7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hanoi
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Hue
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Hanoi

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nights
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), wander the streets of Old Quarter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hanoi online tour planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hanoi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally contemplate the long history of Luc Bo Culture Space.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue online itinerary planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Hue by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) 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 Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere 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. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hue in November, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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 29th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude 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 where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An itinerary planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November: highs in Hoi An hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

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

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