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Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

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Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

Hi All,

Planning to visit Vietnam in mid August.

Below is a rough itinerary and some attractions we would love to visit.Please give some feedback, its just me and my SO.

Ho Chi Man - district 1 stay - 2.5 days

Kuchi tunnels - Ho chi man

Covered market - Ban tai - night market

Local flight - da nang - chill

Port town - 45 mins is Hoi An - 2-3 days

Stay in Hoi An

Danand beach - rent a scooter

Hanoi - flight local - 2-3 days with Halong

Cultural center .. museums - women and war

Water puppet show - book tickets early

Street shopping

Lake to chill

Hanoi Palace

Intercontinental Hanoi

Halong bay

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1. Re: Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

i think your plan is oki, when you arrive your distination, you should search google for more information about beautiful sites, good restaurant, good hotel....

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2. Re: Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

Danang beach ? Which beach ? The endless no-charm China Beach and its numerous pretentious expensive resorts, open and under construction ? NO ! If you want beach, stay in Hoi An and go to An Bong or Cua Dai beach (by bicycle, it is all flat, with An Bong 3 km and Cua Dai 5. And what is "Port Town "? Danang is in a beautiful scenery, but it is a large city ; go straight to Hoi An, 34 km south (taxi or bus)

THis said, your programme is just a race from one place to another. August is the monsoon in the south, so skip Saigon and just do the north and Hoi An

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3. Re: Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

Thanks, was looking for something like this.

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4. Re: Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

Sounds good, maybe a bit cramped, so here are my suggestions:

Only spend one full day in Saigon. It´s a nice city, but you can easily visit the most important sights in one day.

Da Nang: Here I disagree with #2: I found the city quite modern and enjoyable. The Dragon Bridge and Trần-Thị-Lý Bridge are quite impressive (especially at night) and My Khe and Sơn Thủy Beach are nice, clean and not very crowded. Da Nang also sports a surprisingly beautiful landscape. You can visit the scenic Marble Mountains, the Green Lake and the big Lady Buddha Statue.

If you are in Hoi An and are renting a scooter anyway, you can also visit the Temple Ruins of My Son.

On Hanoi: I would only spend 2 days there, but that´s just my preference. I did not like it as much as Saigon because of the mad traffic, the crowded streets and the weather. But I know a lot of people will disagree, thats ok.

Check out my itinerary for more impressions and photos: https:/…

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5. Re: Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

Please do visit Mekong Delta too..And in Danang do Bana hills tour..rest is good

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6. Re: Vietnam Itinerary August 9 days

Bana Hills ? A Disneyworld for Vietnamese and Chinese Tourists !

I wrote it alreay but.. So, again, August is monsson season in the South, with big rains and floods to a point where several hotels of Phu Quoc are closed in July and August, so STAY AWAY, especially with 9 days only !

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