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vietnam

More than conical hats, spring rolls, bicycles and French architecture, Vietnam is quite possibly the most vibrant country in Asia.

Vietnam has it all: a rich history, delicious cuisine, friendly people, historic capitals, sleepy villages, energetic cities, gorgeous mountains and blissful beaches.

Vietnam is almost like three countries in one – the diversity from North to South and the juxtaposition of modern and medieval make for interesting experiences no matter where you go. By seeing Vietnam with Smiling Albino through back alleys and side doors, with unique characters and via our signature multi-transport modes of travel you will be breathless with the energy and eye-popping visuals on display.

how to see vietnam

our favorite adventures

16 days | 15 nights

This is a journey into the heart of a nation on the move.

16 days | 15 nights

Burning incense, mythical dragons, breakneck development, lush green rice fields, golden beaches, vibrant youth and cold war relics.

Smiling Albino’s Vietnam trips are tailored by hand and are forever evolving to keep pace with a nation that’s continuously reinventing itself. While Vietnam doesn’t traditionally have a reputation for luxury, some of our finest and most luxurious experiences are delivered in this fascinating country.

where to go

top locations in vietnam

Hanoi

Hanoi, an enigma of a city where modern and medieval Asia meet. From lakeside dinners to streetside beers, Hanoi will keep you on the edge of the seat of your rickshaw.

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Whether slipping past on an old junk or paddling yourself serenely in a kayak, the towering limestone karst mountains of Ha Long Bay never fail to impress a visitor. This UNESCO world heritage site is a must – visit on any trip to Vietnam.

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Buddhist monasteries, historic monuments and incredible vegetarian fare are all hallmarks of the imperial capital of Hue. Picturesque, quaint, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Hoi An has become a popular tourist destination due to its efforts to preserve its unique historic architecture – a stunning mix of Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, and European styles.

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Vietnam’s largest city, is bustling, hurried and home to nine million inhabitants. From grand and historic old colonial buildings to a multitude of back alleys, side doors and unique characters that you will be introduced to, the old city of Saigon will transform you.

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is this the destination for you?

this is our vietnam

vibrant cuisine

Banh Mi, Pho, Bun Cha, scrumptious noodle dishes, fresh herbs and more. This is a foodie's paradise destination!

active

Scenic cycling trails, trekking into the world's largest cave, hiking and water sports are all found in abundance in Vietnam.

family

A rich culture, beach and mountain landscapes and hands-on foodie, active and arts activities combine for the perfect family getaway.

natural landscapes

Love the land? You'll love the karst-filled landscapes of Halong Bay of Ninh Binh, and the rolling mountains of Sapa and Dalat.

romance

Overnight on the waters of Halong Bay, romantic beachfront sunset dinners and affordable luxury are just a few of Vietnam's highlights.

culture & history

Elegant historic towns, UNESCO World Heritage sites, historic architecture and a spirited history tip the scales for this destination.

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