22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
3
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
5
Hoi An
— 2 nights
6
Hue
— 2 nights
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
8
Ninh Binh
— 2 nights

3
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, view the masterpieces at A Dong Art Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter.

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Gothenburg, Sweden to Hanoi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
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 24th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip itinerary website.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

4
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.
When in Duong Dong, make a side trip to see Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) in Duong To, approximately Duong To away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at Luna Thai Spa, experience rural life at Phu Quoc Mushroom, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and find something for the whole family at Happy Farm PQ.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Duong Dong travel route builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Happy Farm PQ
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Luna Thai Spa ©
Luna Thai Spa
Phu Quoc Jeep Tour ©
Phu Quoc Jeep Tour
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

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.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then look for gifts at The Craft House Phu Dong, and finally explore the galleries of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

2
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.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, then make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chuc Thanh Pagoda, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, plan for little chillier days in Hoi An, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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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. April in Hue sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

4
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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: paddle through the water with Phong Nha Kayaking Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at Lemon Tree Nail & Spa, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder website.

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 your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours
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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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see Motorbike Tours Hanoi and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ninh Binh sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Binh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Ninh Binh sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Motorbike Tours Hanoi ©
Motorbike Tours Hanoi
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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