If you’re afraid that time flies fast and you have not had a chance to travel fantastically, let’s draw your attention to Vietnam Itinerary 10 days. The package promises to take you to the must-see Vietnam tourist attractions from South to North, and through the Central Highlands. The local highlights will welcome you all to contemplate, discover, and admire. In pleasant pacing, the 10-day journey can also let you create the trips of your own during the free-and-easy days. The outstanding destinations include Saigon, Cai Lay, Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi, Halong Bay, and Con Son Kiep Bac.
Saigon City Orientation Tour
The first stop should be Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), known as “the sleepless city”, and the first tourist activity is an orientation walk along the Dong Khoi and Nguyen Hue streets. The exciting on-foot expedition will let you cherish the bustling and dynamic city corners in which you meet both locals and foreigners. Then, spend the evening to enjoy the 1-hour A OH SHOW (aka Cirque Due Soleil of Vietnam without flashy outfits) in Saigon Opera House, by Lune Production. It will cheer you up with the vibrant artistic performance, traditional music, and acrobatics that depict the transition from rural Vietnam to the modern cityscape.
Mekong Delta Cruise Tours
On Day 2, take the 2-hour drive from Saigon to Mekong Delta region, and discover the well-known Cai Be Tien Giang. The landscape will stimulate you to relish the peace and greenness. Then, you’ll be interested in the boat trip to see the local life and culture. There will be opportunities to taste the fresh fruits, discover rice-wine making family, rice-husking factory, and Cai Be floating market. When you reach Tan Phong Island, experience the 45-minute cycling tour through a little village. Then, have the home-cooked lunch at a local old house.
Later on the day, enjoy the drive back to Saigon for a good rest. On the next day, spend time in the famous Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Historical Museum, and Water Puppet Show. The next destination for today is Da Nang City. After the flight, pay a visit to Cham Museum, Non Nuoc Beach, and Marble Mountain, on the route to Hoi An Old Town.
Hoi An Old Town Exploration
Day 4 will mark the memorable Hoi An City Tours that you visit the UNESCO-listed Old Town filled with the ancient attractions. The must-sees include Thang Loi handicraft workshop, Japanese Cover Bridge, Tan Ky Old House, and Phuc Kien Congressional Assembly Hall. There will be plenty of free time to explore the town on your own or go shopping. In the afternoon, make sure you join the unique cyclo trip to Cam Nam Bridge and Cam Nam Village. The trip on the two-wheel vehicle will shower you with various photo opportunities over Thu Bon River and the panoramic Hoi An town. The village appears to be very peaceful while the villagers are hospitable. Thereafter, experience a boat trip on Thu Bon River and watch the local’s life on the waterway (fishing, farming, catching clams, etc.).
Hue City Discovery
If you are keen on history and ancient landmarks, then Hue is a must-see, for sure. With the idyllic and slow-paced settings, Hue city can bring different feeling. First on the day, begin a cyclo trip to the historic Trang Tien Bridge, Dong Ba Market, Perfume River, and Citadel of Hue. The Imperial City itself preserves many age-old constructions (of the Nguyen dynasty from 1802 to 1945). You might wish another day in Hue, and yes, the Vietnam tour 10 days does recommend Day 6 for Hue City Tour. Today, your targets should be Thien Mu Pagoda, Kim Long Village, some ancient houses, Dong Thien Pagoda, and Tu Duc Tomb. There will be some historical stories to be told.
From Phu Bai Airport (Hue), you can take a flight to Hanoi in which the capital of Vietnam welcomes you to discover local highlights on Day 7. The top list includes Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, Presidential Garden, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, and Hanoi Old Quarter.
Halong Bay Legendary Tours
When it comes to Day 8, you are expected to arrive at Halong Bay – the legendary Bay of Descending Dragon. It must be a scenic drive from Hanoi to Halong. There, in Hon Gai International Harbor, embark the designated Cruise. The voyage will proceed to the captivating Bai Tu Long Bay while you have lunch onboard. Take your time sightseeing the weird rock formations, the isolated Thien Son Canh cave, and Hon Co Island in which you can unwind by swimming, playing on the white-sand beaches, or kayaking.
The 10-day package offers another day to relish the beauty of the legendary Bay by cruising. Get up and enjoy the sunrise on the sundeck. Relax with a cup of tea/coffee and have breakfast. Today’s attraction is Vung Vieng fishing village which is romantic, friendly, and cultural. Some interesting sights of the floating schools and fish farms will build your interest in this extraordinary spot. The leisure time will be plenty for you to swim, sightseeing, taking photos, and more.
It’s Day 9, and based on the 10 days Vietnam Itinerary, you will take a drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon. On the route, enjoy the stop at Con Son Kiep Bac Temple and listen to the legends of Nguyen Trai. The drive will pass by Hai Duong Province which offers the spectacular landscapes that keep your camera busy. Later on the day, Hanoi city welcomes you back. Take a good night’s sleep.
You will have a free morning in Hanoi to further feel the city and enjoy Hanoi food. So you see, Day 10 is coming, and it’s the conclusion of the happy 10-day vacation in Vietnam, from South to North. Vietnam is known for the incomparable charm and many tourist attractions, of which is fantastic enough to win your compliments. Believe it or not, your actual visit can tell the right answers. Let’s travel to Vietnam.
- 2020.05.25Vietnam Travel BlogBest Things to Do in Vietnam in 2020 – Discover 5 New Experiences
- 2020.01.30Vietnam Travel BlogTop Romantic Things to Do in Hoi An
- 2020.01.08Vietnam Travel BlogWhat to Do in Ho Chi Minh City in 3 Days – Luxury Travel Guide
- 2019.12.25NewsNew Hanoi Day Tour – Vietnam Unique Things to Do in 2020