31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Sapa
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Drive + ferry:  6​h 30​min
3
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
4
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Phan Thiet
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Lam Dong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Da Lat
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
8
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Duy Xuyen District
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
11
Can Tho
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h
12
Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
13
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, look for gifts at 54 Traditions Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Hanoi is an approximately 11-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bengaluru to Hanoi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in April: highs in Hanoi hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You will leave for Sapa on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Indigo Cat and Climbing Tours. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fansipan Legend, don't miss a visit to Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village, stop by Hieu Stone, and admire the sheer force of Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls).

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sapa tour planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Sapa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Sun World Fansipan Legend ©
Sun World Fansipan Legend
Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls) ©
Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls)

2
nights
Halong Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the activities along Halong Bay and then wander the streets of Cua Van Floating Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay, Head underground at Sung Sot Cave, and then step off the mainland to explore Cat Ba Island.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Sapa to Halong Bay in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

3
nights
Nha Trang

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vinpearl Land Amusement Park and i resort. Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nha Trang vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Halong Bay to Nha Trang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Halong Bay in April, expect Nha Trang to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

2
nights
Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Red Sand Dunes. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Sea Links Golf & Country Club, kick back and relax at Bai Da Ong Dia Beach, get outside with Jibe's Beach Club, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien), and finally don't miss a visit to Mui Ne Harbor.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phan Thiet trip builder.

You can drive from Nha Trang to Phan Thiet in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lam Dong.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Jibe's Beach Club ©
Jibe's Beach Club
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)
Mui Ne Harbor ©
Mui Ne Harbor

1
night
Lam Dong

Lam Dong ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Linh An Pagoda, then admire all the interesting features of Thien An Cricket Farm, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Pongour Falls.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lam Dong itinerary builder.

You can drive from Phan Thiet to Lam Dong in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Lam Dong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Da Lat.

Things to do in Lam Dong

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pongour Falls
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Linh An Pagoda ©
Linh An Pagoda
Thien An Cricket Farm ©
Thien An Cricket Farm

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Crazy House and Pine Track Adventures. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, don't miss a visit to Dalat Railway Station, take in nature's colorful creations at Dalat Flower Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Da Lat sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Lam Dong to Da Lat takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Da Lat can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tomb of Minh Mang and Thien Mu Pagoda. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Hue Imperial City (The Citadel), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, snap pictures at Thanh Toan Bridge, and stroll through Thuan An Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hue vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Hue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Da Lat in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Hue, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Duy Xuyen.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Food Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs

1
night
Duy Xuyen District

Duy Xuyen District ©
The administrative district containing some of the most visited ruins in the country, Duy Xuyen has become known primarily because of My Son, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at My Son Sanctuary.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Duy Xuyen vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Duy Xuyen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April in Duy Xuyen, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Duy Xuyen District

Historic Sites
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Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Spas & Wellness and An Bang Beach. Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang (Lady Buddha, Dragon Bridge, & more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, stop by Villagecraft Planet Showroom & Boutique, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An travel itinerary planner.

Hoi An is just a stone's throw from Duy Xuyen. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Can Tho.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

1
night
Can Tho

The main city of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has a bustling atmosphere, with tourism and trade central to its liveliness.
On the 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Binh Thuy Communal House, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then make a trip to Ong Temple, and finally indulge your taste buds at Sau Hoai's Rice Noodle Factory.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Can Tho travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hoi An to Can Tho in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Can Tho can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Can Tho

Tours Classes
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Food Tours
Binh Thuy ancient house ©
Binh Thuy ancient house
Ong Temple ©
Ong Temple

3
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sao Beach, look for gifts at The Green Boutique, make a trip to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Phu Quoc Island trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Can Tho to Phu Quoc Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc ©
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Sung Hung Pagoda ©
Sung Hung Pagoda

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Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Thuy Design House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then take in panoramic vistas at Bitexco Financial Tower - Saigon Skydeck, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at The War Remnant Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In May, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Shopping Museums
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

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