8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be somewhat warmer, around 30°C, while days are warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and finally contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hue trip planner .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, things will get slightly colder in Hue: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Ba Na Hills Golf Club. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Thanh Design, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at An Bang Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Spas
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Ba Na Hills Golf Club ©
Ba Na Hills Golf Club

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