8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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

1
night
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 16th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take a stroll through Old Quarter, and then view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, thensteep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and finally take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial City. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hue day trip app.

Getting from Hanoi to Hue by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Hue are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, thenget a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and My Khe Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Hoi An Ancient Town. Step out of Hoi An to go to Da Nang and see Lady Buddha, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy some diversion at Henna Art Hoi An, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and stop by Yaly Couture.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas

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