8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4​h
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+3
Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi:  6​h 30​min
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Thu), wander the streets of Old Quarter, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad, India to Hanoi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Hyderabad to Hanoi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong

1
night
Halong Bay

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): Head underground at Dau Go Cave and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To find photos, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Dau Go Cave ©
Dau Go Cave

2
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): experience rural life at The Duck Stop and then Head underground at Phong Nha Caves. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then Head underground at Son Doong Cave.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

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 23rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to The Marble Mountains, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Hoi An trip planner.

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hoi An in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Hoi An are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): stop by Metiseko, view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City vacation maker app .

Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Hoi An, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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