12 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

12 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam itinerary planner

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Hanoi
— 3 nights
Bus to Ha Long, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Fly to Duong Dong
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Duong Dong
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
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Hanoi

— 3 nights
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.
Amazing Ninh Binh has been added to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Ho Chi Minh Museum and Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat). Old Quarter and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, and brush up on your military savvy at Vietnam Military History Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hanoi trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Noi Bai International Airport and Van Don International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Halong Bay

— 2 nights
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 7th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Duong Dong

— 3 nights
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Coi Nguon Museum, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bai Tắm Sao. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple.

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You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ho Chi Minh City

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at War Remnants Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the striking features of Central Post Office, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 14th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums