16 days in Vietnam Itinerary

16 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Ninh Binh
— Few hours
3
Hanoi
— 1 night
4
Halong Bay
— 1 night
5
Hue
— 2 nights
6
Da Nang
— 1 night
7
Hoi An
— 1 night
8
Phan Thiet
— 2 nights
9
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
10
Can Tho
— 1 night
11
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chua Tran Quoc, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Vietnamese Women's Museum, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take a stroll through Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ngoc Son Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Ba Dinh Square, thencontemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip website.

Geneva, Switzerland to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Geneva to Hanoi, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Ngoc Son Temple ©
Ngoc Son Temple
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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hours
Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
You've now added Trang An Grottoes to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the activities along Trang An Grottoes.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ninh Binh online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature Parks
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Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes

1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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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.
You've now added Hạ Long Bay to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dong Ba Market.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Halong Bay to Hue takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Shopping
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Dong Ba Market ©
Dong Ba Market

1
night
Da Nang

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ba Na Hills SunWorld. On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Lady Buddha, get in on the family fun at Ba Na Hills SunWorld, and then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Da Nang travel route planning app.

You can drive from Hue to Da Nang in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks
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Ba Na Hills SunWorld ©
Ba Na Hills SunWorld
Lady Buddha ©
Lady Buddha
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

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.
Hoi An Ancient Town has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town and then don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Phan Thiet.
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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nights
Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mui Ne Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Phan Thiet attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Phan Thiet takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Mui Ne Beach ©
Mui Ne Beach

1
night
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.
To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip maker site.

You can drive from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Can Tho.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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night
Can Tho

Can Tho
The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Can Tho fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Can Tho

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City attractions planner.

Drive from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
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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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