31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Halong Bay
— 3 nights
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Cat Ba
— 2 nights
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Hoi An
— 4 nights
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Hue
— 5 nights
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
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Da Lat
— 2 nights
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Phan Thiet
— 1 night
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Nha Trang
— 4 nights
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Ninh Binh
— 1 night
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Sapa
— 1 night
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Hanoi
— 3 nights

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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.
Visiting Bhaya Classic & Premium Cruises and Bai Tu Long Bay will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Quan Lan Temple and Long Tien Pagoda. Get out of town with these interesting Halong Bay side-trips: Quan Lan (Minh Chau beach & Quan Lan Beach). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Sung Sot Cave, revel in the low prices at Ha Long Pearl, get outside with Me Cung Cave, and head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Halong Bay is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

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Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Dau Go Cave ©
Dau Go Cave

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Cat Ba

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Vu Nguyen Family Massage and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cat Co 1 Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lan Ha Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cat Ba route site.

Ride a ferry from Halong Bay to Cat Ba in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
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Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach

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.
Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Thanh Cong Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. We've included these beaches for you: My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Da Nang (Lady Buddha, Thermal Spas, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An tour itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Cat Ba to Hoi An in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and Lebadang Memory Space. Popular historic sites such as Tomb of Minh Mang and Tomb of Tu Duc are in your itinerary. Spend the 13th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of Hue Cultural Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bao Quoc Temple, and learn about all things military at Hue War Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hue trip maker tool.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves and then surround yourself with nature on Motorvina.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park day trip app.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Motorvina ©
Motorvina
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

2
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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.
On the 18th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at Phu Quoc Day Spa & Massage, look for gifts at Long Beach Pearl, then get to know the resident critters at Vinpearl Safari, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Khem Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sao Beach, then steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and finally go deep with Sea World Namaste.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Duong Dong tour planning tool.

You can fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Duong Dong in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach

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Da Lat

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 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Vien Truc Lam, don't miss a visit to Lam Vien Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, then explore and take pictures at DL Nature's, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lam Ty Ni Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): relax and float downstream with Viet Challenge Tours.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Da Lat online journey planner.

Fly from Duong Dong to Da Lat in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Da Lat

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Viet Challenge Tours ©
Viet Challenge Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda

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Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hon Rom, stroll through Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mui Ne Beach, kick back and relax at Bai Da Ong Dia Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally step into the grandiose world of RD Wine Castle.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Phan Thiet online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Phan Thiet by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas
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Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)
Mui Ne Beach ©
Mui Ne Beach
Bai Da Ong Dia Beach ©
Bai Da Ong Dia Beach

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nha Tho Nui and Po Nagar Cham Towers. Visit Nha Trang Beach and Hon Chong for some beach relaxation. Spend the 24th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, browse the exhibits of Impressions Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the sheer force of Ba Ho Waterfall.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nha Trang trip tool.

Traveling by car from Phan Thiet to Nha Trang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

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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 27th (Wed), Head underground at Trang An Grottoes, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mua Caves, and then make a trip to Tam Coc.

Plan my day in Ninh Binh using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Ninh Binh takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
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Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, then take in the awesome beauty at Fansipan Mountain, then don't miss a visit to Love Waterfall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church).

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Sapa trip planner.

You can drive from Ninh Binh to Sapa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
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Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat). Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chua Tran Quoc.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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