16 days in Vietnam Itinerary

16 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  9 h
1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Hoi An
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
6
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): experience rural life at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then stop by Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Duong Dong visit planner.

Mumbai, India to Duong Dong is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm ©
Ngoc Hien Pearl Farm

4
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, thenmake a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, thenexplore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally don't miss a visit to Hue Temple.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hue sightseeing app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January; daily highs in Hue reach 27°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

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

1
day
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 22nd (Fri): take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
nights
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 23rd (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, thenstep off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba Island. On your second day here, explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay route website.

Fly from Hoi An to Halong Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

3
nights
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the activities along West Lake, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hanoi journey planner.

You can take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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