31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 5 nights
2
Hue
— 5 nights
3
Da Nang
— 4 nights
4
Hoi An
— 6 nights
5
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights

5
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center or Rong Market Ninh Binh. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Step out of Hanoi to go to Ninh Binh and see Trang An Grottoes, which is approximately 2 hours away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, and wander the streets of Old Quarter.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi route planning tool.

Hong Kong, China to Hanoi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Tombs and Thien Mu Pagoda. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Phu Cam Cathedral, make a trip to Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda, and step into the grandiose world of Thai Hoa Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hue day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Non Nuoc Beach and My Khe Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mỹ Sơn and Chua Buu Dai Son. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, look for gifts at KaHoLi store, and browse the different shops at Han Shopping Complex.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Da Nang journey planner.

Getting from Hue to Da Nang by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
Highlights from your plan
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) ©
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain)
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

6
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 some cultural insight at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Hoi An Ancient Town. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Bang An Tower in Dien Ban, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the world behind art at Cotic.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An tour builder website.

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Bang An Tower
Highlights from your plan
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch ©
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nha Tho Nui and St. Joseph's Parish Church. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Ba Ho Waterfall, stroll through Nha Trang Beach, view the masterpieces at DDK's Black & White Photo Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bac Thanh Church.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nha Trang online attractions planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

6
nights
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.
Visit Ba Thien Hau Temple and Xá Lợi Pagoda for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and Chua Van Phat - Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas. There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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