26 days in Vietnam Itinerary

26 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  5 h
1
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Hue
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Phan Thiet
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
5
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
6
Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
7
Con Son
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Bangkok

4
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.
Kids will enjoy My Khe Beach and Food Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hoi An Motorbike Adventures and Non Nuoc Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Dragon Bridge in Da Nang (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, look for gifts at Yaly Couture, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An online journey planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Hoi An is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, Hoi An is a bit cooler than Bangkok - with highs of 29°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tomb of Minh Mang and Le Ba Dang Art Museum. Attractions like Imperial City and Thien Mu Pagoda make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace, deepen your understanding at Quoc Hoc Hue High School for the Gifted, and delve into the distant past at Nine Dynastic Urns.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue trip builder.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough 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
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang and Hon Chong. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nha Trang Beach and Long Beach. There's still lots to do: add some fun to your beach time Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam, get in on the family fun at 100 Egg Theme Park, make a splash at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang, and look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery.

Before you visit Nha Trang, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Hue to Nha Trang by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam ©
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Mui Ne Beach, thenstroll through Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien), and then find your balance on the water with Jibe's Beach Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ta Cu Mountain, thenmake a trip to Po Sah Inu Towers, thenkick back and relax at Bai Da Ong Dia Beach, and finally make a trip to White Sand Dunes.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Phan Thiet tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nha Trang to Phan Thiet in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors Parks Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Mui Ne Beach ©
Mui Ne Beach
Jibe's Beach Club ©
Jibe's Beach Club
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Bai Tu Long Bay and Sung Sot Cave. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hon Ga Choi Island and Cua Van Floating Village. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Phan Thiet to Halong Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

4
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc and Sung Hung Pagoda. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sao Beach, stroll through Vung Bau Beach, tee off at Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course, and take in the waterfront at Ham Ninh Pier.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Phu Quoc Island sightseeing planner.

Getting from Halong Bay to Phu Quoc Island by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Theme Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc ©
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course ©
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Con Dao National Park.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Con Son trip builder app.

Getting from Phu Quoc Island to Con Son by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Con Dao National Park ©
Con Dao National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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