Vietnam 8-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 7 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Vietnam.
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Map of Trekking in Rural Vietnam - 8 Days
Trekking in Rural Vietnam - 8 Days

Vietnam comprises over 52 different ethnic groups, all with their own customs, dress, architectural styles, and languages. Trekking through the mountains along the Vietnam-China border, you will stay in the homes of Red Dao, Giay, Black Hmong, Xa Pho, and Tày villagers. This journey takes you through terraced rice fields and farming villages, enjoying local hospitality along the way.

Bountiful produce at a traditional floating market
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Vietnam Culinary Adventure - 8 Days

Perfect for avowed foodies and aspiring chefs, this hands-on, 8-day itinerary introduces you to the many flavors of Vietnam. Seek out the best banh mi sandwiches in Hanoi, savor freshly caught seafood on Ha Long Bay, and learn to cook the perfect bowl of pho in Hoi An. Search for Ho Chi Minh City's best street food by scooter, then head into the Mekong Delta for a peaceful day trip of floating markets and countryside cycling.

Rice fields and river in Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Map of Highlights of Northern Vietnam: Hanoi, Ninh Binh & Ha Long Bay - 8 Days
Highlights of Northern Vietnam: Hanoi, Ninh Binh & Ha Long Bay - 8 Days

See some spectacular scenery and learn about daily life in northern Vietnam on this immersive, eight-day tour. Explore the lush countryside of Ninh Binh by bike and sampan boat, savor Hanoi's best street food on a guided tour, enjoy an overnight cruise around Ha Long Bay, and discover the villages and countryside of Ba Vi National Park on an unforgettable eco-tour.

Tropical Beach on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
Map of Explore Vietnam's Mekong Delta & Phu Quoc Island – 8 Days
Explore Vietnam's Mekong Delta & Phu Quoc Island – 8 Days

Explore the mighty Mekong and tropical Phu Quoc Island on this eight-day Vietnam tour. Start with a dose of history in Ho Chi Minh City and a trip to the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels, then escape to Vietnam's fertile rice bowl, where you'll visit iconic floating markets and cycle through riverside villages. The trip ends with a sun-soaked beach break in Phu Quoc, where white sands, teeming coral reefs, and Vietnam's largest theme park awaits.

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Map of Journey to Northern Vietnam: Hanoi, Mai Chau, Sapa & Ha Long - 8 Days
Journey to Northern Vietnam: Hanoi, Mai Chau, Sapa & Ha Long - 8 Days

The north of Vietnam is a treasure trove of wonders, and over eight action-packed days you'll experience the highlights. It begins in the ancient, incomparable city of Hanoi, and from there you'll venture to the countryside for nature hikes along green valleys to visit traditional ethnic villages. After touring the soaring mountains and rice paddies of Sapa, finish the trip on a cruise of the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay.

Street vendors in Vietnam
Map of Food & Fun in Vietnam - 8 Days
Food & Fun in Vietnam - 8 Days

Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Vietnam from the north of the country to the central coast. In the capital of Hanoi, you’ll tour historic landmarks and embark on an eco-tour around countryside villages and tea plantations. After cruising the jade waters of Ha Long Bay, you’ll head south to ancient Hoi An to explore its Ancient Town, enjoy food tours, and take a ride in a traditional basket boat down the river.

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Map of Southern Vietnam Adventure - 8 Days
Southern Vietnam Adventure - 8 Days

This eight-day adventure highlights the beauty, biodiversity, and culture of southern Vietnam. You'll arrive in the metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) and from there explore national parks and the famous Mekong Delta. After enjoying trips along the river, you'll visit Da Lat, a romantic French-colonial town in the highlands where you'll go sightseeing and relax amid pine forests and tranquil mountain scenery.

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