Vietnam & Laos Tours
Visiting Vietnam is ideal to discover this beautiful country with picturesque landscapes. You will have an exciting chance to learn all of Vietnam’s highlights and experience Vietnam’s culture, history, cuisine, and customs as Halong Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hoi An ancient town and the never sleep city – Ho Chi Minh City. After that, you will take an international flight to Laos to enhance your trip journey. Visitors will find something to work within the old structures, while nature enthusiasts will find lots to enjoy in the waterfalls and woodlands. This part of Vietnam & Laos of Style Travel will assist tourists in choosing to travel to these countries.
When is the best time to visit Vietnam & Laos?
The best time for visiting Vietnam and Laos is from October to April. The temperature is cool; the sky is clear from north to south in Vietnam. Meanwhile, the weather in Laos is mild and dry all year. Besides, from December to January, the weather in north Vietnam will be colder, which is better when exploring the mountainous area in the north of Vietnam. Meanwhile, the Mekong River, Laos' principal waterway, has high water levels that make transferring simple.
What are the top places that you should not miss when taking a tour to Vietnam & Laos?
Hanoi, Vietnam's capital and second-largest metropolis, is the country's political, economic, and cultural hub. Hanoi is a historic metropolis with traditions dating back over 1,000 years. The city contains several areas of ancient importance and beautiful scenery, earning it the moniker "land of millennium cultural relics."
The splendor of nature and artistic significance of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a magnificent jewel in Vietnam's tiara. Visiting this area is like entering into a fairy tale, the stuff of tales, with dozens of towering limestone islands, karst grottoes, and quaint junk boats cruising the brilliant emerald waters.
Hoi An is a popular tourist attraction with a 1,500-year heritage. Therefore, Hoi An Ancient Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was previously named one of the top 10 tourist cities in Asia, attracting visitors from all over the world with its long white-sand beaches and many interesting activities.
The deep appreciation of the culture that Luang Prabang, one of the must-visit cities in Laos, generously extends to all visitors is incredibly alluring, whether it be for the city's history, culture, religious activities, nightlife, variety of genuine meals, or well-known attractions like Kuang Si Falls, Wat Xieng Thong, or Royal Palace Museum.
In Vang Vieng, visitors may enjoy kayaking and inner tubing on the Nam Song River, as well as the town's rope swings, zip lines, swimming pools, and wide decks for mingling. Many ethnic Lao, Kmou, and Hmong villages are also within a short distance from the town, and Vang Vieng Organic Farm is located in the hamlet of Phoudindaeng, about 4 kilometers north of the town. Visitors may thus engage in a variety of activities in Vang Vieng and have many unforgettable experiences.
The best itinerary for a Vietnam & Laos tour?
You will first arrive in Ho Chi Minh City - the largest city in Vietnam with plenty of scenic spots and historical sites first. Then take a flight to Hoi An to enjoy a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 1,500-year heritage then continue to take another flight to Hanoi - the country's political, economic, and cultural hub and Halong Bay - another UNESCO World Heritage Site and end the trip in Luang Prabang to enjoy the city's history, culture, religious activities, nightlife, variety of genuine meals, or well-known attractions like Kuang Si Falls, Wat Xieng Thong, or Royal Palace Museum, etc.
How many days should I spend for a tour to Vietnam & Laos
For a short trip (6 – 8 days), you can visit the three most popular places in both countries: Hanoi, Halong Bay (Vietnam) and Luang Prabang (Laos). If you have 9 – 13 days, Hue, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh City, and Mekong Delta are good choices for adding to your trip to Vietnam and Laos. In the case where there are 14 days or more, besides the above destinations in Vietnam and Laos, you will have enough time to visit other places in Laos like Vang Vieng, Vientiane, and Xieng Khouang.