32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
2
Hai Phong
— 4 nights
3
Thanh Hoa
— 2 nights
4
Hue
— 4 nights
5
Da Nang
— 4 nights
6
Hoi An
— 3 nights
7
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— 5 nights

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quarter and Presidential Palace Historical Site. Shop till you drop at Empty Wall Gallery and Klimt Art Gallery. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, examine the collection at Hanoi Police Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat).

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Hong Kong, China to Hanoi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hong Kong to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hai Phong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

4
nights
Hai Phong

Hai Phong ©
Haiphong is a major industrial city and the second largest city in the northern part of Vietnam. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dong Thien Cung. Visiting Bai Tu Long Bay and Hạ Long Bay will get you outdoors. Explore Hai Phong's surroundings by going to Halong Bay (Bai Tho Mountain, Soi Sim Island, &more). It doesn't end there: Head underground at Hoa Cuong Cave and make a trip to Du Hang Pagoda.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hai Phong trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hanoi to Hai Phong takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thanh Hoa.

Things to do in Hai Phong

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Halong Bay
Highlights from your plan
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

2
nights
Thanh Hoa

Thanh Hoa ©
The city of Thanh Hóa is the capital of Thanh Hóa Province. On the 12th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Hai Tien Beach and then play a few rounds at FLC Golf Links Samson. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ben En National Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thanh Hoa road trip website.

Traveling by car from Hai Phong to Thanh Hoa takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hue.

Things to do in Thanh Hoa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

FLC Golf Links Samson
Highlights from your plan
Ben En National Park ©
Ben En National Park
Hai Tien Beach ©
Hai Tien Beach

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and Royal Tombs. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, explore the ancient world of Nine Dynastic Urns, and admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Thanh Hoa to Hue. January in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Lebadang Memory Space
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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.
3D Museum Art in Paradise Danang and Da Nang Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Mỹ Sơn in Duy Xuyen District (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Nang trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hue to Da Nang by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Maya Design or Ginkgo T-Shirts Store Le Loi. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Precious Heritage by Rehahn, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Folklore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hainan Assembly Hall, and make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Hoi An, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Maya Design ©
Maya Design
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nha Tho Nui and Po Nagar Cham Towers. Get a sense of the local culture at Long Thanh Photo Studio and Bac Thanh Church. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Parish Church, and admire the sheer force of Ba Ho Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang trip planning app.

Fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

5
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.
Head to Drink Vietnam and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoifor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and Pham Ngu Lao Street. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Thien Hau Temple, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, explore the world behind art at Artinus 3D Art Museum, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip builder.

Getting from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. January in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple
Speed Boats Tours

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