13 days in Vietnam Itinerary

13 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
4
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
5
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights

2
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, take in the views from Nhat Tan Bridge, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hanoi road trip tool.

Manchester, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Walking tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, head off the coast to Cat Ba Island, and then head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay sightseeing planner.

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

2
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.
On the 30th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): find something for the whole family at Happy Farm PQ, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau, and then stroll through Long Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at 555 King Mart, don't miss a visit to Cao Dai Temple, relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, thenrelax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, and finally admire the sheer force of Phu Quoc Waterfall.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Duong Dong in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to An Thoi.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Happy Farm PQ, Phu Quoc Waterfall, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Phu Quoc Countryside
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau

2
nights
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island

An Thoi ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Gam Ghi Island and then contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple, and then kick back and relax at Sao Beach.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the An Thoi road trip tool.

An Thoi is just a stone's throw from Duong Dong. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in An Thoi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island

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