8 days in Mumbai & Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Mumbai & Vietnam Itinerary

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8 days in Mumbai & Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
1
Mumbai, India
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h
2
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Mumbai, India

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Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 1st (Fri), head outdoors with Marine Drive, stroll through Chowpatty Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Girgaum Chowpatty, and finally admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. In March in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

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 2nd (Sat), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, then steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Hanoi takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mumbai to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Duck Stop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Son Doong Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

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night
Hue, Vietnam

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.
On the 6th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally contemplate the long history of Luc Bo Culture Space.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hue travel planning app .

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Cua Dai Beach, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. March in Hoi An sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach

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