11 days in Hanoi, Hoi An & Da Nang Itinerary

11 days in Hanoi, Hoi An & Da Nang Itinerary

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11 days in Hanoi, Hoi An & Da Nang Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  27​h
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Hoi An
— 3 nights
shuttle:  30​min
3
Da Nang
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  30​h
End: New York City

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site as well as HanoiKids Tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, and stop by 54 Traditions Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in May: highs in Hanoi hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

3
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, sightseeing, classes, spas, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of The Tran Family Home and Chapel.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An tour planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Hoi An by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Hoi An are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Beaches Outdoors
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge
Food Tours

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Site Archeologique de My Son, Non Nuoc Beach, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, take in the views from Han River Bridge, then kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Site Archeologique de My Son. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Hai Van Pass, make a trip to Marian Shrine of the Lady of Tra Kieu, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Da Nang vacation planner.

Da Nang is very close to Hoi An. May in Da Nang sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hai Van Pass
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Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture
Hai Van Pass ©
Hai Van Pass

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