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Visiting the big cities in the three regions of Vietnam

Get a quick view of the three distinct regions of Vietnam

by travelbugzAbout Me:I caught the travel bug early and have been looking for new adventures since then. My traveling has evolved over the years, and these days I have been trying to travel more slowly and in a more eco-friendly manner. read more

AsiaVietnam11 days / June 2018

Highs & Lows

Vietnamese food is fresh and delicious¡

Be prepared for rainy weather.

Itinerary Overview

  • 4 Nights: Ho Chi Minh City
    the metropolitan center of Vietnam
  • 3 Nights: Huế
    See the beautifully preserved architecture of central Vietnam
  • 4 Nights: Hoàn Kiếm
    The location of the origin of Vietnam

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Do more than just big cities and add more time for the smaller towns in between.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    Cheap flip flops aren't the best for the rain.

  • How was the food?

    Try all the local street food, including banh cuon

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Pack clothes for wet and humid weather.

  • Packing tips?

    Forget the umbrella - a jacket is better

  • Transportation Tips?

    Overnight buses don’t always arrive when they say they will

  • Any surprises?

    Some local delicacies up north can be considered very uncommon.