19 days in Hanoi, Da Nang & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

19 days in Hanoi, Da Nang & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

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Hanoi
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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.
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quarter and Chua Tran Quoc. Make the 1st (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of People's Public Security, steep yourself in history at Presidential Palace Historical Site, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hanoi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Hanoi is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Da Nang

— 7 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Non Nuoc Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and My Khe Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Da Nang: Hoi An (Da Bao Real Leather, Precious Heritage by Rehahn, &more) and Hue (Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh & Imperial City). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha, and admire the masterpieces at Da Nang Fine Arts Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Da Nang trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Da Nang by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Ho Chi Minh City

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ba Thien Hau Temple and People's Committee Building. Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and FITO Museum. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, stroll through Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning site.

You can fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Da Nang, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

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