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  • CJHorn85

    Joined Travelfish
    9th May, 2008
    Posts: 8

    Hey all,

    I will be travelling to SEA from mid-July to mid September (just under 2 1/2 months). I have posted on Lonely Planet forums, but this site appears to be the best of the best when it comes to SEA, so I thought I would try and get some opinions on here as well.

    Since this is the Vietnam destination part, I thought I would stick to that, and post my itinerary up for the other countries in the relevant sections. Here is my planned itinerary:

    Hanoi - 3 days
    Ha Long Bay - 3 day 2 nights cruise (want some kayaking)
    Sapa - 3 days
    Thanh Hoa - 3 days (going here to meet a friend)
    Hue - 2 days
    Hoi An - 1 1/2 days
    HCMC - 3 days
    Mekong Delta - 2 days

    What do people think of this? Anything I should add, change etc?

    Also, rough budget for this time if I try to live cheap?

    Thanks people. I have posted up other itineraries for Thailand (20 days), Cambodia (12 days), Laos (11 days)

    #1 Posted: 12/5/2008 - 20:19

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  • packtoofull

    Joined Travelfish
    16th May, 2007
    Location Indonesia
    Posts: 39

    Looks fine, though how are you planning to get from place to place -- Vietnam's a long long place and getting from A to B can take up significant amounts of time, so don't forget to factor that into your planning.

    #2 Posted: 12/5/2008 - 20:47

  • CatBa

    Joined Travelfish
    5th March, 2007
    Posts: 349

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    This is a frequently asked question.

    Have a look at:
    < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/3756_3-weeks-in-the-nam-what-do-u-guys-think/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/3653_any-tips---taking-the-train-Saigon-to-Hanoi--/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/3085_Trying-to-keep-to-no-more-than-a-3-week-trip/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/3035_Feb-March---South-to-North-best-way-to-go-/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/2357_Land-travel-tips-pleeeeease--Saigon-to-Hanoi/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/2916_Itinerary-Help--4-weeks-in-Vietnam/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/2875_Travel-South-to-North/0 >, < http://www.travelfish.org/board/post/vietnam/2861_Sleeper-train-from-Hanoi-to-Ho-Chi-Minh-via-Hue/0 >.

    Budgets are very personal inasmuch some Travellers think USD$4 is an expensive sleep whilst others want something a little better.

    Describe what you are looking for in terms of luxury or how much / what you eat and it will be easier to help.

    #3 Posted: 13/5/2008 - 01:10

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