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
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
4
Hue
— 2 nights
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.
On the 18th (Tue), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery, and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), thensteep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi online holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge and then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hoi An trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hoi An are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hue.
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, thenadmire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, thencontemplate the long history of The Flag Tower, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Mieu Temple, and finally go all around town with Le Family Rider.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hue online route maker.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours
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Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Le Family Rider ©
Le Family Rider
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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