10 days in Hoi An, Hanoi & Halong Bay Itinerary

10 days in Hoi An, Hanoi & Halong Bay Itinerary

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10 days in Hoi An, Hanoi & Halong Bay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Hanoi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4​h
3
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Hoi An

Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, classes, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

Plan my day in Hoi An using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Melbourne, Australia to Hoi An is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Melbourne to Hoi An, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Hoi An, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

3
nights
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip builder site .

You can fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Walking tours

3
nights
Halong Bay

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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