57 days in Vietnam Itinerary

57 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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57 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Wuhan
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Halong Bay
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  5​h
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Can Tho
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
5
Da Lat
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
6
Nha Trang
— 6 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  3​h
7
Hoi An
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Hue
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Hanoi
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Wuhan

5
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.
Explore Halong Bay's surroundings by going to Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, snap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay holiday site .

Wuhan, China to Halong Bay is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wuhan to Halong Bay due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

6
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc (in Ganh Dau) and Gam Ghi Island (in An Thoi).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong trip planner .

Getting from Halong Bay to Duong Dong by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Can Tho.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Gam Ghi Island, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
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Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

3
nights
Can Tho

The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Can Tho: Sa Dec Market (in Sa Dec) and Viet Artisans (in Vinh Long). There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the striking features of Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pitu Khosa Rangsay, and don't miss a visit to Ong Temple.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Can Tho using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Can Tho takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Can Tho

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Sa Dec Market, Viet Artisans
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Food Tours
Museum of Tarot ©
Museum of Tarot
Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam

7
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.
Step out of Ho Chi Minh City with an excursion to The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms in Vung Tau--about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get out on two wheels at Countryside Adventures, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Food Tours

6
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, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, make a trip to Valley of Love, head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pongour Falls, Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 4:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

6
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.
Take a break from Nha Trang with a short trip to Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh, about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, view the masterpieces at Long Thanh Photo Studio, and cool off at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang travel planner .

You can take a bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 10:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang ©
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District), Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho) and Da Nang (Lady Buddha, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, & more). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hoi An driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Hoi An are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn, Hai Van Pass
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Vinh Moc Tunnel in Dong Ha (about 2 hours away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, make a trip to The Flag Tower, look for gifts at Grace Garments, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hue trip site .

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Hue, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Vinh Moc Tunnel
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Food Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

4
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, nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. 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), explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

7
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
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Tired City Hang Bong ©
Tired City Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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