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Cambodia & Vietnam Holiday

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The adventure of a lifetime across Cambodia and Vietnam, with highlights including a luxury junk-ship cruise and a boutique stay near Angkor...

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Hanoi

Vietnam's capital is described by almost all who go there as

Old-fashioned in atmosphere, Hanoi has sidewalk cafes, pavement barbers, less traffic than Saigon, less frenetic rushing about, less noise, simply less people. Wide tree-lined bicycle-filled boulevards, elegant colonial French mansions, the grandeur and solemnity of Ho Chi Minh's monumental Mausoleum, the rustic simplicity of the house in which 'Uncle Ho' lived out his final years, the barely concealed misery of the Hoa Lo Prison, the 'Hanoi Hilton' where so many prisoners of war were incarcerated, the religious pride that constructed the beautiful temple of Literature compound - it's all here in Hanoi, a microcosm of the Vietnamese culture.

Hanoi is an elegant city located on the banks of the Red River with tranquil Hoan Kiem Lake at its heart. Much of the city was transformed by the French when it became a French protectorate in the 1880s and there are wide boulevards and large colonial buildings which are now home to government departments and foreign embassies.



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Flight Time

7 Hours

Currency

Vietnamese dong

Time to Visit

September - April

Time Difference

+7 hours



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