7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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7 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10​h
1
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Hue
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An itinerary maker site .

New Delhi, India to Hoi An is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Delhi to Hoi An due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, Hoi An is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hoi An in December: highs in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hue.

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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Hue

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then contemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, expect Hue to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

3
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.
On the 31st (Tue), look for gifts at TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Temple of Literature & National University and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip website .

You can fly from Hue to Hanoi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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