12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 3 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
3
Hue
— 1 night
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights

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3
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.
On the 10th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: visit Old Quarter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and browse the exhibits of TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hanoi trip maker.

New Delhi, India to Hanoi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Indochina Time is 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Halong Bay journey website.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hue.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Tours
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

1
night
Hue

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 13th (Sun): stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, then steep yourself in history at Luc Bo Culture Space, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hue trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Halong Bay to Hue takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Hue, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, then take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then Head underground at Son Doong Cave.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

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 Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

3
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.
On the 18th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and look for gifts at Lucy Henna.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ho Chi Minh City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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