12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
2
Hoi An
— 3 nights
3
Hanoi
— 1 night
4
Halong Bay
— Few hours
5
Hanoi
— 1 night

3
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.
On the 30th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with Countryside Adventures. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, have some family-friendly fun at Push Rock Climbing, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and admire the landmark architecture of Chua Van Phat - Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City online day trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May in Hoi An, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi travel app.

Fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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few
hours
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.
Discover how to plan a Halong Bay trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi
To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hanoi day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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