8 days in Hanoi, Halong Bay & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

8 days in Hanoi, Halong Bay & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 2 nights
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Halong Bay
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights

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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 29th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Work Room Four, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, then make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Outdoor Activities, then see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi tour planner.

Mumbai, India to Hanoi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Hanoi, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

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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.
Relax by the water at Quan Lan Beach and Minh Chau beach. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hạ Long Bay. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Quan Lan Beach ©
Quan Lan Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Ao Dai Exhibition, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, examine the collection at Blue Space Art Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Dong Khoi Street, then take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and finally look for gifts at Nagu. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at FITO Museum and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City road trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
FITO Museum ©
FITO Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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