19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
3
Hue
— 2 nights
4
Da Nang
— 3 nights
5
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
6
Hanoi
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
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, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Bach Dang, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Krakow, Poland to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Krakow to Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling from Krakow in November, expect Ho Chi Minh City to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo) and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, thenrelax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, and then don't miss a visit to Phong Nha Caves.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park tour planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City 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 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

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.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, thenadmire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, thenbrowse the different shops at Big C Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Imperial City. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Hope Center Hue, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hue sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
nights
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Get out of town with these interesting Da Nang side-trips: Hoi An (Precious Heritage by Rehahn, Hoi An Ancient Town, &more). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Da Nang trip itinerary app.

Drive from Hue to Da Nang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Hoi An
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Da Nang to Halong Bay by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

5
nights
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, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, see Off-Road Tours, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi travel planner.

You can take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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