50 days in Vietnam Itinerary

50 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 6 nights
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
3
Hue
— 5 nights
4
Hoi An
— 6 nights
5
Nha Trang
— 5 nights
6
Da Lat
— 6 nights
7
Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights
8
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 7 nights
9
Halong Bay
— 4 nights

6
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy some diversion at Authentic Bat Trang, and steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi sightseeing site.

Dublin, Ireland to Hanoi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Hanoi is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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, contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park tour itinerary app.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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.
Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, take in the exciting artwork at Truc Chi Garden, make a trip to Huyen Tran Princess Temple, and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue journey maker tool.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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.
Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang (Food Tours, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary tool.

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 January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

5
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.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, view the masterpieces at Mai Loc Photo Gallery, stop by Hac Viet Travel, and stop by Legendary Chocolatier.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nha Trang trip planner.

You can 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 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Museums Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alexandre Yersin Museum ©
Alexandre Yersin Museum
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Da Lat

Da Lat ©
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, don't miss a visit to Crazy House, head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, and hunt for treasures at Dalat Market.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Lat tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Nha Trang to Da Lat by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Highlights from your plan
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Dalat Market ©
Dalat Market

6
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.
On the 14th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, examine the collection at Drink Vietnam, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning site.

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 February, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

7
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Duong Dong: Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda (in Ganh Dau) and Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) (in Duong To). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, make a trip to Sung Hung Pagoda, and try out the rides at Happy Farm PQ.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Duong Dong online trip builder.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Ham Ninh, Duong To, Ong Lang, Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda
Highlights from your plan
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau

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 out of town with these interesting Halong Bay side-trips: Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park & Cat Ba Island). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, snap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Halong Bay online route planner.

Fly from Duong Dong to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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