10 days in Hanoi, Da Nang & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

10 days in Hanoi, Da Nang & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

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10 days in Hanoi, Da Nang & Ho Chi Minh City Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Da Nang
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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 26th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Tired City Bao Khanh, then steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University. On the next day, wander the streets of Old Quarter, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and finally make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi sightseeing app .

Bengaluru, India to Hanoi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bengaluru to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

4
nights
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hoi An (Food Tours, Japanese Covered Bridge, & more) and Imperial City (in Hue). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, find something for the whole family at Ba Na Hills SunWorld, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Da Nang trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Hanoi to Da Nang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoi An, Imperial City
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, walk around Cong Vien 30-4, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City attractions planning website .

Traveling by flight from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Shopping
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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