10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  13 h
1
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Karachi

1
night
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 2nd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hue online trip itinerary planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Hue is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Karachi to Hue, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Karachi in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Hue. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Duck Stop and Phong Nha Botanic Garden. Step out of the city life by going to Son Doong Cave and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Phong Nha Caves and explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at The Marble Mountains and Non Nuoc Beach. Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to My Khe Beach in Da Nang, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hoi An, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hoi An by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Nature & Wildlife Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

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