Located just two hours away via aeroplane, these Vietnam tour packages from Malaysia listed below offer the perfect getaway for long weekends or extended holidays. Vietnam offers perfect city breaks from the metropolitan Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru or Malacca City, or excellent retreats into a wild nature that looks far removed from that of Malaysia. We have an excellent range of choice for our Asian neighbours to the south to explore beautiful Vietnam through its history, culture and unrestrained scenery, lying right on the doorstep of your country.
Please note that the following tours do not feature airfare from Malaysia to Vietnam or vice versa.
No matter what kind of holiday you’re looking for, Vietnam Escape Tours have got an exquisite range of holidays for our Malaysian guests.
Hanoi is the perfect mixture of East Asian philosophy and Southeast Asian tropics. This is manifested in its very foundations, where excellent and utterly unique architecture sits alongside stretching palm trees and verdant potted plants, creating a highly photogenic scene for visitors. Through its layers of history, guests on a tour package from Malaysia to Vietnam will discover the best of the city, from ancient Buddhist to colonial French and modern wartime influences.
The province of Ninh Binh lies just 2 hours south of Hanoi, carrying the flag for some of northern Vietnam’s most accessible beauty. At Tam Coc, a small enclave of the province, this is especially pronounced through rolling limestone mountains and vast plains of statuesque rice plants. A boat ride down Tam Coc’s mountain-flanked river is one of the most highly rated activities on our selection of Vietnam package holidays from Malaysia. Around the rest of the province, guests can enjoy the history of Hoa Lu, the nature of Cuc Phuong National Park and the religion and architecture of Bai Dinh Pagoda.
A cruise around Halong Bay is the ultimate experience for both spectacular natural beauty and enchanting Vietnamese tradition. Many of the cruise ships offering tours of Halong Bay will not simply show you the wonders on offer, but also allow you to get closer to the action via kayaking in its quiet waters, swimming in the shadows of limestone mountains, along with visiting uncombed beaches, ancient caves and colourful fishing villages. On board, guests can get a deeper understanding for Vietnamese culture through themed dinners, tea ceremonies and cooking classes.
The Mekong Delta is where life in Vietnam originated – one look at the lush scene on offer today will show you why. The vibrancy of this vast region lying in between Ho Chi Minh City and the mainland’s southernmost point is embodied in its stretching palm trees, canals flanked with nipa palm and the estuaries of the Mekong River that carve their way through 9 tropical provinces. The floating markets here offer the opportunity to those on a Vietnam package tour from Malaysia to try local produce in a highly unique setting, surrounded by abundant nature.
As the 7th best-represented country in terms of tourism numbers to Vietnam, Malaysians continually find that there is a lot of appealing places to discover in our beautiful country. Travelling around Vietnam is very comfortable for Malaysians because of the following reasons:
If you plan on coming to Vietnam for 30 days or less, then you will not need a visa to enter the country. For stays of longer than 30 days, then a visa if required. You can get these for up to 3 months through the following methods:
Finding Vietnamese dong outside of Vietnam is nearly impossible, as is paying for most services in Vietnam with U.S dollars. Because of this, we recommend changing Malaysian ringgit to U.S dollars before arriving and then changing dollars to Vietnamese dong at intervals throughout your trip. You can likely pay for services at hotels, tour companies and some large chain restaurants in U.S dollars, but don’t expect the same reaction if trying to buy local street food or souvenirs with American currency.
It doesn’t take long for tourists to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City to realise that public transport is certainly lacking. The amount of cars and motorbikes on the road will tell you this, as will the traffic. During any of our Vietnam tour packages from Malaysia, we will have your transport already arranged for you, meaning the state of the roads are of little concern. If your tour utilises any free time whereby you can explore on your own accord, we recommend getting motorbike or car taxis for their reliability and flexibility.
Vietnam’s English levels are improving with speed, though they are currently not at a very high level. You will be able to converse with business owners and workers in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Hoi An’s Old Town and District 1 of Saigon, but possibly not with any locals selling street food or souvenirs. Embracing the language and learning a few basic phrases and number will help you a lot and will put a smile on local faces!
Vietnam’s street food is appealing on a global scale. It is one of the many reasons that people come to our country and one of the big draws for visitors to our Vietnam tour deals from Malaysia. Though some visitors have reservations about trying the street food for safety reasons, they really have very little to worry about - stalls abide by government sanitation standards and are highly hygienic. More often than not, travelling tourists mistake their body’s adaption to the completely different cuisine as food poisoning.
We are always encouraging further escapes at Vietnam Escape Tours so, if you have time, we suggest that you check out some of our beautiful neighbouring countries after finishing in Vietnam. Of course, this could also be before your Vietnam package holiday from Malaysia has begun, as Vietnam is well-connected to other countries in Southeast and East Asia. Destinations further afield can be reached via a connecting flight in any of the airport hubs of the region, namely Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore.
Feel free to browse through the Vietnam tour packages from Malaysia below and contact Vietnam Escape Tours if you have any questions.