Things to Do for 15 Day Itinerary in Vietnam

August 10, 2023 - 5115 views

Vietnam is a beautiful country worth exploring. Spending 15 days in Vietnam will be enough for you to meet hospitable local people and savor great traditional cuisine as well as amazing things and exciting activities in this S-line country.

If you are planning to visit Vietnam for 2 weeks, let us help with the detailed itinerary about things to do for 15 days in Vietnam.

Things to Do for 15 Day Itinerary in Vietnam

Why Should You Have A 15-Day Trip To Vietnam?

  • Unless you want to explore deep in the country for months, 15 days are enough to experience the best highlights of Vietnam.
  • Vietnam is a long country with rich culture, food, and magnificent scenery from bustling cities to peaceful mountainous areas.
  • You will travel to 3 regions of Vietnam in this 15-day trip: the North, Center, and South.

During 15 days, you will be able to explore a lot of city attractions in Hanoi, experience an overnight cruise in Halong Bay, and discover beautiful beaches in Da Nang and the best things in Hue, Hoi An ancient town.

Also, head to the Southern part of Vietnam, you can discover amazing things in the Mekong Delta area as well as Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam Itinerary For 15 Days

Vietnam Itinerary For 15 Days

 

Detailed Schedule For The 15-Day Vietnam Itinerary

Now, let’s see what is waiting for you to explore this beautiful country. Below is our detailed itinerary to recommend how to spend 15 days in Vietnam:

Day Things to do Accommodation
Day 1 Arrive At Hanoi Hotel in Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi One-day Tour Hotel in Hanoi
Day 3 Hanoi - Mai Chau Trekking To Village Hotel in Mai Chau
Day 4 Mai Chau To Hanoi Capital Hotel in Hanoi
Day 5 Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight On Cruise Halong Bay Cruise
Day 6 Halong Bay To Hanoi City Hotel in Hanoi
Day 7 Flight To Da Nang - Hoi An Hotel in Hoi An
Day 8 Wander Around Hoi An Ancient Town Hotel in Hoi An
Day 9 Discover Champa In My Son Sanctuary Hotel in Hoi An
Day 10 Transfer To Hue City Hotel in Hue
Day 11 Have A One Day Tour In Hue City Hotel in Hue
Day 12 Hoi An - Danang - Flight To Ho Chi Minh City Hotel in Sai Gon
Day 13 Discover Mekong Delta Hotel in Sai Gon
Day 14 Explore Ho Chi Minh City Hotel in Sai Gon
Day 15 Ho Chi Minh Departure And Finish Your Trip  

 

Day 1: Welcome To The Ancient Hanoi City

Who doesn’t get excited when they first come to a new country? We bet you would love to go out, see new things, and find out what’s interesting for you. Therefore, we recommend some activities you might enjoy on your first day in Vietnam.

First, you can learn more about the capital of Vietnam by sightseeing. You can go outside to small alleys and narrow backroads of Hanoi Old Quater, and explore the city at your own pace. However, for newcomers, you should join a city tour with an experienced guide.

Hanoi Night Tour At The Opera House

Hanoi Night Tour At The Opera House

If you are a cultural seeker, consider some kinds of traditional performances below that you cannot find anywhere else than in Vietnam:

  • The first one is The Quintessence of Tonkin Show held in the Da Phuc Village, it takes about 1 hour to transfer from Hanoi Old Quarter by car. Seeing the Quintessence of Tonkin Show, you will have a chance to witness the various sides of Vietnam culture.
  • The second one is the Water Puppet Show which plays at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre or Lotus Water Puppet, both of them near Hoan Kiem Lake. In this show, puppets are moved under the water with folk music in the background, presenting ancient tales in the Vietnamese countryside. After the show, you can buy souvenir puppets at the theatre.

The Water Puppet Show presents ancient tales

The Water Puppet Show presents ancient tales

  • The other show we recommend is the Tu Phu (Four Palaces) Show. This is about ritual spirit practiced in the Vietnamese religion. However, this show only runs on Thursday and Saturday every week.

Depending on what time you arrive in Hanoi, you will know how to arrange your schedule for the first day here. To transfer from Noi Bai airport to the city center, you have several options:

  • Take a bus at the bus stop at the airport
  • Take a taxi right outside the gate

Because the distance from Noi Bai International Airport to Hanoi Old Quarter is quite far (about 35 km), we would suggest you choose a flight that has an arrival time in the morning:

  • If you land in the morning, you can transfer to your hotel, check in after 14:00, and then explore Hanoi in the afternoon
  • If you land late in the afternoon or in the evening, you don’t have many options other than relaxing and getting ready for the next day

 

Day 2: Explore Hanoi For One Day

To start the second day in Vietnam, you should have the famous Vietnamese beef noodle soup (Pho Bo) for breakfast. Next, there are many tourist attractions in Hanoi that you would love to visit.

You can begin with the Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam). This is the first university in Vietnam which was founded in 1076 to educate Vietnam’s royalty, mandarins, and also the members of the elite. The Temple of Literature is one of Hanoi’s most picturesque attractions with an excellent example of traditional-style Vietnamese architecture.

The Temple of Literature Hanoi

The Temple of Literature Hanoi

Visiting the Temple of Literature you will see many turtle steles, courtyards, passageways, and pavilions along with historic buildings from the Ly and Tran dynasties. These buildings now become a memorial to education and literature where you can find the names of successful graduates engraved on a stone stele.

Leaving the Temple of Literature, you can come to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the final resting place of Uncle Ho, the most iconic leader of Vietnam. His body is preserved in a glass case inside the Mausoleum. It was constructed in 1973 and was first opened to the public in 1975.

Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum In The Morning

Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum In The Morning

Visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, you should dress with respect, just like when you step into a pagoda. However, visitors are not allowed to bring their bags and cameras inside because of tight security. Additionally, you have to move quickly as the place is constantly busy. You also need to check with your hotel before getting there if it is open that day.

For lunch, we suggest you should try Bun Cha (Kebab Rice Noodles), one of the most famous dishes in Hanoi. Then continue with Tran Quoc Buddhist Pagoda which is located next to West Lake, the largest lake in Hanoi. Tran Quoc Pagoda has a history of more than 1,500 years, so it is considered to be the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi. Visiting the pagoda, you can admire the beautiful architecture along with the picturesque West Lake.

After the Hanoi full-day tour, you can go to Hoan Kiem Lake - another destination that you cannot miss. This peaceful and quiet place is a perfect spot to observe the daily activities of Hanoians.

Beautiful Hanoi's Train Street

Selfie At The Hanoi's Train Street

Contrary to Hoan Kiem Lake, the Old Quarter right next to it is a bustling place with beer streets, bars, and pubs where you can find a lot of travelers as well as locals relaxing and having fun. It is definitely a great spot to enjoy the exciting nightlife in Hanoi.

You can also join an extra night tour below to the must-see historical attractions to learn more about the history of Vietnam during the Ly dynasty and the Vietnam War.

Day 3: Mai Chau Trekking Tour To Local Village

Mai Chau is a mountainous area in Vietnam that is famous for its green rice paddies and the outstanding beauty of nature. This place is home to Thai and H'mong ethnic minority groups. Visiting Mai Chau, you will be able to explore the spectacular scenery, visit remote areas and experience the life of these hospitable villages.

Stunning Mountainous Area In Mai Chau

Stunning Mountainous Area In Mai Chau

Once you get to Mai Chau, you might need a local guide and then go to Lac village, which is home to the Thai ethnic minority after having lunch, and when you come to this local village, you can enjoy the impressive scenery of high mountains and green terraced fields.

The thing you should do when getting there is to spend time walking along beautiful farms while enjoying stunning mountain views with an expansive valley. You can spend some time observing the daily life of the locals here, which will be exciting for you.

After the trek, you will have dinner with special cuisine from mountainous areas of Northern Vietnam, then stay overnight in the homestay.

  • Mai Chau is about 140 km from Hanoi, and you can travel to this mountainous area by different vehicles:
    • It takes you about 3 hours on the bus to get there.
    • If you are adventurous, you can rent a motorbike and ride there.
    • You can book private transport on our Mai Chau tour for 2 days.
  • Either way, you should get up early, have breakfast before starting your journey, and make sure to have a shortstop for refreshment.

 

Day 4: Light Trek In Mai Chau Before Returning To Hanoi

On the second day in Mai Chau, you should get up early and enjoy the sunrise over the mountain tops while local farmers do their early morning activities. You can have breakfast with the local family you are staying with, before spending several hours trekking around Mai Chau Valley.

Trekking to rural villages in Mai Chau

Trekking to rural villages in Mai Chau

There you can walk around to see the peaceful surrounding of the village and watch their daily activities to understand more about their culture and customs. You can also spend time shopping and buying local souvenirs. Afterward, enjoy traditional lunch at a local restaurant before getting back to Hanoi in the afternoon.

  • Since you have had 2 days of trekking, we would recommend you relax for the rest of the day, and prepare for a new adventure on the 5th day in Vietnam.
  • Your food may be sore after trekking. We strongly recommend that you should book a foot massage to reduce the stiffness, tension, and pain.

 

Day 5: Overnight On A Halong Bay Cruise

Halong Bay was declared to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 and was also voted a Wonder of Nature by the New7Wonders Foundation. This is definitely a place worth visiting and you should spend at least one night in this world-famous bay.

Explore Halong Bay On A Bamboo Boat

Explore Halong Bay On A Bamboo Boat

Visiting Halong Bay, you will be able to discover the beautiful scenery of many islets, beaches, grottoes, and villages. Also, you can take part in outdoor activities such as swimming, fishing, snorkeling, or kayaking.

There are some islands on the list of stops, and the most popular one is Cat Ba Island. This island is famous for its rich biodiversity and unique ecosystem. You can come to the Cat Ba national park and find some endangered animals, such as black giant squirrels and civet cats.

Another thing to do in Cat Ba is visit floating villages such as Cai Beo village and Viet Hai village, the two most famous local villages of Halong Bay. In addition, you can also explore Trung Trang Cave, one of the most beautiful dry caves, which is usually included in the Cat Ba cruise itineraries.

  • As Halong is a popular destination for travelers, booking a Halong Bay cruise is easy and available at every travel agency in Vietnam.
  • You should book a luxury cruise to explore Halong Bay because it offers you the best experience in Halong Bay.
  • It’s highly recommended to stay overnight on the cruise to enjoy plenty of beautiful landscapes in this bay. You can have dinner on the cruise and then enjoy the rest of your night in a peaceful quiet place.
  • Once your cruise is booked, you just need to get ready in the morning, and then you will be picked up for the adventure at about 08:00. Most cruises include English-speaking guides, meals, and onboard services. It makes your trip more convenient.

Day 6: Transfer Back To Hanoi

Waking up early in the morning by the sounds of the sea, you will be able to see the beautiful sunrise in the bay. After a light breakfast, you continue to visit the last destination on the cruise itinerary.

Delicious desserts on the Capella cruise

Delicious desserts on the Capella cruise

The disembarkation will be at noon. Then you are transferred back to your hotel in Hanoi. Leaving Halong, you will need to have a good sleep before the exciting adventure to Central Vietnam on the 7th day of the Vietnam journey.

  • The most popular activity in the early morning of almost overnight cruises is the Tai Chi class. Tai Chi is well-known for its great benefit to your body if you practice it - your balance, flexibility, and strength will be enhanced.
  • Instead of Tai Chi, some cruises organize Vovinam class - a traditional Vietnamese martial art. If you are interested in this activity, consider the Heritage Cruise Binh Chuan.
  • If you are a fan of yoga, the Scarlet Pearl Cruise will be a perfect choice. However, you should contact our sales consultant for the exact itinerary to make sure the cruise has this activity.

 

Day 7: Take A Flight To Da Nang - Hoi An

You should catch a morning flight to Da Nang from Noi Bai international airport. It will take about 1 hour and 25 minutes to get there. After you land in this coastal city, you will be transferred to Hoi An, check in your hotel, and list the things you should do while you are here, so you will not miss and regret anything.

Once you get to Hoi An, you will be amazed at this World Heritage Site. Hoi An Old Town is a well-preserved example of a trading port in Southeast Asia from the 15th to the 19th century. It is said to be a living museum of old-town architecture with notable heritage buildings such as Chinese temples, a Japanese design bridge with some pagodas, wooden shophouses, and old canals. Not only the buildings but also the streets reflect the influences of both indigenous and foreign architecture.

Hoi An Old Town is a World Heritage Site

Hoi An Old Town is a World Heritage Site

Hoi An has been preserving and restoring its charming roots successfully even though large-scale trading had been moved. One of the best destinations to spend the night in Hoi An Riverside which is lit by old-fashioned lanterns. Visiting Hoi An, you can enjoy its great food, have fun shopping, meet friendly people, and enjoy the cozy atmosphere.

The rest of the day is free, we would suggest you join a half-day tour to learn more about this lovely town.

Day 8: Wander Around Hoi An Ancient Town

Hoi An’s Old Town is a small town so you can get around it on foot. The traffic here is very light too. That’s why Hoi An is very attractive and inviting for most travelers to Vietnam, especially for those who want to escape from the bustling and vibrating big cities.

Only bikes and motorbikes are allowed on some streets, while some others even allow only pedestrians, so we would recommend you explore the beauty of the town by getting a Hoi An walking tour.

Hoi An is a small and serene town

Hoi An is a small and serene town

A lot of buildings in this Old Town were built more than 100 years ago and they feature strong Chinese influences. If you take a look at the wooden signboards, you can see them bearing the company names which are carved and gilded in Chinese characters.

Many of the old shops have been converted to modern businesses with care to preserve the past. All the businesses today include tailors, souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, and art galleries aimed at tourists. All the major attractions or landmarks of Hoi An are located near each other, so you can easily walk there while looking around the streets.

Learn how to make Hoi An cuisine

Learn how to make Hoi An cuisine

If you are a food lover, some restaurants also offer Hoi An Cooking Class Tour in English. You will be taught to cook 3 to 5 dishes and eat them afterward. 

  • Hoi An is an ideal place for foodies, and you will also find numerous tasty Vietnamese cuisine to taste in this ancient town. You can choose to have Western food if you miss your home food, however, you will be pleased if you try Vietnamese specialties while you are here too:
    • Banh Mi (Vietnamese sandwich) - From US $1.5
    • Cao Lau (Pork Rice Noodle) - From US $2
    • Com Ga (Hoi An Chicken Rice) - From US $2.5
    • Mi Quang (Quang Seafood Noodle) - From US $2
    • Banh Khot (Vietnamese Mini Pancake) - From US $3
    • Banh Bao Banh Vac (White Rose Dumpling) - From US $2
  • For night owls, you can enjoy the nightlife here, which is not special and hectic, given Hoi An is a very peaceful place, making Hoi An a perfect destination for visitors who want to relax.
  • You can still find some bars to have a few drinks or play games. Some bars here even start at 16:00, but in general, things get quiet after 22:00.

 

Day 9: Discover Champa In My Son Sanctuary

On the 11th day, you can discover My Son Sanctuary in Hoi An, which is well-known as a collection of Champa ruins. It used to be a political center and royal burial ground with a complex of structures devoted to Hindu gods, built by the Champa Kingdom. Similar to other historic sites, My Son Sanctuary was destroyed by wars and then renovated by the French in 1898.

My Son Sanctuary is famous for its architecture

My Son Sanctuary is famous for its architecture

What makes My Son attractive to tourists is its architecture. The first Hindu temple was made of wood and then rebuilt with red bricks and sandstone. The most important constructions here are the monuments. All the temples were inspired by the conception of Mount Meru, the home of Hindu gods at the center of the universe. Taking a My Son Sanctuary tour, you will be able to see insight into Cham's religious and political thought through the technological sophistication of engineering skills. Also, it will remind you of the great Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

It is fun to visit Cam Thanh coconut village

It is fun to visit Cam Thanh coconut village

Another option for you is Cam Thanh Village, which is located about 5km from Hoi An Old Town. This village is famous for its water coconut forest and the craft of making coconut paintings. Also, Cam Thanh is a peaceful village that provides seafood products to the region.

Visiting the village, tourists will easily join the farmers in preparing and fertilizing the land, get to know the village's traditions and daily life, then have a local lunch at a local family. Finish day 11, you should get back to the hotel and get ready for another flight the next day.

 

Day 10: Transfer To Hue City

Hue was not only the national capital but also the political, cultural, and religious center of Vietnam under the Nguyen dynasty. This city has an elegant setting on the bank of the Huong River (Perfume River) and is one of the World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO.

Visiting Hue, you will be amazed at how small and quiet this city is along with the magnificent architecture of the historical destinations such as citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas, and temples. All of them were built under the Nguyen dynasty.

The romantic Huong River

The romantic Huong River

Additionally, Hue has preserved its cultural heritage which includes music, the arts, and other traditions. This is considered to be the best place in Vietnam to get a sense of imperial life because of its well-known historic values.

If you are a history-lover, a Hue city tour is the perfect idea for you. It represents the outstanding demonstration of the vanished Vietnamese feudal empire’s power. There is a complex of monuments, tombs, and pagodas in the city that has attracted tourists from all around the world.

The Imperial City of Hue From High Position

The Imperial City of Hue From High Position

Another thing that you cannot miss when you visit Hue is the food. Hue is famous for a diversity of traditional food which you cannot find anywhere else with the same flavor. All the dishes are not only to satisfy basic needs but also they are forms of art. One of the popular dishes in Hue is rice with baby clams rice (Com Hen).

Com hen is one of the most famous dishes in Hue

Com Hen is one of the most famous dishes in Hue

It is very simple and cheap but offers the delicious flavor of rice and herbs, mixed with buttery, sour, spices, grease, and baby clams. You should also try other famous dishes such as Bun Bo Hue (Hue style Beef Noodles) and Che (Vietnamese sweet soup) while you are here.

  • As there is no airport or train station in Hoi An, you should book a shuttle bus or a private car via Hai Van pass with our sales consultants.
  • You can go sightseeing and take photos on the way (Please be noted that the entrance fees are not included).

 

Day 11: Have A One Day Tour In Hue City

You can start to explore Hue by a visit to Thien Mu Pagoda (Pagoda of the Celestial Lady). Thien Mu Pagoda was built on a hill overlooking the Perfume River. It is only 5km from the city center, not too far for visitors to approach. You can get there by boat, by car or by motorbike.

Inside The Thien Mu Pagoda

Inside The Thien Mu Pagoda

By the time, with the development, prosperity, and spread of Buddhism, the Thien Mu pagoda was rebuilt on a larger scale with many great architectural structures. In 1710, a big bell was installed here. With its enlarged scale and natural landscape, Thien Mu pagoda was said to be the most beautiful one in the area at that time.

Visit the Pagoda today, you can see its unique architecture surrounded by a garden of flowers and plants. At the end of the garden, you will see the Tower of the Superior Buddhist monk Thich Don Hau. He is the most famous head of Thien Mu Pagoda who devoted his whole life to promoting Buddhism.

The charming beauty of Hue's Imperial City

 The charming beauty of Hue's Imperial City

Next stop, we recommend the Imperial City of Hue (the Hue Citadel). Famous for its poetic and charming beauty, Hue was chosen to place the Citadel where royal families can live. The Imperial City of Hue is an enormous complex of executive bureaucracy. It is enclosed within a square fortress. Each of the four walls is about 2 kilometers long and there is a wide moat on the outside.

There are temples, palaces, offices, gardens, and residences inside the Citadel. It takes about 2 hours to walk through the Imperial City because of the sheer size and also, and there are quite a few different sections that are worth looking at.

The ancient interior of Hue Citadel

The ancient interior of Hue Citadel

The most important bit is the Purple Forbidden City which is located in the middle of the Citadel. It was where the emperor and his closest confidants lived and worked. No one could access the place at the time. Today, of course, tourists can walk through and see what remains in it.

All the buildings in the Imperial City of Hue have been restored over the years. Visiting the Hue Citadel, there are plenty of historical marks for you to see, you will also be told about the history of the Nguyen dynasty while taking a tour around it.

To fulfill your day tour in Hue, don’t forget to enjoy some of the foods that we mentioned above. Then get some rest in the evening, or you can take a short trip on the Perfume River by boat.

 

Day 12: Hoi An - Danang - Flight to Ho Chi Minh City

We suggest that you take a morning flight to Ho Chi Minh, check in at the hotel after landing, and then enjoy the attractions and sightseeing in Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon.

An impressive scene of the A O Show

An impressive scene of the A O Show

Additionally, there are some popular traditional performances that you might be interested in, such as the A O Show. Otherwise, you can also take part in a Sai Gon city tour to explore this bustling city.

Day 13: Discover The Local Life In Mekong Delta

Ho Chi Minh City is so close to the Mekong Delta which is famous for the region’s diversity. There are many towns in the delta with facilities for tourists, but most travelers choose to visit Can Tho as it is the delta’s biggest settlement. You need to get up early in the morning to take an early bus to Can Tho. The best way to explore this area is to take a boat ride in the river and see the daily activities of the locals.

Cai Rang is the most famous floating market in Vietnam

Cai Rang is the most famous floating market in Vietnam

Can Tho also has the most famous floating market in Southern Vietnam which is Cai Rang market. The market is 6 km from Can Tho city.  Once you get here, you’ll see the extremely crowded trading atmosphere of the Cai Rang floating market. As the market is one of the main trading centers in the Mekong Delta, this is where you can find a wide range of products catering to the local daily lives.

  • The prices of products are reasonable as it is a wholesale market. You can easily buy fresh fruits harvested from nearby farms and other processed specialties at cheap prices.
  • It is not exaggerated that the Mekong Delta is a kingdom of tropical fruits. If you are a fan of fruits, do not miss this chance to try these types of fruit below:
    • Jackfruit - From US $2 /kg
    • Durian - From US $6 /kg
    • Dragon fruit - From US $2 /kg
    • Mangosteen - From US $4 /kg

 

Day 14: Explore The Vibrant Sai Gon City

Many Ho Chi Minh City attractions have French colonial architecture, such as the Notre Dame Cathedral. This is a mini version of the Notre Dame de Paris-a cathedral church in Paris and is located in a quiet corner of this bustling city.

Visiting the Cathedral, you can see a Virgin Mary statue standing in front. Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral is not only a tourist attraction but also serves as a religious institution for the local people. Be aware that when you visit here, dress appropriately and try not to disturb the worshippers.

The distinctive neo-Romanesque and Gothic style of Notre Dame Cathedral

The distinctive neo-Romanesque and Gothic style of Notre Dame Cathedral

Right next to the Notre Dame Cathedral is the Reunification Palace which was the base of Ngo Dinh Diem-the first President of the Republic of Vietnam. This Palace has five levels.

The basement has a war room that has original maps on the walls, tunnels, and a telecommunications center where the equipment is still on display today along with the war propaganda materials. Also, there's a card-playing room on the third floor and a casino on the fourth floor. Especially, the rooftop was designed to be a heliport.

  • In the evening, you can experience the exciting nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City. There are two famous walking streets (Nguyen Hue and Bui Vien) with many bars and pubs which have attracted many travelers as well as locals.
    • Nguyen Hue: There are lots of coffee shops and restaurants to chill from luxury to budget.
    • Bui Vien: Experience as a local by sitting on the pavement and enjoying street food from numerous food booths.

 

Day 15: Ho Chi Minh Departure

For the last day of your trip to Vietnam, you can just walk around the city, taste Vietnamese food and enjoy every last moment that you have before leaving. Or participate in a last tour in Sai Gon with our Good Morning Saigon! tour.

Pho and Ca Phe Sua Da are must-try dishes in Sai Gon

Pho and Ca Phe Sua Da are must-try dishes in Sai Gon

 

With the detailed plan for your 15 days tour in Vietnam, we hope you can have the best experience in every land of Vietnam and enjoy the beauty of our country. Have a wonderful holiday trip to Vietnam!

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20/10/2023

I am planning to travel to Hoi An, Hue and Da Nang at the beginning of November. will the weather be nice this time?

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21/10/2023
@Eleanor:

November is still the rainy season in Hoi An, Hue, & Da Nang, we suggest you should delay till at least the end of December for the best travel experience.

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13/09/2023

I heard that pollution in Halong Bay has been an issue recently. Are there any alternatives nearby? thank you

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14/09/2023
@Sue Ellen:

Hi! Bai Tu Long Bay shares the same structure with Halong Bay so it has stunning view and also less touristy, you can try visiting that Bay instead of Halong Bay.

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30/08/2023

I would like to have an Ao Dai when traveling to Vietnam. Should I choose tailor shops in Hanoi or Hoi An? Could you recommend me some famous shops and the price range?

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30/08/2023
@Lyra:

Hi! If you are rush, you should buy Ao Dai in Hoi An as they can deliver your tailored Ao Dai in only 24 hours at very cheap price. It might take a few days to a few weeks for receiving an Ao Dai in Hanoi; however, the one that you receive is so much more luxury, beautiful, and delicate than in Hoi An.

Shops in Hoi An:

  • Bebe Tailor: 5-07 Hoang Dieu street, Cam Chau Ward.
  • A Dong Silk: 40 Le Loi street, Minh An Ward.

More tailor shops in Hoi An

Shops in Hanoi:

  • Huong Tram: 103 Thai Ha st., Trung Liet Ward.
  • Ha Cuc: 11 Luong Van Can st., Hang Gai Ward.
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22/08/2023

Do you know what time the roads around hoan kiem become pedestrian?

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23/08/2023
@Lilliana:

Hi, Hoan Kiem walking street is opended from 19.00 on Friday to 24.00 on Sunday. The schedule may be changed due to public holidays and some official events may happen.  

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13/07/2023

pls recommend me some good coffee shops with nice views in Nguyen Hue Street. thank u in advance

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14/07/2023
@Andie:

Hi! You can try some of below coffee shops:

  • Saigon Oi Cafe
  • The Letter Coffee
  • Buihaus Coffee & Workshop
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