32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cat Ba
— 3 nights
2
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
3
Da Lat
— 4 nights
4
Hoi An
— 7 nights
5
Hue
— 4 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
7
Hanoi
— 4 nights
8
Sapa
— 3 nights

3
nights
Cat Ba

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bai Tu Long Bay and Speed Boats Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cat Ba: Halong Bay (Ha Long Pearl, Sung Sot Cave, &more).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cat Ba road trip website.

London, UK to Cat Ba is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Cat Ba due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Halong Bay
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Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Dau Go Cave ©
Dau Go Cave

3
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nha Tho Nui. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bac Thanh Church, admire the sheer force of Ba Ho Waterfall, and snap pictures at Xom Bong Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nha Trang trip planner.

Getting from Cat Ba to Nha Trang by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Nature Theme Parks Parks
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Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Off-Road Tours and Linh Phuoc Pagoda. Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with an extreme tour, stop by DL Nature's, make a trip to Lam Vien Square, and admire the striking features of Dalat Railway Station.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Da Lat road trip tool.

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

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Off-Road Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Lady Buddha. Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Da Nang (Han River Bridge, Museum of Sa Huynh & Champa Culture, &more). Spend the 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take a leisurely stroll along Love Bridge Da Nang, kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hoi An vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Da Lat to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Food Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tomb of Minh Mang. There's still lots to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Redemptorist Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and then make a trip to Phong Nha Caves.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Vietnamese Women's Museum. Spend the 23rd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư, examine the collection at Hanoi Museum, and take in the views from Long Bien Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fansipan Mountain and Muong Hoa Valley. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Love Waterfall, examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, explore and take pictures at Deo Tram Ton, and get great views at O Quy Ho Heaven Gate.

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You can drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

O Quy Ho Heaven Gate
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley

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