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Boat ride on the Mekong Delta in Vietnam

Vietnam. The name in itself is something magical, conjuring up thoughts of street food bursting with pack-a-punch flavours, emerald, karst-punctuated waters and sun-dappled rice terraces. It invokes an image of Southeast Asia at its most vibrant and culture-filled, complete with bustling streets, ancient temples and smiling locals. And in addition to the adventure and excitement it promises, it is also home to peaceful beaches that are just as beautiful as those in Thailand, but minus the crowds. All in all, Vietnam has a holiday recipe that more and more people are getting a taste for. Want to experience it for yourself? Check out our range of itineraries below.

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Deciding to go to Vietnam is easy, deciding where to go, how to get around and what to do is a little trickier. That’s where our Travel Experts come in. At Flight Centre, we have people dedicated to knowing Vietnam inside and out, and have created the below tailor-made Vietnam holidays to ensure you experience the best of the country. From the best airline to fly with, to what cities to visit, where to stay, transport and tours, these Vietnam holiday itineraries take the stress and guesswork out of planning a trip, leaving you to sit back, relax and enjoy an incredible holiday. And best of all, all of our holidays can be tailor made to suit you, so you can pick and choose what you like to ensure you enjoy the exact holiday you want. So what are you waiting for? Start planning with this helpful Vietnam holiday guide.

Where to Go in Vietnam

Long and thin, Vietnam borders China and Laos to the north and Cambodia towards the south. These differing sides of the country offer a unique experience that you won’t want to miss. North Vietnam is where you’ll find the charming streets of Hanoi and its legendary coastal neighbour: Halong Bay – home to glittering waters and technicolour junks. Venture south, and Vietnam offers ancient photo opportunities in Hoi An, followed by a huge dose of history in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam Holiday Types

With a multitude of experiences on offer in Vietnam, your type of holiday can take on any number of styles. Get off the beaten track and explore ancient ruins in Siem Reap, relax and unwind on the country’s beautiful beaches or indulge your taste buds on a foodie itinerary. See below for inspiration on the types of Vietnam holidays we can arrange for you, or talk to our Experts today if you have something special in mind.

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More About Vietnam

Capital city: Hanoi

Currency: Vietnamese dong

Language: Vietnamese

Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required if you’re planning a short stay in Vietnam. If you are planning a long stay or looking to trek in the countryside, you may want to discuss extra coverage against Hepatitis B and Rabies with your doctor.

Getting there

Flight time: London to Hanoi flights take over 11 hours and usually include a stopover.

Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa for stays of up to 15 days. For visits of up to 30 days you can apply for an e-visa before you travel online.

Top 3 Things to Do in Vietnam

  • Take a cruise of Halong Bay
  • Try street food in Hanoi
  • Witness local life on the Mekong Delta

When to Go to Vietnam

With a tropical monsoon climate, knowing when to go to Vietnam can be tricky, especially if you’re planning to explore the entire length of this narrow 600-mile-long country. But don’t be put off; despite its unpredictability, Vietnam still has some incredible experiences to offer year-round. If you are planning to cover the whole of Vietnam, consider visiting in September to December or March and April. For more details and advice, see our when to go to Vietnam guide.

Why Book Your Vietnam Holiday with Flight Centre

We know Vietnam: Many of our Travel Experts have visited Vietnam, and can easily craft a tailor-made trip to suit your needs and budget.

Local knowledge: As a global travel brand with shops all around the world, Flight Centre also has a local team in Vietnam dedicated to ensuring your holiday runs smoothly. When you book your Vietnam holiday with Flight Centre, our local team will be on hand to welcome you at the airport, transfer you to your hotel and operate your day tours and experiences.

Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.

Travel Butler and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: When you book a holiday to Vietnam from our range of tailor-made Journeys, you’ll also enjoy access to our inclusive Travel Butler concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance services.