27 days in Vietnam Itinerary

27 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
4
Hue
— 3 nights
5
Hoi An
— 3 nights
6
Nha Trang
— 1 night
7
Da Lat
— 3 nights
8
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
9
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights

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.
On the 24th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, wander the streets of Old Quarter, and don't miss a visit to Temple of Literature & National University.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi itinerary planner.

Baku, Azerbaijan to Hanoi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Baku to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
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Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba National Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba Island.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

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: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

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.
Spend the 1st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, stop by Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Hue trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Hue sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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, look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An road trip planner.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. August in Hoi An sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
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 6th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Pine Track Adventures, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda.

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You can take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát ©
Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Duong Dong: Kim Quy Island (in An Thoi) and Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc (in Ganh Dau). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, buy something for everyone on your list at The Vietnamese Artists, admire the sheer force of Phu Quoc Waterfall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong road trip website.

You can fly from Da Lat to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Phu Quoc Waterfall, Spas, Kim Quy Island, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
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Phu Quoc Waterfall ©
Phu Quoc Waterfall
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Happy Farm PQ ©
Happy Farm PQ

4
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.
On the 14th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the landmark architecture of The Independence Palace, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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