Absolute Asia was the first US-based company to bring Americans to Vietnam over twenty years ago, and we’re as excited to send people there now as we were then. The cities of this vibrant country present dramatically different faces: Saigon throbs with an economic renaissance while Hanoi maintains its image as the center of Vietnamese culture, intellect, and tradition.
The countryside is equally varied, from the scenic limestone karst formations in Halong Bay, to the beaches of Nha Trang, to the rural villages and lush tropical landscapes of the Mekong Delta. Northern Vietnam is also a favorite for many travelers, offering hill tribe villages and dramatic mountain scenery. Absolute Travel’s long-standing relationship with Vietnam make us the preferred choice for luxury travel in Vietnam, and we will personally make sure that your luxury Vietnam vacation transcends your expectations.
Luxury Travel In Vietnam
Throughout the country, travelers relish in this country of contrasts: stunning rice paddy landscapes sit alongside chaotic cities, BMWs next to motorbikes, superb restaurants near locals slurping pho street side, and women wearing conical hats navigating bicycles around every bend. Travelers who have had the luxury to travel in Vietnam can tell you that it has a range of activities for the inquisitive traveler: whether you’re a foodie, historian, honeymooner, or seeking a wild adventure, Vietnam has the perfect trip for everyone. Our custom Vietnam tours will bring you to the forefront of Vietnamese culture, history, and tradition and will introduce you to the lovely locals that bring the warmth and hospitality that will make your journey unforgettable.
The natural and man-made riches in Vietnam are awe-inspiring. One glimpse at Halong Bay will have you captivated by Vietnam, and tours past the limestone spears that jut from its waters like alien sea creatures will fill you with a mythological sense of awe. In the countryside, exquisite temples, pagodas, and tombs dot the landscape to further affirm the magical luxury of travel in Vietnam. Tours of the cities of Saigon and Hanoi bring the country to focus and allow you to see the two faces of a country that is influenced by both modernity and ancient customs. Feel the excitement of the country’s urban spirit or enjoy a more leisurely luxury Vietnam vacation, focused on the exquisite wonders of the country’s verdant jungle coastline. Sublime landscapes, beautiful art, colorful markets, and fascinating people are never hard to find in this Southeast Asian paradise, and Absolute Travel’s options for luxury travel in Vietnam give you the best of it all.
Our journeys to Vietnam provide wonderful insight into Southeast Asia’s past, present, and future. Absolute Travel’s knowledge, local relationships, and ability to arrange insider experiences for travelers during their luxury vacation in Vietnam make our journeys the most compelling in the industry.
The Absolute Vietnam Experience
We have compiled some of our favorite things to do in Vietnam along with some Vietnam travel tips to make sure that you don’t miss anything on your luxury vacation. As you take time to peruse our Vietnam travel information you will learn about Vietnam travel’s many options; we will make sure to incorporate all of your must-see destinations into your customized travel itinerary!
Start off your trip in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) where you can check out the colonial architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral and Dong Khoi, the latter of which was the heart of French colonial life. Head to Cholon, the city’s Chinatown, to experience its extensive market where you can purchase dried mushrooms, pottery, incense, chili paste and much more. For visitors looking to learn about Vietnamese history, consider a stop at the War Remnants Museum or the Reunification Palace, the latter still appearing as it did when a North Vietnamese tank stormed its gates in 1975.
We learn about Vietnam travel to bring you a variety of unique experiences in and around Ho Chi Minh City, from a visit with your private guide to the Cu Chi tunnels that demonstrate the hardship and the tenacity of the Vietnamese guerrilla fighters during the war to a service at the unique Cao Dai Temple.
Of course, our Vietnam travel information includes Hanoi, where we recommend you try a steaming bowl of pho, a delicious soup that is considered to be the national dish of Vietnam and watch Tai Chi practitioners in the early morning hours at Hoan Kiem Lake. Look over our Vietnam travel information before heading to Hanoi and we will help you pick from a host of activities. Whether you decide to stroll through the Old Quarter, where you can see the Bach Ma Temple; stroll up the wide boulevards of the French Quarter boasting the Opera House and History Museum; view the venerated embalmed body of “Uncle Ho” at Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum; visit the ancient Temple of Literature; wander the Fine Arts Museum or simply attend a performance of water puppets we are here to make sure your journey is seamless and enjoyable.
When you learn about Vietnam travel we are certain you will want to plan a stop in North Vietnam where you can sail through the eerie karst formations of Halong Bay and stop at Cat Ba National Park.