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. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, gain some tasty knowledge on Saigon Vibes Tour, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City day trip site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Ho Chi Minh City. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can 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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at Luna Thai Spa, and then cast your line with Jerry's Jungle Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Sung Hung Pagoda, then make a trip to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), then learn the secrets of beer at Beer Fridge, and finally stop by From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Duong Dong trip planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave.

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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 your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

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

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 20th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, and wander the streets of Old Quarter.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner.

You can take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow 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, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, and look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An road trip planning website.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. August in Hoi An sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can 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: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, Head underground at Son Doong Cave, relax and rejuvenate at Lemon Tree Nail & Spa, and don't miss a visit to Phong Nha Caves.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, steep yourself in history at Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Hue sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough 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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, then get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Da Lat driving holiday app.

You can fly from Hue to Da Lat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to 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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