11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), get outside with Outdoor Activities, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Hanoi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
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 7th (Fri), explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, then take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bãi Cháy Bridge ©
Bãi Cháy Bridge

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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 8th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple, then experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, then relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Mushroom, and finally stop by The Green Boutique.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

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Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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 10th (Mon), make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning app.

Getting from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hoi An holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in February; daily highs in Hoi An reach 30°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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

2
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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 13th (Thu), stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Luc Bo Culture Space.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hue online trip builder.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In February in Hue, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hue

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 14:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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