35 days in Manila, Hanoi & Paranaque Itinerary

35 days in Manila, Hanoi & Paranaque Itinerary

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Manila, Philippines
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 13 nights
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Manila, Philippines
— 14 nights
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Paranaque, Philippines
— 3 nights
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Manila, Philippines

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Change things up with these side-trips from Manila: Eastwood City (in Quezon City), Ace Water Spa (in Pasig) and Greenhills Shopping Center (in San Juan). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Casa Manila, look for gifts at The Manila Collectible Co., learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Manila Zoo, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Manila road trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Manila is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Manila due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in March, with highs in Manila at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Manila

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hanoi Street Food Tour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanoi: Ninh Binh (Tam Coc, Bich Dong Pagoda, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Quarter, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip maker website.

Getting from Manila to Hanoi by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manila to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Manila.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Manila, Philippines

Pearl of the Orient

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manila: Quezon City (University of the Philippines, Monasterio de Santa Clara, &more), Philippine Science Centrum (in Marikina) and Makati (Ayala Triangle Gardens, National Shrine of Our Lady of Gudalupe, &more). Enjoy Manila some more: contemplate the long history of Fort Santiago, make a trip to Urban Greens Hydroponic Farm Systems, explore the activities along Manila Bay, and walk around Rizal Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Manila, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Manila takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Hanoi to Manila, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paranaque.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Paranaque, Philippines

Fashion Capital of the Philippines

The city of Paranaque forms part of the capital's metropolitan area and offers a scattered few urban attractions, along with a limited number of hotels.
You've now added Solaire Resort and Casino to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll around Greenbelt Park, then don't miss a visit to Greenbelt Chapel, then see the interesting displays at Ayala Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Greenbelt Mall. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Resorts World Manila, then try to win big at Solaire Resort and Casino, then try to win big at City of Dreams Manila, and finally take in the views from Runway Manila.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paranaque holiday planning site.

You can drive from Manila to Paranaque in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paranaque

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips