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TRAVEL GUIDE: VIETNAM


With its lush, tropical weather and mysterious but friendly culture, Vietnam has become a great escape for travelers from all over the world. Plus, there are many adventures to choose from: relax on the warm beaches of Nha Trang, trek through ancient remains in the imperial city Hue, sample local dishes in downtown Hanoi, or even see remnants of the Vietnam War at the museum in Ho Chi Minh City.

DALAT

A FAVORITE IN VIETNAM
Sofitel Dalat Palace

Vietnamese and French influences enjoy a refined symbiotic bond in the hill town of Dalat, located about 5,000 feet above sea level, 200 miles northeast of Ho Chi Minh City.



HANOI

Indulge and unwind at the Somerset Grand Hanoi
BOOK A ROOM
Hotels in Hanoi

A city that celebrates creativity, Hanoi boasts plenty of attractions for the artist and artist-at-heart. If your next vacation destination is Hanoi, go prepared. Find your ideal hotel with these reviews, ratings and room photos.

72 HOUR VACATIONS
En Route to Heavenly Hanoi
Hanoi’s appeal lies, above all, in the way the locals approach life, where they eat, shop, read poetry, practice tai chi, pray or play... Here's your three-day plan to embrace Hanoi in all its old, new, traditional, modern and quirky ways.


HO CHI MINH CITY

BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE
Ho Chi Minh City

Looking for spacious work stations? A chill lounge for a gin & tonic? A game of golf? Find hotels, restaurants and other important information for business travelers.


HOT IN HO CHI MINH

The Caravelle Hotel
During the Vietnam War, The Caravelle was home to the embassies of Australia and New Zealand. Today, a new twenty-four-story tower, classy interior upgrades and a hot bar make it one of the top places to stay when in town.


BOOKS & OTHER LINKS

SHARING THE ADVENTURE
To Asia with Love
We're proud of former Gayot hotel editor, one-time Vietnam resident and world voyager Kim Fay, who twisted the arms—and pens—of 50 expatriate travel writers to share their inside knowledge of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Read our review and buy the book on amazon.com.

Official Website of Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
www.vietnamtourism.com.

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(Updated: 05/31/12 KK)


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