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
— 3 nights
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
5
Hoi An
— 3 nights
6
Da Nang
— 2 nights
7
Hue
— 1 night
8
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
9
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 lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi attractions planning website.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Hanoi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Gothenburg to Hanoi, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Halong Bay trip itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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

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

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Duong Dong to Duong To to see Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Luna Thai Spa, relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, look for gifts at All Good Things Phu Quoc, and cast your line with Phu Quoc Jeep Tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong trip itinerary planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Historic Sites · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then look for gifts at Nhasilk, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Getting from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: 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 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

3
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuc Thanh Pagoda.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, expect nights in Hoi An to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to The Marble Mountains, and then stop by Namaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Organic Plus Spa, examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, then learn about all things military at Da Nang Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Da Nang travel planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Hoi An to Da Nang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture

1
night
Hue

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.
On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hue road trip planner.

You can drive from Da Nang to Hue in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Hue sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

3
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: add some adventure to your tour with Phong Nha Kayaking Tours, experience rural life at The Duck Stop, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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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): hit the road with Motorbike Tours Hanoi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ninh Binh trip site.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Binh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Motorbike Tours Hanoi ©
Motorbike Tours Hanoi
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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