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Cities of Vietnam

A Journey Through the Cities of Vietnam

Vietnam is a name that represents the symbiotic link between sterling natural environments and cultural complexities. Stretched along the South China Sea, this country reflects an ideal blend of diverse history and fast-growing future. The varying contrasts may seem overwhelming at first, but for those who want to get off the beaten path and explore some of the greatest experiences it has to offer, Vietnam has a lot in store for you. Here are few of the best cities of Vietnam to explore during your Vietnam and Cambodia tour:


Officially known as the Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon is a young and bustling city that is thriving with energy all day and night long. Once succumbed to the gravity of World War II; now, the city boasts of a colonial charm through the remnants of its rather celebrated past. It is dominated by an exuberant nightlife with many a nightclubs to keep you on your toes. The street food and culinary delicacies reflect the soul of Vietnam making it a sensory overload. To finish off, a tour along the lush green paddy fields is always the ultimate ticket.

Ideal duration of stay: 4 days

Holxo Top 5:
1. Cruise down Mekong River
2. Vinh Trang Pagoda
3. Cu Chi Tunnels
4. Nguyen Hue street tour
5. Ben Thanh Market

Cu Chi Tunnels

Ben Thanh Market

Hoi An

Situated in the heart of Vietnam’s coastline, Hoi An is an ancient port city that stars as a picture-perfect tourist getaway. One of the most charming cities of Vietnam, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city features an overall sense of sublimity with a laid-back atmosphere that is simply delightful. Basked in the lap of luxurious sunsets and resting waters, the old town appears to be a proliferation of natural beauty. Untouched by the craze of modernization, it has managed to uphold its historical heritage. A stroll around the old town will take you through a trail of Chinese temples, ancient tea warehouses and trading centers.

Ideal duration of stay: 3 days

Holxo Top 4:
1. Japanese Bridge
2. Chinese Congregation Hall
3. Markets by Thu Bon river
4. Cycle to Cua Dai Beach

Hoi An Old Town

Japanese Bridge


This charming capital of Vietnam has aged gracefully despite being shattered by the ravages of war. The streets of the old town surge with a history of French and Chinese colonization, offering a glimpse into a resilient past. Hanoi attractions also features a blend of traditional and elegant architecture as seen in its exquisitely designed temples and pagodas.

Ideal duration of stay: 3 days

Holxo Top 5:
1. Hoan Kiem Lake
2. Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
3. Temple of Literature
4. Ba Dinh Square
5. “Cyclo” tour

Hoan Kiem Lake

Cyclo Tour

Halong Bay

If you’ve had a good dose of the energy that the cities of Vietnam offer and you now seek to escape to a land of pure serenity, then Halong Bay is just the place. This region boats of emerald green waters and rain-forest islands making it naturally paradisiac. For all those adventure enthusiasts, there are many activities to keep you occupied. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking. Sporting a perfect holiday getaway for every traveller, it tops the charts in the must visit places on your exclusive Vietnam and Cambodia tour.

Ideal duration of stay: 2 days

Holxo Top 4:
1. Big boat cruise
2. Surprising Grotto
3. Luon Cave
4. Wharf of Halong

Halong Bay

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