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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.


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This one-day Hoi An trip will bring you to My Lai village in My Son district where the famous frightened massacre occurred during Vietnam War. You will have a chance to talk with local people about the unfortunate event as well as have a deeper understanding of the history of Vietnam. Enjoy your day around the village, after having a traditional lunch, you can show your respect and empathy at the monument.

The Perfume Pagoda is one of the highlights of the Hanoi area and one of the most important religious sites in Buddhist Vietnam. Every spring, after the Vietnamese New Year, thousands of Vietnamese pilgrims come here to pray for all the health and prosperity they need to get them through the year. The pagoda itself is situated in a huge cave built into limestone cliffs and can only be reached by boat or by foot, as there are no roads into the area. We will have the chance to glide along scenic waterways and walk up steep mountain paths visiting the pagodas and temples that were built in this area over the centuries.

Experience the amazing Halong bay and its thousand of limestones from the height with Hai Au Seaplane. Within 15-minute scenic flight at the low attitude to enjoy the bird’s eye view of Halong Bay will leave you a memory that lasts forever.

Nha Trang is the perfect destination for all of you who want to have your most memorable beach holiday after a long trip throughout beautiful Vietnam. This is a place of pristine beaches and for scuba diving or snorkeling activities as well as a city of delicious food to enjoy. Welcome to Nha Trang beach city and islands.

Don’t miss a chance to explore mystical life in the ocean floor and pristine beauty in the coastal villages. Hop on a motorbike or a bicycle, enjoy the tranquility of secluded palm-shaded road and see the glorious sunset and generous local fishermen occupied with the fishing net from Dinh Cau dock. Get closer to Phu Quoc Island so as to try bathing in unspoiled sun-kissed beaches covered by the beautiful open stretch of sparkling white sand and to feel the gentle but cooling sea breeze. Travel around Phu Quoc in order to participate in numerous fascinating out-door activities such as trekking, collecting herbs and nurturing vegetables. Be one of the participants for a first-hand experience of a tranquil island.

Endowed with spectacular scatter of islands, dotted with wind- and wave-eroded grottoes is a vision of ethereal beauty, Halong Bay is unsurprisingly the number one tourism hub in northern Vietnam. This 3-hours cruise promise to give you the possibility to discover the authentic beauty of this World Heritage site and offer you one-in-life time experience.

Within 3-day Halong Bay, it will allow us to experience in different feeling and activities such as relax, sightseeing great landscape, swimming and kayaking to explore lagoon on crystal water, especially daily life of local people who live on floating villages in Halong Bay & Cat Ba and we also have chance to explore Cat Ba Island & Cat Ba National Park.

Nha Trang is famous for the beautiful islands that surround this resort city. If you haven't yet taken a boat trip out into the clear waters of the East Sea, then this is your opportunity to truly see Nha Trang. Clearwater with excellent visibility makes the snorkeling and diving at Hon Mun a must.

Stroll through the fine stretches of golden sand, touch the turquoise water and be bathed in the soft blanket of glorious sunshine in Nha Trang. This 4-day Nha Trang tour offers you a chance not only to witness the stunning pristine beauty but also to feel the urban atmosphere in the center of the city. Nha Trang is an exotic destination for sea lovers as they can cruise around Nha Trang Bay and Mun Island and be astounded with the enchanted coral ecosystem or striking sea plants. A variety of water sports such as Jet Ski, parasailing, snorkeling, kayaking, and swimming is also promoted in Nha Trang. Furthermore, leave the stressful life behind, you can spend a whole day enjoying numerous thrilling games in Vinpearl land Amusement park.

Situated in the heart of the province, the Bac Ha market no doubt is the most colorful and largest market in Lao Cai province. Each Sunday morning, the ethnic Vietnamese who live in surroundings gather to trade and sell all kinds of products such as food, handicrafts, tools, animals,… - it is also the time that the locals can eat and chat together as well. If tourists want to gain a local perspective on the rural living of ethnic minorities, the Bac Ha market will definitely highlight your vacation in Vietnam.

Tan Phong Island is a must-visit tourist attraction in Mekong Delta tours. Immerse yourself in fresh fruit orchards and rustic life. Relax in the picturesque scenery of the rustic Mekong Delta and we assure that it will be a truly memorable experience you have ever had.

The trip includes the intricate tunnels of Vinh Moc in the DMZ (De-Militarized Zone), that were created by the North Vietnamese Army during the War as well as the splendid Phong Nha National Park. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognized Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park as a World Heritage Site in 2003. The Park became the country's fifth World Heritage listing following in the footsteps of Halong Bay, the former Imperial capital of Hue, the ancient fishing port of Hoi An and the Cham ruins of My Son.

This Northern Phu Quoc Island tour is ideal for those who love the stunning landscape, scenic nature and interesting daily life of the locals. Trekking through the evergreen forests in Phu Quoc National Park, visiting a local pepper farm and fish sauce factory and swimming in tranquil blue water will be striking experiences of at the North of Phu Quoc Island.

Enjoy a true paradise in a Phu Quoc 4-day itinerary in Vietnam. It is not only the perfect destination for leisure beach vacations but also popular for weekenders from Ho Chi Minh City. Relax on the white sandy beach explore villages to see the local life or many famous fish sauce factories located around this peaceful island. Sand and beaches are waiting for you!

Is a Nha Trang tour without beach activities interesting enough to be worth your time? The answer is yes as this city will bring you a ton of attractions from religious architecture to pristine nature and other breathtaking constructions.

Getting to know the cruises is a great way to understand the culture of the country. Vietnamese food is healthy, simple to cook and delicious and forms a large part of the culture. The Red Bridge Restaurant & Cooking School offers a daily, half-day cooking tour that introduces visitors to Vietnamese cuisine. Suitable for all travelers, the tour is a fun and interesting way to learn about local food. The program could be run from 2 learners. This tour gives you a hands-on lesson on how to shop and cook authentic Vietnamese food.

Set in a heart of chaotic Ho Chi Minh City, “Mai” Home – the Sai Gon Culinary Art Center offers a great approach to cooking with an exciting class for tourists who are interested in Vietnamese cuisine and culture. Each class starts with a trip to a local market to buy fresh ingredients. Get a feel for real Vietnamese culture as you experience its rich colors, and unique flavors and smells.

Nam Dinh is the land of religious monuments, home of various traditional festivals and rituals… and especially, a close to nature visiting the place. This tranquil province boasts a number of attractions including Phu Giay Pagoda, Co Le Pagoda, Tran Temple… Especially, Xuan Thuy National Park - included as part of the Red River Delta World Biosphere Heritage Site by UNESCO in October 2004 and is internationally significant as a migratory bird habitat. In addition, you could gain insights into the lives of coastal fishermen in salt fields and around the riverside village.

Nam Dinh is the land of religious monuments, home of various traditional festivals and rituals… and especially, a close to nature visiting the place. This tranquil province boasts a number of attractions including Phu Giay Pagoda, Co Le Pagoda, Tran Temple… Especially, Xuan Thuy National Park – included as part of the Red River Delta World Biosphere Heritage Site by UNESCO in October 2004 and is internationally significant as a migratory bird habitat. In addition, you could gain insights into the lives of coastal fishermen in salt fields and around the riverside village.

Nam Dinh – located in the heart of the Red River Delta, an agricultural province is well – known for its heroic people. Being the second capital during the 13th century, Nam Dinh is proud of its elegance and sophistication in cuisine and lifestyle. Besides, Nam Dinh is also famous for traditional villages and ancient structures such as Pham Phao cathedral and Traditional trumpet making Brass village, and Vi Khe bonsai village… and now, Nam Dinh is turning toward a green travel destination, many tourists come to visit, learn and explore the land of rich cultural traditions.

Nam Dinh – located in the heart of the Red River Delta, an agricultural province is well – known for its heroic people. Being the second capital during the 13th century, Nam Dinh is proud of its elegance and sophistication in cuisine and lifestyle. Besides, Nam Dinh is also famous for traditional villages and ancient structures such as Pham Phao cathedral and Traditional trumpet making Brass village, and Vi Khe bonsai village… and now, Nam Dinh is turning toward a green travel destination, many tourists come to visit, learn and explore the land of rich cultural traditions.

Hoa Lu, situated 100 km south of Hanoi, was the capital city of Vietnam under the Dinh and Le Dynasties between 968 and 1009 AD. Some of the sanctuaries and tombs have survived the years and can still be seen today. In choosing the location for his new capital, King Dinh Tien Hoang decided to base himself amongst the rugged mountains, fed by a system of water currents, which would surround the capital forming natural barriers, vital for defense as well as agriculture. The area is also one of astounding natural beauty with limestone peaks whose splendor is often said to surpass that of Ha Long Bay. You will enjoy being rowed along the Boi River in traditional boats, which makes for a truly unforgettable experience, passing between towering limestone peaks.

2-day Nam Cat Tien National Park Tour is a rewarding experience that gives you the chance to find out about Vietnam's diverse flora and fauna. Located 160 km from Ho Chi Minh City, Nam Cat Tien is one of 8 Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in Vietnam. Once here you can take a walk through the park to mingle the diversity of Nam Cat Tien's wildlife, admire the beauty evergreen rainforest and enjoy nightlife watching. Especially, overnight at a guesthouse inside the park will be memorable in your trip to Nam Cat Tien.

The amazing place for adventure in northern Vietnam, Ha Giang, will be showcased in this 5-day tour. Explore the natural beauty of mountainous highland, interact with local people and learn more about their long-standing cultures. From the magnificent Ma Li Peng Pass to rustic homestay, from mouthwatering local cuisine to stunning rice terraces, Ha Giang will satisfy every adventure lovers.

On this Sapa tour, you will trek along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town, which is surrounded by huge rice paddy terraces. On the way, you will learn more about how is the rice cultivating, from when the seed sowed to harvested, until being served as cooked rice on your dinner table. The night you spend in Ta Van village, the unique village in Sapa area where Giay minority live will be an excellent experience.

Be immersed in the stunning scenery of Sapa Valley during this 4-day Sapa tour from Hanoi. Gain a great perspective on the living of ethnic minorities and admire the riveting collection of rock carvings. Enjoy the scenic hiking trail through the picturesque villages along with having a bird view of Sapa while visiting Ham Rong National park. This journey brings you the true experience of the northern mountainous area in Vietnam.

This is a very special market, which takes place only on Tuesday. Coc Ly is a  small market where you can meet several ethnic minorities such as Flower Hmong, Black Zao, Phu La, Nung, and Tay. The trip offers you a one-way boat ride along Chay River and a short walk to Trung Do village of Tay minority.

Although Can Cau is not a big market in the area, it is very beautiful, animated and colorful. The market is open only on Saturday. You will meet there several ethnic minorities such as Flower Hmong, Black Zao, Phu La as well as Chinese people. Another highlight is the boat trip along Chay River and a short walk to a Tay village.

The memory of your 5-day honeymoon in Phu Quoc will last forever with the great comfortable stay at La Veranda Resort, exciting visit to the non-touristy area in Phu Quoc Island and peaceful Sao Beach or together discovering the isolated stream in Duong Dong Reservoir.

This 2-day Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba island tour allows you to visit the spectacular beauty of the World Natural Wonder and its nearby awe-inspiring island. Taking a picturesque route from Hanoi, cruising along Halong Bay and exploring Cat Ba Island by boat trip will be a memorable experience in your 2-day tour. You also have the chance to admire the stalagmite grottos in Halong Bay and, explore of Military Hospital Cave, Cat Ba National Park in this Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island 2-day tour.