13 days in Vietnam Itinerary

13 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Sao Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Cao Dai Temple, kick back and relax at Long Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Coi Nguon Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple.

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Mumbai, India to Duong Dong is an approximately 9- hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sao Beach, Ho Quoc Temple
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
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 31st (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, then take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Thien Hau Temple. On the next day, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khu Du Lich Sinh Thai Cao Minh.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip maker tool.

Getting from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Khu Du Lich Sinh Thai Cao Minh
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, then contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), and finally test the waters at a local thermal spa. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Future Clothes Shop, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip planning site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hoi An: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Non Nuoc Beach
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Fishing Charters & Tours
Thermal Spas

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 4th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Thuan An Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Market, then explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hue trip planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thuan An Beach ©
Thuan An Beach
Thai Hoa Palace ©
Thai Hoa Palace

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 5th (Tue), Head underground at Paradise Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Son Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves. On your second day here, experience rural life at The Duck Stop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tam Toa Church.

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Drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Dong Hoi
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
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Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, look for gifts at Tired City Bao Khanh, see the interesting displays at Hanoi Police Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, and finally make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Quan Lan Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

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