18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

18 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
2
Hoi An
— 4 nights
3
Hue
— 2 nights
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
5
Hanoi
— 1 night
6
Halong Bay
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, thenkick back and relax at Sao Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, and finally kick back and relax at Long Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by All Good Things Phu Quoc, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Duong Dong Market, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Duong Dong holiday planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Duong Dong is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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.
Do your shopping at Rubin Cloth Shop and Central Market. Step out of the city life by going to An Bang Beach and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Duong Dong to Hoi An in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In July in Hoi An, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. 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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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Imperial City, explore the activities along Perfume River, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Spas

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): Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave.

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Drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. 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
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stop by 54 Traditions Gallery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hạ Long Bay and Quan Lan Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Kayaking & Canoeing & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Halong Bay holiday builder tool.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

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