34 days in Vietnam Itinerary

34 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  15 h
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Hue
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Da Lat
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
7
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
9
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  16 h 30 min
End: London

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: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University, see Off-Road Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

London, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 15- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
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 9th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Halong Bay journey maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba National Park
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

4
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.
Step out of Hoi An to go to Da Nang and see Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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, stroll through Phong Nha Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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.
Hue is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden, and admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hue itinerary maker site.

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. December in Hue sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

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

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.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, walk around Datanla High Rope Course, and don't miss a visit to Valley of Love.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Da Lat trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Hue to Da Lat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures

3
nights
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.
Step out of Nha Trang with an excursion to Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Nha Trang planning app.

Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Alexandre Yersin Museum ©
Alexandre Yersin Museum

4
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: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, examine the collection at Drink Vietnam, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip website.

Getting from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Adventure
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
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 out of town with these interesting Duong Dong side-trips: May Rut Island (in An Thoi) and Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc (in Ganh Dau). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, stroll through Ong Lang Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Duong Dong trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, May Rut Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

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