9 days in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang & Hoi An Itinerary

9 days in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang & Hoi An Itinerary

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9 days in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang & Hoi An Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Da Nang
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Singapore

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, spas, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor Jade Pagoda, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

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

Singapore, Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City. In August in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

3
nights
Da Nang

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Da Nang: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, brush up on your military savvy at Da Nang Museum, don't miss a visit to Dragon Bridge, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Da Nang online route planner .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mỹ Sơn, Hai Van Pass
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

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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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, classes, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, push the limits with an extreme tour, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hoi An online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Hoi An sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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