10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Mumbai

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 4th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a spin around town with Bike Tours and then take a stroll through Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City travel itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mumbai to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ho Chi Minh City, with lows of 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, enjoy the sand and surf at Sao Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Sava Coffee Shop, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Duong Dong online itinerary planner .

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Literature & National University and D&C Art Gallery. Step out of Hanoi to go to Ninh Binh and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), see Off-Road Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Hang Bong, and contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Duong Dong to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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