29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+4
Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h 30 min
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Hue
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Da Lat
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Hoi An
— 5 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Manchester

4
nights
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: visit Old Quarter, explore the activities along West Lake, see Off-Road Tours, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary builder tool.

Manchester, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Tours
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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, Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, taxi, and bus from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

3
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.
Hue is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hue online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Da Lat road trip website.

You can fly from Hue to Da Lat in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme 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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, get outside with Archipelago Anthoy, browse the different shops at The Vietnamese Artists, and contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong road trip app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Ong Lang, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

5
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.
Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden, and explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

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Getting from Duong Dong to Hoi An by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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