Vietnam 5-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Map of Southern Vietnam Tour: Ho Chi Minh City & Beyond - 5 Days
Southern Vietnam Tour: Ho Chi Minh City & Beyond - 5 Days

This five-day excursion is the perfect chance to visit a side of Vietnam that many tourists never get to see. This is southern Vietnam, known for the gorgeous Mekong River Delta and Ho Chi Minh City, the historic metropolis once known as Saigon. You'll visit both, traveling by land and water on an adventure that includes visits to fascinating wartime tunnels and a tour of the famous floating river markets on the delta.

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Map of Highlights of Northern Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay - 5 Days
Highlights of Northern Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay - 5 Days

This quick five-day tour of Vietnam's north lasts less than a week but covers the major highlights. It begins in Hanoi, where you'll see historic temples dating back thousands of years, plus discover the delicious flavors of Vietnam on a street-food tour. Then you'll head to the Gulf of Tonkin and Hạ Long Bay, where you'll hop on a cruise boat for an overnight journey on stunning emerald waters and amid towering limestone islands.

Red Bridge in Hanoi, Vietnam
Map of Northern Vietnam Culture & Adventure Tour - 5 Days
Northern Vietnam Culture & Adventure Tour - 5 Days

This five-day tour gives you the best of northern Vietnam, from Hanoi to the fertile river lands of Ninh Bình and finally to Hạ Long Bay. In Hanoi, you'll immerse yourself in the culture, enjoy delicious street food, and visit famous landmarks like the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. You'll then travel to Ninh Bình for a boat journey on the river, followed by a trip to Hạ Long Bay, known for its emerald waters and over 1,000 uninhabited islands.

Pu Luong Natural Reserve
Map of Hiking in Vietnam's Pù Luông Nature Reserve - 5 Days
Hiking in Vietnam's Pù Luông Nature Reserve - 5 Days

Escape the city on this 5-day village-to-village trek through the idyllic countryside of northern Vietnam. Go off the beaten path as you hike through peaceful forests, verdant valleys, and along terraced rice fields. You'll get to know some of the ethnic Thai locals who call this remote region home as they host you on a series of homestays.

Scenic Hải Vân mountain pass in Vietnam
Map of Central Vietnam Adventure:  Hue & Hoi An  - 5 Days
Central Vietnam Adventure: Hue & Hoi An - 5 Days

Travel deep into the cultural heart of Vietnam on this five-day excursion. It's an adventure beyond popular cities to the lesser-visited metropolises of Huế and Hội An. Besides road trips along the stunning coast and tours of ancient sights, you'll also see how locals live on a visit to a traditional fishing village, plus spend the day at a community project that raises money for disabled artisans.

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