asia

Vietnamese cooking uses very little oil and many vegetables. The main dishes are often based on rice and soy sauce. Sugar, serrano peppers, lime and nuoc mam (fish sauce) are among the most common flavourings.

Time to travel:

Best season: October- December and March-April

Shoulder time to travel: Jan & Feb – May be misty or breeze in Halong bay

Time to save money to travel: May to September – Beautiful of rice terrace in Sapa

From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city

Visit Halong bay which was made world famous by James Bond in the “Tomorrow Never Dies” movie, explore magnificent architecture, pagodas and royal tombs.
You will also get to walk in many small villages and the surrounding hills, You'll board a boat navigating around the small canals in the Mekong Delta, and you'll have the chance to observe the local lifestyles closeup in this fascinating country.
Tonle Sap Lake

Vietnam Exploration

A 14 day tour visiting, Hanoi, Bac Ha, Sapa, Lao Chai and going down the Mekong Delta you will get a good idea of what Vietnam has on offer and get to see some of the colourful ethnic diversity which Vietnam is famous for.

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