With 7 days in Vietnam, it’s possible to explore many of this beguiling South-East Asian country’s most important natural, cultural, and historic sights. From north to south, and east to west, a tour in Vietnam will reveal this country’s extraordinary contrasts, from big cities such as Hanoi and Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City, to the lapping waters of Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta.
Our recommended itineraries last between 6, 7 and 8 days, so even if you have limited vacation time you can enjoy Vietnam’s long list of highlights!
|Day 1||Arrive into Hanoi|
|Day 2||Explore Hanoi and catch the night train to Sapa|
|Day 3||Trek to Cat Cat tribal village|
|Day 4||Hike to Ta Van and Lao Cai Villages and return by night train to Hanoi|
|Day 5||Journey through the countryside to Halong Bay|
|Day 6||Discover the wonders of Halong Bay by boat|
|Day 7||Enjoy a free day in Hanoi|
|Day 8||Say a fond farewell in Hanoi|
Our first recommended Vietnam 7 days itinerary centers around the marvels of Vietnam’s north. Having explored the cultural sights of the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and the Presidential Palace, you will spend two days trekking through beautiful countryside in Sapa to tribal villages untouched by time. Then give your legs a rest by taking to the stunning waters of Halong Bay. Before ending your 7 days in Vietnam, enjoy a free day in Hanoi, or visit the Bai Dinh Pagoda and Trang An in Ninh Binh before heaading back to Hanoi. See tour
|Day 1||Arrive into Ho Chi Minh City|
|Day 2||Absorb the atmosphere at Cai Be floating market|
|Day 3||Tour Ho Chi Minh City and delve into the Cu Chi tunnel system|
|Day 4||Discover Halong Bay by traditional Vietnamese boat|
|Day 5||Enjoy a second day in Halong Bay|
|Day 6||Explore Hanoi before departure|
Having taken in the street life of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), you will journey to the unique floating market at Cai Be on the Mekong Delta to witness a largely traditional way of life. After crawling through the Cu Chi tunnels complex, a vital supply line for fighters during the Vietnam War, you’ll leave the city for two days among the stunning panoramas of Halong Bay. Before your flight home, you’ll also have a chance to capture an insight into what makes Hanoi tick. See tour
|Day 1||Explore the alleyways of Hanoi’s Old Quarter|
|Day 2||Step from shore to ship to sail around Halong Bay|
|Day 3||Catch the sights in Ho Chi Minh City|
|Day 4||Travel the waterways of the River Mekong|
|Day 5||Slip below ground into the Cu Chi tunnels|
|Day 6||Depart from Ho Chi Minh City|
Starting your 7 days in Vietnam trip in Hanoi, you’ll explore the capital by cyclo (cycle rickshaw), becoming part of the urban hubbub. Next awaits the enticing journey through verdant foliage to the spectacular series of forested islets around Halong Bay, which you will discover by boat. Heading to Ho Chi Minh City in the country’s south, your Vietnam itinerary 7 days continues among the evocative villages of the Mekong. Stretching some 200 km, the wartime supply lines together known as the Cu Chi tunnels complete your exploration of Vietnamese history and culture. See tour
Vietnam is an incredible blend of modern city life, breathtaking history, and ageless natural beauty. Our recommended itineraries offering 7 days in Vietnam are a great way of seeing the country’s world-renowned sights!
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