11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 1 day
2
Ha Giang
— Few hours
3
Dong Van
— 1 night
4
Sapa
— 4 nights
5
Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
6
Hanoi
— 1 night

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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.
To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip itinerary planner.

Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll set off for Ha Giang on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Hanoi

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:

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Ha Giang

Ha Giang
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ha Giang road trip website.

Drive from Hanoi to Ha Giang in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Dong Van.

Things to do in Ha Giang

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Transportation
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:

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Dong Van

Dong Van ©
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Dinh Vua Mèo Hmong King Palace and then steep yourself in history at Don Cao Fortress. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Ma Pi Leng Pass.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dong Van trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ha Giang to Dong Van takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sapa.

Things to do in Dong Van

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Dinh Vua Mèo Hmong King Palace ©
Dinh Vua Mèo Hmong King Palace
Ma Pi Leng Pass ©
Ma Pi Leng Pass
Don Cao Fortress ©
Don Cao Fortress

4
nights
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
You've added O Quy Ho Heaven Gate, Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls), Love Waterfall, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cat Cat village and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church).

Planning Sapa trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dong Van to Sapa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Ninh Binh on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Sapa

Nature · Parks · Transportation · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall
Cat Cat village ©
Cat Cat village
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley

2
nights
Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bai Dinh Pagoda and then Head underground at Trang An Grottoes. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tam Coc, don't miss a visit to Bich Dong Pagoda, and then Head underground at Mua Caves.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ninh Binh holiday planner.

Drive from Sapa to Ninh Binh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Ninh Binh are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Bai Dinh Pagoda ©
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc

1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
On the 3rd (Sun), stop by TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi planner.

Traveling by car from Ninh Binh to Hanoi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong

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