47 days in Vietnam Itinerary

47 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Bus:  13 h 45 min
1
Sapa
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Ferry:  10 h 30 min
2
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h
3
Hanoi
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 15 min
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Hue
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Hoi An
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Cam Ranh
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Da Lat
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 30 min
9
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
10
Con Dao Islands
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
11
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

2
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 Muong Hoa Valley and Giang Ta Chai Village. Get in touch with nature at Fansipan Mountain and Love Waterfall. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Hoang Lien National Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Y Linh Ho, stop by Other, stop by Hieu Stone, and make a trip to Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Sapa holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Sapa is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Sapa is 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall

3
nights
Halong Bay

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking & Canoeing. Take a break from the city and head to Sung Sot Cave and Speed Boats Tours. Explore Halong Bay's surroundings by going to Climbing Tours (in Cat Ba) and Quan Lan Beach (in Quan Lan). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Dau Go Cave, and head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island.

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Do a combination of bus and ferry from Sapa to Halong Bay in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Quan Lan Beach
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Quan Lan Beach ©
Quan Lan Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vietnamese Women's Museum and Kayaking & Canoeing. Step out of the city life by going to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and West Lake. Step out of Hanoi to go to Dinh Bang and see Do Temple, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and get engrossed in the history at Ho Chi Minh Museum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Do Temple
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

2
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 Phong Nha Caves and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). Discover out-of-the-way places like Paradise Cave and Tien Son Cave. Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Bong Lai Rattan House. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park holiday website.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by combination of flight, taxi, and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tien Son Cave, Bong Lai Rattan House
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Tombs and Tomb of Minh Mang. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hue: City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery (in Vinh An), Laguna Golf Lang Co (in Cu Du) and Quang Tri Citadel (in Quang Tri). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the exciting artwork at Truc Chi Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Mai Xa Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hue online holiday 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 July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery, Laguna Golf Lang Co, Quang Tri Citadel, Mai Xa Village
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at My Khe Beach and An Bang Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Non Nuoc Beach and Cua Dai Beach. Step out of Hoi An to go to Duy Xuyen District and see Mỹ Sơn, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Make the 7th (Wed) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for gifts at Yaly Couture, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Marble Mountains.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hoi An road trip site.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hoi An are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cam Ranh.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Cam Ranh

Cam Ranh is a city in southern Khánh Hòa Province, in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam.GeographyIt is the second-largest city in the province, after Nha Trang. Let the collections at Mai Loc Photo Gallery and Artful Gallery capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nha Trang Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Venture out of the city with trips to Nha Trang (Scuba & Snorkeling, Po Nagar Cham Towers, &more) and Vinh Hy Bay (in Vinh Hai). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Vietnam - Russia Monument.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cam Ranh online visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hoi An to Cam Ranh. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Da Lat.

Things to do in Cam Ranh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Nha Trang, Vinh Hy Bay
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 14:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Waterfall Bao Dai. You'll explore and learn at Lam Dong Museum and Trickland 3D Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam, get outside with Pine Track Adventures, contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Da Lat holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cam Ranh to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nha Tho Bao Loc, Pongour Falls
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore War Remnants Museum and Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy. Get in touch with nature at Countryside Adventures and Long Thanh Golf Club. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Con Dao Islands.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Long Thanh Golf Club, Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

2
nights
Con Dao Islands

Con Dao Islands ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hang Duong Cemetary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ong Dung Beach. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Phu Hai Prison, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Van Son Pagoda.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Con Dao Islands online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao Islands in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Con Dao Islands

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
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Ong Dung Beach ©
Ong Dung Beach
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda

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.
Family-friendly places like Ong Lang Beach and Long Beach will thrill your kids. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Khem Beach and Fingernail Island. Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to May Rut Island (in An Thoi) and Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda (in Ganh Dau). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Vinpearl Safari, kick back and relax at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, experience rural life at Phu Quoc Mushroom, and get outside with Archipelago Anthoy.

Plan a Duong Dong trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Con Dao Islands to Duong Dong by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Phu Quoc Gallery of Contemporary Art (GoCA), May Rut Island, Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 30:
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Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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