Women Only Tours in Vietnam

Vietnam

From the ancient neighbourhoods of Hoi An to the vast Mekong Delta, Vietnam offers beaches, rice paddies, limestone pinnacles and an astonishing variety of scenery to marvel at. Add wartime relics, early morning markets, delicious cuisine and wonderful locals, and you've got an absolutely fantastic holiday on your hands!

  • Best Time to Travel
    Vietnam: spring (February to April) and autumn (August to October).
  • Curent Weather
    Mostly Cloudy- 28 Degree C
  • Area Code

    84

  • Population

    91.7 million

Things To Do

  • Shopping
  • Nightlife
  • Festivals
  • Places

Shopping in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh: Visit tailoring shops where you can buy silk and get your clothes made. Ben Thanh Market offers locally made handicrafts, handmade textiles, household items, bags and shoes. You can also shop at the Diamond Plaza. For stylish, but affordable clothing, try Chung Cu 42 Ton That Thiep, while Mekong Quilts specialises in handmade silk weaves made by the rural poor.

Hanoi: Dong Xuan Market is big and nontouristy. Located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, there are hundreds of stalls and a wide range of goods to choose from, while the Night Market offers a shopping experience without traffic. Hanoi Moment and Tan My Design offer sophisticated fare, while Three Tree and Friendly Shop offer handmade jewellery and bags respectively.

Nightlife

Ho Chi Minh: Visit the lively pubs and enjoy the pleasant jazz perfomances live.

Festivals

Lunar New Year (January/February): Tet Nguyen Dan is the biggest festival in Vietnam. The entire country has family get-togethers, they light fireworks, visit temples and perform religious ceremonies.
Perfume Festival (mid February/March): Held at Hanoi's iconic Perfume Pagoda, locals gather from all over to pray for a prosperous year and pay respect to Buddha. Beginning with a dragon dance at Den Trinh Pagoda, pilgrims travel by boat to the base of Huong Mountain and continue on foot to Huong Tich Cave. Along the way they pass limestone caves, rice fields and climb hundreds of steps to the cave.
Hoi An Lantern Festival (14th of every month): This a monthly event transforms the quaint Vietnamese UNESCO World Heritage Site into a vibrant spectacle of lights and paper lanterns. The Ancient Town switches off all electricity and and hundreds of candles and lanterns are lit. Visit as many Vietnamese temples as you can to see monks and locals holding candlelit ceremonies.

Places

Hanoi: Visit the old quarter of Hanoi, Lotte Tower for the Skywalk house and the Temple of Literature - the first university of Vietnam built in the 11th century.
Halong Bay: After you've seen this UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Vietnam's most spectacular natural attractions, take a Queen Cable Car ride to Sun World Halong Park. Thien Cung Cave (Heavenly Palace Cave) and Dau Go Cave are not to be missed.

Things to Carry

  • Beach wear, party wear, night wear and weather-appropriate clothes.
  • Medicines, sunscreen, cosmetics, sunglasses and hats.
  • Comfortable footwear for walking, for the beach and for night-outs
  • Electronics such as camera and phone with accessories.
  • Money or a plastic equivalent

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