So you’ve listened to my podcast episode about Vietnam and now you want to explore it! Here’s everything you’ll need to put your trip together.


Easily search, compare and book flights from your city to Ho Chi Minh (SGN) or Hanoi (HAN) in Vietnam. You can even search multi-sector itineraries if you wish to include domestic flights. Results include multiple online travel agents and airlines so you can ensure you’re getting the best possible price.

Looking for domestic flights but not sure of the airport?
Click on the interactive map and change the city code in the browser address bar.


Here’s some selected reasonably priced popular hotels in Vietnam, click on any to search for your preferred dates and or city. You can also search and compare all hotels using my site’s accommodation comparison tool here. This tool compares all the major distributors including, Agoda, Expedia, Roomer, Zenhotels and more so you can rest easy knowing you’ve booked the best possible price. Don’t believe me? Then search on, Agoda or and let me know if you find better!


Travelling within Vietnam is fairly straightforward. You can easily book rail travel or public buses using the search tool below/

Vietnam Bus and Rail Travel

Vietnam Bicycle, Scooter and Motorcycle Rental

Rent a bicycle to explore Hanoi, or create your own motorcycle tour of Vietnam – either way, to see Vietnam on two wheels is to become a local.


Vietnam Private Transfers

You can pre-book private transfers including small cars or vans within Vietnam whether it be an airport transfer or direct transport between two cities. Just type in the from and to locations and compare various vehicle sizes.

Vietnam Day Tours

Sometimes getting to an attraction is just easier using a day tour. There’s plenty of cheap and easy options in Vietnam including city tours, cooking classes and even language classes. Click on the most popular tours below or search for all day tours using the search box.
HanoiHalong Bay Deluxe Cruise (1-3 Days) fr AUD $65 →
HanoiHalong Bay Day Tourfr AUD $53 →
HanoiHanoi Cooking Classfr AUD $45 →
HanoiHanoi Foodie Tourfr AUD $29 →
HanoiHanoi City Tour By Scooter/Motorcyclefr AUD $52 →
HanoiHanoi Photography Tourfr AUD $55 →
Sapa2D/1N Sapa Hill Tribe Trekking Tour (ex Hanoi)fr AUD $109 →
HuePhong Nha Cave Explorationfr AUD $48 →
Hoi AnEco Cooking Class and Basket Boat Tourfr AUD $42 →
Hoi AnVietnamese Lantern Making Classfr AUD $15 →
SaigonCu Chi Tunnels Half Day Tourfr AUD $18 →
SaigonGolden Water Puppet Theatrefr AUD $21 →


Call me old fashioned but I still like having guidebooks when I travel and there’s still a use for them, as you can easily plan your trip on a long flight, a train, or without worrying about finding wifi. Plus you can make your own notes for future trips.

Lonely Planet: Vietnam (2018 Edition)

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Jade Jackson
Travel Writer | Podcaster | Photographer