26 days in Vietnam Itinerary

26 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Hue
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Phan Thiet
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
+3
Shuttle + Foot + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
6
Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
7
Con Son
— 2 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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 3rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison and then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. On the next day, visit Old Quarter and then take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Hanoi is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Cantonese Assembly Hall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at My Khe Beach and Danang Unplugged Tours. Step out of Hoi An to go to Duy Xuyen District and see Mỹ Sơn, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Non Nuoc Beach, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, stop by Lotus Jewellery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Hanoi to Hoi An by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Highlights from your plan
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) ©
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien)

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bach Ma National Park and Dam Chuon Huong Quan. Get a sense of the local culture at Tomb of Minh Mang and Le Ba Dang Art Museum. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs, explore the activities along Tam Giang Lagoon, and kick back and relax at Thuan An Beach.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Hue driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Hue

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Thuan An Beach ©
Thuan An Beach

4
nights
Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Ke Ga Light house and Ho Chi Minh Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mui Ne Beach and Bai Da Ong Dia Beach. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with Jibe's Beach Club, don't miss a visit to Po Sah Inu Towers, tee off at Sea Links Golf & Country Club, and take in the awesome beauty at Ta Cu Mountain.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phan Thiet trip planner.

Fly from Hue to Phan Thiet in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Ke Ga Light house
Highlights from your plan
Mui Ne Beach ©
Mui Ne Beach
Ke Ga Light house ©
Ke Ga Light house
Jibe's Beach Club ©
Jibe's Beach Club

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nha Trang Beach and Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nha Tho Nui and Thermal Spas. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hon Chong, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda, and snap pictures at Tran Phu Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nha Trang journey builder app.

You can drive from Phan Thiet to Nha Trang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hon Chong ©
Hon Chong
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

5
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Get in touch with nature at Sao Beach and Phu Quoc Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, explore the activities along Tranh Stream, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, and kick back and relax at Vung Bau Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Phu Quoc Island trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Nha Trang to Phu Quoc Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

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

2
nights
Con Son

Con Son ©
Taking a vacation in Con Son is like stepping back in time, with the island of around 5,000 people offering a glimpse into what life in Vietnam was like before television and other modern conveniences arrived.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about all things military at Con Dao Musuem and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bãi Đầm Trầu. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Con Dao National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Con Son online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Con Son in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Con Dao National Park ©
Con Dao National Park
Con Dao Musuem ©
Con Dao Musuem

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