22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Con Dao Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Da Lat
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Sydney

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Imperial City and Tomb of Minh Mang. Get some cultural insight at Tomb of Tu Duc and Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda. Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Royal Tombs, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Luc Bo Culture Space.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hue vacation builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Hue is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Hue is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get much hotter in Hue: highs are around 41°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Phong Nha Caves and Paradise Cave. Get outdoors at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and Son Doong Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park: Dong Hoi (Zipline & Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach)). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of The Duck Stop.

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You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dong Hoi
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Literature & National University and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. On the 30th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, and view the masterpieces at Tired City Bao Khanh.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hanoi day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and The Marble Mountains. Discover out-of-the-way places like My Khe Beach and Buffalo Leather Shop. When in Hoi An, make a side trip to see Mỹ Sơn in Duy Xuyen District, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Non Nuoc Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Cua Dai Beach, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An vacation planning website .

Fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. June in Hoi An sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Scuba & Snorkeling
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
On the 5th (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach, and then make a trip to Cao Dai Temple. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, kick back and relax at Starfish Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, then look for gifts at All Good Things Phu Quoc, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Duong Dong travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Duong Dong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Con Dao Islands.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Starfish Beach
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Starfish Beach ©
Starfish Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Con Dao Islands

Con Dao Islands ©
On the 7th (Sun), kick back and relax at Ong Dung Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Van Son Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bãi Đầm Trầu.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Con Dao Islands day trip site .

Getting from Duong Dong to Con Dao Islands by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Con Dao Islands

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ong Dung Beach ©
Ong Dung Beach
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda

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.
Linh Phuoc Pagoda and Thien Vien Truc Lam will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Bao Dai Waterfall (Thac Bao Dai), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Quang pagoda.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Da Lat route planning website .

Getting from Con Dao Islands to Da Lat by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam

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