7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Hanoi
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Hoi An
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Hue
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Hanoi

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 16th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, thenexplore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake.

Plan trip to Hanoi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

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.
On the 18th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, admire the striking features of Central Post Office, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Food Tours

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.
On the 20th (Thu), snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and then stroll through Cua Dai Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip builder app.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hoi An: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then hit the road with Le Family Rider. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Mieu Temple, contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hue trip maker website.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. April in Hue sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Le Family Rider ©
Le Family Rider

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