Vietnam is a country worth visiting once in a lifetime not only for aesthetic natural scenery, and rich cuisine but also for the hospitality of the people here. However, it is difficult to fully enjoy the unique excitement of Vietnam in a few days. Two weeks may not be enough to fully explore the wonders of this country, the following itinerary will help you discover the best of Vietnam in just 14 days.
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1. When should you visit Vietnam?
To be able to enjoy the best experiences in Vietnam, the best time to travel in this country is from September to April of the next year. In these months, rainfall will be low and temperatures will be around average in most regions. You can talk to local travel experts to make advance a plan for your holiday to Vietnam for one or two months.
2. Why should you take this 2-week Itinerary in Vietnam?
Whether you visit Vietnam for the first time or second or many times, Vietnam is an ideal destination for visiting again and again because of the beauty of its landscapes, culture, and food here. From Vietnam, you can also easily combine a complete itinerary with other destinations in Southeast Asia. Vietnam is suitable for everyone who wants to demand leisure, adventure, or a honeymoon…
Why should you design a 2 -week itinerary for a Vietnam holiday? Vietnam is a strip of land that has the shape of a dragon. Therefore, each region has its own characteristics and culture. In 14 days, you can explore and enjoy most of the highlights from the North to the South of Vietnam. For some foreign travellers from the UK, Spain, and France, 2 weeks of the itinerary will be an ideal trip with receiving visa exemption from the Vietnamese Government. If you want to stay more in this country, you can contact the local travel experts in Vietnam.
3. What can you get from a 2-week Vietnam Tour?
On this two-week trip, you will discover the most unique places of Vietnam stretching from the top of the country to the southeast of Vietnam. Here are the must-be highlights of the 2-week- Vietnam tour you can explore:
- Immerse yourself in a both ancient and modern Hanoi
- Contemplate the magnificent landscape of the Northwest of Vietnam
- Admire the beautiful limestone islands in Halong Bay
- Enjoy the elegance of Hue’s citadels, palaces, and mausoleums
- Visit the splendor of Hoi An Ancient Town
- Be allured by Da Nang beach – one of the most attractive beaches on the planet
- Ho Chi Minh – the most bustling and dynamic city in Vietnam
- Cu Chi Tunnels – the mark of a heroic anti-American resistance war of the Vietnamese people
a. Day 1-2: Hanoi
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is famous for its centennial architecture and rich culture with influences from Southeast Asia, China, and France. The city center is the bustling Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are named “Hang”: Hang Than, Hang Khay, Hang Dau, etc.
This is an ideal place to visit on the first day of your arrival in Hanoi because of the peaceful and ancient charm it brings.
Places to visit:
- Stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake where Turtle Tower Bridge is located
- Explore the history of Hoa Lo Prison, where thousands of prisoners were kept during the anti-American resistance war.
- Take a trip to Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam – the school “born” many talented talents for the country
- Experience the nightlife on Ta Hien Street
- Make a visit to the final resting place of the Communist Leader at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Food to try:
- Pho Bat Dan
- Crab noodle soup
- Vietnamese rice noodles with fermented shrimp paste
- Rib porridge
- Trang Tien Ice Cream
b. Day 3-4-5: Sapa
Sapa is a famous tourist destination in Lao Cai province, located in the North of our country. Thanks to the favor of the Creator, the nature of Sapa appears as a magnificent but equally poetic picture.
Places to visit:
- Admire the most beautiful place in the world: Muong Hoa Valley – Sapa Terraces
- Discover the different traditions and costumes of the Zay ethnic group in Ta Van village and the Red Dao people in Giang Ta Chai village
- Contemplate Silver Waterfall Sapa – the highest waterfall in the Northwest mountains.
- Explore O Quy Ho Pass – Dubbed as one of the ‘Four Great Passes’ – The pass possesses breathtakingly beautiful scenery.
- Visit Ta Giang Phinh Valley, inhabited by the Black H’mong people