10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Hanoi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
3
Halong Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Perth

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Perth, Australia to Hoi An is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Hoi An is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in May; daily highs in Hoi An reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi planning website.

Getting from Hoi An to Hanoi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
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 12th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

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Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Thenday Yuttha Panin Temple, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, make a trip to The Independence Palace, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. On your second day here, witness the site of a historic battle at Ben Dinh Tunnels, make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, and then appreciate the history behind Statue of Avalokiteshvara.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip builder app.

Getting from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

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