12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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12 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  13​h
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hoi An
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h
4
Nha Trang
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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 21st (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally view the masterpieces at Tired City Bao Khanh.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi day trip tool .

Lucknow, India to Hanoi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Food Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally take in the views from Truong Tien Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue vacation builder .

You can fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll through Cua Dai Beach, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally view the masterpieces at Ha Ha - Art In Everything.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hoi An trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach

2
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 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda and then find something for the whole family at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang. On the next day, examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ong Lang.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vinpearl Land Nha Trang ©
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

1
night
Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island

Ong Lang ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): cool off at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at PQ LITTLE MART, enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vinpearl Safari.

Plan my trip to Ong Lang with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Nha Trang to Ong Lang with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Ong Lang

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
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Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc ©
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip maker .

Fly from Ong Lang to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Food Tours

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