9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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9 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Boise
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Boise

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mỹ Sơn and The Old House of Phun Hung. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at An Bang Beach and My Khe Beach. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, stroll through Cua Dai Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hoi An online road trip planner .

Boise, USA to Hoi An is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Hoi An is 14 hours. Traveling from Boise in December, expect Hoi An to be much warmer, temps between 77°F and 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

2
nights
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 1st (Wed): experience rural life at The Duck Stop, then take in the dramatic scenery at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then Head underground at Phong Nha Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo) and then Head underground at Paradise Cave.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder tool .

You can drive from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the galleries of Tired City Bao Khanh, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hanoi trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh

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