11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sapa
— 1 night
2
Hanoi
— 2 nights
3
Hue
— 2 nights
4
Da Nang
— 1 night
5
Hoi An
— 1 night
6
Nha Trang
— 1 night
7
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights

1
night
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, and then cruise along Deo Tram Ton.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sapa planning tool.

Mandalay, Myanmar to Sapa is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Myanmar Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Deo Tram Ton ©
Deo Tram Ton

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, thenexplore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, examine the collection at Hanoi Police Museum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hanoi tour builder.

Drive from Sapa to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hue.

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) ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally browse the different shops at Big C Market. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Truc Chi Garden, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Hanoi to Hue by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Hue are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

1
night
Da Nang

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Namaka, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Da Nang road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hue to Da Nang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Parks Shopping
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Namaka ©
Namaka

1
night
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 3rd (Tue), stop by Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch, thentake in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, thendon't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An road trip planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Spas
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch ©
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch

1
night
Nha Trang

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then stop by XQ Hand Embroidery.

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You can fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
XQ Hand Embroidery ©
XQ Hand Embroidery

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 5th (Thu): make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenget a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip builder.

Fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

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