27 days in Vietnam Itinerary

27 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Monte-Carlo
Fly + Bus:  23 h 15 min
1
Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Ha Long
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Uong Bi
— 2 nights
Drive:  10 h
5
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Hoi An
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
7
Da Nang
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Quy Nhon
— 5 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Monte-Carlo

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 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tam Coc, make a trip to Bich Dong Pagoda, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mua Caves.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ninh Binh trip planner.

Monte-Carlo, Monaco to Ninh Binh is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Monte-Carlo to Ninh Binh. In August, Ninh Binh is somewhat warmer than Monte-Carlo - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature Parks
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Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves
Bich Dong Pagoda ©
Bich Dong Pagoda
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Empty Wall Gallery and Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center. Popular historic sites such as Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, and view the masterpieces at Bui Mai Hien Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi route app.

Getting from Ninh Binh to Hanoi by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ha Long.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Vietnam Cultural ©
Vietnam Cultural
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

2
nights
Ha Long

Ha Long
Hạ Long is the capital city and 1st-class provincial city of Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ha Long day trip site.

You can drive from Hanoi to Ha Long in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Uong Bi on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Ha Long

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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2
nights
Uong Bi

Uong Bi ©
Uông Bí is a city of Quảng Ninh Province in the north-eastern region of Vietnam. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Yen Tu Mountain and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Vang Pagoda.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Uong Bi travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ha Long to Uong Bi takes an hour. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Hue.

Things to do in Uong Bi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yen Tu Mountain ©
Yen Tu Mountain
Ba Vang Pagoda ©
Ba Vang Pagoda

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Imperial City, then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Uong Bi to Hue takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

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

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Central Market. Get some historical perspective at The Tran Family Home and Chapel and Old House of Tan Ky. Make the 17th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quan Kong Temple, and look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hoi An day trip site.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

4
nights
Da Nang

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Namaka Jewelry and Bac My An Market. Get some historical perspective at Mỹ Sơn and Da Nang Catheral. Step out of Da Nang to go to Phu Tho and see Hai Van Pass, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at My Khe Beach, don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha, snap pictures at Tran Thi Ly Bridge, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Da Nang trip maker website.

You can take a shuttle from Hoi An to Da Nang in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Quy Nhon.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hai Van Pass, Mỹ Sơn
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My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn
Hai Van Pass ©
Hai Van Pass

5
nights
Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon ©
Quy Nhơn is a coastal city in Bình Định Province in central Vietnam. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eglise de Mang Lang and Long Khanh Pagoda. Get a sense of the local culture at Quang Duc Xua and Binh Dinh Museum. Step out of Quy Nhon to go to Tuy Hoa and see Ghềnh Đá Dĩa, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bai Xep Beach, make a trip to Thap Doi (Twin Towers), enjoy the sand and surf at Ky Co Beach, and stop by Nguyen Nga Center.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Quy Nhon trip planner.

You can fly from Da Nang to Quy Nhon in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Quy Nhon

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tuy Hoa, Banh It Towers (Bac Towers)
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Ky Co Beach ©
Ky Co Beach
Ghềnh Đá Dĩa ©
Ghềnh Đá Dĩa
Quy Hoa Beach ©
Quy Hoa Beach

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