11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hoi An
— 2 nights
2
Da Nang
— 1 night
3
Halong Bay
— 1 night
4
Hanoi
— 2 nights
5
Hue
— 1 night
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): look for gifts at Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An day trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Hoi An is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Melbourne to Hoi An due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Hoi An dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

1
night
Da Nang

City of Bridges

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for gifts at Namaka, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

Start your trip to Da Nang by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by shuttle from Hoi An to Da Nang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Nature
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Namaka ©
Namaka

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Da Nang to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Hue trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

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

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Ho Chi Minh City

Pearl of the Far East

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 23rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City tour app.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hue in December, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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