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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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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

Tour Highlights

  • 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

Tour Highlights

  • 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

Tour Highlights

  • 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.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hang Mua - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Bai Dinh - Trang An - Cuc Phuong National Park - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital with its historical temples and tombs.
  • Climb Hang Mua for a panoramic view of Tam Coc and Ninh Binh.
  • Explore Bai Dinh Spiritual and Culture Complex, the largest Buddhist pagoda complex in Northern Vietnam.
  • Enjoy a boat rowing experience through Trang An's picturesque landscapes and caves.
  • Discover the diverse flora and fauna of Cuc Phuong National Park, one of Vietnam's oldest national parks.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Halong Bay - 15-minute scenic flight - Halong Junk - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Have a bird's eye view of stunning Halong Bay from Hai Au Seaplane
  • Spend an overnight stay on the cruise and be ready to see sunset and sunrise from the sun deck
  • Savor the culinary delights of Vietnam on a boat
  • Gain great insight into the daily lives of locals at Vung Vieng fishing village
  • Join in Tai Chi lesson as the sun rises and other interesting water activities

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

Tour Highlights

  • Jungle trek inside Ba Be National Park and walk through the river.
  • Cross Pelu Stream and navigate some steep terrain.
  • Visit the stilt houses and school of the Dzao people.
  • Visit the legend An Ma temple in the middle of Ba Be Lake.
  • Discover a magnificent Puong Cave in the Ba Be National Park system.

Tour Route: Danang – Hoi An

Tour Highlights

  • Arrive in Danang and transfer to Hoi An.
  • Visit Hoi An Impression Park and enjoy the Memories Show.
  • Immerse in the culture and traditions of Hoi An.
  • Take a walking tour of Hoi An's ancient town.
  • Explore iconic landmarks like the Japanese Covered Bridge and Pottery Museum.
  • Experience the charm of Hoi An's markets and vibrant silk street.

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

Tour Highlights

  • Jungle trek inside Ba Be National Park and walk through the river
  • Cross Pelu Stream and navigate some steep terrain
  • Visit some local families of H’Mong ethnic people
  • Do the boat trip on the Nang River
  • Visit the legend An Ma temple in the middle of Ba Be Lake
  • Discover a magnificent Puong Cave in the Ba Be National Park system

Tour Route: Hanoi – Pom Coong Village – Xo Village – Pom Coong village – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Warmly welcomed with home-made rice wine from the host.
  • Spend one quiet night with an ethnic minority family.
  • See the spectacular beauty of Mai Chau Valley while crossing idyllic villages.
  • Gain a great perspective on the daily lives of locals.
  • Have many chances to snap the beautiful shots.
  • Enjoy meals with local specialties.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island - Hai Phong – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • The scenic journey from Hanoi to Halong City to get beautiful shots of the Vietnamese countryside
  • Cruise on Halong Bay with breath-taking scenery
  • Enjoy the calm crystal water of the Bay
  • Discover the Military Hospital Cave and trek through the lush forest on Cat Ba Island
  • Feast on delicious seafood meals on Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island

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

Tour Highlights

  • Jungle trek inside Ba Be National Park and walk through the river
  • Explore the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Ba Be
  • Visit some local families of H’Mong ethnic people
  • Do the boat trip on the Nang river
  • Visit the legend An Ma temple in the middle of Ba Be Lake
  • Discover a magnificent Puong Cave in the Ba Be National Park system

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

Tour Highlights

  • Explore this wonderful natural lake by boat
  • Visit the legend An Ma temple in the middle of Ba Be Lake
  • Discover a magnificent Puong cave in the Ba Be National Park system
  • Swim in a pretty natural freshwater lake
  • Lunch within a picture-perfect riverside restaurant
  • Trek over jungle hills and mountains and walk through rivers

Tour Route: Hoi An - My Lai - Hoi An

Tour Highlights

  • Drive through picturesque villages, immersing in Central Vietnam's natural beauty.
  • Discover rich culture and Vietnam War history through local interactions.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch with authentic native cuisine.
  • Immerse in local traditions, gaining a deeper understanding of Vietnamese culture.
  • Create lasting memories, connecting with the community and embracing unique experiences.

Halong Bay Tours

Halong Bay Day Tour

Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the Surprise Cave, the largest and most magnificent cave in Halong Bay
  • Indulge in the serene beauty of Titov Island, bask on the beach, and admire the mesmerizing bay vista
  • Venture into the enchanting world of Luon Cave

Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Experience a 45-minute seaplane flight over Halong Bay, marveling at the stunning landscape and unique island formations.
  • Visiting the remarkable Heaven Palace Cave and savoring a delicious lunch on board.
  • Witness hidden lagoons, various islands, and the Gulf of Tonkin from the sky.

Tour Highlights

  • Have a chance to get the shots of stunning sunset.
  • Savor the culinary delight of beach capital.
  • Revel in live musical performances on the ship.
  • Experience the fabulous service of the most luxurious cruise in Nha Trang.

Tour Route:Oceanographic Institute - Long Son Pagoda - Ponagar Temples - Chong Rocks - Dam Market - Spa relaxing

Tour Highlights

  • Join this half-day tour with the selection of the numerous attractions in Nha Trang City.
  • Explore the diversity of ocean at Vietnam Oceanographic Institute
  • Discover the belief and worship of Vietnamese Buddhism at Long Son Pagoda
  • Have a view at the unspoiled and isolated Po Nagar Cham Tower

Tour Route: Perfume Pagoda - Ben Duc - Yen River - Thien Tru Pagoda - Perfume Cave

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise along Yen River on a rowing boat and enjoy the scenic scenery.
  • Discover the worship and belief of Vietnamese people.
  • Explore one of the most significant caves in Vietnam: Perfume Cave.
  • Feast on delicious lunch with local dishes.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.