2 week Vietnam family holiday to visit a country of beautiful people, landscape and culture await you
Vietnam is a country full of beauty. Visiting any country for the first time can be daunting, especially when you only have a short amount of time to explore and discover all of it's secrets.
Vietnam is a country begging to be explored and it can offer you an amazing range of adventures and memorable experiences.
You can spend hours at home searching for the top things to see and visit, but we have saved you time by putting together the best destinations and attractions you can experience on your Vietnam holiday.
When you only have 14 days to explore a country like Vietnam, where should you go and what should you see? We have put together a taster list of some of the best places to visit in Vietnam.
Sit back and get ready to explore a country full of impressive beaches, vibrant cities and temples beyond belief.
Sightseeing in Vietnam towns & cities
The capital city of Hanoi is a city full of grace and culture. Museums, manicured gardens, spectacular pagodas all await for you to discover their beauty. The stunning french quarter will give you chance to view and learn about its french colonial history, parisian architecture and modern buildings live side by side in perfect harmony.
Hanoi offers you amazing traditional food, stroll through its many night markets or tuck into food from the many street food vendors. Hanoi holds secrets for the entire family to discover.
Ho Chi Minh City
No visit to Vietnam would be complete without a visit to Saigon, a city where you will feel alive. Breathe in it's colourful, vibrant sights, smells and sounds. Take a scooter around the city or simply walk amongst the locals enjoying tradition.
Visit the stunning 1848 Opera house, a place full of breathtaking colour and history. The stunning and immense Notre Dame style cathedral is a place of contemplation and beauty. The city is lined with superb food stalls, each offering a true taste of Vietnam tradition.
Hoi An is a classic city and a major trading port and you can view the 17th-century architecture or spend time watching the locals working at the port where tradition and modern sit side by side. The city offers a diverse mix of chinese, French and Japanese cultures and you can walk amongst temples and perfectly preserved pagoda's.
A gentle city with ornate streets, delightful restaurants and a slower pace of life.
Discover Temples & Pagoda's
My Son Sanctuary - (Located near Hoi An)
My Son sanctuary is an immense and vast range of ancient temple buildings. A recognised UNESCO world heritage site, the temple is a site to behold. Dating back to 4th century, the temples are a true vision of Vietnamese history.
Many of the temples are in ruins, but you still feel a sense of glory and importance the temples must have played in the Vietnamese history.
Chua Tran Quoc – (Located in Hanoi)
A traditional orange temple decorated with simply beautful ornate decorations. The oldest Bhuddist temple in Hanoi and perfectly placed on the west lake in the heart of the city, it really is a temple with a sense of historical beauty.
Dating back to the 5th century and with an impressive ornate orange tower, it is easy to see why people flock to breathe in its history and magic.
Sit back and relax beach style
An Bang Beach – (Located near Hoi An)
An Bang beach will give you the opportunity to sit back and spend time relaxing. A smaller beach which still offers dreamy white sand, palm trees and casual beach bars. The beach is located at the foot of the mountains offering stunning scenery.
An Bang gives you a laid-back vibe of a beach holiday, with the added bonus of being located to the bustling, traditional Vietnamese town of Hoi An.
Lang Co – (Located near Hoi An & Danang)
Perfectly beautiful white sandy beaches are surrounded by the crystal blue waters of Lang Co island.
Lang co is a laid back beach primarily based on fishing and tourism. The beach is peaceful and are speckled with palm trees and mountains.
We can be sure Lang Co beach promises peace, clean white sandy beaches surrounded by turquoise waters. The whole family will love taking time out of your busy Vietnam holiday to visit Lang Co.
Indulge in Vietnamese Tradition
Homestays will offer you a true glimpse of Vietnam culture and family life. It's your chance to become familiar with local lifestyles, learn the language and immerse yourself in the local culture of the country.
Vietnam Homestay tour experience gives you the opportunity to stay with a local and share their homes. In many cases you will be cooked for and attentively looked after by your host. What better way to indulge in Vietnam tradition, teach your family how other cultures live and make friends with people from a different country.
Halong Bay - Traditional Junk Boat trip
Halong bay is made up of over 3000 tiny islands and is a world UNESCO heritage site.
Take time to indulge in tradition with a trip in a traditional junk boat, you can take time breathing in the fresh air and exploring the many lagoons.
Junk boats have been used for hundreds of years and you will feel enveloped by their majestic beauty as you sail through the crystal blue waters. Many will give you the chance to stay onboard and watch the sunset over this perfect location.
Learn to cook with the locals
Cookery classes can be a relaxing and educational way to learn about traditional Vietnamese food. Vietnamese food is fresh, locally sourced and you will learn skills you and your family can take home with you.
Spend time cooking with your family, as well as shopping at the local markets for your ingredients. Cookery classes are a great opportunity for you to bond with your family and relax before you move onto your next Vietnam adventure.
Vietnam really is a country of diverse countryside, beautiful people, fresh and delicious food and amazing history.
A tour operator can assist with all of your booking requirements, they often have the best contacts and will be able to tailor make your holiday just for you. You will spend the best 14 days possible and see everything Vietnam has to offer.
Make memories in a country simply waiting to be explored.