8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + taxi:  13​h 45​min
1
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Dubai

1
night
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): Head underground at Son Doong Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of The Duck Stop, get a dose of the wild on Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Tours
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally steep yourself in history at Luc Bo Culture Space.

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Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. July in Hue sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time 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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, then kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Spas
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach

1
night
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): kick back and relax at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, then stroll through Long Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ong Lang Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Duong Dong day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Duong Dong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Bao Khanh.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi travel app .

You can fly from Duong Dong to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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