13 days in Vietnam Itinerary

13 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly:  17 h
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  11 h
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
Drive + Bus:  10 h 30 min
3
Sapa
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Hanoi
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Da Nang
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
7
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— Few hours
Fly:  1 h 30 min
9
Duong To, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h
End: Lisbon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): visit Old Quarter.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Hanoi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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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.
To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay online vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for Sapa on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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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.
Trekking Sapa has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), get in touch with nature with Trekking Sapa.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sapa trip planner.

Do a combination of car and bus from Halong Bay to Sapa in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Tours Outdoors
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Trekking Sapa ©
Trekking Sapa

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Hanoi

Hanoi
To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sapa to Hanoi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Hue

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hue route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Perfume River ©
Perfume River

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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.
Golden Bridge has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Golden Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Da Nang trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Da Nang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Hoi An.
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Golden Bridge ©
Golden Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop and then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An online trip builder.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hoi An are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping
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Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City journey builder tool.

You can fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Hoi An in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 26°C at night. You'll set off for Duong To on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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nights
Duong To, Phu Quoc Island

Duong To ©
Gam Ghi Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): head off the coast to Gam Ghi Island. On your second day here, stop by Taste of Vietnam and then relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Mushroom.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Duong To trip itinerary site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong To by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong To

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Gam Ghi Island
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Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom
Taste of Vietnam ©
Taste of Vietnam

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Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ben Thanh Market as well as Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Statue of Avalokiteshvara.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip site.

Getting from Duong To to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Historic Sites
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Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Statue of Avalokiteshvara
Statue of Avalokiteshvara

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