Welcome to our Vietnam Travel Planning Group. Our group has been created to help plan your travels to Vietnam, one of our favourite Asian countries.
We have spent several months travelling from the North to the South of Vietnam and to the Mekong Delta into Cambodia.
We will be regularly creating new articles so make sure you bookmark our website to keep up to date with all things Vietnam.
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- 1 Start Your Vietnam Travel Planning Here
- 2 Travel Itineraries
- 3 Where to Stay In Vietnam
- 4 Top Things to Do in Vietnam
- 5 Visa Travel Guide
- 6 Which Airport In Vietnam Do You Fly Into
Start Your Vietnam Travel Planning Here
How to use our Travel Planning Guide?
Our guide covers:
- Travel Itineraries
- Where to visit
- Where to stay
- Top things to do in Vietnam
- Visa Travel Guide
- Vietnam Airports Travel Guide
During our 3 months of travels we worked closely with Victoria Voyages part of the TMG group in Vietnam, one of Vietnam’s top tourism groups.
We have put together recommended places to visit based on our travel experiences with Victoria Voyages which include:
- Ha Long Bay
- Mai Chau
- Ho Chi Minh City
- Hoi An
- Mekong Delta
Not sure where to visit?
Our top 15 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Vietnam will assist you in deciding whether to hit the beaches, the city, the islands or the mountains.
Where to Stay In Vietnam
As part of our travels around the world, we review hotels in all types of categories. Our articles on hotel reviews cover the accommodation, dining options, activities and what is available to see and do close by. Some of these hotels are sponsored and we will disclose the partnership within the article.
We use Hotels Combined as our affiliate partner in booking hotels. They have access to hundreds of hotel websites including Booking.com, Hotels.com to bring you the latest up to date prices and availability.
Below you will find our latest hotel reviews in each destination:
Hanoi Accommodation Guide
Our guide covers the districts of:
- Old Quarter
- French Quarter
- Dong Da
In Danang, you have options to stay in the city itself or stay on the beach.
In the city, we stayed at the Mitisa Hotel at 67-69 Nguyen Van Linh Hai Chau close to the Dragon Bridge.
We also spent a few nights relaxing on the beach at the Pullman Danang Beach Resort & Spa. You can read our review below.
Ho Chi Minh City
For location, you cannot beat staying in District One in Ho Chi Minh City. Most of the top attractions in Hanoi are in walking distance of District One.
For 5-star luxury accommodation, we stayed at the Pullman Saigon Centre Hotel. You can read our review below:
For 3-star accommodation in District 1 we can recommend the Lotus Boutique Hotel at 55/29-31-33 Le Thi Hong Gam Street with its rooftop pool, free breakfast and fast free WiFi. It is a popular hotel so we recommend that you book in advance.
Sapa in Northern Vietnam
To be centrally located in Sapa we can recommend staying at the Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa.
You can read our hotel review here.
Mai Chau 3 hours from Hanoi
When visiting Mai Chau we can recommend staying at the Mai Chau Lodge. You can read our review below:
If you love cities we recommend that you stay in Hoi An ancient town at:
- EMM Hotel – about a 10-minute walk to the centre
- Ha An Hotel – in the centre of the Old Town at 06-08 Phan Boi Chau Son Phong
For beach accommodation, we can recommend the Victoria Hoi An Resort & Spa on Cua Dai Beach. You can read our review below:
Located on Cua Dai Beach is the Victoria Hoi An Resort & Spa about 15 minutes from the centre of Hoi An.
If you are on a budget but still would like to enjoy a beach vacation we can also recommend:
Hoi An Blue Seaside Homestay on Dien Ban – a 20-minute walk along the beach will bring you to the famous Ang Bang beach with its restaurants and bars.
Can Tho in the Mekong Delta
Luxury accommodation staying in Can Tho we suggest the Victoria Can Tho Resort. You can read our review below:
Chau Doc in the Mekong Delta
For luxury accommodation in Chau Doc in the Mekong Delta we recommend the Victoria Chau Doc Resort. You can read our review below.
The sister hotel to the Victoria Chau Doc resort is the Victoria Nui Sam Lodge perched high on the mountains outside Chau Doc with magnificent views over the delta and terraced rice fields.
Top Things to Do in Vietnam
You will never be short of things to do in Vietnam. Your only issue will be trying to fit everything into your vacation time.
Our most popular activities were:
- Sidecar touring from Hoi An to Monkey Mountain
- Weekend Itinerary in Hanoi
- 5 days in Saigon
- Visiting My Son – Vietnam’s answer to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat
- How to get to the Cu Chi Tunnels outside Ho Chi Minh City
- What to do in Mai Chau
- Walking Tour of Hoi An Ancient Town and boat ride
- Things to do in Sapa
- 4 days/3 nights on the Mekong Delta
- A walking tour of the Imperial City in Hue
- How to get from Hue to Hoi An with a sightseeing tour along the way
- Walk of Revolution Tour in Hue
- Vegetarian Food Tour of Hue
- 2-night cruise on Halong Bay
Visa Travel Guide
Most travellers visiting Vietnam will need to apply for an e-visa online before arrival. Some countries are exempt and there are plans to increase the number of visa-free countries to boost the country’s economy. Tourism is very important to the growth of Vietnam.
Our affiliate partner for visas is iVisa. Check below for details and costs for obtaining visas online through iVisa.
Which Airport In Vietnam Do You Fly Into
One of the most frequently asked questions that we receive. Our Vietnam Airports Travel Guide can be read here and it will be regularly updated.