10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
3
Hoi An
— 2 nights
4
Hue
— 1 night
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
6
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then visit Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi day trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Hanoi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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Hoi An

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally view the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An road trip site.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hoi An by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In March in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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

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night
Hue

Hue ©
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
On the 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hue trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
On the 3rd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, admire the striking features of Central Post Office, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, admire the striking features of The Independence Palace, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary app.

Getting from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hue in April: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
On the 4th (Sat), stroll through Ong Lang Beach, relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple, then look for gifts at Sava Coffee Shop, then experience rural life at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, and finally experience rural life at Phu Quoc Mushroom.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Duong Dong online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Phu Quoc Mushroom
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside

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