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With white-sand beaches on it’s coast and a fascinating history and culture, there aren’t many countries where one day you could be trekking through lush jungle on the hunt for the largest cave on earth, and the next be dodging a sea of mopeds on the streets of Hanoi. In Vietnam however, these are examples of the huge variety of unique experiences and magical landscapes that await you.
Whether it’s kayaking to floating villages beneath the dramatic limestone islands of Ha Long Bay, or relaxing in a rural village as you watch the sun set over distant mountains, Vietnam captures the imagination of all who visit.
This is all before we’ve even mentioned the food.
Vietnam’s cuisine is one of the most wholesome and delicious in the world, as steaming bowls of soups flavored with ginger, chili, garlic and coriander picked straight from the hillsides are served up with succulent meat and vegetable dishes. Vietnam’s food is a reflection of the landscape, environment and culture: hot, beautiful, simple and vibrant all at once, and washed down with Saigon beer.
As soon as you arrive in this diverse and beautiful country, you’ll fall madly in love with it. Its wildlife is so diverse, it’s culture so vibrant, it’s landscapes so addictive and it’s people unendingly warm.
For these reasons, over the past few years, it has become one of the most popular destinations for tourists across the world. But get under the skin of this country, and take the time to get off the beaten track, and you’ll be rewarded by the most incredible traveling experience of your life.