23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hoi An
— 3 nights
2
Nha Trang
— 1 night
3
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
4
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
5
Hue
— 2 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
7
Hanoi
— 3 nights
8
Halong Bay
— 3 nights

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: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Cua Dai Beach, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hoi An day trip planning tool.

Calgary, Canada to Hoi An is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in April; daily highs in Hoi An reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Parks

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
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 24th (Fri), take in the views from Tran Phu Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang online travel route planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Tran Phu Bridge ©
Tran Phu Bridge

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Tours
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Mushroom, look for gifts at Taste of Vietnam, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally browse the different shops at Big C Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thensteep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and then view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hue day trip planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Hue in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In April, daytime highs in Hue are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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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: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, experience rural life at The Duck Stop, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online holiday 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, browse the exhibits of TiredCity Hang Bong, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hanoi day trip planning app.

Fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Walking tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, thentake in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Monkey Island, thenstep off the mainland to explore Cat Ba Island, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

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