22 days in Vietnam, Hong Kong & Bangkok Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam, Hong Kong & Bangkok Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Hong Kong, China
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Hue, Vietnam
— Few hours
Bus:  2 h
4
Da Nang, Vietnam
— Few hours
Shuttle:  1 h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— Few hours
Fly:  1 h
6
Da Lat, Vietnam
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h
7
Phan Thiet, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— Few hours
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 10 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

3
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You've added Lee Tung Avenue, Kowloon Walled City Park, Nan Lian Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), head off the coast to Lantau island, and take in the waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong travel itinerary planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Hong Kong is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Hong Kong, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Hong Kong, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Mong Kok
Mong Kok
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
You've added Long Tien Pagoda, Train Street, Night Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Night Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, catch a live performance at Hanoi Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ba Dinh Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chua Tran Quoc, and finally grab a seat and go on Train Street.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hanoi using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Transportation Shopping

Side Trip

Long Tien Pagoda
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc
Hanoi Opera House ©
Hanoi Opera House
Train Street ©
Train Street

few
hours
Hue, Vietnam

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.
For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hue itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Hue are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

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Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Da Nang day trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Hue to Da Nang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

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Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An travel itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. You'll set off for Da Lat on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Outdoors
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Da Lat, Vietnam

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.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Lat route maker website.

Fly from Hoi An to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll set off for Phan Thiet on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

5
nights
Phan Thiet, Vietnam

Phan Thiet
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Phan Thiet road trip site.

Getting from Da Lat to Phan Thiet by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City
Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City route planner.

You can drive from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for Bangkok on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

10
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bangkok itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Bangkok sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 11:

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