22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Cluj-Napoca
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Da Lat
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
6
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
+6
Ferry + Drive + Bus + Foot + Fly + Foot + Train:  21 h
End: Cluj-Napoca

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quan Thanh Temple, Chua Tran Quoc, Perfume Pagoda, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: visit Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi itinerary builder site.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Hanoi is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Le Ba Dang Art Museum, Museum of Royal Antiquities, Thai Hoa Palace, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, make a trip to The Flag Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hue trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Hue are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tomb of Khai Dinh
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Khai Dinh ©
Tomb of Khai Dinh

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ba Le Well, Kim Bong Carpentry Village, Chaozhou Hall (Trieu Chau), and other attractions. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Marble Mountains, and snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

The Marble Mountains, Mỹ Sơn
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
nights
Da Lat

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Xuan Huong Lake, Thien Vien Truc Lam, Bao Dai's Palace, and other attractions. On the 13th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, take in the dramatic scenery at Datanla Falls, then admire the sheer force of Prenn Falls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Domaine de Marie Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Elephant Falls, then admire the striking features of Bao Dai's Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam, and finally explore the activities along Xuan Huong Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Da Lat trip planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ho Chi Minh City Museum, Fine Arts Museum and Museum of Vietnamese History. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, make a trip to Bitexco Financial Tower, browse the exhibits of The Independence Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City tour planning tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

4
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.
You've added Dau Go Cave, Hạ Long Bay, Castaway Island, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

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