How to spend 6 days in Vietnam? 6 days in Vietnam is not too long but is good to discover a certain part of Vietnam: the North, the Central or the South. Check our 6 days tour itinerary options in Vietnam.

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6 days in Vietnam

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral – Ho Chi Minh City

Best 6 days in Vietnam tour itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi

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Day 3: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong delta – HCMC

Day 6: HCM City tour – Departure

The most popular and famous travel in the North are: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Ninh Binh (with Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, Trang An…) Mai Chau… The central with beautiful beaches, Hue ancient citadel and peaceful Hoian Ancient town is suitable for Vietnam family holiday.  And, the South is more popular to travellers with Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City, the mighty Mekong delta, Phu Quoc island, Nha Trang beach city, Da Lat – highland city of love

If travellers plan to combine North with Central or South, a domestic flight is needed. There are many daily flights between Hanoi – Hue, Da Nang or Saigon, Saigon – Da Nang, Hue or Hanoi
Here are our suggested itineraries:

Northern Vietnam in 6 days:


Halong Bay

Option 1: Hanoi – Halong – Sapa

Day 1: Hanoi city tour: Highlights: Hoan Kiem Lake, Old Quarter Areas, Temple of Literature, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay: Highlights: 180 KM outside Hanoi via countryside road, cruising on the famous World Heritage Site Halong Bay with an amazing night on boat

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi – Sapa: After arriving in Hanoi later in the afternoon, you will have a night on train to Sapa

Day 4: Sapa: Highlights: Sa Pa is a highland town in Lao Cai Province, northwest Vietnam. Popular with trekkers, it overlooks the terraced rice fields of the Muong Hoa Valley. Sapa is home of H’mong, Tay and Dao hill tribes

Day 5: Sapa – Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi – Departure

This is one of the most popular itineraries for travelers who visit North Vietnam for the first time, which cover best 3 Northern tourist destinations

Option 2: Hanoi – Halong – Ninh Binh – Mai Chau

Day 1: Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Ninh Binh

Day 3: Ninh Binh – Halong

Day 4: Halong – Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi – Departure

Option 3: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Halong

Day 1: Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Ha Giang

Day 3: Ha Giang

Day 4: Ha Giang – Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi – Departure

Check out our North Vietnam tour packages for more tours in details

North and Central Vietnam in 6 days:

Da Nang is center city of the Central part of Vietnam with Da Nang International Airport, the city itself and other nearby destinations are very attractive for travelers.
If you wish to travel North and Central Vietnam in 6 days, a flight is required
Read more to pick your perfect Halong trip:

Option 1: Hanoi – Halong – Da Nang – Hoi An

Day 1: Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi – Flight to Da Nang – Hoian

Day 4: Hoian – Tra Que Village

Day 5: Hoian – My Son Holly Land

Day 6: Hoian – Da Nang departure

Option 2: Hanoi – Halong – Hue – Hoi An

Day 1: Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong (Overight on boat)

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi – Flight to Hue

Day 4: Visit Hue – Hoian (150KM)

Day 5: Hoian

Day 6: Hoian – Da Nang departure

Central Vietnam in 6 days:

If you are planning t spend all 6 days in Central Vietnam, these are places you can visit:

* Hue

* Da Nang

* Ba Na Hill

* Hoian and nearby villages

* My Son Holly Land

Perfume River, Hue

Southern Vietnam in 6 days:

Saigon is the biggest city in Vietnam. There are many places to visit not only in the city but also nearby area.
Read more to visit Mekong Delta at its best:

Option 1: Saigon – Mekong delta – Muine

Day 1: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnel

Day 2: Saigon – Mekong delta

Day 3: Mekong delta – Saigon

Day 4: Saigon – Muine

Day 5: Muine

Day 6: Muine – Saigon – Departure

Phong Dien Floating market, Mekong River

Option 2: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Cao Dai Holy See – Phu Quoc (Or Nha TRang)

Day 1: Saigon arrival

Day 2: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Cao Dai Holly See

Day 3: Saigon – Phu Quoc

Day 4: Phu Quoc

Day 5: Phu Quoc

Day 6: Phu Quoc – Saigon departure

Nearby beaches for leisure: Vung Tau (120KM from Saigon) Mui Ne (230 KM from Saigon), Phu Quoc (1 hour flight from Saigon), Nha Trang (1 hour flight from Saigon)


Southern and Northern Vietnam in 6 Days:

Saigon – Mekong delta – Hanoi – Halong

Day 1: Saigon arrival

Day 2: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Cao Dai Holly See

Day 3: Saigon – Hanoi

Day 4: Hanoi city tour

Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long, overnight on boat

Day 6: Ha Long – Hanoi – Departure (Late flight after 18.00PM)


Budgets for 6 days in Vietnam:

  • 3 star hotel without flight: 400 – 500 $US/ person for double/ twin sharing
  • 4 star hotel without flight: 550 – 650 $US/ person for double/ twin sharing
  • 5 star hotel without flight: 750 – 1000 $US/ person for double/ twin sharing
  • Flight from 50$US/ 1 way


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  1. Hi, 6 days family tour with 1 year baby.. can you please suggest good itinerary and approx cost at ******

  2. hello , 6 days tour for 3 persons north central Vietnam starting 26 September afternoon: we need to see if available and if u r flexible and what r our options and costs

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