11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

11 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  15 h
1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Cat Ba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Uong Bi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  16 h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison. Get in touch with nature at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Off-Road Tours. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi online trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Hanoi is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Melbourne to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

2
nights
Cat Ba

The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
On the 13th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area and then head off the coast to Cat Ba Island.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cat Ba trip builder tool.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Uong Bi.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Uong Bi

Uong Bi ©
Uông Bí is a city of Quảng Ninh Province in the north-eastern region of Vietnam. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Vang Pagoda and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yen Tu Mountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uong Bi trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cat Ba to Uong Bi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Uong Bi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yen Tu Mountain ©
Yen Tu Mountain
Ba Vang Pagoda ©
Ba Vang Pagoda

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bai Tu Long Bay. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, and step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Uong Bi to Halong Bay with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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