11 Sep A Taste for Adventure – Vietnam City and Coast Explorer
Vietnam City and Coast Explorer
Explore Vietnam with an exciting, adventure holiday combining the best of its vibrant cities, coast and countryside. Barefoot Traveller’s 12-day City & Coast Explorer showcases the highlights of Vietnam’s natural wonders, its spectacular scenery, cosmopolitan cities, lost temples & ancient countryside. With a perfect mix of guided tours and free time to explore the awe-inspiring landscapes and cities at your own pace, this tour of Vietnam will whet your appetite for adventure holidays in amazing destinations.
Arriving in Vietnam’s bustling capital Hanoi, take in the city’s main sights, the elegant old French quarter, tour the traditional streets and markets by , and test your tastebuds with pho (noodle soup) or traditional bun cha from one of the buzzing street kitchen cafés.
Visiting Vietnam guarantees adventure with a breathtaking tour of spectacular Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for 1000s of limestone islands jutting up from the calm waters. There’s chance to explore the famous limestone caves, try kayaking and enjoy a swim in the world-famous Bay. You’ll get a glimpse of authentic Vietnam from the villages along the Mekong Delta and enjoy a dining experience to remember.
The adventure continues in Vietnam’s ancient capital Hue with a boat-ride along the Perfume River and taking in the city’s sights. A highlight of the tour is a mini-adventure amongst the food markets of Hoi An where you’ll have chance to join a restaurant team and try your hand at traditional Vietnamese cooking. Sourcing and choosing the ingredients yourself with the help of a top chef, you’ll enjoy making authentic dishes and new skills to take home.
A short flight away is Ho Chi Minh City, still known as Saigon where you can step back in time to discover Vietnam’s colonial history and influences. Discover its recent past including the remnants of the Vietnam War with a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels used by the Viet Cong, and explore its modern-day vibe, relaxing in its cosmopolitan café culture.
For a taste of Vietnam adventure, explore the stunning countryside, its coastal cities, enjoying amazing food and staying in chic hotels courtesy of Barefoot Traveller.