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best way to spend 3 weeks in vietnam

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best way to spend 3 weeks in vietnam

a bit late to be asking this question but we arrive in danang with accom booked 5 nights in hoi an, we are flying out of hanoi mid march intending to have 3 nights in sapa and 2 nights halong bay, we have a big gap between this and was wondering any suggestions how to spend this time wisely and enjoyably eg spend more time in hoi an maybe, go to hue any other suggestions, we like a little bit of sightseeing eg pagodas but prefer activities, beach, shopping, have a mid range budget for hotels and travel, any advice would be much appreciated :) ps we are young minded 50 years olds, dont like getting hassled much, like friendly people, adventourous, but not arduous travelling

Ben Tre, Vietnam
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1. Re: best way to spend 3 weeks in vietnam

I would suggest you to fly to the South and spend few nights in the Mekong Delta and then some nights in Phu Quoc island where the weather will be nice and warm . From Phu Quoc you can fly back to Hanoi to fly home.

It will be cold in the North in March still so you should bring warm clothes along.



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2. Re: best way to spend 3 weeks in vietnam

If you are going to Hoi an and have some time up your sleeve you should definitely head up to Hue, via the Hai van pass. Absolutely breathtaking. Hue is the ancient capital and the Nguyen tombs, Pagodas and the Citadel are amazing.

Hue airport will close on april 1st so you will still be able to fly out of Hue to Ha noi.

Enjoy your planning,


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3. Re: best way to spend 3 weeks in vietnam

Definitely Hue especially as you will be in Hoi An and it's so near.

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4. Re: best way to spend 3 weeks in vietnam

Another vote for Hue.

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