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.
Ancient capital in the central Vietnam 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 was once the most influential trading ports in South East Asia and has manage to preserve some 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
Departures: On request
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The highlights of central Vietnam 6 days 5 nights

This tour in Central Vietnam will take you to many significant and special places, including the sanctuary of the ancient Champa kingdom, My Son. It was built from the 4th to 13th centuries in dedication to Shiva God of Destruction and Inventory in Hinduism and what is left today is truly a fascinating sight. You will also visit one the cave-riddled Phong Nha National Park and the ancient town of Hoi An.

Tour code: CHT06E
Departures: On request
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The cultural heritage of Vietnam 3 days 2 nights

This tour is ideal for those who have just three days and 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
Departures: On request
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The ancient town 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 two day tour will uncover the history and beauty of this sleepy riverside town.

Tour code: CHT03E
Departures: On request
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The majestic landscapes of Central Vietnam 7 days 6 nights

Hue is a fascinating city recognised by UNESCO with two World Cultural Heritage awards, namely the Hue Cultural Heritage Monuments and Hue Court Music. Hue’s main attractions are the Imperial Palace, the ancient tombs of Vietnam’s last great dynasty, and Buddhist pagodas. As well as unearthing the area's rich history, you can experience the well-preserved, traditional way of life in Hue.

Tour code: CTT04E | FROM $ 524 USD
Departures: On request
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Ancient palaces in Vietnam 10 days 9 nights

Vietnam is full of captivating ancient sites and fascinating historical stories. Stunning temples and ruined relics scattered across the land piece together the country's rich history. Starting in the eclectic city of Saigon, this tour will take you along the east coast to discover historical sites, hill resorts, sunlit beaches, ancient palaces, traditional markets and unique the beauty Ha Long Bay.

Tour code: CHT01E | FROM $ 688 USD
Departures: On request
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