Experience the highlights and traditions of this colourful country in this short but comprehensive trip. Discover the traditional arts of Vietnam with a special visit to the home of a seventh generation water puppet master. Take an overnight cruise on Halong Bay and discover this place of famed beauty while enjoying a candle-lit dinner on deck – your Peregine Feature Stay. Sail down the Thu Bon River and watch the sunset over Hoi An, a city rich in ancient and recent history
Spend a week in Vietnam discovering the highlights and traditions of this colourful country. This short adventure samples the Old World charm in this pocket of Asia that was part of the former French Indochina. But equally evocative are the oriental influences that stem from a historic mix of Asian traders, settlers and indigenous people that have made this part of the world a cornerstone for empires and colonies. By visiting cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), we uncover that vibrant mix of influences. By stopping in Halong Bay and Hoi An, we discover places of eternal beauty that have also played crucial roles in Vietnamese history. In between, there is still much to discover – this trip distills the country’s finest moments, with plenty of time for hidden treats and quiet surprises.