57 days in Vietnam Itinerary

57 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
2
Can Tho
— 3 nights
3
Da Lat
— 3 nights
4
Hoi An
— 30 nights
5
Da Nang
— 4 nights
6
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
7
Hanoi
— 6 nights
8
Ninh Binh
— 1 night
9
Sapa
— 3 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cao Dai Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi and Phuoc An Hoi Quan. Head to Ben Thanh Market and Lucy Hennafor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor Jade Pagoda.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City tour builder website.

Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Can Tho.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cao Dai Temple
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Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
Emperor Jade Pagoda ©
Emperor Jade Pagoda

3
nights
Can Tho

Can Tho ©
The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
Get some cultural insight at Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam and Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam. Your inner history buff will appreciate Thoi Long Co Tu Pagoda and Munirangsyaram Pagoda. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of Tarot, stop by Phong Dien Floating Market, make a trip to Ong Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pitu Khosa Rangsay.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Can Tho vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Can Tho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Can Tho

Historic Sites Shopping Spas
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Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam Phuong Nam
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam ©
Thiền Viện Trúc Lâm Phương Nam
Museum of Tarot ©
Museum of Tarot

3
nights
Da Lat

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.
You've added Crazy House, Night Market Chợ đêm Đà Lạt, Pongour Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Suoi Da Hon Giao, admire the sheer force of Datanla Falls, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Pongour Falls, thenget a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Night Market Chợ đêm Đà Lạt. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, explore the world behind art at Trickland 3D Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Crazy House, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Dalat Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Da Lat trip planner.

You can fly from Can Tho to Da Lat in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Pongour Falls, Suoi Da Hon Giao
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Datanla Falls ©
Datanla Falls
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Nature & Wildlife Tours

30
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and The Tran Family Home and Chapel. Head to Rubin Cloth Shop and Cloth Shop VY VY IIfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Khuong My Towers (in Tam Ky) and Bang An Tower (in Dien Ban). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, stroll through Jack's Cat Cafe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hainan Assembly Hall, and steep yourself in history at Old House of Tan Ky.

Start your trip to Hoi An by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Da Lat to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Khuong My Towers, Bang An Tower
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Central Market ©
Central Market

4
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Imperial City and Luc Bo Culture Space. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tinh Hoa Art Shop and Gakka Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Da Nang: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Hue (Hue Temple, Diem Phung Thi Art Exhibition House, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Da Nang trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Hoi An to Da Nang in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Nang

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hue, Mỹ Sơn
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

4
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 outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sung Sot Cave. Step out of Halong Bay to go to Cat Ba and see Cat Ba Island, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, Head underground at Tien Ong Cave, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, and snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary website.

Fly from Da Nang to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Head to TiredCity Hang Bong and Klimt Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Spend the 27th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 30th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, see the interesting displays at Gems Garden, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi journey planner.

Take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): Head underground at Mua Caves and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ninh Binh trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ninh Binh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sapa.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hang Da Village and Sapa Culture Museum. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fansipan Mountain. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Hieu Stone, appreciate the views at Muong Hoa Valley, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church), and make a trip to Quang Truong Square.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sapa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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 by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley

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