28 days in Bangkok & Vietnam Itinerary

28 days in Bangkok & Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Fly:  17 h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Uong Bi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Ha Long, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
8
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Monte-Carlo, Monaco

1
night
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco to Bangkok is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monte-Carlo in August, with highs in Bangkok at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine) ©
Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison. Head to Empty Wall Gallery and Tired City Bao Khanhfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and see Vietnam Cultural.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi travel route planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Hanoi by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uong Bi.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

3
nights
Uong Bi, Vietnam

Uong Bi ©
Uông Bí is a city of Quảng Ninh Province in the north-eastern region of Vietnam. Change things up with these side-trips from Uong Bi: Hai Duong (Chi Linh Star Golf Club & Hong Ngoc Fine Art).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Uong Bi vacation maker app.

Drive from Hanoi to Uong Bi in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Ha Long on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Uong Bi

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trip

Hai Duong
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Chi Linh Star Golf Club ©
Chi Linh Star Golf Club
Hong Ngoc Fine Art ©
Hong Ngoc Fine Art

2
nights
Ha Long, Vietnam

Ha Long ©
Hạ Long is the capital city and 1st-class provincial city of Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Yen Tu Mountain and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Vang Pagoda.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ha Long trip planning app.

Getting from Uong Bi to Ha Long by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Ha Long

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uong Bi
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Yen Tu Mountain ©
Yen Tu Mountain
Ba Vang Pagoda ©
Ba Vang Pagoda

2
nights
Ninh Binh, Vietnam

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 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tran Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bai Dinh Pagoda, then Head underground at Mua Caves, and finally make a trip to Bich Dong Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tam Coc.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Ninh Binh driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ha Long to Ninh Binh in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ninh Binh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bai Dinh Pagoda, Tran Temple
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Bai Dinh Pagoda ©
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Tran Temple ©
Tran Temple
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves

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 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hue itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Ninh Binh to Hue in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In August in Hue, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Spas
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Thanh Cong Art Gallery. The Tran Family Home and Chapel and Old House of Tan Ky will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip planner.

Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hoi An are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Spas
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

6
nights
Da Nang, Vietnam

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.
Relax by the water at My Khe Beach and Phuoc My Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Mỹ Sơn and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Da Nang: Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho) and Canh Duong Beach (in Lang Co). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Non Nuoc Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Bac My An Market, don't miss a visit to Marian Shrine of the Lady of Tra Kieu, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Da Nang holiday planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Hoi An to Da Nang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hai Van Pass, Mỹ Sơn, Canh Duong Beach
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My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn
Spas

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip planning site.

You can fly from Da Nang to Hanoi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Bangkok.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Visit Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Paragon. See even more of Bangkok: take a stroll through Khaosan Road, visit Chinatown - Bangkok, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok online holiday planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon

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