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Vietnam Day Tours | Top 10+ Vietnam Day Trips & Excursions

While Vietnam lends itself to epic Vietnam vacation packages, it also does itself to wonderful day tours and excursions. Whether it is a short getaway from home or an extended stopover, you can pick one in our wide range of Vietnam day trips that can help you maximize the use of time and allow you to get straight into the heart of every destination.

From rich cultures to adventure activities, from local family homestays to easy cycling tours in rural areas, Viet Vision Travel delivers a wonderful array of unique day trips and excursions throughout Vietnam. 18 destinations with hundreds of ready-made itineraries are waiting for your inquiry. Note that all of them can be customized with the support of our team of travel experts to meet your specific travel needs and interests.

Vietnam Day Tours We Love

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  • Experience Champa dance and explore UNESCO heritage.
  • Learn Vietnamese vegan cuisine amidst coconut groves.
  • Relax with yoga sessions in serene Hoi An.

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  • Enjoy traditional dishes and flavors of Hue cuisine.
  • Learn about the cuisine and the essence of Hue cuisine.
  • Admire the beautiful scenery of the city at night by cyclo.

Tour Route: Hue - Vinh Quoc Cong Palace - Luc Bo Cultural Space - Thuy Xuan incense village - Vong Canh Hill

Tour Highlights

  • Delve into the rich tapestry of heritage, culture, and history, amidst the timeless beauty of Hue's ancient sites.
  • Immerse yourself in the mastery of skilled artisans, crafting treasures steeped in tradition and national pride.

Tour Route: Hue - Bach Ma National Park - Do Quyen Waterfall - Lap An Lagoon

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  • Immerse yourself in the poetic beauty likened to "the intersection of mountains and sea.
  • Discover the charming beauty of "wonderland", a hidden gem in Hue's natural heritage.

Tour Route: Hue – A  Luoi - A Roang - Anor Waterfall

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the culture of the Pa Co - Ta Oi ethnic group.
  • Relax in natural hot mineral springs.
  • Immerse yourself in the cool, fresh water amidst the dense Truong Son forest at Anor waterfall.
  • Enjoy the forest specialties of highland people in A Luoi.

Tour Route: Hue - Hai Van Pass - Lap An Lagoon - Vom Don Ca Bridge - Hue

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  • Experience the panoramic beauty of Hai Van Pass, known as one of the most spectacular coastal passes in the world.
  • Explore the dreamy beauty of Lap An Lagoon, famous as "The Enchanted Land of Hue".
  • Admire the classic beauty of Vom Don Ca Bridge at the foot of Hai Van mountain range.

Tour Route: Hue - Sinh Village - Thanh Tien Paper Flower Village - Bao Vinh Old Town - Dia Linh Village - Ong Tao statues  - Hue

Tour Highlights

  • Visit Sinh village - Hue traditional craft village.
  • Experience making Thanh Tien paper flowers under the meticulous guidance of the artist.
  • The craft village of "making Ong Tao statues" has existed for a long time and is still preserved and passed down by local people.

Tour Route: Hue – An Dinh Palace - Hue Citadel - Tomb of King Khai Dinh - Thien An Hill - Hue

Tour Highlights

  • Hue Citadel - An Dinh Palace is part of the Complex of Hue Monuments recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site.
  • Tomb of Khai Dinh Tomb in Hue is one of the most beautiful tombs in the Ancient Capital region.
  • Thien An Hill presents a picturesque beauty with its lush pine forest and cool climate.

Tour Route: Hue - Bao La Village - Co Phuoc Tich Village - Tam Giang Lagoon - Ban Chua Trees - Hue

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  • Explore traditional craft villages in Bao La village and Phuoc Tich Ancient village.
  • Experience activities at Ngu My Thanh Village such as mini BBQ parties, swimming in the pond to watch the sunset and many other activities.

Tour Route: Hue - Ho Quyen Arena - Thuy Bieu Village - Ru Cha Mangrove Forest - Dam Chuon Tam Giang Lagoon - Hue

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  • Ho Quyen Arena has historical, architectural, and cultural significance and is recognized as a National Heritage.
  • Thuy Bieu village still retains its rustic features, preserving familiar images of ancient Vietnamese village life.
  • Tam Giang Lagoon has perfect beauty between the sky, rivers, mountains and vegetation.

Tour Route: Hue - An Dinh Palace - Worshipping House Ngoc Tuyen Tu - Hue

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  • Experience Hue Ancient Capital's culinary delights
  • Learn to make and enjoy traditional Hue dishes
  • Blend the meticulousness of royal cuisine with street food flair
  • Create memorable culinary experiences firsthand

Tour Route: Hue - Perfume River - Thuy Bieu village - Thien Mu Pagoda - Hue

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  • Take a dragon boat cruise and meditate in a quiet space on the Perfume River.
  • Visit Thuy Bieu village - a peaceful ancient village in Hue, you can cycle through the tree-lined streets, feel the green beauty of the fruit gardens.
  • Experience activities in Thuy Bieu village such as learning to make Thanh Tra jam, visiting an ancient garden house over 100 years old, a painting house of a country artist,...

Tour Route: Hue - Floating Market - Tam Giang Lagoon - Phuoc Tich Ancient Village - Hue

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  • Explore the wild beauty of Tam Giang Lagoon - the largest brackish water lagoon in Southeast Asia
  • Experience the unique beauty of Ngu My Thanh Floating Market at dawn in the early morning
  • Visit Phuoc Tich ancient village with a history of nearly 500 years old

Tour Route: Hue - Perfume River - Thien Mu Pagoda - Vinh Quoc Cong Palace - Thuy Xuan incense village - Vong Canh Hill - Hue

Tour Highlights

  • Cycling along the Perfume River to enjoy the fresh air in the early morning, witness the sunrise.
  • Experience making paper flowers and learning sign language from deaf friends at the Flower House.

Tour Route: Hue - Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park - La Vang holy land - Hien Luong Bridge - Ben Hai River - Paradise Cave - Hue

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the historic landmarks at Ben Hai River and Hien Luong Bridge.
  • Stop to visit the La Vang Holy Site in Quang Tri.
  • Discover the magnificent natural beauty of Thien Duong Cave.

Vietnam Day Tours & Excursions

Northern Vietnam Community Trip – 5 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Na Mo Village - Community Project - Cooking Class - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant city of Hanoi and its iconic attractions.
  • Spend home-stay nights with hospitable host families.
  • Meet the locals and experience the rustic living of ethnic minorities.
  • Take a drive route through the picturesque villages.
  • The project contributes vital assistance to the local community at Na Mo Village.
  • Join a Hanoi cooking class.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Thong Nguyen - Panhou Retreat - Red Dzao village - Panhou Retreat - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Stay at the enchanting Panhou Retreat.
  • Embark on a trekking adventure.
  • Immerse yourself in a local experience with the Red Dzao family.
  • Savor traditional dishes of ethnic minorities.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Panhou Retreat - Red Dzao village - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Embark on a two-night at Panhou Retreat, nestled in the heart of Hoang Su Phi
  • Enjoy guided treks through scenic landscapes, savor local culinary delights
  • Explore the cultural tapestry with a knowledgeable local guide

Tour Route: Hanoi - Hoang Su Phi - Pan Hou Retreat - Nam Nghi Village - Giang Ha - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Savor the tranquility of Panhou Retreat
  • Explore Hoang Su Phi's stunning landscapes, trek through bamboo forests
  • Discover tea treasures in Nam Nghi Village, engage with the Red Dzao people

Tour Route: Hanoi - Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Yen Minh - Lung Cu - Dong Van - Meo Vac - Dong Van Sunday Market - Nho Que River - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Visit Tha Cultural Village, home to the Tay people.
  • Explore the stunning Quan Ba route, including Bac Sum Slope and Quan Ba Twin Mountain Fairy.
  • Discover Dong Van Karst Plateau, Lung Cu Flag Tower, and sail on Nho Que River.
  • Explore Lung Cam Culture Village and Chin Khoanh Slope.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Uncover the grandeur of Bai Dinh Pagoda
  • Marvel at the monumental 100-ton Buddha statue
  • Savor local specialties during a delightful lunch
  • Set sail on a picturesque boat voyage in Trang An
  • Discover extraordinary limestone caves and pristine landscapes

Tour Route: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel - Bai Dinh Spiritual and Cultural Complex - Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex - Mua Cave - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the ancient wonders of Hoa Lu and Bai Dinh, steeped in Vietnam's rich history.
  • Boat through mystical caves and lush landscapes at Trang An, Vietnam's "Halong Bay on land."
  • Climb to Mua Cave's peak for breathtaking panoramas of Tam Coc and Ninh Binh.
  • Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, home to Vietnam's largest bronze Buddha statue and 500 La Han statues.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Ha Giang - Quan Ba - Yen Minh - Meo Vac - Dong Van - Lung Cu - Ma Pi Leng Pass - Hoang Su Phi - Thong Nguyen - Bac Ha - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Marvel at Quan Ba Pass with its Heaven Gate and Double Mountains.
  • Experience the treacherous Ma Pi Leng Pass and enjoy a boat trip on Nho Que River.
  • Discover Dong Van's ancient streets, traditional H'mong houses, and visit Lung Cu Peak's Flag Tower.
  • Explore picturesque rice terraces in Hoang Su Phi, visit hill tribe villages, and embrace local lifestyle.

Tour Route: Da Nang - Hoi An - My Son Sanctuary - Hue Riverboats - La Vang Church

Tour Highlights

  • Arrival in Danang, transfer to Hoi An for a walking tour of the ancient town.
  • Visit Tra Kieu Center of Pilgrimage and explore My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.
  • Discover Danang's architectural gems including the Chicken Church and Linh Ung Pagoda.
  • Embark on a scenic riverboat ride along the Perfume River and visit King Tu Duc's Tomb in Hue.
  • Explore La Vang Church, a significant pilgrimage site, and enjoy shopping at Dong Ba market in Hue.

Tour Route: Calypso Cruise - Dark and Bright cave - Lan Ha Bay - Viet Hai village - Ba Trai Dao - Tra Bau area

Tour Highlights

  • Marvel at the stunning landscapes of Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay, a paradise for nature lovers.
  • Explore the captivating Dark and Bright Cave, with its hidden lake and karst formations.
  • Experience a culinary delight with a cooking demonstration by the talented chef.
  • Discover secluded islands, pristine beaches, and the charming Viet Hai village in Lan Ha Bay.
  • Engage in serene activities like kayaking, cycling, and Tai Chi exercises on the sundeck.

Tour Route: Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh City

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  • Explore Ba Na Hills, ride a cable car to the summit, and see the iconic Golden Bridge.
  • Relax on Da Nang's pristine beaches, swim in clear waters, and unwind.
  • Visit Le Jardin D' Amour garden and admire French-inspired architecture.
  • Fly between destinations, enjoying the thrill of a short flight from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang.
  • Stay in a luxurious resort, providing a perfect retreat after a day of exploration.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Bac Kan – Ba Be – Hanoi

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  • Explore Na Phoong cave, a historic hiding base during the anti-French period.
  • Trek through forests and valleys, discovering the mesmerizing Silver Waterfalls.
  • Embark on a thrilling caving adventure in Tham Phay Cave, admiring its unique calcite formations.
  • Immerse in the beauty of the Dzao ethnic village, camping nearby to experience local culture.
  • Traverse dense forests, cross rivers, and marvel at Puong Cave's impressive stalactites.

Tour Route: Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Coc Ly Market - Lao Cai

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  • Walk through the lush terraced rice fields and idyllic villages.
  • Enjoy the tranquil and breath-taking of Sapa Valley.
  • Go deeply into the colorful culture of ethnic minorities in Sapa.
  • Savor the delicious meals.
  • Experience the unique Coc Ly market and get some lovely souvenirs.
  • Cruise along the River and tour all the spots on the route.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Arrival in Hanoi, sunset view at Westlake, dinner in town.
  • Explore Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, and Museum of Ethnology.
  • Enjoy a cyclo tour in the old quarter.
  • Visit Halong Bay, cruise among thousands of islands, and explore caves.
  • Free time in Hanoi before departure.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Xa Linh – Hang Kia village – Van Village

Tour Highlights

  • Spend home-stay nights with hospitable host families.
  • Have hours to cross the lush paddies fields and stunning landscape.
  • Meet the locals and experience the rustic living of ethnic minorities.
  • Discover the cultural diversity in Northern Vietnam.
  • Savor the culinary delights of Mai Chau.
  • Visit the idyllic villages on the trekking route.

Unlocking the Beauty of Vietnam Day Tours and Excursions

Unlock the beauty of Vietnam with our exceptional day tours and excursions. Immerse yourself in its diverse landscapes, rich culture, and captivating experiences. Whether you're strolling through historical sites, cruising along picturesque waterways, or indulging in culinary adventures, our tours offer a unique glimpse into Vietnam's enchanting charm. Join us to embark on a journey that will leave you with cherished memories and a deeper connection to this remarkable destination.

Diverse Vietnam Day Tours & Excursions for All Adventurers

Street Food - Vietnam day tour

Street Food Tours

Indulge in Vietnam's culinary wonders on our captivating street food tours during your Vietnam day trip. Join a guided excursion through bustling streets, where you'll sample iconic dishes like pho and banh mi. Immerse yourself in the local culture, savor sizzling delicacies, and forge connections over shared meals. Unforgettable flavors await you on this adventure.

Show tour - Vietnam day trip

Show Tours

Step into the captivating world of Vietnamese performing arts with our show tours on a mesmerizing day trip. Experience traditional and modern performances that tell stories spanning generations. Our expert guides will lead you to renowned venues, offering insights into the artistry, costumes, and cultural significance of each show.

Cooking Class tour - Vietnam day trip

Cooking Class Tours

Unveil the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine through our immersive cooking class tours. This day trip and excursion transports you into the heart of local kitchens and bustling markets, guided by skilled chefs. Learn to craft signature dishes like pho and spring rolls, discovering the art of flavor balance and cultural significance. 

Cruise Tours

Discover the allure of Vietnam's waterways through our cruise tours. Vietnam day trips offer an enchanting journey from iconic Halong Bay to the tranquil Mekong Delta. Sail on luxurious cruise vessels, taking in the breathtaking landscapes and captivating scenes along the route.

Cycling tour - Vietnam day trip

Cycling Tours

Embark on an exciting day of exploration with our cycling tours in Vietnam. Immersive Vietnam day trip lets you discover the country's diverse landscapes, vibrant culture, and hidden gems on two wheels. Pedal through charming villages, lush countryside, and bustling cities as you take in the beauty and rhythm of Vietnam.

Motorbike Tour - Vietnam day trip

Motorbike Tours

Join us for an action-packed Vietnam day tour that promises a thrilling ride through the country's mesmerizing landscapes and rich culture. With our Motorbike Tours, you'll have the chance to experience Vietnam's stunning beauty in a whole new way. Feel the exhilaration as you hop on the back of a motorbike and zip through bustling streets, serene villages, and breathtaking countryside.

Hoi An Walking Tour - Vietnam day trip

Walking Tours

Step into history with our captivating day trip with our Walking Tours in Vietnam. Immerse yourself in the beauty, history, and culture of this diverse country as you explore its enchanting streets on foot. Discover hidden gems and iconic landmarks as you stroll through vibrant cities and tranquil villages. Engage with friendly locals, sample regional flavors, and witness daily life up close, creating meaningful connections that go beyond typical tourist experiences.

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Trekking Tours

Led by experienced guides, these tours take you on foot through lush forests, scenic peaks, and serene valleys. Uncover hidden gems, engage with local communities, and gain insights into both nature and culture. Whether you're an avid trekker or an adventurer at heart, our Trekking Tours offer an unforgettable experience that captures the essence of Vietnam's landscapes and traditions.

Handicraft Tour - Vietnam day trip

Handicraft Tours

Immerse yourself in Vietnam's artistic heritage with our Handicraft tours. This day trip is an invitation to explore the country's creative soul and traditional craftsmanship. Engage with skilled craftsmen, unravel their stories, and witness the meticulous process behind each masterpiece. Our tours go beyond observation, offering hands-on experiences that let you try these age-old techniques yourself. 

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Hanoi day tour - Vietnam day trip

Hanoi Day Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Vietnam's capital city, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modern life. This Vietnam day trip offers a curated exploration of iconic landmarks, including the historic Hoan Kiem Lake, the awe-inspiring Tran Quoc Pagoda, and the bustling Old Quarter's labyrinthine streets. Indulge in local flavors with authentic Vietnamese cuisine, and uncover the stories behind each site with our knowledgeable guides.

Halong Day Trip

Cruise along the mystical Halong Bay, where the sky meets the sea through a symphony of limestone islands and azure waters. Vietnam day trip encapsulates the essence of Halong's beauty, taking you on an exploration of hidden caves, pristine beaches, and traditional floating villages. As you savor a delectable seafood lunch on deck, you'll not only nourish your body but also your connection with the rich maritime culture of the region.

Trang An Scenic Landscape - Vietnam day tour

Ninh Binh Day Trip

Journey to the picturesque landscapes of Ninh Binh, often referred to as "Halong Bay on Land," where lush rice paddies, towering limestone formations, and meandering waterways create a scene of tranquility and beauty. Embark on a quintessential rural Vietnam day trip, where you'll be enveloped in the authentic ambiance of the countryside. Glide along serene boat rides on the Tam Coc river and ascend to the mesmerizing Hang Mua viewpoint. 

Sapa trekking tour - Vietnam day trip

Sapa Trekking Tour

Set your sights on the breathtaking town of Sapa, nestled amidst emerald rice terraces and rolling mountains. Vietnam day trip encapsulates the essence of Sapa's beauty, leading you on an invigorating trek through ethnic minority villages, where vibrant cultures and traditions come to life.

Ba Na Hills

Add a touch of magic to your Vietnam Day Tour with a visit to the enchanting Ba Na Hills. This day trip transports you to a realm above the clouds, where nature's beauty and artistic design intertwine. Ascend via a scenic cable car, traverse the iconic Golden Bridge against stunning panoramic views, and wander through meticulously crafted gardens.

Hoi An - Vietnam day trip

Hoi An Walking Tour

Captivating Hoi An Walking Tour, a journey through time and culture that unveils the heart and soul of this ancient town. Immerse yourself in the charming streets lined with lanterns and preserved architecture that hark back to its illustrious past.

Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam day tour

Full-day Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Discover the beating heart of Vietnam with our Ho Chi Minh City tour, a captivating addition to our Vietnam day trip collection. Immerse yourself in the city's captivating blend of history, culture, and modernity as you explore bustling streets and iconic landmarks. This tour will lead you to historical gems such as the Reunification Palace, the poignant War Remnants Museum, and vibrant markets, offering a glimpse into the city's remarkable narrative.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Delve into the intricate underground world that played a crucial role during the Vietnam War. This excursion invites you to explore concealed tunnels, hidden chambers, and relics of the past, offering a unique perspective on the resilience and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese people. Join our Vietnam Day Trip to uncover the secrets of the Cu Chi Tunnels and gain a deeper understanding of their historical significance.

Mekong Delta - Vietnam day trip

Mekong Delta

Immerse yourself in the tranquil landscapes of the Mekong Delta, where lush orchards, winding waterways, and artisanal villages await your exploration. As you delve deeper, encounter the vibrant artisanal villages where time-honored crafts come alive. Watch skilled hands create intricate handicrafts and weave vibrant textiles, all while savoring the flavors of local culinary delights.