16 days in Vietnam Itinerary

16 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Port Blair, South Andaman Island
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Da Nang
— 4 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h
4
Nha Trang
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Port Blair, South Andaman Island

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary maker.

Port Blair, India to Hanoi is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Port Blair to Hanoi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

4
nights
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Get some cultural insight at Imperial City and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Thien Mu Pagoda and Hue Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Da Nang side-trips: Hue (Luc Bo Culture Space, Tomb of Tu Duc, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, admire the masterpieces at 3D Museum Art in Paradise Danang, learn about all things military at Da Nang Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Da Nang sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Da Nang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In November in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hue
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture

3
nights
Hoi An

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Tran Family Home and Chapel and Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hoi An Ancient Town and Old House of Tan Ky. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, contemplate the long history of The Old House of Phun Hung, and admire the landmark architecture of Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Getting from Da Nang to Hoi An by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In November in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Tran Family Home and Chapel ©
The Tran Family Home and Chapel
Old House of Tan Ky ©
Old House of Tan Ky

2
nights
Nha Trang

Nha Trang ©
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Alexandre Yersin Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then view the masterpieces at Long Thanh Photo Studio. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then browse the exhibits of Mai Loc Photo Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Museums Shopping Tours
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Alexandre Yersin Museum ©
Alexandre Yersin Museum
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at War Remnants Museum and The Independence Palace. Popular historic sites such as Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and Emperor Jade Pagoda are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Soyn, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Phung Son Pagoda.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. November in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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