12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 day
2
Da Lat
— 1 night
3
Nha Trang
— 2 nights
4
Hoi An
— 1 night
5
Hue
— 3 nights
6
Hanoi
— 1 night
7
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for gifts at Blanda, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenget a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ho Chi Minh City. June in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Planning Da Lat trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Nha Tho Bao Loc ©
Nha Tho Bao Loc

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stop by Legendary Chocolatier, take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Nui. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Nha Trang Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang route planner.

Take a bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

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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 21st (Sun): look for gifts at Da Bao Real Leather, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Da Bao Real Leather ©
Da Bao Real Leather

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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 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Imperial City, explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue journey builder site.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June in Hue, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Presidential Palace Historical Site, wander the streets of Old Quarter, thentake in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi day trip tool.

Getting from Hue to Hanoi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sao Beach and Coi Nguon Museum. Get some cultural insight at Ho Quoc Temple and Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at PTA Travel, stroll through Long Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phu Quoc National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Duong Dong planning tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Duong Dong in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Sao Beach
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

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