9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly:  15 h
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Ninh Binh
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 15 min
3
Hue
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h 15 min
4
Dao Co To
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Paris

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.
Hoi An Express has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take a memorable excursion with Hoi An Express, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then look for gifts at TiredCity Hang Bong.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary maker site.

Paris, France to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

1
night
Ninh Binh

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then look for gifts at Minh Trang Handmade.

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You can take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

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Minh Trang Handmade ©
Minh Trang Handmade

3
nights
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.
On the 17th (Sun), pick up some local products at Hue Local Farmer's Direct Sales Store, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Thien Mu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally steep yourself in history at Hue Temple. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tu Hieu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, and finally stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hue trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ninh Binh to Hue takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dao Co To.

Things to do in Hue

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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

1
night
Dao Co To

Dao Co To ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head off the coast to Co To Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dao Co To online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hue to Dao Co To. You will leave for home on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Dao Co To

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Co To Island ©
Co To Island

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