21 days in Vietnam Itinerary

21 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  16 h
1
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
3
Da Lat
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h
7
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Hoi An

Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like My Khe Beach and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Hainan Assembly Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Tabalo Outdoor in Da Nang, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Hoi An is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in June; daily highs in Hoi An reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thermal Spas
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Nha Trang

Nha Trang ©
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nha Tho Nui and National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ba Ho Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, take in the views from Tran Phu Bridge, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Nature Spas
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Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall

2
nights
Da Lat

Da Lat ©
While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
On the 13th (Sat), look for gifts at DL Nature's, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Xuan Huong Lake, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam, and then make a trip to Dalat Railway Station.

Plan trip to Da Lat with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda

3
nights
Hue

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Tombs and Dan Nam Giao. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang and don't miss a visit to Nha Luu Niem Danh Nhan Phan Boi Chau.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hue attractions planning website.

Getting from Da Lat to Hue by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

1
night
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
On the 18th (Thu), Head underground at Phong Nha Caves.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

3
nights
Halong Bay

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Get in touch with nature at Bai Tu Long Bay and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lan Ha Bay and Long Tien Pagoda. Step out of Halong Bay with an excursion to Cat Ba National Park in Cat Ba--about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay route planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Halong Bay in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay

3
nights
Hanoi

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
On the 22nd (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thensee the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, and then stop by Tired City Bao Khanh. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chua Tran Quoc and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planning tool.

Take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

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