23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  7 h
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  3 h
3
Da Nang
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Hue
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  3 h 15 min
6
Nha Trang
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
8
Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h
9
Can Tho
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and West Lake. Visit Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison for their historical value. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hanoi is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

2
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.
On the 4th (Fri), make a trip to Cua Van Floating Village, then kick back and relax at Cat Co 1 Beach, and then explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

Find out how to plan Halong Bay trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cat Co 1 Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

2
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.
On your second day here, kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Da Nang trip tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Da Nang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. August in Da Nang sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to An Bang Beach and Cua Dai Beach. Mỹ Sơn and The Old House of Phun Hung will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, stop by Buffalo Leather Shop, and head off the coast to Thuan Tinh Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An online holiday maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the views from Truong Tien Bridge, explore the ancient world of Royal Tombs, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally stroll through Thuan An Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, explore the activities along Perfume River, and then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hue route planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hue are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

2
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, then snap pictures at Tran Phu Bridge, and finally take in the views from Xom Bong Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Son Pagoda, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Hue to Nha Trang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

3
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.
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and The Independence Palace will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, see a show at Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater), ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

Plan trip to Ho Chi Minh City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Saigon Boat Company ©
Saigon Boat Company
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

3
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Ham Ninh Pier, admire the sheer force of Phu Quoc Waterfall, then steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sao Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple, kick back and relax at Vung Bau Beach, and then stroll through Long Beach.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Phu Quoc Island road trip site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Can Tho.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

2
nights
Can Tho

Can Tho ©
The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
On the 20th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam and then don't miss a visit to Cai Rang Floating Market. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Can Tho Beach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Can Tho online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Can Tho in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In August, daytime highs in Can Tho are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Can Tho

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sa Dec
Highlights from your plan
Cai Rang Floating Market ©
Cai Rang Floating Market
Sa Dec Market ©
Sa Dec Market
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam ©
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam

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