8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  3 h
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
3
Phan Thiet
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Singapore

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City online trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in January, Ho Chi Minh City is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

1
night
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple).

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Phan Thiet.
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Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple) ©
Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple)

2
nights
Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to White Sand Dunes and then kick back and relax at Mui Ne Beach.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Phan Thiet road trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Phan Thiet takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, taxi, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Mui Ne Beach ©
Mui Ne Beach
White Sand Dunes ©
White Sand Dunes

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 12th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, thensteep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Ba Dinh Square, and finally wander the streets of Old Quarter.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Phan Thiet to Hanoi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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