30 days in Vietnam Itinerary

30 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
3
Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Hue
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
7
Da Lat
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
8
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Popular historic sites such as Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda, and don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi online trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Hanoi is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Hanoi, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip planning website.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Long Tien Pagoda ©
Long Tien Pagoda

2
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Sao Beach. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phu Quoc Island trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Halong Bay to Phu Quoc Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and The Independence Palace are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Countryside Adventures, make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, stroll around Cong Vien 30-4, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Phu Quoc Island to Ho Chi Minh City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. February in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Spas

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.
Get in touch with nature at Paradise Cave and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online day trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

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.
Get some historical perspective at Imperial City and Tomb of Tu Duc. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Perfume River will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Mieu Temple, explore the ancient world of Royal Tombs, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hue planner.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Pine Track Adventures. Your inner history buff will appreciate Linh Phuoc Pagoda and Nha Tho Bao Loc. Next up on the itinerary: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get great views at Lam Vien Square, take in the dramatic scenery at Datanla Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Vien Truc Lam.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Da Lat online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
Nha Trang

Nha Trang ©
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Po Nagar Cham Towers and Long Son Pagoda will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hon Chong. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Nui, and take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang route planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Nha Trang by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Spas
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

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.
We've included these beaches for you: An Bang Beach and My Khe Beach. Get outdoors at The Marble Mountains and Hai Van Pass. Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Tran Thi Ly Bridge (in Da Nang) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Old House of Tan Ky.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hoi An day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Da Nang, Hai Van Pass, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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