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How to plan a week for Vietnam holidays?
Posted By : Threeland Travel / Vietnam Travel Guide


Surely all of us have times when we feel overwhelmed and uncomfortable when we do not plan to travel carefully for our trips. This often leads to a feeling of unhappiness during the experience and additional costs incurred (booking late or buying more items due to forgetting to bring)
After hearing from relatives about the above experiences.

Threeland Travel would like to share with everyone 5 steps to planning a trip to Vietnam holidays for a dream trip to help avoid annoying problems. When preparing not to be careful and have the opportunity to enjoy 100% of the experience during your trip. 

Step 1: Choose the type of travel and travel destination in Vietnam holidays

There are many types of tourism such as backpacking, self-sufficient travel, tour or resort travel at resorts.

For families, planning a vacation at a resort is always the number one priority because of safety, 24/7 service, many entertainment facilities without going out of the city and activities for the family. with children are the most favorite elements.


For traveling with friends, you can choose to stay at a resort, backpacking and self-sufficient travel. These types promote experientiality and dynamism when you can participate in many recreational activities with your friends. You can't go to places that are too expensive if you're limited in cost. 

Ha Long Bay - Quang Ninh

Many tourists did not expect that Ha Long is a Heritage of such great value to mankind. Because of its rare biodiversity, culture and history, Vietnam's tourism has been created by nature as a silvery landscape like a painting. Dotted on it is the scene of the mountains hidden behind the morning mist, creating a fairy scene in the lower world. Ha Long Bay appears radiant and pristine in the dawn of the river. All are blended into a unified whole so that every visitor who has missed their step in will have nostalgic aftertaste when leaving.


Trang An - Ninh Binh

Trang An was originally called the southern citadel of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, now the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. This scenic complex is considered the most beautiful tourist area in Ninh Binh, because it is a cultural and natural tourist destination that is naturally endowed by nature, including winding mountain ranges. Around the streams of water create countless magical and mysterious caves. In 2019, traveling to Vietnam, you must definitely visit Trang an once.


Trang An is a region of water, clouds and sky. The bottom of the clear blue water reflects the overlapping rocky cliffs. Over a long period of time weathered by changes in the earth, climate, sea advance and retreat, hundreds of valleys, caves, and lagoons have been brought in. In this scenic spot, there are many ecosystems of flooded forests, forests on limestone mountains and relics associated with the history of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. In addition, there are 31 lakes and lagoons connected by 48 caves that have been discovered, including 2 km long trans-water caves such as Dia Linh cave, Sinh Duoc cave, May cave, etc. As the name suggests, the caves have many transformed stalactites, the water flowing from the ceiling makes the air in the cave cool.
This complex with many scenic monuments has been ranked by the Vietnamese Government as a particularly important national relic of Vietnam's tourism such as Trang An eco-tourism area, Tam Coc - Bich Dong tourist area, the ancient capital of Vietnam. Hoa Lu, Bai Dinh pagoda...

Dragon Bridge - Da Nang

Da Nang is known as the city of bridges, but those are not mere bridges, but they have very own, very unique and different features that have never been seen anywhere in the territory of Vietnam. Male. For visitors to Da Nang city, seeing the Da Nang Dragon Bridge spit fire is one of the most anticipated moments.


Completed in 2013, this bridge was built in the architectural style of a dragon in the Ly Dynasty. This is considered a new symbol, a new highlight for this livable city as if reaching out to fly to the great sea, a very meaningful idea expressing the growing and growing aspirations of Da Nang city. Danang and also symbolizes the new architectural art of Da Nang in particular and Vietnam tourism in general.

Son Doong - Quang Binh

Conquer the Vietnam Wall by going through the world's largest cave – Hang Son Doong. A forest right inside the cave covered with hazy clouds will create an enchanting and attractive scene. This tour by trekking deep into the world's largest cave will be truly an adventure unlike any you've ever been on. It will definitely be the most valuable Vietnam travel experience for you to have the opportunity to understand more about the stalactites dating back hundreds of millions of years on the ancient fossil corridor.


Sa Pa - Lao Cai

Sa Pa is an indispensable destination of Vietnam tourism. Is a highland district of Lao Cai province located in the northwest of the country. Sapa hides many miracles of natural scenery and many miracles about people in this land. The town in the clouds is even more charming by the changes and transformations of the moment of its day. If you greet the new day with a floating morning dew and drifting clouds, at noon the air will turn to blue and clear, and then at night, the cold breeze will make the young girl's cheeks pink.


Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh City

The Cu Chi Tunnels are an underground defense system in Cu Chi district that was dug by the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam during the Indochina War and the Vietnam War. The tunnel system includes infirmary, living room, kitchen, storage, office, underground tunnel system. In November 2013, the underground defense system of Cu Chi district was included in the list of 12 most attractive underground tourist destinations in the world according to CNN poll.


Con Dao Prison

It seems that Vietnam's tourism has been deliberately created by nature to create a paradise in this earthly place, which has brought a very real, very close nature - Con Dao.

This place used to be considered a hell on earth in Vietnam. Con Dao Prison is a prison built by the US and French armies during the war in South Vietnam. The country's political prisoners were brutally detained and tortured here. Because of that, this place is always immersed in a chilling, chilling silence.
Recently, Con Dao prison entered the top 10 scariest places in Asia according to the assessment of adventurer Robert Hoe on CNN.


Phu Quoc - Pearl of the East Sea

Phu Quoc pearl island is one of the preferential natural gifts for Vietnam. The leading Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica has praised many words: "Phu Quoc is a small paradise with a long stretch of white sand embracing the blue sea."


Accordingly, Vietnam tourism - the journey to the pearl island of Phu Quoc has been ranked in the top 3 places not to be missed by National Geographic magazine suggested to visitors to come from December to March every year. five. Besides, enjoying the fresh seafood dishes directly caught by fishermen here is a definite must-try when coming here. The article also advises tourists to come here to experience instead of the familiar beaches in Indonesia or Thailand.
Phu Quoc pearl island in the mind of international tourists is a "primordial" island with a gentle climate and hospitable people. The place is favored by domestic and international tourists for their annual vacation and sightseeing activities.

Noted: Plan your trip experience

Plan your trip with detailed itinerary. The more detailed travel plans (destination and activities) for your trip, the better your chances of getting the trip you want.

The experience plan should be divided into days and sessions of the day, along with arranging locations close to each other to save travel time.


Make a backup plan. The detailed planning for the trip also does not guarantee that the trip will go as smoothly as planned. Therefore, you should consider unexpected occurrences and have a backup plan for your trip.

There should be a backup expense for additional events. There are more places to visit if you encounter bad weather. There are time frames for each activity such as eating, sightseeing, resting, etc. so as not to miss any experience.

The above has listed many different types of travel and travel destinations, so you must verify how much money you can spend on the trip, so that you can choose the plan that suits you best.

You should not go but the place is too expensive if the budget is limited. There are still many affordable travel places that don't take much of your money and time.


Step 2: Choose a travel time on Vietnam holidays

When planning a trip, the time of travel is always a top consideration.

The peak tourist season will be at the time of Tet and summer when students are absent from school as well as employees are on holiday. However, the downside when traveling in the high season is that room rates and flight costs will be more expensive than weekdays.

Besides, the large tourist demand leads to most tourist destinations being very crowded. Some people who love the closed space and nature can choose the villa resorts with sea view or mountain view as their favorite destination.


A well-planned, prepared holiday is sure to make everyone more comfortable. This year's 30/4-1/5 holiday lasts 4 days, so you can choose a tour from 3-4 days is the most reasonable. The break time is quite long, so it is also suitable for you to have a trip away from the city.

Famous tourist destinations such as Sa Pa (Lao Cai), Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh), Da Lat (Lam Dong), Phu Quoc (Kien Giang)… are often crowded with tourists these days. So if you choose this as a holiday destination this year, you need to be mentally prepared for the situation of restaurants running out of seats, waiting in long queues for check-in in tourist areas.

Step 3: Compare and book resort/hotel rooms

Check out the reviews before you book a room
You should not rush to book a room just by looking at the price, you should check the reviews about the place before making a decision. Because if you are not satisfied with the accommodation, it will make you not in a good mood for the whole trip.


Tips to book a room to save money. There are many options for hotel rooms and resort rooms on the internet. A note for you is that you should choose to travel on weekdays during the holiday season to get better deals.

Booking with travel agents/agencies also helps you find great deals because they are affiliate partners of many resort hotels.

Step 4: Contact to book flight tickets (if any)

You should book your flight tickets on Tuesday to get the best price and the same experience because airline companies will summarize their sales every Monday, so it is necessary to push high sales on the last day at a cheaper price than usually a lot.


List some ways to book cheap flight tickets:
- Plan to book tickets at least 2 months in advance
- Follow Fanpage of airlines
- Accept to be "Night Owl" to hunt for tickets
- Do not book tickets directly from the airline
- Choose from night or early morning flights
- Choose to buy a return ticket instead of a one-way ticket

Step 5: Prepare your luggage to your journey in Vietnam travelings

There are many videos sharing how to organize a lot of things in a suitcase that you can search on YouTube.

If the trip has children, it is very necessary to prepare children's items and clothes carefully to avoid costly extra purchases and troubles during your trip.


Taking the time to plan a trip in these 5 steps is already an interesting experience you reward yourself after a busy work period. Take a deep breath, think of the good times ahead, and pack your suitcase.

Threeland wishes you happy, peaceful and exciting trips!