10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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10 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4​h
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
4
Nha Trang
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Phan Thiet
— 2 nights
Bus:  3​h
6
Da Lat
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 30​min
7
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): wander the streets of Old Quarter and then explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hanoi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Manila, Philippines to Hanoi is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time (PHT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dau Go Cave as well as Sung Sot Cave. On the 3rd (Tue), Head underground at Sung Sot Cave and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip planner .

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

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi
To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip builder tool .

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Nha Trang on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Hanoi

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hours
Nha Trang

Nha Trang
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Nha Trang takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
You've now added White Sand Dunes to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pick up some local products at Ham Tien Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): go for a walk through Mui Ne Harbor, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien), then explore the striking landscape at Red Sand Dunes, and finally don't miss a visit to White Sand Dunes.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phan Thiet travel route tool .

Getting from Nha Trang to Phan Thiet by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. You will leave for Da Lat on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Phan Thiet

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Red Sand Dunes ©
Red Sand Dunes
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)
White Sand Dunes ©
White Sand Dunes

2
nights
Da Lat

While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Datanla Falls, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Lam Vien Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Da Lat trip itinerary app .

Getting from Phan Thiet to Da Lat by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. You'll set off for Ho Chi Minh City on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Datanla Falls ©
Datanla Falls

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night
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.
On the 10th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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