4 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

4 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam trip planner

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City
Drive
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Vung Tau
Bus to Tan Son Nhat, Fly to Hanoi
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Hanoi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sapa
Bus to Noi Bai International, Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

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Ho Chi Minh City

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City day trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ho Chi Minh City. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ho Chi Minh City

Pearl of the Far East

Plan trip to Ho Chi Minh City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You will leave for Vung Tau on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Shopping · Nightlife · Outdoors

Vung Tau

A place to relax by the coast, Vung Tau has gained a reputation for its beaches.
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vung Tau trip maker site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. November in Vung Tau sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Hanoi on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Vung Tau

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Hanoi

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then visit Old Quarter.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Vung Tau to Hanoi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas · Parks

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.
On the 12th (Fri), stop by Indigo Cat.

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You can drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sapa

Shopping
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