9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Sapa
— 1 night
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Hanoi
— 2 nights
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Halong Bay
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights

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Sapa

A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take a stroll through Giang Ta Chai Village and then don't miss a visit to Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Y Linh Ho, take in the awesome beauty at Fansipan Mountain, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sapa trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Sapa is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Indochina Time is 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.8
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Mountain
Fansipan Mountain
4.5
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Neighborhood
Giang Ta Chai Village
4.8

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nights
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 6th (Mon), look for gifts at TiredCity Hang Bong, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Halong Bay online journey builder.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 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 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks
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Water Body
Hạ Long Bay
4.4
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Water Body
Bai Tu Long Bay
4.6

3
nights
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, view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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Must see
Cu Chi Tunnels
4.3
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Flea Market
Ben Thanh Market
2.7

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