9 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

9 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam trip itinerary planner

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Hanoi
— 1 night
Drive
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Ninh Binh
— 1 night
Drive
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Hue
— 3 nights
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Dao Co To
— 1 night
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Hanoi

— 1 night
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.
Hoi An Express has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take a memorable excursion with Hoi An Express, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then look for gifts at TiredCity Hang Bong.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary maker site.

Paris, France to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Parks · Nature · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:

Ninh Binh

— 1 night
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then look for gifts at Minh Trang Handmade.

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You can drive from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay May 15 — 16:

Hue

— 3 nights
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.
On the 17th (Sun), pick up some local products at Hue Local Farmer's Direct Sales Store, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally steep yourself in history at Hue Temple. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, and then stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hue trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Ninh Binh to Hue in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dao Co To.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

Dao Co To

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head off the coast to Co To Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dao Co To online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hue to Dao Co To. You will leave for home on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Dao Co To

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
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