18 days in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

18 days in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

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Hanoi
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Ho Chi Minh City
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Hanoi

— 7 nights
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: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi vacation app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
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Ho Chi Minh City

— 9 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of The Independence Palace, and take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City holiday builder app.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 10: