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Vietnam 12-day Itinerary

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Vietnam tourism has gained immense popularity over the years and tourists from around the world are wanting to embark on Vietnam tour packages to witness the perfect blend of history, culture, beautiful landscapes, delectable cuisine and vibrant city life that Vietnam offers. Vietnam also offers rich experiences for tourists with its diverse attractions. Whether it is family travelers, nature enthusiasts or couples on Vietnam honeymoon packages, Vietnam is said to provide magical moments throughout the trip. 

Here is a meticulously planned Vietnam 12-day itinerary that is said to provide you with an unforgettable Vietnam trip.

Vietnam 12 Day Itinerary



Day 1

Arrival at Hanoi

Day 2

Hanoi City Tour

Day 3

Head to Halong Bay

Day 4

Journey to Hoi An

Day 5

Exploring Hoi An

Day 6

Visiting My Son Sanctuary

Day 7

Travel to Hue

Day 8

Fly to Ho Chi Minh city

Day 9

Ho Chi Minh city exploration

Day 10

Head to Phu Quoc Island

Day 11

Discovering Phu Quoc Island

Day 12

Departure from Ho Chi Minh city


Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi

Your Vietnam travel packages begin in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. After you check in to your accommodation, start the adventure by discovering the top places to visit in Hanoi. First, explore the famous Old Quarter's busy streets. Then go on to visit Hoan Kiem Lake, which is known for its tranquil beauty and in the evening enjoy the renowned traditional Water Puppet Show. 

Day 2: Take a Hanoi City Tour

Begin your second day in Hanoi by discovering top historical and culturally inclined places in Hanoi. Make a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where the late Ho Chi Minh, the famous Vietnamese leader rests. Then make a visit to the Temple of Literature, which offers a calm and a peaceful experience with a spiritual touch. Finally end the day by savoring some of the best Vietnamese street food. You can also embark on Hanoi tour packages to explore these attractions exclusively to the fullest.

Day 3: Head to Halong Bay

From Hanoi start your journey towards Halong Bay. The Halong Bay in Vietnam is a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can spend your day by indulging in some of the entertaining things to do in Halong bay, including taking a cruise through emerald waters, exploring the limestone karsts and enjoying a laid back overnight stay on a traditional junk boat.

Day 4: Journey to Hoi An from Halong Bay

From Halong Bay return to Hanoi and catch a flight to Danang and then from there you will head to Hoi An. As you reach Hoi An, start exploring the charming ancient town by taking a leisurely stroll. This old town is known for its lantern lit streets and well-preserved architecture.

Day 5: Hoi An Exploration

Continue discovering the top attractions in Hoi An. Explore Hoi An's rich history by visiting historic houses, temples and vibrant markets. You can also indulge in some entertaining things to do in Hoi An like trying your hand at lantern making. End the day by enjoying the town's delicious cuisine.

Day 6: Pay a visit to My Son Sanctuary

Day 6 begins by exploring the world renowned My Son Sanctuary. It is a complex of Hindu temples that dates back to the 4th century. After completing your exploration, return back to Hoi An in the afternoon for relaxation. Explore Hoi An tour packages which offer a scintillating experience in Hoi An for tourists.

Day 7: Travel to Hue

Embark on a drive from Hoi An to Hue, which is the former imperial capital of Vietnam. Here you can explore the famous Imperial City. Then go on to visit the royal tombs. Later take a cruise along the Perfume River, getting the most peaceful experience.

Day 8: Fly to Ho Chi Minh

From Hue head to Danang and catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, the busiest metropolis in Vietnam. It was formerly known as Saigon. Ho Chi Minh is famous for its busy and energetic streets, historic landmarks and vibrant nightlife. You can book Ho chi minh tour packages to get a more urban experience.

Day 9: Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta awaits you

On day nine, some of the top places to visit in Ho chi minh awaits you. Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels which is a network of underground channels that were used during the Vietnam War. In the afternoon, you get to take a boat tour to the Mekong Delta where you can explore the floating markets and experience the local way of life.

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc

Say goodbye to Ho chi minh and fly to Phu Quoc island. It is a tropical paradise which is famous for its pristine and calm beaches. There are several things to do in Phu Quoc, including relaxing on the beach, indulging in adventurous water sports, and savoring fresh seafood.

Day 11: Discover the beauty of Phu Quoc Island

Make your day in Phu Quoc exciting and entertaining by exploring Phu Quoc's natural beauty. First visit the Phu Quoc National Park, and then the pepper farms and finally the fish sauce factories. Finally, spend the remaining day relaxing on stunning beaches or by going snorkeling or scuba diving.

Day 12: Departure

Your Vietnam trip comes to an end as you fly back to Ho Chi Minh from Phu Quoc island for your departure back home. Reflect on your incredible Vietnam tour by taking back everlasting memories.


Vietnam offers diverse experiences that suit every traveler's interests. Whether you are an adventurer, culture enthusiast or just traveling for relaxation, Vietnam will keep you engaging, thereby offering the ideal experience you expect. Pickyourtrail offers exclusive Vietnam packages which include all the necessary essentials including airfare, finest of accommodations, transfers, enchanting places to visit and exciting things to do in Vietnam, thereby offering the most hassle free 12 days Vietnam trip. So, pack your bags, head to Pickyourtrail, design your dream Vietnam trip and embark on a scintillating journey to create everlasting memories in Vietnam. Book your hassle free Vietnam package with Pickyourtrail now!

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