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Travel around Vietnam with a local French speaking guide

Vietnam is a very popular destination, but the idea of travelling also leads to a certain number of questions. How can you get to know locals if we don't speak a word of Vietnamese? How can you be sure to have marked out a good itinerary? Can you find a local French speaking guide in Vietnam? To this last question, the answer is yes! Find out about the local agencies, as well as guides, circuits and discoveries to make in Vietnam.

What to do with a local French speaking guide in Vietnam?

Your local French speaking agency is prepared to make the ideal circuit for you so as to have a dynamic stay through which boredom will have no place whatsoever. So, if you are passionate about history and culture or, on the contrary, more into walks and treks, a local French speaking guide will set you on the right track.

Hanoi, Tonkin, Along, Saigon, the Mekong Delta and the consorts don't have any secrets hidden from the local agencies and French speaking guides. Therefore, you can trust them for your routes during your stay in Vietnam.

As a couple, amongst friends, with family or in a group.

The guides offer several possibilities for travelling around Vietnam It's possible to chose a private chauffeur-guide, ideal for if you are travelling as a couple, in a small group of friends or with family. You can also chose to roam around Vietnam with a group of travellers. However, this option will mean that your time is a bit limited in each visit: you will have to follow the plan set out by the agency in order to satisfy the wishes of all visitors.

There are several methods of transport for a guided visit of Vietnam.

If you think that your local French speaking guide will take you on a visit in Vietnam by car, in minibus or on foot, be aware that other methods of transport exist to explore the country of South East Asia. What would you say to a mini cruise in the bay of Bai Tu Long or a private boat trip to Cat Ba? Bike rides or even boat trips to explore the villages on stilts aren't to be missed.

Sunset on the Thu Bồn River

Some advantages of choosing a local French speaking guide

In the first instance, le local French speaking guides have as good a grasp of French as they do Vietnamese. Supposing your trip has the aim of meeting with locals: having an expert from the area who has a mastery of both languages and who could also serve as an interpreter would be a great help!

Besides, as previously stated, your guide knows Vietnam like the back of his hand. Therefore it's ideal if you wish to visit the maximum number of places and make a number of discoveries that you couldn't have done alone, whilst taking in information here and there. Your local French speaking guide will know how to give you a unique adventure in Vietnam.

Schéhérazade Deedarun
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Updated 16 November 2015
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