Vietnam has numerous places to go, many things to discover. As a result, it might be difficult for you to design your own tour in this S-shaped country. Let me give you some options.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city- Cu Chi Tunnel
The first highlight of Vietnam in 7 days will be Vietnam war. Obviously, this war has been one of the most significant events in not only Vietnam but also the whole world. In fact, many people now remember Vietnam as part of this war. To know more about this period, first, we need to land in the city named after a Vietnamese hero, Ho Chi Minh or uncle Ho. After arriving in Saigon, you can spend your first night here. The nightlife in this biggest city of Vietnam has always been vivid and lively. If you are tired after a long flight, relaxing at your hotel is also a good choice. First thing of the day will be a short visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, which will give you an insight into Vietnamese life during Vietnam war. You also have a chance to deepen your knowledge about this famous historical period by checking in War Museum and Reunification Palace. Obviously, these historical relics will tell you a lot of stories, which are difficult to understand without visiting them in person.
By the time you get out of these tourist attractions, you might have had enough historical value for a day. It is time to have some retail therapy, leading us to another popular place, Ben Thanh Market. You can almost find anything you want there, from food to clothes, from small souvenirs to daily life necessaries. The vibrancy of this market can fulfill your wildest dream.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City- Mekong Delta
The second highlight of Vietnam in 7 days should be Mekong Delta. This river has connected many countries in this area, including Vietnam. Like many other cultures, the Southern Vietnamese one is also attached to this river. After a quick breakfast to recharge your battery, you will join an adventure to explore this land. Specifically, this ride will include some floating markets, lush orchards and many other tropical fruit gardens, fisherman village and many traditional villages as well.
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By visiting them, you can have a chance to make traditional products by yourself. For example, you will be able to witness the whole process to make rice paper, coconut candy or other specialties. You can try making them by yourselves and figure out that it is not too difficult.
Day 3: Danang_Hoian
The third highlight of Vietnam in 7 days lies in the middle of the country, Danang, Hoian. You can have some beach time in Danang and soak up some sunshine there. Danang beaches have been considered as one of the safest and cleanest ones in this S-shaped countries though they are not the most beautiful ones.
You can also get to Hoian immediately. This town has a special attraction, built for decades. This town has been a perfect mixture of many cultures. You can see some footprints of people from all around the world. For instance, Japanese has Japanese Covered Bridge, Chinese has Phuc Kien Pagoda & Tan Ky House, just name a few.
Day 4: Hue city
The fourth highlight of Vietnam in 7 days is the old capital of Vietnam, the home of the last Vietnamese dynasty, Nguyen House. As a result, it is not surprising to know that there are many well-preserved royal monuments in this former Imperial City such as Thien Mu Pagoda or Tu Duc’s tomb, The Citadel or Forbidden Purple City. But to me, the most impressive charm of this city is a dragon boat cruising trip in Huong River. While enjoying the warm breezes, you can also pamper your soul by listening to Nha Nhac Cung Dinh (Vietnamese Royal Classic Music). After that, a quick visit to Dong Ba market might add some colors to your trip, as you can know how local people trade, live and eat.
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Day 5-6: Hanoi City Tour
It would be a big mistake if Hanoi was not included in the list of the highlight of Vietnam in 7 days, as this city has been the capital of Vietnam for thousand years. Just the length of time can tell how special this city is. There is no place in Vietnam which has as many as historical places, acquire that unforgettable cuisine and have such convenient location to reach out other provinces in the North. In terms of tourist attractions in the capital, there are the Ho Chi Minh Complex Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and his stilt house, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the Ethnology Museum, the Old Quarter.
Day 7: Halong Bay
Halong Bay is one of the classic places in Vietnam, especially after it is considered as one of 7 Natural Wonders in the World. While staying there, you can visit the Amazing cave, go kayaking or swim in crystal water and enjoy the landscape. You can also try some adventure sports like bungee jumping there, I bet that you might have a great experience.
In short, above list is just a brief introduction of Vietnam, I hope it helps, and you will have a great time there.
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