29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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29 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h
1
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Da Lat
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Sapa
— 1 night
7
Hanoi
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
8
Cat Ba
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
9
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Visit Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Quang Trieu (Cantonese) Assembly Hall for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Jack's Cat Cafe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take in the exciting artwork at Ha Ha - Art In Everything.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hoi An is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Hoi An is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hai Van Pass, Mỹ Sơn, The Marble Mountains
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An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hai Van Pass ©
Hai Van Pass

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
Visit Starfish Beach and Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa for some beach relaxation. Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc and Cao Dai Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong sightseeing site .

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 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Starfish Beach
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Starfish Beach ©
Starfish Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Domaine de Marie Church and Nha Tho Bao Loc. Popular historic sites such as Linh Son Pagoda and Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Pongour Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Bao Dai Waterfall (Thac Bao Dai), and take some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square.

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Getting from Duong Dong to Da Lat by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pongour Falls, Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Waterfall Bao Dai ©
Waterfall Bao Dai

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.
Get some cultural insight at Imperial City and Tomb of Tu Duc. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nine Dynastic Urns. Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Bach Ma National Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda and explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hue trip app .

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Hue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Hue are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Phong Nha Caves and The Duck Stop. Step out of the city life by going to Paradise Cave and Son Doong Cave. Explore Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park's surroundings by going to Dong Hoi (Tam Toa Church & Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach)). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Son Cave.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sapa.

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

1
night
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Fansipan Mountain, then identify plant and animal life at Y Linh Ho, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hang Da Village, and finally make a trip to The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church). Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, and then wander the streets of Giang Ta Chai Village.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Sapa travel planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Sapa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Y Linh Ho ©
Y Linh Ho
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Quan Lan Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Chua Tran Quoc. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Cat Ba

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Cat Ba National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cat Co 1 Beach and Climbing Tours. Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Cat Ba Island.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cat Ba trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cat Ba National Park ©
Cat Ba National Park

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Quan Lan Beach and Minh Chau beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Cat Ba to Halong Bay in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Quan Lan
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Quan Lan Beach ©
Quan Lan Beach
Minh Chau beach ©
Minh Chau beach

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