Vietnam is an intriguing country and it is emerging as one of Asia’s fastest growing economies. Renowned for its rural beauty, Vietnam is a fertile and verdant land with the northern wild highlands characterised by terraced rice fields and lush, rugged landscape, also home to many ethnic minority groups, including Blue and Black Hmong, Red Dao and Giay people.
The emerald waters of Halong Bay adorned with krast formations and secluded coves, a World Heritage site is famed for its remarkable scenery. Vietnam’s colonial legacy is very much evident and the city of Hanoi, famous for its One Pillar Pagoda and its intricate Old Quarter filled holds much cultural and historical wealth. Hue, former imperial capital and surrounded by lakes and lush vegetation, offers a slower pace of life and relaxed atmosphere and retains the inheritance of Vietnam’s royal past.
Currency Vietnamese Dong (VND)
Best Time to VisitOctober to April
Picturesque verdant land characterised by terraced rice fields and lush, rugged landscape and the emerald waters of Halong Bay adorned with seclude coves….
The Mekong Delta is a lush and fertile region and the pulsating heart of the delta, are the towns of Chau Doc and Can Tho – host to the region’s most famous floating markets. Cruising the Mekong past small villages, plantations and catfish farms allows a glimpse into the local way of life, traditions and customs.