22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
3
Da Lat
— 2 nights
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
5
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
7
Hue
— 2 nights
8
Hoi An
— 3 nights

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.
On the 13th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), have fun at Authentic Bat Trang, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and make a trip to Bach Ma Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi visit planning tool.

New York City, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
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 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Long Tien Pagoda ©
Long Tien Pagoda

2
nights
Da Lat

While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with WsTF Da Lat Food Tour and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Da Lat takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
WsTF Da Lat Food Tour ©
WsTF Da Lat Food Tour

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.
On the 20th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Thenday Yuttha Panin Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stop by From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop, take a tour by water with Jerry's Jungle Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Luna Thai Spa. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Sung Hung Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), and then sample some tasty brews at Beer Fridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong online route planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Luna Thai Spa
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Luna Thai Spa ©
Luna Thai Spa
Jerry's Jungle Tours ©
Jerry's Jungle Tours
Beer Fridge ©
Beer Fridge

3
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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park day trip planning app.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

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 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hue trip builder tool.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
nights
Hoi An

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, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Cua Dai Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An sightseeing app.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. August in Hoi An sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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