8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hoi An
— 1 night
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Hanoi
— 2 nights
3
Halong Bay
— 1 night
4
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights

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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 21st (Mon), explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Brisbane, Australia to Hoi An is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Hoi An, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Hoi An is much warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take a stroll through Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi road trip planning tool.

Fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip maker website.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Luna Thai Spa, paddle through the water with Helios Phu Quoc, and then learn the secrets of beer at Beer Fridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Duong Dong trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Luna Thai Spa, Helios Phu Quoc
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Luna Thai Spa ©
Luna Thai Spa
Helios Phu Quoc ©
Helios Phu Quoc
Beer Fridge ©
Beer Fridge

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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 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Historic Sites
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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