Welcome to Settle
The busy market town of Settle, dominated by its grand neo-Gothic town hall, is the gateway to Ribblesdale and marks the beginning of the scenic part of the famous Settle–Carlisle railway line. Narrow cobbled streets lined with shops and pubs lead out from the central market square (Tuesday is market day), and the town offers plenty of accommodation options
Top experiences in Settle
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Cu Chi Tunnels and Countryside by Luxury Speedboat
In the morning, meet your guide and small group upon hotel pickup and transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to Ho Chi Minh Pier. From here, travel comfortably by luxury speedboat to Vietnam’s famed Cu Chi Tunnels. Settle into soft furnishings aboard the high-quality speedboat while your captain effortlessly navigates the shallow, jungle-fringed canals, leaving a small wake that minimizes any impact on the local environment. Speed away from the crowded city toward the countryside while you relax aboard the boat and observe life along the riverbanks. Your informative guide points out homes on stilts and informs you about the local people whose livelihoods depend on the waterway. The journey over the Saigon River takes approximately 1 hour, and unlimited refreshments with local fruit are served on board.Upon arrival at Cu Chi, your guide leads you through the historic site, highlighting the tunnels dug by Viet Cong guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam War (known in Vietnam as the American War) to provide communication and supply routes, hospitals, and food and weapons caches. Discover stories of resilience as you tour part of the 75-mile-long (121-km) complex, which served as a base of operations during the war, especially for military campaigns like the Tet Offensive of 1968.Learn about the construction of this immense underground network and slip into a narrow passageway with your guide to imagine what living quarters and military conference rooms were like in the Cu Chi Tunnels, now preserved as a war memorial park. Afterward, a traditional Vietnamese lunch of local food is served at a riverside restaurant.On your return by air-conditioned vehicle, drive through the countryside to explore local agricultural activities with a stop at an organic herb farm and a cricket farm. Get a taste of fresh herbs and discover a Vietnamese delicacy as you watch crickets being prepared as food. You’ll also visit a Vietnamese home where traditional rice paper is made by hand, cooked over a fire and later dried in the sun.Your tour ends upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, with drop-off at your hotel by late afternoon.
Admission Ticket to Award-Winning Musical 'MUD: Our Story of Kuala Lumpur'
‘MUD: Our Story of Kuala Lumpur’ tells an inspiring tale of three young men who made the journey from their village to a small tin-mining town to seek their fortunes. Follow their trials and tribulations as they persevere and rise above the constant challenges of their new home. This heartwarming story is set against historical events of early Kuala Lumpur; the lively musical showcases the rich diversity of people that built the Malaysian capital. Choose an afternoon or evening performance and head to Merdeka Square to pick up your admission ticket at the box office of the city’s oldest theater: Panggung Bandaraya. Settle into the air-conditioned theater and note its 16th-century Mughal-influenced architecture. Then be enraptured by a 60-minute show of talented performers and colorful costumes on stage.