8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
Bus:  6 h 45 min
3
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Marble Mountains, thentake in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, thentake in the exciting artwork at Ha Ha - Art In Everything, and finally don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

Make your Hoi An itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Hoi An is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Dhaka City to Hoi An due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip planning tool.

Getting from Hoi An to Halong Bay by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University. On your second day here, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, thenmake a trip to Ba Dinh Square, and then wander the streets of Old Quarter.

Discover how to plan a Hanoi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Union Square, look for gifts at Thuy Design House, and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, thenget a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City journey maker app.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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