17 days in Vietnam Itinerary

17 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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17 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Hoi An
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Vilnius

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. On your second day here, get out on two wheels at Countryside Adventures.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Vilnius to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Vilnius in November; daily highs in Ho Chi Minh City reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Trails Tours Outdoors
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ong Lang Beach and Vung Bau Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Starfish Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach, Ham Ninh Pier
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at My Khe Beach, make a trip to The Marble Mountains, don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, then view the masterpieces at Ha Ha - Art In Everything, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cua Dai Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, and then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Duong Dong to Hoi An with the Route module. In November in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

2
nights
Hue

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Mieu Temple. On the next day, go all around town with City Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hue road trip app .

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Hue sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

2
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.
On the 20th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Phong Nha Caves, then admire the sheer force of Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Paradise Cave, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and then admire all the interesting features of The Duck Stop.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter and One Pillar Pagoda. Get outdoors at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, explore the activities along West Lake, take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Bao Khanh, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip site .

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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