30 days in Vietnam Itinerary

30 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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

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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 2nd (Fri), 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), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary maker site.

Madrid, Spain to Hanoi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
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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.
On the 6th (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then see Motorbike Tours Hanoi.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ninh Binh attractions planning tool.

Drive from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Side Trip

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Motorbike Tours Hanoi ©
Motorbike Tours Hanoi
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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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: explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, experience rural life at The Duck Stop, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and relax and rejuvenate at Lemon Tree Nail & Spa.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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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 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Hue are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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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.
Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture & Food Tours). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, take in nature's colorful creations at Jack's Cat Cafe, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An vacation builder website.

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. In April, daytime highs in Hoi An are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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

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Da Lat

City of a Thousand Flowers

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 17th (Sat): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the views at Datanla High Rope Course, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dalat Market, and then get the lay of the land with WsTF Da Lat Food Tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Da Lat driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Da Lat takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Dalat Market ©
Dalat Market

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Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City online trip builder.

You can fly from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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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.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Luna Thai Spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, tour in harmony with nature at Phu Quoc Bee Farm, and relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Mushroom.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Duong Dong planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Luna Thai Spa ©
Luna Thai Spa
Phu Quoc Jeep Tour ©
Phu Quoc Jeep Tour
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

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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.
Explore Halong Bay's surroundings by going to Cat Ba (Cat Ba Island, Cat Ba National Park, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, step off the mainland to explore Ti Top Island, relax and rejuvenate at Royal Spa, and Head underground at Tien Ong Cave.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Halong Bay online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Duong Dong to Halong Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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