22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Da Lat
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Nha Trang
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
8
Halong Bay
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
9
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Riyadh

2
nights
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, have fun at Vietnamese ArtCraft Experience Destination, and view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City vacation planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Riyadh to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Riyadh in July, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ong Lang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

3
nights
Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island

Ong Lang ©
Take a break from Ong Lang with a short trip to Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda in Ganh Dau, about 40 minutes away.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ong Lang trip builder app.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Ong Lang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ong Lang

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Ganh Dau
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Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari
Happy Farm PQ ©
Happy Farm PQ
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course ©
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc, thenhead outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, thenhead outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then get great views at Lam Vien Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Da Lat online road trip planner.

You can fly from Ong Lang to Da Lat in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Fri), look for gifts at Legendary Chocolatier, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang trip planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Nha Trang by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

3
nights
Hoi An

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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Cua Dai Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hoi An journey planner.

You can fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

1
night
Hue

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally contemplate the long history of Hue Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hue planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August in Hue, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

3
nights
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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, and then head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Halong Bay takes 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 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Tours
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Hon Ga Choi Island ©
Hon Ga Choi Island

4
nights
Hanoi

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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hanoi route planning site.

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Nature
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Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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