18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
2
Hoi An
— 5 nights
3
Hanoi
— 3 nights
4
Halong Bay
— 1 night
5
Hanoi
— 1 night
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 5 nights

2
nights
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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City route tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Ho Chi Minh City reach 39°C and lows reach 26°C. You'll set off for Hoi An on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors

5
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities and look for gifts at B'Lan Silk.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in February, expect Hoi An to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bao An Tailor ©
Bao An Tailor
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thang Loi ©
Thang Loi

3
nights
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Travel Agent Hanoi, examine the collection at Hanoi Police Museum, get outside with MotoTours Asia, and look for gifts at Viettime Craft.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Travel Agent Hanoi ©
Travel Agent Hanoi
MotoTours Asia ©
MotoTours Asia

1
night
Halong Bay

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 28th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Cannon Fort.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip itinerary app.

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. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Highlights from your plan
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island
Cannon Fort ©
Cannon Fort

1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): appreciate the history behind Lenin Statue, don't miss a visit to Hanoi Old Citadel - Northern Gate, and then browse for treasures at Chie Craft & Design.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary site.

You can take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vietnam by Vespa ©
Vietnam by Vespa
Star Lotus ©
Star Lotus
Chie Craft & Design ©
Chie Craft & Design

5
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mekong River. Explore Ho Chi Minh City further: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, stop by Tricia & Verona, stroll around Cong Vien Van Hoa Park, and explore the galleries of Vietnam ART Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 7th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Mekong River
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Flame Tree by Zakka ©
Flame Tree by Zakka
Mekong River ©
Mekong River

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