17 days in Vietnam Itinerary

17 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
3
Hue
— 2 nights
4
Hoi An
— 3 nights
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take a memorable drive along Royal Heritage Cruise.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi holiday planner.

Katowice, Poland to Hanoi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Katowice to Hanoi is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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 activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave).

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park day trip site.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

2
nights
Hue

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally make a trip to Hue Temple. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Hue tour planner.

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, view the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. August in Hoi An sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
On the 31st (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phuoc An Hoi Quan.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City road trip planning tool.

Getting from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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