7 Days in Vietnam

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7-day Vietnam itinerary - Vietnamnomad

Ho Chi Minh CityDa 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: Cu Chi Tunnels, War Remnants Museum, Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Skydeck, Bui Vien Street, Landmark 81.

Ho Chi Minh City  Da Nang: Plane (Vietnam AirlinesVietjet AirPacific Airlines, and Bamboo Airways)

  • Flying time: 1 hr 15 min
  • Airfare: 800,000 – 1,200,000 VND

Da Nang

1 day

Things to do:  My Khe Beach, Ba Na Hills, 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, Thanh Ha Pottery Village.

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: 800,000 – 1,200,000 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 7-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.
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7 Days in Vietnam Budget

The cost for 7 days in Vietnam is about $300, 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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