The most recommended Vietnam escorted tours that you must try

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Vietnam is always an ideal destination for travelers seeking an immersive experience thanks to its stunning landscape and vibrant culture. If you are looking for a decent trip in Vietnam, check out the 5 Vietnam escorted tours that will tickle your fancy. 

7-Day Ho Chi Minh to Ha Noi

You can begin your journey by visiting the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City. you will see specific and iconic landmarks, which are the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace. These are the places with historic significance in the Vietnam War. 

On the third day, we’ll arrive at the Mekong Delta – the “Rice Bowl” of Vietnam.  While on a boat trip on the Mekong River, you will be enticed by the vibrant forest surrounding you. Also, we’lll encounter local communities and their unique way of life, located meandering through its intricate network of rivers and canals.

The next destination is the capital of Vietnam – Hanoi. After a one-day break, we will visit Uncle Ho and admire his priceless merit in saving the country at the Ho Chi Minh Complex. After that, it is time for a tour of the Ethnology Museum, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam.

The rest of our journey will be at Ha Long Bay. With over 1,900 limestone islands and islets, it is home to a variety of wildlife, like monkeys, langurs, and geckos. We suggest you kayak to explore the bay at your own pace. You can kayak around the islands, into the caves, and even through the floating villages.

Ho Chi Minh complex filled with historic significance (Source: Hanoi Local tour)

4-Day Ho Chi Minh to Mekong Delta

Your Vietnam escorted tour will begin at Ho Chi Minh City. On the first day being here, we’ll let you break after a long flight. But if you can’t wait for the trip anymore, we recommend you buzz at Ben Thanh market and taste local cuisines like Banh Mi or Pho. 

On day 2, our first destination will be the War Remnants Museum. You can have a chance to see the exhibition of war crimes committed by the United States. Also, we’ll visit the Reunification Palace, known as the Independent Palace. Established in 1966, it is now a museum that exhibits the history of the Vietnam War and the reunification of Vietnam.

Then, we’ll move to the must-go place at Sai Gon – Cu Chi tunnel. This famous tunnel was used to store food and weapons and to shelter from bombing raids by the Viet Cong. While here, don’t forget to explore the intricate design of the tunnels.

On the third day, we’ll transfer to the Mekong Delta to immerse in the rive life here. Along the way, we’ll en route to Vinh Trang pagoda. Located in My Tho, it is a grand Buddhist temple with a harmonious blend of architectural styles. Then, we’ll have a boat trip through the vibrant jungle of the Mekong Delta. The picturesque landscape will definitely make you yearn to stay here forever.

Take a boat trip through the jungle of Mekong Delta (Source: EHG Travel)

7-Day Northern Vietnam Trip

The tour will take you to the capital of Vietnam as the first destination – Ha Noi. After a relaxing day, we’ll visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, where comprise all the iconic landmarks of Ha Noi, typically the Ba Dinh Square. In the afternoon, we’ll head to Quoc Tu Giam –  a Confucian temple and national university in Hanoi. 

For the next two days, we’ll stay in Sapa – the foggy town. You’ll have a chance to have trekking and enjoy the scenic view of terraced fields at Y Linh Ho. Also, we’ll experience the unique lifestyles of different ethnic minorities here, like Dzao or Black H’mong ethnicities. 

On day 6, we’ll make our way to Ninh Binh. Our first stop here is the ancient capital, Hoa Lu. Beyond its historical and architectural treasures, Hoa Lư is renowned for its stunning natural beauty. The karst mountains, lush forests, and tranquil rivers create a breathtaking landscape that has inspired poets and artists for centuries.

The final destination of your journey is Tam Coc. It is a haven for nature enthusiasts, boasting an enchanting landscape of limestone karsts, lush rice paddies, and meandering rivers. To have the best experience, we suggest you take a boat trip to enjoy the stunning landscapes and tranquil atmosphere.

Temple of Literature – A journey of discovery in the Capital (Source: Traveloka)

Da Nang, Hue & Hoi An Escorted Tour

Have not much time but still desire to immerse in the world of wonderful sceneries of Vietnam? No worries, as this 4-day Vietnam escorted tour is definitely for you!

Your journey kicks off in Da Nang. We’ll first visit Linh Ung Pagoda. It is home to home to several Buddha statues, including the tallest statue of Guanyin in Vietnam. Then, you’ll have a chance to embrace the poetic ambiance of Hoi An. Nestled along the banks of the Thu Bon River, the ancient town is renowned for its remarkably preserved architecture.

Next up, we’ll transfer to Ba Na Hill Complex on day 3. With breathtaking scenery and European-inspired architecture, the complex is a must-go destination if you’re in Da Nang. We highly recommend you visit the Golden Bridge to enjoy the gleaming golden structure surrounded by a vivid world of nature.

On day 4, our destination will be Hue – the dream city. Take your time to immerse in the charm of The Imperial Citadel. It is a captivating complex of historic buildings that chronicle Vietnam’s remarkable past. The intricate carvings and architectural finesse of the Thái Hòa Palace and Càn Long Điện will tickle your fancy immediately. 

Immerse yourself in the stunning view from the Golden bridge (Source: Elite tour)

Final thoughts

Here are the most Vietnam escorted tours that will let you completely enjoy the picturesque landscapes and tranquil ambiance. If you need recovery after hustling days, book a tour package at Ftrip and be ready for an ever-excited trip.

Reviewed by

Diep Van

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Diep Van

Founder & Photography Guide

Specialties: Culture, landscape, portrait, hiking, active and adventurous tour

Besides my unlimited passion for traveling, a professional tour guide for over a decade, I have been taking photographs since sitting at Hanoi of the University of Culture in the early 2000s. Photography started as a hobby but it was seriously taken due to my work relations and my significant passion for the beauty of our world, especially in Southeast Asian parts such as Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar.

Within a few years of taking photographs, my works began to be recognized by many reliable international publications such as AFAR Travel, The Times, and The Daily Telegraph newspaper. In addition, I continuously add to my growing profile by winning numerous major awards: 3rd Position of The Independent Photographer 2018, 1st Position of Amateur Photographer of the year 2018, Grand Prize Winner of the AFAR Travel Photography 2019, and a Gold Award of San Francisco Bay International Photography 2020.

I photograph a wide variety of subjects, from travel to landscapes to street scenes. I enjoy documenting the East’s rich cultural heritage and its land soaked in glorious sunrise or sunset light in remote and secluded spots. And, I am very happy to share my knowledge and experience with you. You can visit Luminousvietnamtour to explore tour!

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