8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Hanoi
1
Hanoi
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Hue
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Da Lat
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Nha Trang
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Hanoi

1
day
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 11th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, thenexamine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi travel website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Hanoi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Off-Road Tours
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

2
nights
Hue

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 12th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Dong Ba Market, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Royal Tombs. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thensteep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hue planner.

Fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hue are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

1
night
Da Lat

Da Lat ©
While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
On the 14th (Tue), stop by DL Nature's, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, thentake some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Da Lat road trip app.

Fly from Hue to Da Lat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Historic Sites Shopping
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Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
DL Nature's ©
DL Nature's

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nha Trang sightseeing tool.

Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

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.
Get some historical perspective at Hainan Assembly Hall and Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Lady Buddha. Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to My Khe Beach in Da Nang, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stop by Yaly Couture.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hoi An road trip site.

Fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Hoi An sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Hainan Assembly Hall ©
Hainan Assembly Hall
Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel ©
Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel

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