19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
3
Halong Bay
— 1 night
4
Hanoi
— 4 nights
5
Hoi An
— 3 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
7
Hue
— 2 nights
8
Da Lat
— 1 night

2
nights
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 13th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, gain some tasty knowledge on Saigon Vibes Tour, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ho Chi Minh City. In August, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cao Dai Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at Luna Thai Spa, and then see what you can catch with Jerry's Jungle Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Sung Hung Pagoda, make a trip to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), then sample some tasty brews at Beer Fridge, and finally stop by From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop.

Discover how to plan a Duong Dong trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Luna Thai Spa
Highlights from your plan
Luna Thai Spa ©
Luna Thai Spa
Jerry's Jungle Tours ©
Jerry's Jungle Tours
Beer Fridge ©
Beer Fridge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Duong Dong to Halong Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bãi Cháy Bridge ©
Bãi Cháy Bridge

4
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.
On the 21st (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take in the exciting artwork at K S and Friends Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and wander the streets of Old Quarter.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Hanoi tour itinerary builder tool.

Take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
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, don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and stroll through Phong Nha Caves.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online trip builder.

Getting from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 29th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hue online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

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

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, then head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Da Lat road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Nha Tho Bao Loc ©
Nha Tho Bao Loc

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