Vietnam Tour Packages (2020)

Choose one of the Vietnam tour packages below to get your holiday started.

About Vietnam

Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia and is known for the beautiful Halong Bay. The country offers a variety of breathtaking landscapes; with mountain ranges in the far north, rolling hills in the central region, delta and flat plains in the south and north. Different parts experience different climates. The country has the subtropical climate up north while the south and central regions have a tropical climate.

Where can you visit in Vietnam?

Though Vietnam is a narrow and long country that stretches up to 1,650 kilometres from the north to the south. Shaped in the letter ‘S’, this country borders China, Laos and Cambodia. It is a historical place to visit with many Buddhist pagodas, ancient and natural landmarks. Some of the three famous places to visit in Vietnam are Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, My Son and Củ Chi Tunnels.

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is a Unesco World Heritage Site that contains one of Asia’s most ancient limestone karst that was formed 400 million years ago.

My Son is an ancient temple ruin that was built in the 4th century. There are approximately 20 structures in this ground that were constructed from rocks and blocks of sandstone.

Củ Chi Tunnels on the other hand is a popular attraction in Ho Chi Minh. It is a 121-kilometre tunnel network around the city that was built in the 1940s during the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam tour packages will include a list of top attractions that you will be visiting, so you don’t have to trouble yourself to plan out the itinerary. However, you will need to to go through the itinerary provided to ensure that is what you are looking for.

When should you travel to Vietnam?

Vietnam is a long and narrow country that is divided into the north, central and south region. And because of its shape, the country experiences different weathers through the country.

In general, the best time to visit Vietnam is from December to February as the weather is cooler and minimum rainfall. Besides that, the other good time to visit the country is during Spring and Autumn.

Summer can be scorching hot in both the north and south region with a temperature of 34 degrees celsius. It is also these summer months that the monsoon season hits Vietnam with heavy rain.

If you are planning to visit Vietnam in April, do plan your journey to Da Nang where you will be able to watch fantastic firework displays during the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival that happens in April every year.

Based on what you are looking for, most Vietnam tour packages will already include the best on-ground activities. You don’t have to trouble yourself with all the planning as that will be done for you to ensure you have a good time.

How do you move around in Vietnam?

Though Vietnam’s public transport is lacking compared to some countries in Southeast Asia, the country continuously works hard towards improving the network for everyone’s comfort. Vietnam offers flight, trains, buses and taxi services in major cities.

If you are planning to move from one province to another, there are sleeper buses and also overnight trains that will be able to bring you to your destination. You will be able to purchase the tickets from the counters however we would suggest to you to purchase to avoid disappointment if it is sold out.

Travelling around the city, you can ride on their buses or rent a bike. However, the bus might not be the most efficient option as the roads in major cities are plagued with bad traffic conditions.

All your transportation needs are already included in your Vietnam tour packages, so you don’t have to worry about the logistics. If you would like to stray out from the planned itinerary or during ‘Free & Easy’ days, you are advised to plan out your own transportation.

What is the recommended budget when you travel to Vietnam?

Vietnam is an affordable place to live in and doesn’t require a lot to live a comfortable life. In Vietnam, the most expensive place to live in is in the main cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. With that said, Vietnam is indeed a holiday destination that doesn’t require a lot to enjoy everything good that the country has to offer. The local currency in Vietnam is the dong, but they accept the American dollar as well. Here is a simple breakdown of the top expenditure categories in Vietnam:

  • Accommodation - There are plenty of accommodation options in Vietnam. In most major areas, do expect to pay US$6 - US$10 for a bed in a hostel. For a hotel room for two, the range is from US$35 - US$80.
  • Food - Eating in the street has always been a better option in Vietnam. The food is affordable and will not cost more than US$1.50. While you are here you should try out their fresh seafood, they are affordably priced, and the price starts from US$15 onwards. Banh Mi or Vietnamese sandwich costs at US$0.85.
  • Transport - Long-distance bus rides are priced from US$25 onwards. Motorbike rental is at US$7 a day.
  • Others - A day tour to Halong Bay will cost you US$45 per person. Admission price for most museums and attractions will cost averagely at US$1.75.

The best part of signing up with the Vietnam tour package is that you don’t have to take note and worry about all these costs. Accommodation, meals and transportation costs are already included in the package. However, do prepare additional cash for shopping or your own activities outside of the planned itinerary.

How do you choose the right Vietnam tour package?

It is important to choose your packages carefully as there are plenty of Vietnam tour packages available. Before selecting a tour, it is best to narrow down the month you will be visiting, the budget and also locations that you would like to visit in the country.

Next step is to identify what type of trip you are looking for. Be it a family vacation, honeymoon, nature or a thrilling adventure. Do look through the itinerary as that will inform you if your trip will be packed or relaxing. If you have all these questions answered, you are on the right track of selecting the right Vietnam package for a wonderful holiday to Vietnam.

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