23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Da Nang
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Ninh Binh
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
6
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
7
Hanoi
— 1 day
8
Sapa
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Ha Giang
— 4 nights
10
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip itinerary builder tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. On the 1st (Tue), you're off toDa Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and then don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Da Nang day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Da Nang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Spas Nature Parks
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

3
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, classes, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An road trip planner .

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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 6th (Sun): experience rural life at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave, and then Head underground at Phong Nha Caves.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip simple and quick.

Getting from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. You will leave for Hanoi on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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

3
nights
Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Tam Coc has been added to your itinerary. When in Ninh Binh, make a side trip to see Bai Dinh Pagoda in Gia Sinh, approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Trang An Grottoes, make a trip to Hoa Lu Temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, identify plant and animal life at Van Long Nature Reserve, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hoa Lu Temples.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Ninh Binh trip planner .

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Binh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ninh Binh are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bai Dinh Pagoda
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Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Bai Dinh Pagoda ©
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, and finally take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay tour planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay takes 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Cua Van Floating Village ©
Cua Van Floating Village

1
day
Hanoi

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hanoi trip maker site .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

3
nights
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Quang Truong Square, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then make a trip to Fansipan Mountain. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Love Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sapa driving holiday planner .

Drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ha Giang.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Tours
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Walking tours
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley

4
nights
Ha Giang

Ha Giang ©
When in Ha Giang, make a side trip to see Lung Khuy Cave in Quan Ba, approximately 1h 40 min away.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ha Giang holiday planner.

You can drive from Sapa to Ha Giang in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. On the 19th (Sat), you're off toHanoi.

Things to do in Ha Giang

Museums Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Lung Khuy Cave
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Tea House of Baiyue Tribe ©
Tea House of Baiyue Tribe
Lung Khuy Cave ©
Lung Khuy Cave

2
nights
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Bao Khanh, then explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda and then wander the streets of Old Quarter.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hanoi route tool .

Getting from Ha Giang to Hanoi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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