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Cultural holidays in Vietnam. Tours & holidays in 2015 & 2016

Vietnam holidays, tailor made
Tailor made Vietnam holidays, from US $2183 (14 days) ex flights
Vietnam holiday
Tour and learn about this beautiful destination, from £1270 - £1600 (20 days) ex flights
Highlights of Vietnam holiday
A quality small group tour through Vietnam's highlights, from £1175 - £1745 (10 days) ex flights
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh holiday in Vietnam
Capture the spirit of Vietnam on this compact adventure, from £621 - £800 (10 days) ex flights

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Indochina tailor made holiday
Explore the great diversity of the Southeast Asia region, from £3290 - £4690 (21 days) ex flights
East Vietnam budget holiday
Trace Vietnam's mystical eastern coastline, from £512 - £720 (15 days) ex flights
Vietnam small group holiday, a food adventure
Exotic 2 week culinary and cultural tour of Vietnam, from £1225 - £1395 (12 days) ex flights
Indochina small group overland tour
Discover the mysticism, history and ancient traditions of SE Asia, from £1654 - £2210 (40 days) ex flights
Vietnam culture and beach holiday
A tour of two halves, culture and beach relaxation, from US $1284 (11 days) ex flights
Vietnam tailor made holiday
The perfect overview from Hanoi to Saigon and beyond, from £1390 - £2190 (14 days) ex flights
Small group tours to Vietnam and Cambodia
See the very best of Vietnam and the temples of Angkor, from £2230 - £3005 (15 days) ex flights
Indochina tour, small group
Experience the diversity of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, from £905 - £1200 (26 days) ex flights
Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
Thailand to Southern Vietnam via Angkor Wat, from £458 - £680 (9 days) ex flights
Vietnam & Cambodia tour
Natural wonders & fascinating cultures in Vietnam & Cambodia, from £1249 - £1319 (17 days) ex flights
Hanoi to Saigon tailor made holiday, Vietnam
Explore Vietnam's highlights, like Hue and the Mekong, from £3245 (15 days) inc UK flights
Family holiday in Vietnam
Explore the lively streets and hidden corners of Vietnam, from £1704 - £2204 (15 days ) inc UK flights
Vietnam tailor made tour, Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi
A comfortable private journey through Vietnam's highlights, from £1495 - £2390 (8 days) ex flights
Vietnam adventure holiday
A comprehensive north to south exploration , from £1769 - £2199 (16 days) inc UK flights
Vietnam country tour, tailormade
A 100% tailor made tour of iconic Vietnam, from £2600 - £3600 (14 days) inc UK flights
Vietnam heritage tour
Create your own tailormade trip in Vietnam, from US $1502 (9 days) ex flights
Vietnam Hill Tribe holiday
Tailor made hiking holiday in Vietnam, from US $2148 (14 days) ex flights
Vietnam culinary tour, tailor made
Fantastic introduction to Vietnam with a unique foodie edge, from £2617 - £5000 (14 days) inc UK flights
Hanoi to Sapa holiday in Vietnam
A small group tour through enchanting northern Vietnam, from £590 - £725 (6 days) ex flights
Best of Vietnam holiday, tailor made
Tailor-made adventure tour of Vietnam, from £2485 (16 days) inc UK flights
Photography tour in Vietnam and Cambodia
A unique photographic tour of Cambodia & Southern Vietnam, from £3100 - £3200 (18 days) inc UK flights
Indochina holiday, Hanoi to Bangkok via Angkor
Awesome adventure through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, from £774 - £1070 (22 days) ex flights
Vietnam and Angkor Wat holiday
Cruising in Halong Bay, cooking in Hoi An plus incredible Angkor , from £2299 - £2859 (16 days) inc UK flights
Vietnam adventure holiday
Private, tailor-made Vietnam adventure holiday, from £2840 (17 days) inc UK flights
Vietnam to Thailand, small group holiday
A fascinating journey through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, from £458 - £680 (9 days) ex flights

121 reviews for Cultural holidays in Vietnam4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Cultural holidays in Vietnam reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Laos and Vietnam holiday, Luang Prabang to Hanoi
Memorable parts? Visiting a cave which had become a shrine due to a tragedy that happened there during the Vietnam war.....the place was thickly populated by the most incredible butterflies it was a deeply spiritual and moving experience. Our guides were lovely kind thoughtful and patient Tips? Don't bring too many clothes you won't need them and laundry can be done easily and cheaply in Laos and Vietnam Local benefits? Yes we were pretty Eco and ate with locals everywhere... (more)simone plaut
From £2280 - £2480 including UK flights
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh holiday in Vietnam
Wonderful people to travel with in a truly special country. Healing Bay & Hoi An take some beating. Utterly memorable. I loved it! (more)John McLaughlin
A most enjoyable time...a really memorable trip. (more)Mary Rae
Very good - I truly enjoyed the whole experience. The whole trip was great but the most memorable part was probably the motorbike tour through the countryside around Hue. (more)Gail Morris
From £621 - £800 excluding flights
Vietnam holidays, tailor made
Halong Bay and Siem Reap were amazing, but there were lots of other lovely places and people. (more)Yvonne Chapman
It was excellent- thank you for providing us with the introduction....The whole holiday was really good and I don't think one particular part was more memorable than all of them. (more)Carol Norman
I would recommed this trip very highly. The best part was the vietnamese people. (more)Bernard Butt
From US $2183 excluding flights
Vietnam holiday
The best parts were the old town and cycling in Hoi An. (more)Fiona Christie
The most memorable part was the home stay on the Meakon delta and the National Park. I also love kayaking and seeing the wild monkeys in Haylon bay. (more)Juliet Price
Cambodia - the temples of Angkor Wat are a true gem; Phnom Penh and its museums as well as the recent Cambodian history were heart breaking but very educational. (more)martina kocjan
From £1270 - £1600 excluding flights
Vietnam to Thailand, small group holiday
Memorable parts? All the tour has been exciting. Tips? Arrival in Saigon without any city visit is not so useful and could be avoided. Local benefits? Absolutely yes. Overall rating? (more)Terry Basilico
From £458 - £680 excluding flights
Vietnam tailor made holidays
We enjoyed it all - wonderful food, pleasant, well informed guides, new experiences. Hanoi is a beautiful and really buzzing city; we'd love to go back. Mai Chau valley is beautiful and developing fast; Halong is like visiting another planet - so strange, so awe-inspiring. (more)Patricia Stoat
It was a great holiday, and it is very hard to single out one thing. Our trip to the northeast was one of the best bits (I was honoured to be invited to join the other giggling grannies on the floor of the Tay house - if only I was as limber as they are!). (more)Margery Nzerem
From £2980 including UK flights
Indochina small group overland tour
Memorable parts? Gosh! All of it! It was an amazing 40 day adventure but I particularly enjoyed watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat in Cambodia, kayaking around Halong Bay in Vietnam and the stunning scenery of Laos and in particular watching the sun set over the Mekong River in Luang Prabang. Tips? We were constantly on the move, which was very exhausting and at the end of the Vietnam trip (the 40 day Indochina adventure was actually 3 separate tours which I did not realise and... (more)Lucy Charlotte Brand
From £1654 - £2210 excluding flights
Vietnam family holiday
Memorable parts? Walking in the hills in North Vetnam, really connected with the people off the tourist trails. Stunning. Tips? Be prepared for simple accommodation and reasonably hard walking. Although not very long walks, about 15km in a day it can get quite hot and hilly. Wish I was fitter. Local benefits? Yes, staying with families and local businesses is very important to the development of the tourist industry. Always ate in small restaurants. Overall rating? Very... (more)Angela Reid
From £1075 - £1095 excluding flights
Vietnam holiday, off the beaten track
Excellent in all ways. Ms. Thanh Ha of the operatorís Saigon office provided detailed information and reminders, and she met us in Saigon to make sure everything was as we hoped. (more)Sandy Snyder
Eating and experiencing the beauty of Vietnam was the most memorable part...Brilliant. Wouldn't hesitate in doing it again and recommending to anyone wanting some happy healing holiday happenings. (more)Anita Lowe
From US $3008 excluding flights
Vietnam culture and beach holiday
It was excellent. I would definitely recommend this sort of tour for a first visit. We had never had a guide or arranged tour before so it really made the difference knowing that tours had been prepaid and pick ups and cars had been pre arranged. (more)Val Bodington
Both the visit to the Cu Chi tunnels and the day on the Mekong Delta was the most memorable. (more)Emma Miller
From US $1284 excluding flights
Vietnam trekking & homestay tour
The best experience and vacation we have had. We loved the whole thing. (more)Colesie Sterling
The whole experience was memorable. Our guide was very good, the landscape was beautiful, the trekking was good and the homestays were and food were excellent. (more)Dinah Reed
Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall? The best we have had. Made all the more stress free by the personal attention of Ninh, our tour organiser (more)Stuart Mcneil
From £298 excluding flights
Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
Excellent...Angkor Wat was the memorable part. (more)Elodie Maria Sube
Superb! Guide was excellent and itinerary was perfect. Sunrise at Angkor Wat will take your breath away! (more)Ian Young
An excellent holiday. A really wonderful guide who went the extra mile to show us the real Cambodia and give us an interesting and enjoyable trip. (more)Richard Moorhead
From £458 - £680 excluding flights
Vietnam heritage tour
We had a wonderful time and felt that we accomplished what we set out to do, which was to give our 14 year old daughter a taste of the sites, history and culture of the country in which she was born. (more)Karen Foust
Very good - not the best holiday ever, but a great break with some very funny moments. (more)Christian Barkei
We had a wonderful holiday, we were able to gain a good sense of the country and some awareness of the lives of ordinary Vietnamese people. (more)Janet Baseley
From US $1502 excluding flights
Vietnam small group holiday, a food adventure
Memorable parts? Halong Bay on boat Tips? To travel with a trolley and not a backpack Local benefits? Our guide was very careful with these benefits to locals Overall rating? Fantastic I cant wait to do another one! (more)valenina giubilei
From £1225 - £1395 excluding flights
Vietnam adventure holiday
Memorable parts? So difficult to choose one thing. We did so many great things. Experiencing the New Year celebrations on the river side in Hoian was probably the most exciting and and enjoyable because of the colour, sounds and energy all rolled into one event. Tips? Travel light. Laundry services are cheap and easy to use. Use insect repellent to stop nasty bites. Get up early to get to sights before the crowds build up. Local benefits? We visited local people for several... (more)Kathryn Heirons
From £1769 - £2199 including UK flights
Family holiday in Vietnam
Our guide Hai was fantastic, he had lots of knowledge, had a great sence of humour and looked after us well. He really helped make the holiday as fantastic as it was. (more)Elizabeth Morgan
We were immersed in this really poor country, with the hint of past traumatic occupation and wars, and received the most generous opening of hearts from this 80% buddhist country. (more)Victoria Macdonald
From £1704 - £2204 including UK flights
Cambodia & Vietnam holiday
I would definitely recommend this tour and intend to do another one with this company....As a single traveller I particularly appreciated the fact that all the other members of the tour were extremely friendly and easy to get on with. (more)Marian Jenkins
Loved cycling in Hoi An and seeing the locals and water buffalo in the fields. The cookery class was hilarious and memorable for all the right reasons. (more)Loretta Ahmed
Most memorable part of the holiday was...everything. (more)Jack Kitchener
From £1245 - £1395 excluding flights
Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh holiday
Wonderful - important to note that the head of the company in Vietnam that arranged the tour rang to check in on me in Saigon which made me feel like a valued customer (more)Sara Geale
Amazing, simply perfect. And their integrity with money issues was outstanding. Which is quite rare with private package tour operators I later found. (more)Maha Almojel
The Jungle Temple in Siem Reap was the most memorable part of the holiday. (more)Steve Dalby
From £530 including domestic flights only
Luxury holiday in Vietnam
It was all highly memorable. We particularly liked our visit to a village outside Hanoi where we met with local people and were able to ask questions. (more)Alison and Paul Crowe
The tour operator is a superb company - highly recommended. (more)John Richardson
Excellent - very interesting, some spectacular scenery and great weather and people. (more)Mark Stamper
From US $6361 excluding flights
Cambodia & Vietnam explorer holiday
Loved tasting the local foods and the lunch in the jungle. Some lovely lunches and evening meals shared in local restaurants that we would never have found on our own. (more)Helen Scholes
Fabulous! All was great. Cambodia's temples were amazing. (more)Dana Harland
It was a wonderful experience and gave me an insight to the beauty of countries of Indochina as well as its warm and delightful people...we visited local projects where we were able to either contribute financially or support by buying their produce. (more)Pat Alexander
From £2040 - £2770 including domestic flights only
Vietnam & Cambodia holiday
Absolutely loved the Sapa region - Mountains & mist and Ian was a fantastic tour leader. Hoi An town was just amazingly beautiful & relaxed. (more)Heather Johnson
It was quite a whirlwind and, although everyone got extremely tired, the memories of Vietnam will mellow like a good wine. (more)Christine Mackenzie
From £2790 - £3765 including domestic flights only
Vietnam tailor made holiday, North to South
...our overall experience was amazing! We loved the people and the variety of Vietnamese countryside. We feel that this trip was a quick tour of the country and would love to return to visit areas we did not have time to visit (e.g. the national parks) and revisit areas for longer (e.g. a home stay and trek in Sapa). (more)Tracey Warren
Exceptional...The trip to Halong Bay was the most exciting part of the trip. (more)Richard Mcleish
From £2495 including UK flights
Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi tours in Vietnam
Memorable parts? Much of the holiday was memorable, the madness of Saigon, the beautiful town of Hoi An, exploring Hue and surrounding countryside by motorbike, the wonderful Ha Long Bay, the delicious food......I could go on! Tips? Go with an open mind and you will not be disappointed with the experience of travel & living in Vietnam. If you are after partying and drinking lots every night this is not for you. Local benefits? The tour took the opportunity to engage with... (more)James Bolton
From £716 - £890 excluding flights
Vietnam adventure holiday
Vietnam was amazing. The trip really opened my eyes to a totally different culture. I have been to South East Asia before but I had not seen such poverty as that of Vietnam. Yet, the Vietnamese people were so happy & friendly and such hard workers. (more)Tamsin Wheeler
Countryside, Scenery, Weather, Food, Company were the highlights. It was a great holiday. (more)Safann Mac Carthy
From £1365 - £1610 excluding flights
Hanoi to Da Nang tour in Vietnam
Memorable parts? Sitting in a restaurant in Hoi An overlooking the river at night; Trying local dishes at each place we visited. (Try the Hue pancakes!) Walking around Hoi An's old quarter. Visiting the My Son ruins early in the morning to get there ahead of the heat and other tourists. (The itinerary showed that visit as an afternoon trip but the guide suggested we go early in the morning which was a great idea and meant we had it almost to ourselves.) Tips? Take the opportunity... (more)Sue Pidgeon
From £2000 - £2100 including UK flights
Highlights of Indochina tour
Very good...I appreciated the variety - everything from overnight in a village in Vietnam and being entertained by the locals in that beautiful place, to crawling through Cu Chi tunnels (very dark)to Silk production, making rice paper ... also liked Angkor Wat and associated temples, fascinating. (more)pamela taylor
Luang Prabang - such a pleasant place. The quality of orgaisation ranged from good to excellent. (more)Rosemary Napper
From £2040 - £2770 including domestic flights only
Budget tours to Vietnam
Memorable parts? You do so many things on this tour it is hard to choose the most memorable. If there was one experience I remember the most it was the motorbike ride around the city of Hue. We rode through the streets and out into the paddy fields and local villages. It was the best way to see the country and the whole group had a lot of fun. Tips? Just go on and book it! I found getting my visa before travelling a lot easier (rather than visa on arrival) and there are no 'special'... (more)Lindsay Challoner
From £629 - £749 excluding flights
Indochina overland tour, Saigon to Angkor
Joining crowds of people and the sense of anticipation felt when waiting for the sunrise over Ankor Wat. Being taught to create and cook my own wrap was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Sara Page
The sampan ride through the jungle at Xe Quit and coffee in the floating market in Vietnam were the most memorable parts of the holiday. (more)Yvette Etcell
Most memorable were Angkor Wat and the other temples around Siem Reap. Home Stay near Vinh Long. (more)Graham Dalby
From £2450 - £2750 including UK flights
Vietnam cultural tour
My family of four and a friend travelled to Vietnam with this operator via Responsible Travel. Our 2-week trip began on 12/17/06. We found the trip to be very well organized. Our tour leader Tim was fun-loving and well versed in leading small groups as well as with Vietnam, in general. Our group, which totalled 14, put Tim to the test as two of the group were clearly inexperienced travellers who felt as though the leader was their personal property. Tim did more than one could expect to satisfy... (more)David Brody
From £1685 - £2205 including domestic flights only
Bangkok to Hanoi tours
Memorable parts? I enjoyed the homestay the most as I felt like we got to understand a little bit about the people and managed to keep fit with the kids :) Tips? Plan for a few days in Singapore at the start. Local benefits? Yes, the homestay. Overall rating? I enjoyed it a lot. (more)Dave Wood
From £671 - £880 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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