29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  1 h
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h
2
Hanoi
— 1 night
bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Hanoi
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Da Nang
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
6
Hue
— 2 nights
shuttle:  3 h
7
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
8
Da Nang
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
An Thoi
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
10
Ho Chi Minh City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: George Town, Penang Island

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hours
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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

George Town, Malaysia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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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.
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

5
nights
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
Perfume Pagoda has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Hanoi to go to Ninh Binh and see Mua Caves, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. See even more of Hanoi: take a stroll through Old Quarter, explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), make a trip to Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural, and hunt for treasures at Dong Xuan Market.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mua Caves
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 12:
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©

1
night
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.
To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Da Nang trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Da Nang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:

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.
Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, explore the ancient world of Royal Tombs, explore the activities along Perfume River, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hue visit app.

Traveling by car from Da Nang to Hue takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hoi An journey planner.

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. December in Hoi An sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

4
nights
Da Nang

When in Da Nang, make a side trip to see Mỹ Sơn in Duy Xuyen District, approximately Duy Xuyen District away. See even more of Da Nang: explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, and get in on the family fun at Ba Na Hills SunWorld.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Da Nang driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Hoi An to Da Nang by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to An Thoi.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture

5
nights
An Thoi

An Thoi ©
An Thoi is known for beaches, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, step off the mainland to explore Gam Ghi Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Phu Quoc Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read An Thoi trip planner.

You can fly from Da Nang to An Thoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in An Thoi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Ham Ninh, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island

5
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Venture out of the city with trips to The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms (in Vung Tau) and Buu Long Mountain (in Bien Hoa). Explore Ho Chi Minh City further: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, steep yourself in history at The Independence Palace, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from An Thoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms, Buu Long Mountain
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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