8 days in Ho Chi Minh City & Da Nang Itinerary

8 days in Ho Chi Minh City & Da Nang Itinerary

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Start: Ho Chi Minh City
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Da Nang
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

4
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, and get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Ho Chi Minh City. In November, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Food Tours

3
nights
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 The Motorbike Station as well as Non Nuoc Beach. On the 16th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Non Nuoc Beach, then head outdoors with The Motorbike Station, then explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): stop by Da Bao Real Leather, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Da Nang trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November: highs in Da Nang hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoi An, Imperial City
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Da Bao Real Leather ©
Da Bao Real Leather
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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