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Vietnam Short Trips

As a developing country alongside the East sea with "S" shape, Vietnam is a beautiful destination for your vacation of your own or together with your family. There are three main areas in Vietnam that have different features of culture as well as geography, leading to the difference in tourism experience. However, the people there are all friendly, the landscapes are all catching your eyes and they are apparently worth visiting. The "S" shape also creates a different kind of climate for each area.

For the diversity in the beauty and culture of the country, if you have an intention to make a trip, especially just a short trip to Vietnam, you should consult the most convenient tour package in both time and hobby aspects. Galatourist, with our five advantages below, are glad to be your fellow during the journey:
  • Attractive Tour
  • Fully customizable
  • Serious local agency
  • Free custom quote
  • Off the beaten track
These destinations below are some choices for you, or you can contact Galatourist to have more details of your own journey. Then you will experience such a short but best trip ever.

Best price to experience Mai Chau tour from Hanoi | 2 days 1 night

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi - Mai Chau - Hoa Binh
Hanoi - Mai Chau - Hoa Binh
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 02 days 01 night Price: 109 USD 119 USD

Discovery of Trang An grottoes and Cuc Phuong national park tour | 2 days 1 night

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Tam Coc
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Tam Coc
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 02 days 01 night Price: 119 USD 129 USD

Full day Hoa Binh tour | Tour Mai Chau Hoa Binh 1 day

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi - Mai Chau - Hoa Binh
Hanoi - Mai Chau - Hoa Binh
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 74 USD 89 USD

Visit Cu Chi Tunnels with Ho Chi Minh city tour package | 1 day

Vietnam Short Trips
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Start in: Ho Chi Minh city
Finish in: Ho CHi Minh city
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 44 USD 58 USD

Discover beauty of traditional craft village | Hanoi one day trip

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi
Hanoi
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 43 USD 57 USD

Vietnam heritage journey to Perfume Pagoda tour from Hanoi | 1 day

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi
Hanoi
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 61 USD 69 USD

Stunning nature with Hoa Lu Tam Coc day trip | Tour Ninh Binh 1 day

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Tam Coc
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Tam Coc
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 51 USD 59 USD

Full day Hanoi city tour | City tour in Hanoi 1 day

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi
Hanoi
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 54 USD 59 USD

Cheap package of Duong Lam ancient village tour in Hanoi | 1 day

Vietnam Short Trips
Hanoi
Hanoi
Start in: Hanoi
Finish in: Hanoi
Duration: 01 day 00 night Price: 79 USD 88 USD

7 best choices for short tours in Vietnam


1. Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital is an artistic construction group in Ninh Binh and was recognized as one of four core parts of Trang An World Heritage. It is also classified as a national special historical heritage that needs special attention.
Hoa Lu used to be a luxurious and magnificent capital surrounded by a circle of rolling hills like an impregnable wall. Hoang Long River meandering and Nho Quan - Gia Vien giant fields play as natural strategic trenches protecting the capital against enemies. 
Especially there are two heritages King Dinh temple and Mohur tree built in the 17th century with the delicate art of sculpture on permineralized wood. Two rows of Mohur trees are grown along the road leading to these places.
 
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Boat sailing competition in Hoa Lu Festival

It is a fortune if you have a short trip to Vietnam to visit Hoa Lu from March 8th to 10th to join the traditional festival with many different competitions such as sailboating, wrestling, Cheo singing (traditional music)... in an exciting atmosphere.
 

2. Trang An Grottoes

Another remarkable Vietnam short trip in Trang An World Heritage is a rowing boat in Trang An Grottoes. The special feature is that all the water areas are connected by water caves so that the travelers do not have to turn back. It takes about three to four hours to sail through the grottoes. 
The beauty and mystery here are so surprising that it is the place scening the film King Kong. Water caves connect to water caves. Mountains shape the wall surrounding the lakes and on the water are small islands. Far on the mountain cliffs are flocks of goats. You will take a seat on a boat sailing through the mountains, discover mysterious caves and the guide will introduce the names of caves and their legend.
 
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Stunning landscape in Trang An 

Trang An is also considered as "Halong Bay on Lands", however, each tour Vietnam has its own beauty. It is not only the destination of sightseeing but also history discovery.

See more: Discovery of Trang An grottoes and Cuc Phuong national park tour | 2 days 1 night


3. Duong Lam Ancient Village

Cheap package of Duong Lam ancient village tour in Hanoi 1 day is one of the attractive tours of short tours in Vietnam, to learn about the land of King Ngo Quyen and King Phung Hung, whose tombs are still here.
Walking around the village with hundred-year red tile roofs, Duong Lam is also attractive with many brick roads, unique laterite walls which can catch your eye immediately if you are a photography lover.  
 
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Duong Lam Ancient Village has many old brick houses more than 300 years old

There are some addresses you must visit when you come here: the Gate of Mong Phu Village, which was built in 1833, Mong Phu Communal House with the architect style of Viet-Muong minorities, Mia Pagoda including a temple, Cua Phat Lien Hoa tower, crypts. Especially, there are houses existing for more than three hundred years such as the houses of these owers Duong Thi Lan, Nguyen Van Hung, Ha Huu The, Ha Van Vinh, Ha Nguyen Huyen, Ha Thi Dien,... They all keep a part of Vietnamese history.
 

4. Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels is one of the most favorite short Vietnam tours. The main activity here is to visit Cu Chi Tunnels Vault. You will experience life under the ground in the war period, discover the tunnel system with a length of 120 kilometers for two grades. At the end of the system is Hoang Cam kitchen where you can taste some typical foods that the local residents used to eat when they hide here. 
 
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Experience gunning in Cu Chi tunnels

Besides, there are many other parts surroundings you can visit. Cu Chi wildlife rescue station is an example. Or in the simulation area of life in the war period, a lot of heritages and landscapes of Vietnam have been simulated such as Nha Rong harbor, Long Bien Bridge, Hoang Sa, Truong Sa, Sai Gon Bridge, One Pillar Pagoda,...
 

5. Perfume Pagoda

Perfume Pagoda is indeed a system of many pagodas stretching from the foot of the Huong Tich mountain to the top, and Perfume Pagoda locates in the middle. To come here you have to take a small boat through a small stream to other temples and pagodas. 
There is a Perfume Pagoda festival held from luna January 6th to March. At this time, the area is always crowded with people from all over the country leading to a higher tourism and service charge. Therefore, if you just take short tours in Vietnam for sightseeing, you should come here in other months. 
 
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Sailing on the Yen stream to Perfume Pagoda

The perfect time to visit the Pagoda is December, October, and November when Water Lily flowers blossom on the Yen Stream, a favorite check-in and sightseeing place.

See more: Vietnam heritage journey to Perfume Pagoda tour from Hanoi | 1 day
 

6. Bat Trang Pottery Village

Leave Hanoi center for more than 10 kilometers, Bat Trang Pottery is an interesting destination for short tours in Vietnam. The village is famous for its long-standing pottery-making tradition. You will have the opportunity to see in person a market full of many different potteries with a variety of styles and shapes. The market is about 6000 meters long and the products here have both normal and high prices up to your choice. 
 
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Nice pottery products in Bat Trang pottery village

After that, you can visit Bat Trang Ancient Village beside Red Riverside to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere here. Bat Trang is also famous for squid and bamboo shoot soup and many other dishes of Vietnam such as noodles and Pho. Or you can make a trial to be a pottery-maker, create your own work as a special gift of your short Vietnam tours. The experienced potters will help you and complete your idea so it is no need to worry about your ability. 
 

7. Temple of Literature - Imperial Academy

If you choose Hanoi as the destination of your Vietnam short trip, you should take the chance to the Temple of Literature - one of 23 special heritages of Nation by Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister. This is a group of heritages including Van lake, Temple of Literature area, Giam garden, and the Imperial Academy, which is considered as the first university in Vietnam. Inside the heritages are five space layers with different architect styles. 
 
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Temple of Literature in center of Hanoi Capital

Having activated for more than 700 years, the academy provided education for thousands of excellent citizens for the country. Now people only hold education ceremonies here in January. Before important exams, Vietnamese students used to tend to come here to pray for a good result by touching the head of the turtles on Stelae of Doctors. However, it is now inhibited for the protection of the heritage. You can see its image on the 100000 Vietnam dong polymer pieces.

Then do not worry if you just have time for short tours in Vietnam. As a serious tourism agency, we provide a variety of package choices for you to have the best trip at a reasonable price. Contact us now to get our support. 
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