5 days in Vietnam Itinerary

5 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly to Phu Quoc, Taxi to Phu Quoc Island
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Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
Taxi to Phu Quoc, Fly to Suvarnabhumi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): learn and have fun at Thuan Tinh Island - Cooking Tour, then steep yourself in history at Cantonese Assembly Hall, and then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An planning website.

Phuket Town, Thailand to Hoi An is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phuket Town in December: high temperatures in Hoi An hover around 77°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Classes · Historic Sites

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Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): wander the streets of Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5, wander the streets of Pham Ngu Lao Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hoi An in December, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 73°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 88°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

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Phu Quoc Island

The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Phu Quoc Waterfall, stroll through Bai Tắm Sao, then contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and finally relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Phu Quoc Island road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.