27 days in Vietnam Itinerary

27 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Hanoi
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
2
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Da Nang
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Hue
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Con Son
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
8
Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  4 h
End: Hanoi

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.
Visit Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Temple of Literature & National University. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hanoi driving holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hanoi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Cat Co 1 Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lan Ha Bay and Cua Van Floating Village. There's more to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

3
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.
Visit Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Mỹ Sơn for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Non Nuoc Beach and My Khe Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Da Nang side-trips: Hoi An (An Bang Beach, Spas & Wellness, &more). There's more to do: stroll through The Marble Mountains and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Da Nang route tool.

You can fly from Halong Bay to Da Nang in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hoi An, Mỹ Sơn
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Tombs and Imperial City. Tomb of Minh Mang and Thien Mu Pagoda will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Hue to go to Cu Du and see Laguna Golf Lang Co, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, admire the masterpieces at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, look for gifts at Tinh Hoa Art Shop, and delve into the distant past at Nine Dynastic Urns.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Da Nang to Hue in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Hue are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Laguna Golf Lang Co
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nha Trang Beach and Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Old House of Mr Hai Thai and Long Thanh Photo Studio. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Hoang Gia Pearl Store, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Hue to Nha Trang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Con Dao Musuem and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Con Son vacation planner.

Fly from Nha Trang to Con Son in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Con Son

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Scuba & Snorkeling
Con Dao Musuem ©
Con Dao Musuem

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenwander the streets of Dong Khoi Street, thencatch a live performance at Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater), and finally take a tour by water with Saigon Boat Company. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5, tee off at Long Thanh Golf Club, and then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City vacation maker app.

Getting from Con Son to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Golf Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Long Thanh Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Saigon Boat Company ©
Saigon Boat Company
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

5
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Take a break from the city and head to Sao Beach and Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Vung Bau Beach and Long Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, take a leisurely stroll along Ham Ninh Pier, get in on the family fun at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, and don't miss a visit to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple).

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Phu Quoc Island online visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

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

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