Vietnam Tours - Off the beaten track

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Northeast Vietnam soft adventure tour
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Northeast Vietnam soft adventure tour

Tour length:5 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Ba Be Lake - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Bac Son

A soft adventure holiday to unveil hidden gems of Vietnam. Mystical lake & falls, jungles, caves & colorful hill-tribes, this trip offers a great value of nature & culture discovery. Book the trip now and get a fun-filled Vietnam holiday with lots of things to do, see & experience
Ha Giang Loop Adventure Tour
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Ha Giang Loop Adventure Tour

Tour length:6 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Explore
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Ha Giang - Yen Minh - Quan Ba - Dong Van - Meo Vac - Hoang Su Phi

This trip brings you the chance to explore the most spectacular rugged landscape of Vietnam. A venturesome yet joyous holiday with stunning rocks, terraces &  colorful hill tribes, this trip is a great choice for nature & culture lovers who are seeking a real adventure holiday in Vietnam
Vietnam Top Gear "Northwest Loop"
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Vietnam Top Gear "Northwest Loop"

Tour length:10 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Explore, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:USD $860
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Mai Chau - Son La - Dien Bien Phu - Lai Chau - Sapa

Getting off the beaten track with amazing scenery along the way; colorful mountain tribes; unbelievable ways of life of the montagnard people these are what the trip could offer during your adventure ride to the far remote of Vietnam! A week adventure on your mountain motorcycles will make you find the time a...
Binh Lieu village experience

Binh Lieu village experience

Tour length:2 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Binh Lieu

Binh Lieu, a mountainous district in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam known for its stunning mountain landscapes, lush forests, and vibrant terraced fields. This 2 days 1 night tour will give you an authentic and immersive experience of the traditional way of life in Binh Lieu.
Binh Lieu trekking experience 2D1N

Binh Lieu trekking experience 2D1N

Tour length:2 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Explore
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Halong
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Binh Lieu - Ha Long Bay

Explore the natural landscapes of the region on a 2-day journey. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of ethnic groups through visits to local villages, interactions with locals, and tastings of traditional dishes. Unwind in the peaceful atmosphere of the farmstays, surrounded by the serene sounds o...
Binh Lieu trekking experience 3 days

Binh Lieu trekking experience 3 days

Tour length:3 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local Life, Cruise, Local life & Culture, Explore, Local foods
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Binh Lieu - Ha Long Bay

Binh Lieu trekking experience is a 3-day itinerary that takes travelers on a journey through the stunning landscapes and cultural heritage of Binh Lieu district, located on the Vietnam-China border. The itinerary is perfect for nature lovers and cultural enthusiasts seeking an authentic experience of Vietnam....
Tour of treasures of North Vietnam

Tour of treasures of North Vietnam

Tour length:12 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Cruise, Local life & Culture, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Mai Chau - Moc Chau - Son La - Mu Cang Chai - Lai Chau - Sapa - Bac Ha - Ha Long Bay

Designed for nature lovers & culture explorers, this trip leads you thru spectacular sights of North Vietnam from colorful city to rustic country, scenic mountains to the sea. With 12 days, the trip offers a comprehensive discovery of this land, ensuring a wonderful holiday package to Vietnam
Vietnam Mountains & Bay -  Authentic Experiences

Vietnam Mountains & Bay - Authentic Experiences

Tour length:8 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Explore
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Binh Lieu - Ha Long Bay

This 8-day tour showcases some most important highlights of the North Vietnam including Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Halong Bay the untouched mountains and authentic hilltribe of Binh Lieu. The tour is a perfect blend of cultural immersion, scenic beauty and adventure, promising a unique and unforgettable experience
North East Vietnam Adventure

North East Vietnam Adventure

Tour length:8 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Explore, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Ba Be Lake - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Lang son - Ha Long Bay

The breathtakingly beautiful North West region of Vietnam is largely unspoiled by tourism, with the exception of Halong Bay. It is definitely worth a visit to explore the stunning scenery of Ba Be lake, known as the Jade of the mountainous region, and to witness the majestic Ban Gioc waterfalls. Additionally,...
Motorcycling Mountains North

Motorcycling Mountains North

Tour length:7 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Explore
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:USD $716
Place(s) visited:Ba Be Lake - Bao Lac - Dong Van - Ha Giang - Sapa - Bac Ha - Hanoi

One of the most thrilling ways to explore the remote regions of Vietnam is through a motorcycling trip. This allows you to travel with a sense of freedom and fully enjoy the experience. You can live out your dreams of adventuring through awe-inspiring landscapes and navigating seemingly impossible road networ...
Untouched Vietnam

Untouched Vietnam

Tour length:21 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Explore, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Hanoi - Hoa Lu ancient capital - Tam Coc - Hue - Hoi An - Kon Tum - Bac Ha - Hoang Su Phi - Ba Be Lake - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

You get to see the untouched Vietnam and experience the culture, routine the best way possible. The well combined mountains and sea and focusing on "getting off the beaten path" itinerary. You will reveal the treasure of beloved Vietnam and gain the insight
Northwest Vietnam mountains & hill-tribes adventure tour

Northwest Vietnam mountains & hill-tribes adventure tour

Tour length:7 days
Tour style:Off the beaten track
Tour themes:Local life & Culture, Explore, Nature
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Hanoi / Hanoi
Price from:Upon request
Place(s) visited:Pu Luong - Mai Chau - Moc Chau - Mu Cang Chai - Sapa - Bac Ha

This 7-day tour is the ultimate choice for nature & culture lovers to unveil the myth & charms of spectacular Northwest Vietnam. Take the tour to feast your eyes with intriguing landscapes & colors, satisfy your sense of adventure & explore in-depth typical hill tribe culture in Vietnam

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FAQs for Vietnam tours
+How long is the average tour in Vietnam?

It is hard to exactly estimate how long is enough for a Vietnam tour. Since Vietnam is endowed with thousands of natural beauties, the country can mesmerize any tourists visiting here. So, adjust the tour length based on your preference. However, below are some advices for you to arrange your very best Vietnam tour:

- Less than one week: for people who only can spend time for a short holiday, you can still customize a few days trip visiting the main tourist city in Vietnam such as Hanoi the capital, Ho Chi Minh city, North or South Vietnam soft active tours…
- From 7 to 14 days: you can visit 2 to 3 parts of Vietnam, along from Northern to Southern, with a step closer to local culture exploration.
- From 15 to 20 days: it is perfect for an adventure tour of authentic experiences.
- Over 20 days is suitable for those who are seeking for a true Vietnam experiences, you will have enough time to visit Vietnam’s top highlight tourist attractions along to the country.

+How much cost for Vietnam tour?

The cost of Vietnam tour is depended on many elements. First of all, you need to determine how many people participating the tour, then how long will you stay, rate of accommodations, places to visit and activities during the tour…

Traveling as a group will help the members save their money since people can share the cost of transportation, tour guide and so on…

+Is tipping customary in Vietnam?

Tipping is not customary in Vietnam, but a small amount of gratuity would be appreciated by servers, drivers, tour guides since they would know that their customers has been satisfied with their works

Since tipping is not mandatory in Vietnam, there is also no specific amount of gratuity that you should tip. You could tip to the staffs based on your satisfaction to the services.

Also, tipping is more common in the main cities of Vietnam, such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city and Da Nang than in the rural area of Vietnam.

+What to pack for Vietnam tour?
- Visa and required documents
- A backpack for outdoor activities
- Suitable clothes for season and activities
- Personal medical kit (with recommended items)
- Electronic devices and chargers
- Comfortable sneakers

And some optional things to pack to Vietnam…

+Do I need a visa for Vietnam tour?

“Do I need a visa for Vietnam?”

The answer of Yes or No depends on your nationality, how long you will stay, what you come to Vietnam for and some requirements for exemption…

+Is Vietnam safe to visit?

The answer is “Yes”. Vietnam is considered as one of the safest countries to travel to in the world, based on many reasons

- Vietnam’s politic condition is stable, with a one-party system, no violence, protests and worry-free from terrorism
- Muggings, robberies, pickpockets, sexual assaults are rarely happen in public. The police always try their best to guarantee safety condition in public and residential areas.
- Scams toward tourists might happen in some tourist attractions, especially the main ones, but nowadays are well controlled by Government and become better and better
- The locals are really friendly and hospitable. You will feel safe while visiting Vietnam and everyone around is always willing to help.

+Is Vietnam friendly to foreigners?

Vietnamese people are very kind and welcoming to foreigners. The country was also listed in top 10 countries worth living with foreigners. Hospitality is like a signature of Vietnamese people, since the parents always teach their young children that they should have the sympathy, and help others whenever they are able to.

+Is Vietnam LGBTQ+ friendly destination?

The LGBTQ+ community is now gaining more and more recognition and support in Vietnam, with gay pride parade becoming annually celebrated. Homosexuality has never been criminalized in Vietnam, and recently, in 2015, the National Assembly passed a bill that would make it legal for transgender individuals to change their gender on legal documents to reflect their true gender identity.

However, the Pride is still a “new” in Vietnam and the country is somewhat still conservative. But not only with gay couples. It is generally recommended that both gay and straight couples resist showing public displays of affection.