43 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

43 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vung Tau
— 3 nights
Drive to Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Fly to Vinh Airport
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Vinh
— 1 night
Fly to Noi Bai International Airport, Drive to Cao Bang
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Cao Bang
— 1 day
Drive
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Ha Giang
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sapa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hanoi
— 6 nights
Fly
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Hue
— 4 nights
Drive
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Khe Sanh
— 1 night
Drive
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Kontum
— 1 night
Drive
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Hoi An
— 5 nights
Fly
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Buon Ma Thuot
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nha Trang
— 4 nights
Bus
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Da Lat
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City

— 4 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ho Chi Minh City. In June, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vung Tau.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Vung Tau

— 3 nights
A place to relax by the coast, Vung Tau has gained a reputation for its beaches.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vung Tau: Bai Nhat Beach (in Con Son) and The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip Golf (in Ho Tram). There's lots more to do: take in the history at The Battle of Long Tan, make a trip to Diggers Rest, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Vung Tau War Heroes Shrine, and see the interesting displays at The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vung Tau trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Vung Tau are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vinh.

Things to do in Vung Tau

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Vinh

— 1 night
Vinh is the biggest city and economic and cultural center of the North Central Coast of Vietnam. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a stroll through Dong Du Village.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Vung Tau to Vinh. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cao Bang.

Things to do in Vinh

Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cao Bang

— 1 day
Cao Bằng is a city in northern Vietnam. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Thang Hen Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cao Bang online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vinh to Cao Bang. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ha Giang.

Things to do in Cao Bang

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Ha Giang

— 3 nights
Step out of Ha Giang with an excursion to Lung Khuy Cave in Quan Ba--about 1h 20 min away.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ha Giang online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cao Bang to Ha Giang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Ha Giang

Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Sapa

— 3 nights
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Sapa is known for nature, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, trek along Si Trekking Sa Pa, appreciate the views at Muong Hoa Valley, and look for gifts at Indigo Cat.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sapa using our trip planner.

You can drive from Ha Giang to Sapa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Hanoi

— 6 nights
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, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi day trip website.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Hue

— 4 nights
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.
Step out of Hue to go to Vinh An and see City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, make a trip to The Flag Tower, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and have fun at Hope Center Hue.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hue trip planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Hue, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Khe Sanh.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Khe Sanh

— 1 night
On the 11th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Khe Sanh Combat Base.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Khe Sanh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Khe Sanh takes 3 hours. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kontum.

Things to do in Khe Sanh

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Kontum

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bishop of Kontum's Building and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wooden Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kontum trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Khe Sanh to Kontum takes 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Kontum

Historic Sites

Hoi An

— 5 nights
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 (Da Nang Museum, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, &more). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to The Marble Mountains, relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kontum to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Buon Ma Thuot.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Adventure

Side Trip

Buon Ma Thuot

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Dray Nur Waterfall and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoa Nghiem Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The World Coffee Museum, then examine the collection at Ethnographic Museum, and then gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Buon Ma Thuot online journey planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Buon Ma Thuot in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Buon Ma Thuot

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Nha Trang

— 4 nights
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
When in Nha Trang, make a side trip to see Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh, approximately Cam Ranh away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nha Trang Beach, browse the exhibits of Long Thanh Photo Studio, and take in the views from Tran Phu Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang journey builder app.

You can drive from Buon Ma Thuot to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Lat

— 4 nights

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, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Pine Track Adventures, don't miss a visit to Valley of Love, appreciate the views at Datanla High Rope Course, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Da Lat itinerary maker website.

You can take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Kon Tum Province travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Kon Tum Province lies in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam and shares borders with Laos and Cambodia. It has an area of 9,934 square km and a population of approximately 330,000. The economy is primarily agricultural.NameThe name Kon Tum comes from the name of a village of the Bahnar ethnic group. In the Bahnar language, kon means "village" and tum means "pool". Prior to the adoption of the Vietnamese alphabet in the 1920s, the name was rendered as.Administrative divisionsKon Tum is subdivided into 9 district-level sub-divisions: 8 districts: Đắk Glei Đắk Hà Đắk Tô Kon Plông Kon Rẫy Ngọc Hồi Sa Thầy Tu Mơ Rông 1 provincial city: Kon Tum (capital) They are further subdivided into 6 commune-level towns (or townlets), 83 communes, and 10 wards.GeographyNeighboring provinces are Quảng Nam to the north, Quảng Ngãi to the east and Gia Lai to the south. The capital city is Kon Tum.

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