10 Days in Vietnam

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10-day Vietnam itinerary - Vietnamnomad

Ho Chi Minh City → Nha Trang → Da Nang → Hoi An → Da Nang → Ha Long Bay → Hanoi


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Step By Step

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Ho Chi Minh City

2 days

Things to do: War Remnants Museum, Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Skydeck, Cu Chi Tunnels, Bui Vien Street.

Ho Chi Minh City  Nha Trang: Train

  • Travel time: 8 hr 30 min
  • Fare: 300,000 VND

Nha Trang

1 day

Things to do: Nha Trang Beach, Hon Tre Island, Po Nagar Cham Towers, Long Son Pagoda.

Nha Trang → Da Nang: Plane (Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Pacific Airlines, and Bamboo Airways)

  • Flying time: 1 hr 5 min
  • Airfare: 500,000 – 1,000,000 VND

Da Nang

2 days

Things to do: Ba Na Hills, My Khe Beach, Marble Mountains, Museum of Cham Sculpture.

Da Nang → Hoi An: Bus

  • Bus route: 01
  • Travel time: 45 min
  • Fare: 30,000 VND

Hoi An

1 day

Things to do: Hoi An Ancient Town, An Bang Beach, Bay Mau Coconut Forest.

From Hoi An, you take bus 01 back to Da Nang to fly to Van Don Airport (Quang Ninh) (Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, and Bamboo Airways)

  • Flying time: 1 hr 20 min
  • Airfare: 600,000 – 1,000,000 VND

Ha Long Bay

1 day

You take bus 14A or 14B to get to Ha Long Bay from Van Don Airport (free).

Things to do: Ha Long Bay, Bai Chay Beach, Tuan Chau Island.

Ha Long Bay → Hanoi: Bus (Trung Thanh Limousine)

  • Travel time: 1 hr 30 min
  • Fare: 220,000 VND


2 days

Things to do: Hanoi Old Quarter, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Dong Xuan Market, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ta Hien Street.

You can take bus number 86 (30,000 VND) to Noi Bai international airport from Hanoi city center, ending your 10-day itinerary in Vietnam.

A few notes

  • Travel time does not include the airport check-in time. Book flights in advance to get lower prices.
  • You should book a train ticket on the official website of the Vietnam Railway Corporation: dsvn.vn.
  • Click on the photo to see a detailed travel guide for each destination.
  • The above recommendations (tours, hotels, bus operators, and airlines) are selected from the most suitable ones, with no advertising and affiliate marketing, so you can rest assured with these suggestions.
  • 10 days is not enough for you to fully explore Vietnam, so we select the country’s most famous places. Please refer to the itineraries below.

10 days in Vietnam Budget

The cost for 10 days in Vietnam is about $400, which is the average expenditure of many tourists. Here are some fixed costs:

  • Transportation costs are about $80.
  • The cost of staying in a private hotel/homestay is about $15 – $20/night. If you are a solo traveler, hostels can be an economical option (about $5/night). Learn more about accommodation in Vietnam.
  • Food costs are $15/person/day.
  • The cost of entrance to the monuments and tourist spots is about $1 – $2/ticket.

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