5 days in Vietnam Itinerary

5 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Hanoi
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Hanoi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), and then stop by Old Quarter. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), thenexplore the activities along West Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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.
On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally stop by Thuy Design House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip website.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through The Marble Mountains and then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Tran Family Home and Chapel, steep yourself in history at Cantonese Assembly Hall, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

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Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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