11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nanjing
Fly:  8 h
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 1 day
Bus:  4 h
3
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Da Nang
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  10 h
End: Nanjing

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Presidential Palace Historical Site. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Old Quarter.

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

Nanjing, China to Hanoi is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nanjing to Hanoi. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

1
day
Halong Bay

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

2
nights
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vietnamese Women's Museum, Vietnam National Museum of History and Thang Long Water Puppet.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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Hanoi Police Museum ©
Hanoi Police Museum
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pandanus Spa Hoi An, Hoi An Night Market, Japanese Covered Bridge, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lady Buddha and Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain). Relax by the water at An Bang Beach and Cua Dai Beach. There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip planner.

Fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In August in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Pandanus Spa Hoi An ©
Pandanus Spa Hoi An
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

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.
You've added Danang Night Market, Golden Bridge, Non Nuoc Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to My Khe Beach and Marian Shrine of the Lady of Tra Kieu. It doesn't end there: snap pictures at Han River Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Da Nang online trip itinerary builder.

Take a shuttle from Hoi An to Da Nang in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Phap Lam Pagoda ©
Phap Lam Pagoda

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