24 days in Vietnam & Tokyo Itinerary

24 days in Vietnam & Tokyo Itinerary

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24 days in Vietnam & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  5 h
3
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Perth, Australia

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City online driving holiday planner .

Perth, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ho Chi Minh City, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

3
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and stroll through Ong Lang Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Duong Dong trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Phu Quoc Mushroom, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

1
night
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Halong Bay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Duong Dong to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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: wander the streets of Old Quarter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hanoi journey maker site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

1
night
Hue, Vietnam

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 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hue trip tool .

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

3
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Go for a jaunt from Hoi An to Da Nang to see Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hoi An trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Highlights from your plan
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

5
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get great views at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Tokyo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Hoi An to Tokyo is 2 hours. Traveling from Hoi An in February, expect Tokyo to be much colder, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tokyo Disneyland
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Samurai Armor Photo Studio ©
Samurai Armor Photo Studio
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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