8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

8 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hoi An
— 1 day
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
3
Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
4
Hanoi
— 1 night

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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 24th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Jokulsarlon, Iceland to Hoi An is an approximately 39-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Jokulsarlon in December; daily highs in Hoi An reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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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 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Central Post Office, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City online travel planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hoi An in December: highs in Ho Chi Minh City hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ong Lang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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nights
Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island

Ong Lang ©
On the 26th (Thu), stop by PQ LITTLE MART, cool off at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Vinpearl Safari. On the next day, kick back and relax at Vung Bau Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Mui Ganh Dau Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ong Lang Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ong Lang online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Ong Lang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ong Lang

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
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Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc ©
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach

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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 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Ong Lang to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites
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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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