24 days in Vietnam Itinerary

24 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  24 h
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Sapa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Hanoi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
4
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Taxi + Train:  18 h 30 min
5
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Lisbon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, stop by Tired City Bao Khanh, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hanoi trip itinerary planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Hanoi is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
West Lake ©
West Lake

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Fansipan Mountain, then appreciate the views at Muong Hoa Valley, and then make a trip to Quang Truong Square.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sapa online day trip 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 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Quang Truong Square ©
Quang Truong Square

1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and then stop by Old Quarter.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hanoi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Sapa to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

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.
On the 4th (Wed), Head underground at Sung Sot Cave and then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then snap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Halong Bay online holiday builder.

Do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Adventure Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

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 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally browse the different shops at Big C Market. On the next day, explore the activities along Perfume River, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hue trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hue by combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Bridge as well as Ba Na Hills SunWorld. Step out of Hoi An to go to Da Nang and see Dragon Bridge, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Buffalo Leather Shop, make a trip to The Marble Mountains, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hoi An are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Theme Parks Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to Sao Beach (in An Thoi) and Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc (in Ganh Dau). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau, meet the residents at Vinpearl Safari, and make a trip to Sung Hung Pagoda.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong day trip app.

Getting from Hoi An to Duong Dong by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Phu Quoc Waterfall, Sao Beach, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari

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.
Take a break from Ho Chi Minh City with a short trip to The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms in Vung Tau, about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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