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I haven't been to Phu Quoc but have done the Ha Long Bay cruise and Ninh Binh. They are similar but different. If you are short on time, then Ninh Binh is a day trip. If you have a weekend then do Ha Long Bay. The tour company I used to book was very good and there contact is in this video. It also gives you good tips on booking. https://youtu.be/2UpUsJ6RkRo

If you're going to Hue, then book a scooter and do the Hai Van Pass.

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I am travelling to Vietnam at the end of Octorber this year with my partner, we are going for two weeks and I am very conscious of not trying to visit too many places.
So far all I have confirmed is flying into Hanoi and staying for 2 nights then flying to Ho Chi Minh and staying in there for 3 nights. Then I'll go to Hoian, I am however open to staying longer in Hoi An as the beach sounds lovely and I definitely want some beach time while I am there.
I wanted to visit one other place and fly out of either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh depending which I am closer to. I’ve read mixed reviews about Halong Bay and Phu Quoc which were my original preferences. Would Dalat or Ninh Binh be better options? I am so stuck and would feel guilty not visiting more than 2 places!
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I know the original post is old, but if anyone is headed to Vietnam in the near future, I can't say enough positive about canyoning near Da Lat ... And Phat Tire (tour company) takes its safety protocols seriously (or at least they did when we used them). https://www.ptv-vietnam.com/adventur...canyoning.html
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