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Vietnam Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • A visit to Halong Bay is a must

Why is Vietnam considered a top bucket list destination?

With stunning coastlines, lush jungles, friendly locals and a truly fascinating history, Vietnam should be on top of many people’s travel bucket list. It is very affordable to travel throughout the country and it is a place where you can immerse yourself in traditional culture at every turn. The landscape of this country is in a word, breathtaking. Many history buffs travel to Vietnam to get a glimpse of the history of the war through a local’s perspective.

What are the top bucket list activities on a Vietnam vacation?

For many, the top bucket list experience in Vietnam would be exploring Halong Bay on an overnight cruise by traditional junk boat. For the fit and adventurous traveller, a trekking adventure through the world’s largest natural cave (Son Doong) would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Other bucket list activities could include taking the overnight train to Sapa and trekking through beautiful mountain vistas, cruise on the Mekong Delta or visit the lantern town of Hoi An in Central Vietnam.


Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • Classic Mekong

    Cruising on the Mekong River, the lifeline joining several countries, on the luxury Pandaw ship from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Siem Reap in Cambodia is the perfect river trip.
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,791
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Cruises & Sailing, Multi Country Vacation Ideas
    Vietnam See Trip Details
  • Highland Places & Tribal Faces of Sapa

    Travel by train to the former French “hill station” and resort located in the mountains of Northern Vietnam where scenic vistas and colourful hilltribes complete the picture.
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 518
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Rail Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Vietnam See Trip Details
  • Vietnam Revealed - Battlefield Tour: Hanoi to Saigon

    Explore the battlefields of the Vietnam War on this tour from Hanoi to Saigon. Visit the Hanoi Hilton, learn about the Tet Offensive in Hue, venture into the Cu Chi Tunnels outside Ho Chi Minh City, and see the Reunification Palace and Pho Binh Restaurant in former Saigon.
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,999
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
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