Culture & History tours

Vietnam has a fascinating history with its stability and peaceful state only being a relatively recent development in the county’s narrative. Invasions by China and French colonists may have left a lasting impression on Vietnam but there is no denying that this country has a rich and unique culture of its own. Discover some of the 54 ethnic minority groups that make up this incredibly intricate patchwork of culture and tradition. Let us take you on an adventure to see the sites where this enthralling history played out and laid the foundations for modern day Vietnam.
Discover the ancient cities of Hoi An & Hue 4 days 3 nights

This tour takes you to some of the most important historical sites in central Vietnam. You will start in Hoi An which was once the most influential trading port in South East Asia and has managed to preserve many fascinating buildings and temples from this era. You will also visit the beautiful Perfume River and the Imperial Citadel in Hue which once housed the Nguyen Dynasty who ruled over Vietnam.

Tour code: CHT07E
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
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Experience the Highlights of Central Vietnam 6 days 5 nights

This tour will take you to many significant and special places, including the sanctuary of the ancient Champa kingdom, My Son. You will also visit the cave-riddled Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park and the ancient towns of Hoi An & Hue.

Tour code: CHT06E
Duration: 6 days 5 nights
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Explore the Cultural Heritage of Vietnam 3 days 2 nights

This tour is ideal for those who have just three days but want to discover as much of the cultural heritage of Vietnam as they can. It begins in the Hue, the old Imperial City, which served as Vietnam's capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. It then follows the scenic highway N1 from Hue to Hoi An via Da Nang, one of Vietnam's major international sea ports. This trip finishes in the picturesque town of Hoi An, once one of Southeast Asia's major trading ports between the 17th and 19th centuries.

Tour code: CHT05E
Duration: 3 days 2 nights
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Essence of Hoi An 2 days 1 nights

Hoi An, known as Faifo, with more than 2,000 years history, was once the principal port of the Cham Kingdom. It controlled the strategic spice trade with Indonesia from the 7th to the 10th century and was a major international port in the 16th and 17th centuries. After it's glory days, it became a beautifully preserved, charming town which has become one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam. This Essence of Hoi An 2 days 1 nights will uncover the history and beauty of this sleepy riverside town.

Tour code: CHT03E
Duration: 2 days 1 nights
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Unique Heritage of Central Vietnam 7 days 6 nights

On this unique heritage tour you will discover 3 world heritage sites of Vietnam; Hue Ancient Capital, Hoi An Ancient town and the My Son holy land with beach breaks on some of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam including Lang Co beach. You will also visit the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), the 17th parallel, Ben Hai River, Hien Luong Bridge, Vinh Moc Tunnel and Quang Tri Citadel, all influential outposts during the war which became part of the DMZ.

Tour code: CHT02E
Duration: 7 days 6 nights
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Vietnam World Heritage Luxury Tour 10 days 9 nights

Vietnam is full of captivating ancient sites and fascinating history, and stunning temples and ruined relics scattered across the land piece together the country's rich past. Starting in the eclectic city of Saigon, this journey through the heritage sites of Vietnam across 10 days will take you along the east coast to discover historical sites, hill resorts, sunlit beaches, ancient palaces, traditional markets and the unique beauty Halong Bay. You can enjoy all this and more in complete luxury on this tour, staying in the finest hotels and resorts, and travelling around in style.

Tour code: CHT01E
Duration: 10 days 9 nights
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