24 days in Vietnam Itinerary

24 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  15 h
1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Da Lat
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Con Son
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: London

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter and TiredCity Hang Bong. Ho Chi Minh Museum and Vietnam Military History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, see the interesting displays at Ancient House, and explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat).

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi online trip maker.

London, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Hanoi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

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.
Get in touch with nature at Son Doong Cave and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Fly from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

2
nights
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 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Hue, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and March Gallery. Get in touch with nature at An Bang Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. When in Hoi An, make a side trip to see Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, approximately Da Nang away. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hoi An are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, thenget a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then wander the streets of The French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, make a trip to Lam Vien Square, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Lat trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Da Lat takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Museum-lovers will appreciate War Remnants Museum and Drink Vietnam. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), and admire the striking features of Central Post Office.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City travel route planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

2
nights
Con Son

Con Son ©
Taking a vacation in Con Son is like stepping back in time, with the island of around 5,000 people offering a glimpse into what life in Vietnam was like before television and other modern conveniences arrived.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Hang Duong Cemetary, thencontemplate the long history of Con Dao Prison, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu, explore the activities along An Hai Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Van Son Pagoda.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Con Son tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Son takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Con Son

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Con Dao Prison ©
Con Dao Prison
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cao Dai Temple and Ho Quoc Temple. Popular historic sites such as Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc and Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau are in your itinerary. Step out of Duong Dong to go to An Thoi and see Sao Beach, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, cast your line with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of Coi Nguon Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Duong Dong road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Con Son to Duong Dong in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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