9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Hue
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Ahmedabad

2
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.
On the 16th (Fri), browse the exhibits of TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip app.

Ahmedabad, India to Hanoi is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Hanoi is 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Sun), get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and then explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hue trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

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

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 22nd (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally stop by Lucy Henna. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hue in April, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at 41°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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