32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cat Ba
— 3 nights
2
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
3
Da Lat
— 4 nights
4
Hoi An
— 7 nights
5
Hue
— 4 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
7
Hanoi
— 4 nights
8
Sapa
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bai Tu Long Bay and Dau Go Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cat Ba: Halong Bay (Ha Long Pearl, Speed Boats Tours, &more).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cat Ba road trip website.

London, UK to Cat Ba is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Cat Ba due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ba Ho Waterfall. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bac Thanh Church, snap pictures at Xom Bong Bridge, and stop by Hoang Gia Pearl Store.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Nha Trang trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cat Ba to Nha Trang takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Off-Road Tours and Thien Vien Truc Lam. Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with an extreme tour, stop by DL Nature's, make a trip to Lam Vien Square, and admire the striking features of Dalat Railway Station.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Da Lat road trip tool.

Getting from Nha Trang to Da Lat by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Off-Road Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam

7
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Da Nang (Lady Buddha, Han River Bridge, &more). Spend the 10th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Make the 12th (Sat) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, take a leisurely stroll along Love Bridge Da Nang, stop by Yaly Couture, and contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien).

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Food Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Royal Tombs. There's much more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, and hunt for treasures at Dong Ba Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. September in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and then make a trip to Phong Nha Caves.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Off-Road Tours. Spend the 23rd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, engage your brain at Vietnam National Museum of Nature, snap pictures at Long Bien Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fansipan Mountain and Deo Tram Ton. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Love Waterfall, examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, admire the sheer force of Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls), and look for gifts at Hieu Stone.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Sapa road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hanoi to Sapa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

O Quy Ho Heaven Gate
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley

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