An established French hill station which dates back to 1922, Sapa orientates the most spectacular views of mountains and plunging valleys. Local hill tribes fill the town, transforming the vibrant green rice terraces into a colourful landscape. Experience the charm of the northwest Vietnamese tourist centre in Sapa.
Find out how to spend 10 days on holiday in Vietnam with our day-by-day itinerary suggestions.
Whether you’re seeking French-colonial sophistication or modern luxury during your visit, here is your roundup of where to drink, dine and stay during your time in Saigon
Cruising or touring? Now there is no need to decide with two new and two improved tours offering you the chance to enjoy both in comfort, all as part of a small group.
Read our definitive guide to find out when is the best time to go to Vietnam and Cambodia.
A first-time river cruiser and avid photographer, our very own Chris Bryan talks about his first time cruising the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia
Read our definitive guide to find out when is the best time to go to the Vietnamese port town of Hoi An.
Read our definitive guide to find out when is the best time to go to the Vietnamese capital, Saigon, also known as Ho Chi Minh City.
Visa rules for British nationals visiting Vietnam have changed. Find out how.
Learn about the fascinating history of the old port town of Hoi An in Vietnam, once the most important trading port in the South China Sea.
Find out which of our top ten icons in Asia are the most popular with travelers.
Images of the Mekong River and the people that call this iconic waterway of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos home.
Read our guide to find out more about Vietnam’s Tet festival, the country’s annual New Year celebration.
Read our guide to the history of Vietnamese railways and discover the fascinating past of its colonial railway network.
Read our guide to Vietnam’s best beaches and plan where you’ll visit on your beach holiday to Vietnam.
From the Cambodian jungle to the streets of Saigon, numerous films have been set in Indochina. Find out more with our guide to Indochina’s best movies.
Find out what you should see on your trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand or Myanmar (Burma) with our list of the top unmissable highlights.
Deciding on when is the best time to visit Vietnam can be complicated because of the great diversity of regions and climates.
We explore the origins of the term “Indochina”, looking at its French colonial history and the countries that make up this region of Southeast Asia.
If you had to choose one, which would it be? We look at the often-missed highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia to help you decide.
Discover the illustrious history of Hanoi’s Sofitel Metropole Hotel, considered by many to be the best hotel in Vietnam.
Discover the flora and fauna of Asia in its beautiful national parks.
The eleven most culturally and naturally significant sites in Indochina as listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.
How Cleaner Climate are helping cut living costs to low-income families and funding kids to stay in school.
Get up close and personal with the limestone karst scenery that many tourists are missing.
Our top recommendations for spending two weeks in Vietnam and Cambodia including a detailed map and itinerary.
Search Google for hotels in Vietnam and there are 1000s of results. Our Vietnam experts have selected the best hotels in Saigon, Hoi An and Hanoi for comfort and luxury.
An experience of Hanoi few tourists ever get, discovering the city as it first wakes up.
Meet Trong, a 19 year old from a local orphanage with a bright future. He is now training with the NGO Streets International to be a chef so that his little sister can continue her education.
This beginner’s guide to travel photography in Asia is full of tips and techniques to turn your vacation snaps into works of art.
Our short guide on Hanoi's history, culture and what to expect from Vietnam's understated and ancient capital city.
The definitive visa guide for UK passport holders heading on a holiday to Vietnam.
From bikes and boats, to buffalos and bridges, the Mekong Delta has some wonderful stories to tell.
A complete guide on avoiding transport scams in Vietnam, from taxis to cyclos, motos and boats.
As a vegetarian I’m always thrilled when a Vietnamese restaurant is that evening’s venue of choice. Vietnamese food is fresh, flavoursome and exceptionally healthy.
No vacation in Vietnam is complete without seeing the ancient capital of Hanoi. With an old quarter resplendent with French-colonial buildings and markets
Like all tourists, Australian’s can be seen in a less than positive light. Even the majority of travellers who are generally lovely, polite and courteous can sometimes cause offense without even realising it.
I write this sat on the train back to Hanoi from Sapa. I admit, the sheer vastness and beauty of Sapa has left me utterly exhausted.
At Travel Indochina we are always looking for new ways to help the people and communities in the places we visit and love, as well as offering our travellers truly unique experiences and memories that will stay with them forever.
As many of our clients will know, Travel Indochina’s Product Managers (those that do not already live in-country) and our Asia Specialists regularly travel to Asia in order to keep up to date with the latest products and developmental within their respective country’s.