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

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

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Hanoi
— 3 nights
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Halong Bay
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 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.
On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then wander the streets of Old Quarter, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip builder tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Hanoi is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Hanoi, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

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Halong Bay

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 (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay trip itinerary planner.

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. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:
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Water Body
Hạ Long Bay
4.4

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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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Getting from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:
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Must see
Cu Chi Tunnels
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Flea Market
Ben Thanh Market
2.7

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