6 days in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

6 days in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam visit planner

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Hanoi
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
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Hanoi

— 2 nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Tired City Bao Khanh or Green Palm Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vietnamese Women's Museum and Chua Tran Quoc. Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, enjoy some diversion at Authentic Bat Trang, and buy something for everyone on your list at D&C Art Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Ho Chi Minh City

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ba Thien Hau Temple and People's Committee Building. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Drink Vietnam and Diamond Plaza. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take in panoramic vistas at Bitexco Financial Tower, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City road trip planning tool.

Fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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