5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan

5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan suggestions: Extended trip in Ho Chi Minh

If you follow this 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan, you will have more time traveling from Ho Chi Minh city especially Ben Tre, the one I love. Let’s check this out with Hai Phong Tours!

5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan

As mentioned above, this 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan is only different to the schedule 4 days by the time in Ho Chi Minh.

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Day 1: Hanoi arrival – 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan

On arrival at Hanoi airport (Noi Bai international airport), please grab taxi to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Remember to book hotel in tourist site (Hanoi Old Quarter) that is located nearby the Hoan Kiem lake or on street that started with “Hang”. If you do not prefer taxi, please consider private driver to Hanoi Old Quarter service. You can you right here:

Whatsapp: +84975200357
Ho Chi Minh car service: 4, 7, 9, 16 seater car rental in Saigon

You will stay in Hanoi Old Quarter 1 night here. If you arrive early, do not forget to walk around the old quarter to enjoy street food and experience local daily life.

The water puppet show’s on from 4:30pm with duration of 1 hour. Please go to #1 Dinh Tien Hoang st. to buy ticket or here https://goo.gl/maps/2Z72N6WUBRRVPFi36

Noi Bai airport
Noi Bai airport

Day 2+3: Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh

In the morning, check out and cruise line will pick you up at hotel from 8:30am for Halong bay day overnight tour.

You may like these best of Halong bay overnight tours:
Peony Cruise 2 day 1 night tour pick up in Haiphong
Calypso Cruise 2 day 1 night tour pick up in Haiphong to Lan Ha + Cat Ba
Mon Cheri Cruise 2 day 1 night tour pick up in Haiphong to Lan Ha + Cat Ba – Halal food ready
Renea Cruise 2 day 1 night tour to Bai Tu Long bay Less touristy itinerary
Oriental Sails 2 day 1 night tour pick up in Haiphong

Caves in Halong bay
Caves in Halong bay
Stalactic in Sung Sot cave 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan
Stalactic in Sung Sot cave Halong bay day tour
Buffet lunch Halong bay day tour VIP package
Buffet lunch Halong bay day tour VIP package
Hai Phong Halong bay 2 days 1 night tour
Hai Phong Halong bay 2 days 1 night tour
Day cruise
Day cruise
Luon cave Halong bay in 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan
Luon cave Halong bay

Next day, after finishing this Halong bay overnight tour, driver will drop you off at Cat Bi airport, Haiphong at about 12:00-12:30pm. Because of arrival time at Cat Bi airport is in day time, so your options would be more than the 3 days one.

On arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh airport), just grab taxi to your hotel or book private driver.

Whatsapp: +84975200357
Ho Chi Minh car service: 4, 7, 9, 16 seater car rental in Saigon

You will stay overnight in Halong 1 night onboard, in Ho Chi Minh 1 night in hotel.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh city tour half day

As ETA at airport in previous day is late afternoon, you will have 1 night for rest. And on the day 4th, you’d better do Ho Chi Minh half day tour in the morning and Cu Chi tunnels day tour in the afternoon. If you do both tours, guide will drop you off at restaurant for lucnh (at your account) and pick up there for the afternoon tour.

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Ho Chi Minh half day tour: Explore all the best places to go with small group of 10
Cu Chi Tunnels half day tour: Top 1 Best view of Vietnam war art underground

Ho Chi Minh half day tour
Ho Chi Minh half day tour
Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh half day tour
Reunification Palace
War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum
Cathedral Notre-Dame Ho Chi Minh
Cathedral Notre-Dame Ho Chi Minh
Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh half day tour
Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh
Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh half day tour
Jade Emperor Pagoda Ho Chi Minh
Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thanh Market
3 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan
3 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan
Cu Chi Tunnels half day tour
Cu Chi Tunnels half day tour
Ben Dinh (Cu Chi Tunnels)
Ben Dinh (Cu Chi Tunnels)
Watch a documentary film Cu Chi
Watch a documentary film Cu Chi
steamed tapioca and hot tea
steamed tapioca and hot tea
Hoang Cam smoke-less stove
Hoang Cam smoke-less stove
dangerous booby traps
dangerous booby traps
rice paper workshop
rice paper workshop
Try shooting AK47
Try shooting AK47
Cu Chi tunnels
Cu Chi tunnels
Inside tunnels
Inside tunnels

Day 5: Ben Tre day tour

The Ben Tre day tour is perfect choice for those who love nature. You will be immersed in the coconut world. I believe this’s highlight of 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan suggestions.

Check out this tour: Ben Tre day tour: Best of Mekong delta day trip with full of coconuts

You will be back to Ho Chi Minh at about 5pm. If you have flight out of Ho Chi Minh, you’d better advise travel consultant in advance and travel consultant can arrange private drive to drop you off at Tan Son Nhat airport for the most convenient.

5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan
5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan
Have lunch Ben Tre day tour
Have lunch
Enjoy some local fresh fruits
Enjoy some local fresh fruits
Cycling Ben Tre day tour
Cycling Ben Tre
Enjoy boat ride
Enjoy boat ride

Tuk Tuk Ben Tre day tour

Ben Tre day tour
Ben Tre day tour

Final word: 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan

This 5 days Hanoi to Halong to Ho Chi Minh Plan will give you more time to travel from Ho Chi Minh city. It’s much better to reserve all things in advance to avoid any issues. If you have any question, please feel free to leave your comment down here!

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