9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Hoi An
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h
4
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 day
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery, visit Old Quarter, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally stop by Chula fashion showroom.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi day trip planning app.

New Delhi, India to Hanoi is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
54 Traditions Gallery ©
54 Traditions Gallery

1
night
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 9th (Wed): look for gifts at Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

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Fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Hue are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Healing the Wounded Heart Shop ©
Healing the Wounded Heart Shop
Perfume River ©
Perfume River

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.
On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Jack's Cat Cafe, contemplate the long history of The Tran Family Home and Chapel, then steep yourself in history at Old House of Tan Ky, and finally look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at An Bang Beach and then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hoi An are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
The Tran Family Home and Chapel ©
The Tran Family Home and Chapel

3
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda, enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, then see the interesting displays at Alexandre Yersin Museum, and finally look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get active on the water at Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

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Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam ©
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

1
day
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 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), visit Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planning site.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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