18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Hanoi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  4​h
6
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, then kick back and relax at Starfish Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, and finally kick back and relax at Long Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): stop by All Good Things Phu Quoc, then make a trip to Cao Dai Temple, then hunt for treasures at Duong Dong Market, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Duong Dong sightseeing app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Duong Dong is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Duong Dong is 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

4
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at An Bang Beach and Cua Dai Beach. Do your shopping at Rubin Cloth Shop and Central Market. Make the 21st (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and browse the range of quality goods at Ginkgo T-Shirts.

You can plan Hoi An trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Duong Dong to Hoi An. In July, daytime highs in Hoi An are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Imperial City, contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Perfume River ©
Perfume River

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, admire the sheer force of Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): Head underground at Paradise Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online vacation planner .

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (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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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hanoi road trip planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Halong Bay

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 outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Bai Tu Long Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Cat Ba) and Quan Lan Beach (in Quan Lan). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and Head underground at Sung Sot Cave.

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Do a combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Quan Lan Beach
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing

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