10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
2
Hoi An
— 1 night
3
Hue
— 1 night
4
Hanoi
— 3 nights

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.
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

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New York City, USA to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Ho Chi Minh City reach 89°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January; daily highs in Hoi An reach 77°F and lows reach 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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

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Hue

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 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hue trip planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January in Hue, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Old Quarter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Hanoi attractions site.

Fly from Hue to Hanoi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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