34 days in Vietnam Itinerary

34 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, and admire the masterpieces at XQ Hand Embroidery.

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Da Nang to Hue is an approximately 2- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
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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: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park journey planning site.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

5
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hanoi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Halong Bay side-trips: Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park & Cat Ba Island). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, and take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Halong Bay travel itinerary planner.

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 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Gam Ghi Island in An Thoi (about 56 minutes away). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, look for gifts at Sava Coffee Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple, and head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy.

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You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Gam Ghi Island
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
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: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City route website.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. November in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Da Lat road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake

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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, make a splash at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang trip builder.

You can take a bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

5
nights
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Da Nang: Hoi An (Hoi An Ancient Town, Rubin Cloth Shop, &more) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, see the interesting displays at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Da Nang road trip site.

You can fly from Nha Trang to Da Nang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hoi An, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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