The vegetation of south east Asia. Lavishly verdant, luxuriantly green, abundantly lush, the colour dominates the landscape. Stepping outside the air terminal the warmth and sounds and scent of the country overwhelm you.There is much to see here.Travelling down the east coast you are greeted by ancient temples, dramatic pagodas, slow winding rivers, soaring mountains, plunging valleys; an amazing abundance of sights and scenery that will captivate and enthrall the eye. You can ride the Reunification Express which is the major rail line and runs from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, covering a distance of over 1,000 miles. The cuisine is leaves nothing to be desired. One of the healthiest and most flavorful on Earth. Exquisite combinations of fish, shrimp, limes, lemon grass and other exotic herbs and spices will entertain your palate as much as the scenery does your eye. The is the one country that the Top Gear team visited that stopped their wild antics and caused them to sit on wall overlooking a valley and just look.
Rail Holidays in Vietnam
Classic Vietnam Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City 10 days from £719
From vibrant Hanoi, the natural beauty of Halong Bay, the atmospheric imperial capital of Hue, and the charms of Hoi An to the modern day life of Saigon, experience the energy of Vietnam in ten jam-packed days.
Departs from November 2016 to December 2017.