10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
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Hoi An
— 1 night
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Hue
— 1 night
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
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Hanoi
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Drink Vietnam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Avalokiteshvara. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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London, UK to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In January, Ho Chi Minh City is warmer than London - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights from your trip
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Must see
Cu Chi Tunnels
4.3
War Remnants Museum ©
History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4
Ben Thanh Market ©
Flea Market
Ben Thanh Market
2.7

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see what you can catch with Kien Giang Travel, then stop by The Storytree Vietnam, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): laugh and play at Happy Farm PQ, capture your vacation like a pro with Phu Quoc Bee Farm, then experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, and finally savor the flavors at Beer Fridge.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Kien Giang Travel ©
Fishing Charter / Tour
Kien Giang Travel
5.0

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 9th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Marble Mountains, then make a trip 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.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Hoi An takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Spas
4.7
The Marble Mountains ©
Geologic Formation
The Marble Mountains
4.1

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, look for gifts at Truc Chi Garden, then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hue travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. January in Hue sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Highlights from your trip
Imperial City ©
World heritage site
Imperial City
4.2
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Architectural Building
Thien Mu Pagoda
4.3
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Historic Site
Tomb of Tu Duc
4.2

1
night
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Phong Nha Caves ©
World heritage site
Phong Nha Caves
4.6

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at A Dong Art Gallery, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi sightseeing tool.

You can fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Old Quarter ©
Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Historic Site
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
3.8

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