Vietnam is always proud to be an ideal destination for international visitors with all the values we bring. In the itinerary of 10 days in Vietnam, we will provide you with the most optimal information.

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Why you should choose Vietnam as a destination

  • We are extremely safe in Vietnam
  • A country with friendly people
  • Delicious food in Vietnam
  • Low-price when you travel in Vietnam
  • Have many attractions

1. Best time to visit Vietnam

Deciding on the best time to visit Vietnam greatly depends on how far north or south you start, as well as other factors like festivals and holidays.

Choosing when to go to Vietnam is important, both for packing purposes and for personal comfort.

1.1. North Vietnam

August is usually the rainiest month in Hanoi. The best time is spring (from January to March) and autumn (from July to September). But coming to the North in any season will also give you experiences and unique features of that season.

1.2. Central Vietnam

In the wet season, the Central region often appears storms, usually from August to November. the best time to go to the central region is from February to August, the weather is mild.

1.3. Southern Vietnam

The weather in the South is hot and mild all year round. June is usually the rainiest month in Ho Chi Minh City. We do not recommend traveling in the rainy season, because you will not have many opportunities to immerse yourself in the busy city life here.

2. Things to bring when traveling to Vietnam

  • Documents required: ID card/ passport
  • Clothes/ Personal toiletries
  • Cash/ credit card
  • Personal belongings
  • In particular, we encourage you to have yourself a sim card in Vietnam to facilitate communication, look up maps and use 4G.

3. 10 days tour in Vietnam itinerary from North to South

3.1. Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

The first point in that tour is Hanoi city. Where there are countless relics, temples, or diverse and rich food. Those are the things that make visitors attracted and want to stay here.

What you can visit in Hanoi

One Pillar Pagoda, Ngoc Son Temple, Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum, West Lake, Hoan Kiem Lake, Cathedral,…

Temples, museums, busy streets in Hanoi are some of the places that you cannot ignore

What to eat in Hanoi

There are countless street foods or popular dishes such as: Bun Cha, Pho bo, Com, bread, egg coffee,…

The food is extremely cheap with excellent quality.

Some addresses you can refer to enjoy the food

Bun Cha

Bun cha Sinh Tu:  316 Vong Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi

Bun cha Huong Lien:

CS1: 24 Le Van Huu, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.

CS2: 14 lane 59 Lang Ha, Dong Da district, Hanoi.

Bun cha Hang Quat: Lane 74, Hang Quat, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Pho bo

Pho Bat Dan gia truyen: 49 Bat Dan, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.

Pho Suong Nguyen Hong:  1/26 Nguyen Hong, Dong Da District, Hanoi.


Com moc Le Gia Hamoi:  No. 2 lane 59 Me Tri – Me Tri Ward – Nam Tu Liem District – Hanoi City

Com Vong Hanoi Nguyen Ninh:  11 slopes of Hang Than Street, Hanoi


Dinh Ngang bread: 30 Dinh Ngang, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Duc Long bread: 4 Luong Ngoc Quyen, Ly Thai To, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Egg coffee

Leu Coffee & Bar: 01 Ta Hien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Giang Café: Alley 39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Means of transportation

Car, motorbike, grab, or you should experience walking around the Old Quarter by cyclo

Where are you going to stay

There are many hotels you can choose from such as JW Marriott Hotel, Novotel Hanoi, InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72,…

3.2. Day 2: Moving to Tam Coc – Ninh Binh

Located 90km from Hanoi, this place is not noisy and bustling like Ha Long City or Hanoi, but still has a unique feature that only this place has.

Activities to be experienced

  • Visiting rice fields on the river, weaving through cliffs, water caves
  • Hike up the mountain to see the vast, magnificent natural scenery.
  • Boat ride down Ngo Dong River
  • Enjoy specialties in Ninh Binh:
  • Visiting tourist attractions in Ninh Binh: Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, King Dinh temple, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Bai Dinh pagoda, Mua cave,…
  • Visiting the temples (visit Thai Vi Temple, which worships Kings Tran Thai Tong, Tran Thanh Tong, Generals Tran Hung Dao, Tran Quang Khai, and Queen Tran Thi Dung,…)

Visiting Tam Coc

Tam Coc means three caves, another name is Xuyen Thuy, including Ca cave, Hai cave, and Ba cave.

If you come to Tam Coc at the end of May and the beginning of June (solar calendar), you will be able to see a beautiful picture of the golden rice valley all over the field.

Address: Ngu Nhac Son, Dam Khe village, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province

  • Entrance fees:

Scenic ticket: 120,000VND/person/way

Children under 1m4: 60,000VND/person/way

  • Boat ticket: 150,000VND/boat/way

Free of charge for Children under 3 years old

Domestic guests: 4 people/boat/trip (5th person surcharge: adult: 40,000VND, child: 20,000VND)

International guests: 2 people/boat/trip (5th person surcharge: adult: 75,000VND, child: 35,000VND)

Where are you going to stay

Some hotels you can book to stay: Emeralda Ninh Binh, Aravinda Resort Ninh Binh, Bai Dinh Garden Resort, Lalita Boutique Hotel & Spa Ninh Binh, Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort,…

3.3. Day 3 – 4: Ha Long Cruise in 2 days 1 night

About 4 hours drive from Hanoi. It is really difficult to travel to Ha Long during the day because it is far from Hanoi. Therefore, a 2-day trip is suitable for you to experience the sights, admire the beautiful nature as well as participate in activities on a cruise.

Coming to Ha Long, you will experience countless activities on the cruise, visit the caves.

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Activities to be participated in:

  • Kayaking, swimming, sunbathing
  • Cave tour
  • Take a cooking class
  • Enjoy fruit drinks, cocktails
  • Practice Tai Chi in the morning
  • Night squid fishing
  • Relax and spa

Famous caves in Ha Long Bay

Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave is one of the destinations not to be missed when coming to Ha Long Bay – Quang Ninh.

Address: Bo Hon Island, Ha Long Bay Center, Bai Chay Ward, Quang Ninh Province.

Soi Sim Island

12km from Tuan Chau international habor. This place is like a paradise in the middle of Ha Long Bay because of its wild and poetic beauty. Coming to Soi Sim Island, you can not only immerse yourself in the clear and cool beach but also immerse yourself in nature, watching the wonderful romantic space.

Thien Cung Cave

The way to Thien Cung cave is a craggy cliff covered with two rows of trees. Going through the narrow door will appear in front of visitors’ eyes is a bright cave, making you overwhelmed by the splendid and charming beauty inside.

Address: North of Dau Go island, near Dau Go row, 4km south of the cruise ship, Cat Hai, Quang Ninh

Dau Go Cave

Dau Go Cave is about 3km from Tuan Chau Island and about 6km from Bai Chay tourist area. Compared with other caves, Dau Go Cave is favored by nature with rich flora and massive and majestic architecture.

Luon Cave

Luon Cave is located on Bo Hon Island, 14km south of Bai Chay. With the poetic and peaceful natural scenery, it has attracted a large number of tourists to experience it.

3.4. Day 5 – 6: Hanoi – Hoi An Tour

Moving from Hanoi to Hoi An Ancient Town.

Hoi An impresses visitors with the peace of the quarter town. With many ups and downs of history, Hoi An still retains the ancient features, traditional architectural beauty, and harmony of the houses.

How to get to Hoi An?

Airplanes (airlines such as Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet, Bamboo Airways, Vietravel Airlines).

And coming to the Central region, you will experience completely new things, unlike the North. The dishes or the way of saying the people in the Central region have their highlights.

Where will you go in Hoi An

Here are the places you should visit if you come to Hoi An, visiting each place will be a memorable experience in your 10-day tour itinerary in Vietnam. Don’t miss it if you have a chance to come to Hoi An.

Japanese Covered Bridge, Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation, walk around Hoi An Old Quarter, Ba Na Hills.

Where are you going to stay

Here are the ultra-luxury hotels that we want to offer you:

Almanity Hoi An, Hoiana, Four Seasons The Nam Hai, Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa, Le Pavillon Hoi An Group,…

3.5. Day 7 – 8: Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City

A crowded, bustling city, a city with countless shops lit up at night. The stories of Saigon’s life are far different from the places we just mentioned. It does not bring the peaceful, classic look like the central region or the freshness of Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh City will be the place for you to live lavishly in a bustling urban place.

What you do in Ho Chi Minh City

It is a pity if you come to Ho Chi Minh City and miss the following places

  • Reunification Hall (Independence Palace)
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Binh Tay Market
  • Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Area
  • Vietnam History Museum
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Cu Chi Tunnels

What to eat in Ho Chi Minh City

Banh xeo, Pho Le, Dimsum Tien Phat, Banh canh, sup cua trung bac thao, pha lau are dishes you should try when visiting Ho Chi Minh City. The following places you can visit if you come here:

Banh xeo

Address: 46A Dinh Cong Trang, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1

Pho Le

Address: 413 – 415 Nguyen Trai, Ward 7, District 5

Dimsum Tien Phat

Address: 18 Ky Hoa, Ward 11, District 5

Banh canh

Address: 12 C Nguyen Phi Khanh, District 1

Sup cua trung bac thao

Address: Tan Dinh Market, District 1, City. Ho Chi Minh City

Pha lau

Address: Ton Dan, District 4

Where are you going to stay

La Vela Saigon Hotel

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, 800 meters from Tan Dinh Market, LA VELA Saigon Hotel offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Among the facilities of this hotel are a 24-hour front desk, room service, and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.

Lotus Saigon Hotel

Lotus Saigon Hotel is located in the shopping and entertainment district of Ho Chi Minh City, near Saigon Train Station. This hotel features an outdoor rooftop swimming pool (10th floor) and is only a 10-minute drive from Tan Son Nhat International Airport. All rooms at Lotus Saigon Hotel are tastefully decorated, including direct international calls and free Wi-Fi. Most rooms have city views.

Muong Thanh Saigon Hotel

Muong Thanh Saigon Center Hotel has many types of rooms to suit every customer. All types of rooms are elegantly and delicately designed with materials close to nature. In addition, the safety glass door system in the room will give you panoramic and colorful views when watching the bustling city when the lights are on.

3.6. Day 9 – 10: Travel to Phu Quoc

Dubbed the largest island in Vietnam, Phu Quoc tourism is blessed with clear water, fine white sand, and unspoiled forests. Traveling to Phu Quoc is not only about the sea, you should try other interesting experiences such as exploring the island, visiting the animal conservation park, snorkeling, or kayaking.

What to do in Phu Quoc

Here are countless activities we want to send you on your Phu Quoc trip

  • Namaste Phu Quoc Coral Park
  • Take the World’s Longest Sea Crossing Cable Car
  • Suoi Tranh Ecological Tourist Area
  • Duong Dong Market
  • Take a tour of 4 islands Hon May Rut, Hon Mong Tay, Hon Gam Ghi, and Hon Thom
  • Enjoy Sim wine specialties

What to eat in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Herring Salad

  • Hello Phu Quoc Restaurant

Address: 66 Tran Hung Dao, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang province

Opening time: 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Reference price: 200.000VND/plate

  • Zen restaurant

Address: 30/4, Quarter 1, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc

Opening time: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Reference price: 150.000VND – 200.000VND

Bun Ken

Ut Luom

Address: 42 Street 30 April, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang

Opening hours: 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Reference price: 30.000VND

Ga Ray Phu Quoc

  • Ga Ray 7 Tau Phu Quoc

Address: Street 30/4, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc

Opening hours: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Price: 100.000VND – 300.000VND

  • Ga Ray Ba Loan

Address: Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang

Opening hours: 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Price: 40.000 VND – 60.000 VND

Or you can visit Phu Quoc night market to enjoy a variety of delicious dishes

Where are you going to stay

L’Aruze Resort and Spa

This is a place where you can put aside all your daily thoughts and just enjoy your private moment. L’Azure always aims to create a peaceful atmosphere, free from the dust of life, as simple and natural as possible for you.

Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island

Salinda Resort is a luxury resort built on the idea of ​​interference between indigenous culture and contemporary architecture. Come to Salinda Spa for certified therapists from Thailand to help you restore energy both physically and mentally,…

Muong Thanh Luxury Phu Quoc Hotel

Built according to 5-star standard, located in Sonasea Villas & Resort tourist complex in Bai Truong complex, Duong To commune, Phu Quoc island, 6km from Phu Quoc International Airport and Duong Dong town 12km. Muong Thanh Luxury Phu Quoc Hotel is a classy and luxurious resort for domestic and foreign tourists when coming to Phu Quoc Pearl Island.

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