31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Da Nang (Dragon Bridge & Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, experience rural life at Tra Que Minty Garden, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hainan Assembly Hall.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An day trip planner.

Da Nang to Hoi An is an approximately 1- hour shuttle ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. October in Hoi An sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda (in Ganh Dau) and An Thoi (Gam Ghi Island & May Rut Island). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Mushroom, don't miss a visit to Sung Hung Pagoda, and contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Duong Dong attractions planning site.

You can fly from Hoi An to Duong Dong in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Duong To, Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

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: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, admire the striking features of The Independence Palace, and take a spin around town with Countryside Adventures.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing planner.

Fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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.
Nha Trang is known for historic sites, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and make a splash at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nha Trang day trip app.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Da Lat trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stop by Grace Garments, and don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Da Lat to Hue in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

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

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: Head underground at Paradise Cave, relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

You can plan Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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

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: take a stroll through Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, explore the activities along West Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Adventure
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Food Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

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.
Go for a jaunt from Halong Bay to Cat Ba to see Cat Ba Island about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Halong Bay road trip app.

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 your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trip

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

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