Discovering Vietnam


Savor breathtaking beauty and enduring traditions as you travel from Vietnam's imperial cities to the Mekong River Delta, where you will experience local cuisine and get an up-close look at a farming settlement near Da Nang.

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 Throwing fishing nets along the river in Vietnam. Credit: Amanda Mack  Ha Long Bay, a World Heritage site  Women in a boat along the Perfume River  A Vietnamese woman traveling by boat in Hoi An  The village of Hoi An, a World Heritage site  The canals of Hoi An  The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi  Pavilion at the Tomb of Minh Mang, Hue  At the Tomb of Khai Dinh in Hue  Thien Mu Pagoda in Hue  The Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City  Traditional musicians   Dà Nang Harbor  Rural Dà Nang, where endless rice paddies checker the land
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This was our first Smithsonian tour and we were impressed! It combined first class transportation and accommodations with intelligent and thought provoking seminars plus knowledgeable tour directors and study leaders. It won't be our last Smithsonian Journey. 


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ACCOMMODATIONS

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake

Hanoi, Vietnam

Overlooking West Lake, the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake offers a tranquil resort atmosphere conveniently located just 15 minutes from the city center. The 359-room hotel, decorated with contemporary Vietnamese styles, includes two restaurants, a café, and three bars; Fitness Center with sauna and spa; laundry service; and outdoor pool. Air-conditioned guest rooms have a private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Hyatt Regency Da Nang

Da Nang, Vietnam

Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort and Spa is a luxury hotel in Da Nang located on Vietnam's picturesque central coast. Situated on an immaculate stretch of white-sand beach, the resort offers an idyllic oceanfront setting, with sweeping views of the East Sea. The 200-room hotel includes several restaurants and a spa. Air-conditioned guest rooms have a private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3

Saigon Morin Hotel

Hue, Vietnam

Built in 1901 and renovated in 1998, this colonial style hotel in the city center blends old world charm with traditional Vietnamese hospitality. Hotel amenities include several restaurants and lounges, Fitness Center with sauna and massage, outdoor pool, beauty salon, and crafts shop. Guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2

Victoria Can Tho Hotel

Can Tho (Mekong Delta), Vietnam

Built in 1998, this resort hotel sits on the banks of the Hau River, an estuary of the Mekong River, amid beautiful tropical gardens. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and bar; outdoor pool; spa with sauna, massage, and aromatherapy; tennis and badminton courts; billiard table; and a library. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 2

Sofitel Saigon Plaza

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Sofitel Saigon Plaza is located in the city center, in the heart of the business district and close to Notre Dame Cathedral and Reunification Palace. The 275-room property includes two restaurants, two bars, a swimming pool and fitness center. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.

Number of nights: 3