Wondering where to visit with Vietnam Itinerary 1 week? Southeast Asia is one of the oldest and most visited tourist destinations in the world. More and more tourists are choosing Vietnam as a tourist destination – perhaps because Vietnam owns one of the most beautiful beaches and also because of its admiration for a small country that is extremely resilient in its struggle against foreign invaders. Additionally, Vietnam has many beautiful and strange scenes, from rural areas to ancient temples and tombs. If you plan Vietnam Itinerary 1 week, you do not know where to visit, then this following article is for you.
Vietnam tourism will bring you rich and interesting experience, because this country has many attractive destinations along the length of the country. Depending on your destination is Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Danang, this article will introduce you to the corresponding trip schedule in three regions of the country: the north, the central and the south. Each region has its own unique attractions waiting for visitors to explore.
The North is located in the northern region of Vietnam, having diverse and complex terrain. The terrain is mainly mountainous, delta, coastline and continental shelf. The northern part of Vietnam has a relatively high temperature and humidity. The central land strip is surrounded by mountains that run along the west coast and east coast. The Central terrain is gradually lowered from the mountainous area to the midland mound, plunging into the plains within the coastal sand dunes and reaching out to the coastal islands. Central Vietnam is the intersection of rivers and mountains, charming nature … Southern Vietnam is the delta of the Mekong River, has many beautiful and famous sights.
Vietnam is given many beautiful natural scenery, therefore, when traveling Vietnam from the north to the south, visitors will gain opportunities to admire many attractive landscapes.
1) North Vietnam: Hanoi city – Halong Bay – Sapa – Ninh Binh

Vietnam Itinerary 1 Week

Beautiful Hanoi Capital is one of the most ideal tourist destinations in Vietnam for visitors who are looking for a place to visit. Hanoi is a capital of thousand years of civilization with ancient relics and peaceful life. If you have a trip to Hanoi, surely you can not forget the typical atmosphere here, with Hoan Kiem Lake, West Lake, quiet cafés, small streets and street vendors. There are lots of amazing things that tourists can do when traveling to Hanoi, such as: see a water puppet performance; walk along Hanoi Old Quarter, visit the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple, Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh complex, eat delicious food in Hanoi, …

Halong Bay

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In your trip to the North Vietnam, there is a popular tourist attraction that you should visit, which is Ha Long Bay. This is one of the most popular bays attracting millions of domestic and foreign visitors annually. Ha Long Bay is 165 km northwest of Hanoi. At present, transportation routes to Ha Long have been formed and upgraded quite completely. Tourists can travel by airplane, train, and car,… Owning a diverse and complex terrain including hills, valleys, coastal areas and islands, Halong is one of the most historical sites in Vietnam. With its geological and cultural values, it has been a charming destination with valuable sights.


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Additionally, Sapa with cool climate year-round, is an appealing holiday destination for those who love mountains and forests and want to experience the wildlife of the Northwest. The distance from Hanoi to Sapa is about 390 km, Sapa contains many wonders of nature and people. The town in the clouds attracts visitors with magnificent mountain views and unique experiences with the lives of ethnic minorities. Tourists may discover a broad range of attractions such as: Cat Cat village, Ta Phin village, Hoang Yen Chao Castle, Bac Ha Market, Sapa Market, Ham Rong Mountain, Fansipan Mountain, …

Ninh Binh

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If tourists love to explore wild nature and charming scenery, then Ninh Binh is a great suggestion, just 100 km from Hanoi. You can go to Ninh Binh through various means such as train, bus, private car or motorbike. There are many majestic places, such as Trang An, Tam Coc and Van Long wetlands, or the splendid architectural works such as Bai Dinh Pagoda, Phat Diem Cathedral, Hoa Lu and Cuc Phuong National Park. These are stops for those who like exploring nature. Ninh Binh is also the land which is famous for many Vietnamese talents such as national hero Dinh Bo Linh, Le Hoan, Le Dai Hanh, …

2) Central Vietnam: Da Nang – Hue – Phong Nha – Hoi An
Da Nang

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Da Nang is one of the ideal vacation destination for tourists with many beautiful sceneries. The most attractive places that tourists should not miss are: My Khe beach with the pristine beauty, white sand dunes in very cool and fresh air; Son Tra Peninsula – the mere natural forest associated with the sea ecology in Vietnam; Marble Mountains – 5 mountains considered the symbols of this land; Ba Na Hill having many entertainment venues; Han River Bridge; Dragon bridge and Love lock Bridge, …

Hue City

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Hue city about 100 km from Danang, it will take you about 2 to 2,5 hours to move. There are 5 most convenient transportation options that you can choose from Danang to Hue: by passenger car, taxi, train, motorbike and by bus. Hue not only attracted tourists by the beauty of culture, history, but also captivated people by the friendliness of the people. Coming to Hue means coming to a beautiful, poetic and charming destination. If anyone has, and will come to Hue without visiting the following tourist sites, it is impossible to understand all the beauty of Hue. There are various attractions you can spend time to visit: Bach Ma National Park, Vong Canh Hill, Hue Temple of Literature, Nam Giao Esplanade, Quoc Hoc Hue – Century old high school, Hue Imperial Citadel, Dong Ba Market, Thien Mu Pagoda and a wide variety of tombs such as: Tu Duc Tomb, Minh Mang Tomb, Gia Long Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, Dong Khanh Tomb,…

Phong Nha – Ke Bang

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With natural scenery, beautiful as a painting of water that was created for the people of Quang Binh, Phong Nha became an appealing tourist destination. Long ago, the natural and cultural heritage of the world Phong Nha – Ke Bang is a tourist attraction of Vietnam. With a length of 7,729m, Phong Nha is one of the longest water cave in the world. Visitors will immerse themselves in the mountains of charming water, the majestic nature with countless exotic images that appear as the human imagination. Phong Nha situated in Quang Binh province, a small province in the central strip with many attractive attractions. Located in the northwest, about 40 km from Dong Hoi city, on the axis of Ho Chi Minh branch. Coming to Phong Nha, you can visit Phong Nha Cave, Son Doong Cave, Paradise Cave, Dark Cave (Hang Toi), Hang En, admire Bong Lai Valley, explore Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and experience Thac Gio Waterfall, …

Hoi An

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The next destination for your central Vietnam trip is Hoi An. The distance from Danang to Hoi An is about 30 km to the south. You can travel by bus, taxi, motorbike and motorcar. In addition to cultural values through diverse architecture, Hoi An still preserves a rather large intangible cultural background. The daily life of the residents with their customs, belief activities, cultural festivals together with the romantic natural scenery, special dishes … make Hoi An increasingly attractive. There are incredible things that tourists can do in Hoi An: Basket boat tour, streetfood tour, get on a cycle tour, spend time on the beach, visit Hoi An’s old town, go shopping, discover Van Duc pagoda or Chuc Thanh pagoda, …

3) South Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi tunnels – Mekong Delta – Mui Ne beach or Da Lat
Ho Chi Minh city

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Ho Chi Minh city is the cultural, economic and political center of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is famous for its tall buildings, amusement parks, crowded shopping centers, ancient villas and traditional markets. Coming to Ho Chi Minh city, tourists can take a trip to the Saigon River or eat dinner at floating restaurants. More than that, you may have opportunity to visit Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon with impressive architecture and go strolling on the Nguyen Hue walking street. Furthermore, you can visit and enjoy shopping at Ben Thanh Market – a place of business, and a witness to the history of the city’s vicissitudes. Additionally, you may have memorable experience at Western street and Chinatown. If you want to discover and study about the history, then you should not forget Independence Palace and Museum of Vietnamese History, Central Post Office, Notre Dame Catheral…. If you are fond of fun activities and interesting games, Suoi Tien theme park may be the great suggestion for you.

Cu Chi Tunnels

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It is about 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City to the northwest, tourists can visit Cu Chi tunnels. This is a unique architecture with a tunnel system located underground deeply, with many floors and alleyways. Cu Chi tunnels became a historical landmark which is more than 200 km long. Cu Chi tunnels show the resilience and intelligence of the people. Based on the system of tunnels, fortifications, soldiers and people of Cu Chi fought bravely, creating miraculous feats. This is a miniature battlefield in the long war lasting 30 years to fight enemy invaders.

Mekong Delta

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After visiting Cu Chi tunnels, tourists can visit the Mekong Delta. Located at the end of the Indochinese peninsula, the Mekong Delta terrain is relatively flat. The Mekong Delta consists of 13 administrative units under the central government. It is an area with abundant natural resources and historical values and cultural quintessence of the 4 ethnic groups. Some famous tourist attractions that you should visit are: Cai Rang floating market, Cai Be floating market, Meditation Centre Truc Lam Phuong Nam (Can Tho), artificial sea” at the Nha Mat Resort (Bac Lieu), Hung Vuong square, Tram Chim National Park (Cao Lanh, Dong Thap), Nguyen Sinh Sac – Nguyen Tat Thanh Monument inaugurated,…

Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

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In your trip to the South Vietnam, you should not miss Mui Ne. It is a famous place in the coastal city of Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan). With beautiful natural scenery and harmonious climate, Mui Ne is quickly becoming a destination for many domestic and foreign tourists. It is about 4 hours by train from Ho Chi Minh City but Mui Ne is a completely peaceful, quiet, help tourists to get away from the bustle of the city. Mui Ne is about 198 km east of Ho Chi Minh City, roughly 22km northeast of Phan Thiet city. You can go to Mui Ne by train or by car from HCMC. Mui Ne beach stretches for dozens of kilometers with beautiful sites such as Rang beach, Hon Rom beach, Suoi Nuoc beach, Fairy Stream, White Sand Dunes, Red Sand Dunes … This place has become a tourist attraction for many tourists because of the harmony between the yellow of the vast white sand and the blue of the beach.

Da Lat city

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The last suggestion for you is Dalat – Dalat city is 278 km from Bien Hoa (Dong Nai), 1481 km from Hanoi, 293 km from Ho Chi Minh City, and 205km from Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa). From Ho Chi Minh City, tourists may travel about 300 km by car along the highway 20 to come to Dalat. Diving into the city, visitors will discover the beauty of the waterfalls, lakes, flower valley and hills. Dalat is a paradise thanks to nature and temperate climate all year round, with a variety of attractive lakes, such as: Tuyen Lam, Xuan Huong, Than Tho, Van Kiep, Da Thien, Me Linh, … In addition, there are must-see attractions in Dalat that you should spend time, they are: Langbiang Mountain – it is not only a fascinating attraction, but also the legend of a passionate love; Da Lat Station – the most beautiful and ancient railway station of Dalat city; Linh Phuoc Pagoda with the unique architecture; Domaine De Marie Church combining classic Western style and folk architecture of ethnic minorities; majestic waterfalls such as: Cam Ly Waterfall, Datanla Waterfall; … Other destinations in Dalat are: Valley Of Love, Mong Mo Hill, Da Lat Flower Gardens, Bao Dai Summer Palace, Da Lat Market And Da Lat Night Market, Tea Plantation, …

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