6 days in Vietnam Itinerary

6 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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6 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
Hanoi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Sapa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Ninh Binh
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h
6
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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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 29th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ho Chi Minh City using our trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City. In October, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Museums Nature Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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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 31st (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Bao Khanh, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi online itinerary builder .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
One Pillar Pagoda ©
One Pillar Pagoda

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night
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
On the 1st (Fri), stop by Indigo Cat, then take a stroll through Giang Ta Chai Village, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, and finally don't miss a visit to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sapa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hanoi to Sapa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Indigo Cat ©
Indigo Cat
Giang Ta Chai Village ©
Giang Ta Chai Village

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night
Ninh Binh

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Bich Dong Pagoda and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ninh Binh trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Sapa to Ninh Binh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in November, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bich Dong Pagoda ©
Bich Dong Pagoda

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night
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, then stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, then hunt for treasures at Central Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Hoi An journey planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ninh Binh to Hoi An in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ninh Binh in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hoi An, with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Museums
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Central Market ©
Central Market
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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