8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Independence Palace and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City online trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to An Thoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

1
night
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island

An Thoi ©
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple, then steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, then stroll through Sao Beach, and finally stroll through Khem Beach.

Plan a An Thoi trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to An Thoi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Ganh Dau.

Things to do in An Thoi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Khem Beach ©
Khem Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

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nights
Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc Island

Ganh Dau ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc and Ong Lang Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Thom Beach and Vung Bau Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ganh Dau trip planner.

You can drive from An Thoi to Ganh Dau in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ganh Dau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc ©
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside

1
night
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 26th (Thu), take a stroll through Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi online journey planner .

You can fly from Ganh Dau to Hanoi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

2
nights
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 27th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): stroll through The Marble Mountains and then kick back and relax at My Khe Beach.

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You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Spas
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach

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