10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
3
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
4
Hoi An
— 1 night
5
Hue
— 1 night
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights

2
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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University, and view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong.

To plan Hanoi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Halong Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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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 26th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, thenponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City holiday builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, thensnap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hoi An online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

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

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night
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 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Hue trip maker tool.

Getting from Hoi An to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. October in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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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nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo) and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

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