28 days in Vietnam Itinerary

28 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Yogyakarta
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h
3
Da Lat
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Hoi An
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h
6
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
7
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Yogyakarta

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, stop by Thuy Design House, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City online trip maker.

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

3
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.
Nha Trang is known for historic sites, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, kick back and relax at Nha Trang Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nha Trang online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang ©
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam ©
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam

3
nights
Da Lat

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.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Valley of Love, push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Dalat Market.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Da Lat attractions planner.

Take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Valley of Love ©
Valley of Love
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Imperial City, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Mieu Temple, and finally admire the masterpieces at Le Ba Dang Art Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, thensteep yourself in history at Tiger Arena, thenkick back and relax at Thuan An Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hue sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Hue, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

7
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.
Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang (Han River Bridge, My Khe Beach, &more) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, look for gifts at Couleurs d'Asie Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An road trip tool.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hoi An are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, head off the coast to Ti Top Island, thensnap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge, and finally head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island. Keep things going the next day: visit Cua Van Floating Village and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Halong Bay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu 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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and then Head underground at Son Doong Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave, and then Head underground at Phong Nha Caves.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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