15 days in Vietnam

18, June, 2019

15 days in Vietnam

Vietnam is a location globally acknowledged as a home of beauty, wonders, and immense discoveries! Vietnam isn’t just amazing; it’s stunning and a must-visit country for thrilling experiences. Indeed, there are abundant locations that you can explore in Vietnam. But the availability of several sites can confuse visitors.

We understand this, and that has compelled us at Vivutravel to come up with a more classified tour package. This article coined around Vietnam 2 weeks tour will transform your dream and fantasies into reality to help you enjoy Vietnam in 2 weeks. Undeniably, this classified and connected 15 days in Vietnam is a requisite - it can even serve as a guide if you aren’t sure of how much days you are to spend in Vietnam.

Day 1: Arriving Vietnam  (Hanoi Arrival)
Firstly, it’s our profession to welcome visitors who choose our services upon arrival at the Noi Bai, that is, Hanoi airport. Specialized guides will meet you. These guides will accompany you to the arranged and prepared hotel of your choice. We then ensure you relax to help recover from the long trip you had. For dinner, you’ll be served a fantastic cuisine in one of the best eateries in Hanoi.

hanoi train street

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
After a long and pleasant night rest, the second day is designed to take a tour through Hanoi city. Being part of your 15 days Vietnam tour, you will have a stop at Ho Chi Minh Complex and the stunning  Ba Dinh Square. After that, you will visit one of the most significant symbols of the capital of Vietnam -Temple of Literature. You will also have a fun-filled tour in the Hanoi old quarter and the Museum of Ethnology. Concluding the day with the water Puppet show will give you a sneak preview into the outstanding cultures existing in Vietnam.

Day 3: Hanoi - Ninh Binh (Hoa Lu - Tam Coc)
There are several options of transport from Hanoi to Ninh Binh- public bus, train or motorbikes. Whichever you pick, the tour begins at Hoalu Ancient Capital which is sufficiently crowned with the scenery. The two temples in this region provide spectacular architectural designs of wood and stone. Extending to Tam Coc, you will be met with strange yet impressive and exceptional stalactite. In Ninh Binh, the thrilling boat ride will undeniably be accomplished. What a full day it will be!

view from mua cave in tam coc

Day 4: Hanoi - Drive to Sapa
Although there are numerous options to get to Sapa from Hanoi. You can go by train, and by motorcycle, with there varying different spots of adventure. Driving - using the bus is still identified as the most faster means of arriving Sapa from Hanoi. It is safe and comfortable. The drive from Hanoi to Sapa will take 4-5 hours taking both weather and traffic into consideration. Apart from the cost-effectiveness, speed and safety, there is no denying that driving from Hanoi to Sapa will reveal  incredible scenes of the countryside.

Day 5: Sapa Hiking Tour
This tour is arranged to take you through three distinguished villages, namely Hmong, Red Dao, and Giay. This day tour will offer you enthralling hiking of the mountain landscapes, a location more than 1.600m above sea level. The hiking will take you through Sapa’s most massive Valley and River. There are popular rice terrace fields - some of which you might have seen in pictures. Your Vietnam 2 weeks tour extending to Sapa will help you learn about the culture, traditions, and customs. You will finalize your trip by stopping at the Bamboo forests and being opportune to sight the water buffalo.

sapa terraces

Day 6:  Sapa -  Drive to Hanoi
After hiking Sapa - a location with incredible and exotic beauty, you will have to return to Hanoi the following day to ensure that your touring Vietnam in 2 weeks can be flawless. You wouldn’t need to hop into an overnight bus which will rid you off the natural scenery. While choosing to travel during the day time is a preferred option to nighttime is due to the discomfort and safety issues on the road. Unlike the day time where you will enjoy the beautiful views along the roadside - rice paddles, misty mountains, village houses - and lots more.

Day 7: Hanoi - Halong Bay Overnight Cruise
For a certainty, your 15 days Vietnam tour isn’t ending at Hanoi, not even at Halong Bay, but it is extending to Halong Bay. From Hanoi, you can arrive at Halong bay using any of the six primary means of transports. From waterways transport to helicopter to coach, private cars, motorbike, and shuttle bus. On arriving Halong Bay, you can relax at any restaurants and later on enjoy an overnight cruise which has long proved to be the best way to experience the charming beauty of the Bay. From Kayaking to exhuming the Karst caves, sandy beaches, and several water activities.

halong overnight cruise 2 days 1 night

Day 8: Halong Bay- Hanoi - Flight to Hue
After this exciting tour, a trip back to Hanoi from Halong bay is needed. It’s a half day trip. Thus it makes it possible to pick a flight that will lead to Hue. You don’t have to worry about afternoon trip to Hanoi's airport.  In Hanoi, Vietnam Airlines runs four flights daily from Hanoi to Hue, so your trip even though scheduled for noon is feasible.

Day 9: Hue City Tour
A full-day tour in Hue might seem like a limited time. Therefore, as you leave your hotel, don’t hesitate to board a dragon boat and then enjoy a cruise down to the perfume river to stop by and admire the Thien Mu pagoda. Then, explore the Hue Imperial City, which is recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage site.  Further, explore both the imperial treasures that are kept in the Hue’s Museums. Visiting the Dong Ba Market, scents, tastes of local cuisines, colors, and sounds will spice up your visit. In the evening, you can relish watching the sunset on the river.

king khai dinh tomb

Day 10: Hue - Drive to Hoi An
Included in these 15 days in Vietnam is a trip to Hoi An from Hue. This is a five hours drive. While the tour is on, you can decide to stop by at Lang Co Beach, the famous Hai Van Pass or book our optional trip to visit Ba Na hills, the scenic place with the famous cable cars and the golden bridge.

Day 11: Hoi An Biking And Farming Tour
This classified tour will enable you to obtain an exploration into the local life of the fishermen and farmers in Hoi An. Cycling will take you through the rice paddy fields, followed by the visit to the organic vegetable farm. While cycling through, you will enjoy being taught the directions followed by these local farmers in growing rice, and if desired, you might even go fishing with the locals. Concluding your trip, you might enjoy bites of freshly cooked lunch.

Day 12: Hoi An Free Day Tour
Today is free day for you to explore Hoi An ancient town by bicyle, cyclo or on foot. But if you wish, we can also offer something to do such as cooking class, a visit to My Son ruins, etc.

vietnam 2 week tour

Day 13: Hoi An - Danang - Flight to HCMC - Cu Chi Tunnels
Danang, known and identified as the most liveable city in Vietnam is just 30 kilometers from Da Nang. And a drive to Danang will take a minimum of 30 minutes.  Then on arriving Da Nang, you can journey to Ho Chi Minh city via bus, plane or train.  To enable you to get to Cu Chi tunnels faster and earlier, we suggest you travel by plane; it will take just about one and a half hour. On reaching Ho Chi Minh City, get a private car to take you down to Cu Chi Tunnels where you can start your incredible adventure in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 14: Ho Chi Mihn City - Mekong Delta (Ben Tre) - Ho Chi Minh City
As you are closer to the final day of the 15 days Vietnam tour, visiting the Mekong Delta will deepen your exploration. The best access point that takes you to the Mekong Delta. You will visit Ben Tre, which is made up of three primary islands. After touring this fascinating location accessible for its coconut dessert, head your way back to Ho Chi Minh city.

mekong tour

Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
And finally, your 15 days in Vietnam has come to its end. At this point you would have been filled with the great sighting of natural wonders, had several fun trips, met several locals, gained insight into the culture, customs and tradition. You can’t wait to come back during your next vacation! But now it’s time to leave. Head on from your hotel down to the Ho Chi Minh City International Airport for your departure! What a tour you’ve had!

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary and should you want to adjust the tour, just feel free to contact Vivutravel. We will customise it to meet your needs and budget.

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