8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Hanoi
— 1 night
2
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
3
Nha Trang
— 1 night
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights

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 25th (Wed), wander the streets of Old Quarter, thenexplore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then stop by TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi planning site.

Pune, India to Hanoi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bai Tu Long Bay. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Tien Ong Cave, and snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip app.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

1
night
Nha Trang

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nha Trang trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Halong Bay to Nha Trang takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

2
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 30th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Walking tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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