Father’s Day is just around the corner, so why not escape the ordinary and bring out your dad’s spirit of adventure with an action packed trip to Vietnam! Swap the norms of everyday life for bicycles and hiking boots and go beyond the urban limits to really experience the stunning natural landscapes that Vietnam has to offer.
Take advantage of Vietjet’s great low cost fares direct from Singapore to over 30 fascinating destinations in Vietnam and throughout the region. From heart racing adventures in the highlands to an afternoon of golf on the verdant Central Coast, enjoy a trip away with your dad to this captivating country.
Check out some of these must visit spots, perfect for the thrill-seeking fathers!
Kick start your dad’s adventure in the fast establishing food mecca of Vietnam. Having grown at an impressive rate, Ho Chi Minh really showcases the enticing and eclectic flavours of this diverse country. Whether you and your dad are entirely new to Vietnamese cuisine or an aficionado seeking your fix, you will be guaranteed to find something here to tickle your taste buds.
There is no better way to explore the gastronomic delights of this city than doing it in true local style, on the back of a motorbike! Check out Vespa Adventures; a great way to tour the city and to really experience the food scene on offer. Informative guides will take you around District 1, stopping at some of the best local food spots on the way. You will soon realise that there is a lot more to Vietnamese food than just authentic Pho and Bang Mi, although these traditional delicacies themselves are well worth the trip!
Vietjet flights depart twice daily to Ho Chi Minh City from Singapore’s Changi International Airport at 1.05pm and 6pm (local time), with a duration of just under two hours. Flights return from Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 8.55am and 1.55pm (local time).
For the adventure seekers, there is no better spot to check out than Dalat. Located in the highlands of Vietnam, this area is arguably one of the country’s best kept secrets and is easily reached from Ho Chi Minh City. Better known for its cooler, misty mountain air, you would almost be forgiven for thinking you had ended up in the French Alps. Here you will certainly not be stuck for finding things to do.
If your dad is still a thrill-seeking kid at heart, then a day of canyoning is not to be missed. Packed full of adventure and adrenaline, the one day tour sees you navigate and weave your way through canyons as you hike, slide, swim and rappel your way down thundering waterfalls. Do not worry though, no prior experience is required and you will be accompanied by qualified guides who will make you feel at ease.
For a true experience of the luscious landscapes, go deep into the jungles of Dalat. Join amountain bike trek and get back to nature with some of the best views of the surrounding mountain ranges. The best way to get the most out of this is to book yourself onto a tour, where enthusiastic guides with wide knowledge will tailor a trip to your needs. Find yourself cruising through rolling hills and farmland to the South of Dalat and towards the famous Da Thien Lake and Valley of Love.
Vietjet operates daily return flights via Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat’s Lien Khuong Airport. Flights depart twice daily to Ho Chi Minh City from Singapore’s Changi International Airport at 1.05pm and 6pm (local time) and return at 8.55am and 1.55pm (local time).
From Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat is easily reached via a short 50 minute flight. Flights depart daily from Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 11.25am (local time) and depart from Dalat’s Lien Khuong Airport at 9.55am (local time).
Only a short onward flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang, you and your dad will find yourselves on the doorstep of Vietnam’s golfing capital – the breath-taking Central Coast. Only a stone’s throw from Da Nang International Airport lie some of the country’s top golf resorts. With the recent development of these world-class courses, Vietnam has secured itself firmly on the map as a “must visit” golfing destination, and a great place to spend some quality time with your dad.
Whilst in the area, be sure to check out Montgomerie Links, an idyllic resort boasting a host of impressive awards. This 7,100-yard, par-72 championship course showcases 18 expertly manicured holes, as well as a fully equipped driving range. The resort’s premium clubhouse is a great spot to take in majestic views of the Marble Mountains.
Alternatively, check out Laguna Lang Co Golf Club, the latest addition to the region’s golfing repertoire. The par-71 course is positioned against a backdrop of mountains and rugged coastline and is home to supreme facilities including a pro shop, driving range and extensive practice areas. The golf club can be found within the heart of the Laguna Lang Co Resort, a luxury development compromising of the Banyan Tree Lang Co and Angsana Lang Co Resort Hotels.
Vietjet has nine daily return flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang, making this region easily accessible via a short connection in Ho Chi Minh City. Flights depart twice daily to Ho Chi Minh City from Singapore’s Changi International Airport at 1.05pm and 6pm (local time) and return at 8.55am and 1.55pm (local time). Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang International Airport start operating early in the morning, running every few hours through until midnight.
Vietjet currently operates 150 flights per day with a fleet of 25 Airbus aircraft across 32 routes domestically and internationally. Boasting a new and modern fleet, Vietjet features fast and easy check-in services, high quality onboard services and has recently partnered with Lotteria Vietnam to provide greater choices to its in-flight meal offering.
If you and your dad fancy travelling in style, then be sure to check out Vietjet’s newly launched class of travel – SkyBoss. With SkyBoss you can sit back, relax and enjoy premium services including priority check in, complimentary 20kg check baggage allowance, priority seat selection, airport lounge access, inflight meals, extra leg room and the flexibility to change flight dates and timings.