19 days in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang & Hanoi Itinerary

19 days in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang & Hanoi Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City

— 6 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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 29th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dubai in January: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums
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Da Nang

— 6 nights

City of Bridges

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Da Nang: Hoi An (Fishing Charters & Tours, Spas, &more) and Hue (Tomb of Tu Duc, Imperial City, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Da Nang trip builder tool.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in February, with highs in Da Nang at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Hanoi.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Hanoi

— 6 nights
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 13th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Fly from Da Nang to Hanoi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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