31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 3 nights
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
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Hue
— 2 nights
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Hoi An
— 4 nights
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Da Lat
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
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An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
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Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
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Halong Bay
— 4 nights

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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 15th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: visit Old Quarter, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Hanoi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.9
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

3
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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and relax and rejuvenate at Lemon Tree Nail & Spa.

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

Fly from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors
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World heritage site
Phong Nha Caves
4.6

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Imperial City
4.2
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Architectural Building
Thien Mu Pagoda
4.3

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture & Long An Temple). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with Bay Mau Eco Cooking Tour, don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hoi An are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Classes

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Spa
Spas
4.7
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Geologic Formation
The Marble Mountains
4.1

3
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Da Lat

City of a Thousand Flowers

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: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, don't miss a visit to Lam Vien Square, get the lay of the land with WsTF Da Lat Food Tour, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Da Lat trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Hoi An to Da Lat in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Walking tour
WsTF Da Lat Food Tour
5.0
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Landmark
Valley of Love
3.6

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Ho Chi Minh City

Pearl of the Far East

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge your taste buds at Saigon Vibes Tour, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and get engrossed in the history at The Independence Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to An Thoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Landmark
Cu Chi Tunnels
4.3
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History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4

4
nights
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island

An Thoi ©
An Thoi is known for beaches, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at New Life Spa - Suc Song Moi Yoga & Spa, make a splash at Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park, head off the coast to May Rut Island, and steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read An Thoi online itinerary planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to An Thoi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ganh Dau.

Things to do in An Thoi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Ganh Dau, Phu Quoc Island

Ganh Dau ©
Go for a jaunt from Ganh Dau to Ong Lang to see Happy Farm PQ about 36 minutes away.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ganh Dau driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from An Thoi to Ganh Dau takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ganh Dau

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc
4.2
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Theme Park
Happy Farm PQ
4.9

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Cat Ba Island & Lan Ha Bay). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, Head underground at Sung Sot Cave, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Ganh Dau to Halong Bay takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Hạ Long Bay
4.4
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Water Body
Bai Tu Long Bay
4.6

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