Vietnam 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 27 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Vietnam.

Please choose from our 10-day Vietnam itineraries, offering options catering to different interests. Consider a trip like this highlights of Vietnam itinerary if you want to explore busy cities, ancient towns, and the majestic Ha Long Bay. Something similar to this family-friendly Vietnam trip caters to all ages and is a nice balance of historical sites, entertainment, and peaceful experiences on the water. Couples after a romantic getaway might opt for an itinerary like this honeymoon in Northern Vietnam trip, which takes you to remote villages in Sapa, the vertical cliffs of Halong Bay, and the quiet countryside of Hoi An.

See our itineraries below or read our guide to the best 10-day trips in Vietnam.

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Vietnam's Imperial City in Hue
Map of Highlights of Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue & Hoi An - 10 Days
Highlights of Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue & Hoi An - 10 Days

You can't see all of Vietnam in 10 days—but this itinerary gives it a good go! Starting in Hanoi and ending in Ho Chi Minh City, you'll thread your way down the country, getting the most out of the trip on a diverse set of guided tours. Collect the memories of a lifetime, from an overnight cruise on the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay to discovering the ancient sites of Hoi An and Hue and floating down a river in giant baskets.

The hills of northern Vietnam
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Off the Beaten Path in Northern Vietnam - 10 Days

If you want to get away from it all, this land of cinematic green mountains, cascading rice terraces, and hospitable hill tribes is the place for you. Undeveloped and staggeringly beautiful, northern Vietnam makes a refreshing contrast to modern life. On this 10-day guided road trip, you'll set off from Hanoi and venture anticlockwise through verdant valleys and highlands threaded by homely guesthouses.

Fisherman on the Mekong River
Map of Active Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho & Phu Quoc - 10 Days
Active Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho & Phu Quoc - 10 Days

On this 10-day tour of Vietnam, enjoy a mix of cultural excursions and active adventures. Go sightseeing in Ho Chi Minh City, then hop on a bicycle for an epic ride through the Mekong Delta, passing orchards and riverside villages. Next, take a boat to the famous floating market in Can Tho before winding the trip down with some relaxing beach time in the island paradise of Phu Quoc.

Golden-sailed junk boats in Ha Long Bay
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Honeymoon in Northern Vietnam: From Hanoi to Hoi An - 10 Days

Tied the knot and want a customized trip to celebrate your love? Try honeymooning in Vietnam. This 10-day tour combines culture, relaxation, beautiful landscapes, and a touch of adventure, perfect for an unforgettable honeymoon. Starting in Hanoi, you'll spend two luxurious nights in the esteemed Topas Ecolodge amid some of the region's most remote hill tribe communities, overnight in a private cabin on Ha Long Bay, and end your stay in postcard-perfect Hoi An.

Vietnam's ancient city of Hoi An
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Impressions of Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An & More - 10 Days

On this 10-day adventure, you'll visit the major cities of Vietnam, plus national parks and UNESCO landmarks. It begins in Hanoi, where you'll tour the historic Old Quarter and take day trips to country villages. Then, after cruising the jade waters of Ha Long Bay, you'll fly to the coast to visit the ancient port city of Hoi An and see the historic sights in Ho Chi Minh City.

Rural life in Vietnam
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Cultural Tour of Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An & More - 10 Days

Over 10 action-packed days in Vietnam, you'll enjoy various activities that include city tours, trips on the Mekong, and an overnight cruise on the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay. You'll also experience the cultural heritage of Vietnam as you travel by bicycle to organic farms and floating market villages, where you'll learn to fish from traditional basket boats. An added bonus is a visit to the ancient river town of Hoi An.

Cruise UNESCO-listed Ha Long Bay
Map of Best of Thailand & Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Bangkok & Phuket - 10 Days
Best of Thailand & Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Bangkok & Phuket - 10 Days

Experience the contrasting landscapes of Thailand and Vietnam on this 10-day trip. You'll tour the buzzing capital cities of Hanoi and Bangkok, discovering ancient palaces, temples, and floating markets while tasting authentic street food along the way. Soak up natural wonders with an overnight cruise of Vietnam's UNESCO-listed Ha Long Bay, then jet off for a beach escape to Phuket, where you'll meet elephants and sail to far-flung tropical islands.

Kids will love exploring Vietnam
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Luxury Family Tour of Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi - 10 Days

This 10-day luxury, family-friendly tour of Vietnam starts in southern Ho Chi Minh City and ends in northern Hanoi, stopping at Hoi An and Ha Long Bay along the way. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a water puppet theater, enjoy luxurious cruises in Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Long Bay, embark on private food and culture-focused tours, and much more.

Walk amid the famous lanterns of Hoi An
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Vietnam Luxury Exploration - 10 Days

Travel across Vietnam in style and comfort as you discover its rich culture and natural beauty. This 10-day luxury trip starts in the capital, where you'll mix fine dining and city tours with cooking classes and visits to humble countryside villages. After an opulent cruise on the jade waters of Ha Long Bay, you'll continue south for river trips in ancient Hoi An, visits to organic farms, and touring the hidden gems of Ho Chi Minh City.

Do as the locals do and take a cyclo in Ho Chi Minh City
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Vietnam Highlights for Families: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An & Ho Chi Minh City - 10 Days

Introduce your children to the best of Vietnam on this 10-day, family-friendly itinerary. With a mix of culture and soft adventure, this trip is ideal for all ages. Meander through vibrant markets and sample street food in Hanoi, sail the emerald green waters of Ha Long Bay, learn to make paper lanterns in the lively port city of Hoi An, and finish in Ho Chi Minh City for a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels and a captivating evening cultural show.

Walk through the clouds at Da Nang's Golden Bridge
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Vietnam North-to-South Luxury Tour - 10 Days

This 10-day Vietnam tour is perfect for anyone who wants to travel in luxury while enjoying a thoughtfully-curated itinerary of off-the-beaten-path experiences. In and around the capital of Hanoi, you'll mix city tours with cooking classes and a luxury cruise across Ha Long Bay. Walk in the footsteps of the last feudal dynasty in Hue, cycle through the countryside near the river town of Hoi An, climb into the clouds in the hills of Ba Na, and end the trip amid the landmarks of Ho Chi Minh City.

Relax and unwind amid the beaches and dunes of Mui Ne, Vietnam
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Luxury Southern Vietnam: City, Countryside & Beach - 10 Days

Enjoy a fine dining and luxury tour of Vietnam combined with off-the-beaten-path excursions and coastal adventures. In Ho Chi Minh City, you'll discover wartime and French colonial history on private city tours, plus dine at some of the best restaurants in the country. Other highlights include sunset cruises in the famous Mekong Delta, plus Jeep tours over the multicolored sand dunes at Mui Ne.

Visit Mua Cave in Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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Vietnam & Thailand Cultural Highlights - 10 Days

Discover the cultural highlights of Vietnam and Thailand on this 10-day tour. Begin in Vietnam, where you'll sample Hanoi's street food and historic pagodas, then escape to the countryside for pottery workshops and a boat trip through Tam Coc's karst-strewn landscape. Fly to Thailand next to visit Bangkok's iconic palaces, temples, and markets, then finish with a sun-soaked beach break in Phuket, where white sands, elephant sanctuaries, and boat trips await.

Dine on (and learn to prepare) classic Vietnamese dishes like spring rolls and banh mi
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Flavors of Vietnam - 10 Days

Immerse yourself in one of the world's great food cultures on a 10-day jaunt across Vietnam. In the capital of Hanoi, you'll discover ancient landmarks and learn Vietnamese cooking under the tutelage of a master chef. After an overnight cruise on the quasi-fantastical Ha Long Bay, you'll head south for more food and city tours in romantic Hoi An and dynamic Ho Chi Minh City.

Start your journey through Southeast Asia in Hanoi, visiting landmarks of its Old Quarter
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Landmarks of Vietnam & Cambodia - 10 Days

Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, and Angkor are just a few highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia—and you'll check off all of those and more with this 10-day highlights tour. Begin in Vietnam's capital, where you'll uncover thousands of years of dynastic history before absconding to the jade seas at Ha Long Bay for a relaxing cruise. After witnessing wartime history in Ho Chi Minh City, jet off to Cambodia and the ruins of Angkor, the crown jewel of the Khmer Empire.

Family admiring the Nha Trang city skyline
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Southern Vietnam Family Adventure - 10 Days

This 10-day tour focuses on southern Vietnam, which offers a range of natural and cultural attractions for all ages. Spend less time transiting between places and more time together having fun as you take a boat ride down the Mekong Delta, discover the lakes and waterfalls of Da Lat, go island-hopping and snorkeling in Nha Trang Bay, and learn to cook Vietnamese favorites together in Ho Chi Minh City.

Kayak between hidden caves on a luxury cruise of Ha Long Bay
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Authentic Vietnam Luxury Tour - 10 Days

This 10-day journey across Vietnam delivers action and adventure without sacrificing creature comforts and luxury. It starts with Jeep tours of Ho Chi Minh City and continues north to Hoi An, where you'll embark on river tours, go cycling in the countryside, and learn to cook traditional Vietnamese dishes. Then you're off to Hanoi for fine dining and more authentic country tours before ending the trip with a luxury cruise around Ha Long Bay.

Stand atop Fansipan, Vietnam's highest mountain
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Off the Beaten Path in Northern Vietnam & Cambodia - 10 Days

Step off the tourist trail and spend 10 days experiencing the full spectrum of Vietnam and Cambodia's dramatic natural beauty and diverse cultural heritage. In Vietnam, mix pottery workshops and food tours in Hanoi, followed by an overnight train journey deep into the terraced rice fields of northern Sapa. Visit remote hill tribe villages and ascend Mount Fansipan, then travel to Cambodia to see the highlights of Phnom Penh on three wheels and marvel at the ancient ruins in Angkor.

Stroll through the crowds on the Golden Bridge in Da Nang
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Treasures of Vietnam & Cambodia: Hanoi, Da Nang, Hoi An & Siem Reap - 10 Days

Mix iconic landmarks with countryside excursions for the perfect 10-day discovery of Vietnam and Cambodia. In the former, you'll tour the streets of historic Hanoi and step back in time with visits to temples in the Red River Delta. Cross the otherworldly Golden Bridge in Da Nang, then fly to Cambodia for adventures around the temples of Angkor. In between the highlights, you'll cycle to local farms, learn to cook and fish alongside the locals, and explore palm forests and floating villages by boat.

Visit Vietnam's otherworldly Ninh Binh
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Northern Vietnam & Thailand Nature Escape - 10 Days

Discover the natural beauty of northern Vietnam and Thailand on this 10-day nature escape. In Vietnam, you'll take an overnight cruise of Ha Long Bay's karst-studded emerald waters, experience rural life in Ba Vi, and explore Ninh Binh's fertile countryside by bike and boat. Fly to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand next, your base for visiting an elephant jungle sanctuary and Doi Inthanon National Park, home to the country's highest peak.

Father and son visiting a Vietnamese pagoda
Family Vietnam Discovery from North to South - 10 Days

Experience Vietnam's cultural and geographical diversity as you and the family travel from north to south. Starting in the capital, Hanoi, be immersed in the landscapes of the dramatic northern region at UNESCO-listed Ha Long Bay. Head south to Da Nang and Hoi An, which offer many family-friendly activities, from bamboo boat riding to amusement parks in the hills. End in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, a watery wonderland where kids can experience authentic Vietnamese life up close.

Soak up Hanoi's top sights including One Pillar Pagoda
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Cultural Gems of Vietnam & Thailand - 10 Days

Discover the cultural gems of Vietnam and Thailand on this extensive 10-day tour. Start in Vietnam to visit historic pagodas and markets in Hanoi, then uncover stirring war history at the Cu Chi Tunnels. Next, get in the water for an overnight cruise of UNESCO-listed Ha Long Bay and a boat trip along the lush Mekong Delta. Finish the trip in Thailand, where glittering palaces and tasty street food await in Bangkok, along with a day trip to the ancient Ayutthaya ruins.

Travel down the rivers of Ninh Binh
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Culture, Nature & Beaches in Vietnam & Thailand - 10 Days

Get an authentic look at two Southeast Asian gems on this 10-day, multicountry adventure. Experience the best of Vietnam on walking tours of its ancient Old Quarter and cruises on emerald Ha Long Bay. Continue the adventure in Thailand with boat rides around Bangkok and nighttime street-food tours. Then, travel to northern Thailand, where you'll marvel at Lanna architecture in Chiang Mai and make friends with rescued elephants before winding down on the white-sand beaches of Phuket.

Locals harvesting lotus flowers in the Mekong Delta
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Vietnam Luxury Highlights: Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City - 10 Days

Experience Vietnam's timeless beauty and rich culture on this 10-day getaway, ideal for those who like adventure mixed with luxury. In Hanoi, you'll enjoy fine dining and tours of historical landmarks before taking a luxury cruise around the emerald waters and karst towers of Ha Long Bay. Then fly south for city tours of the former Saigon, followed by an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Mekong Delta.

Pick up ingredients for a cooking class in Hoi An
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Culinary Adventure in Vietnam & Thailand - 10 Days

Spend 10 days enjoying the kaleidoscope of flavors that define two of the world's great food cultures. In Vietnam, mix cultural tours with street-food adventures in Hanoi, followed by an epic cruise across Ha Long Bay. Then, learn the secrets to Vietnamese cuisine with cooking classes in the ancient river city of Hoi An before heading to Thailand to experience Bangkok's famous palaces and markets.

Travel along the canals in the Mekong Delta
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Mekong Discovery: Southern Vietnam & Cambodia - 10 Days

Over 10 days, discover the rich culture and lush landscapes of two Southeast Asian countries as you follow the mighty Mekong River north. The adventure begins in southern Vietnam with city tours and excursions into the markets and villages of the Mekong Delta. Continue upriver into Cambodia for sightseeing in Phnom Penh, and end in Siem Reap for cultural performances and a couple of days exploring the ancient ruins at Angkor.

Wander the streets of Vietnam's charming Hoi An
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Vietnam & Cambodia Culture Escape - 10 Days

This 10-day adventure showcases the rich cultures of two dazzling Southeast Asian countries. In Vietnam, tour the highlights around Hanoi, followed by a relaxing cruise on Ha Long Bay and time in the historic river city of Hoi An. After experiencing wartime history in the former Saigon, fly to Cambodia to discover ancient and modern Khmer customs as you stroll the ruins of Angkor and visit the floating villages of Tonlé Sap.

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