31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
1
Nha Trang
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Quan Lan
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
3
Ha Tien
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 12 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Hue
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Da Nang
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Tuy Hoa
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  8​h 30​min
9
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + bus:  16​h 30​min
10
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hon Chong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nha Trang trip itinerary maker .

Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Ha Tien.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hon Chong ©
Hon Chong

1
day
Quan Lan

Quan Lan ©
You've now added Minh Chau beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Minh Chau beach and then step off the mainland to explore Co To Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Quan Lan online route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nha Trang to Quan Lan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ha Tien.

Things to do in Quan Lan

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Co To Island
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Minh Chau beach ©
Minh Chau beach
Co To Island ©
Co To Island

1
day
Ha Tien

Ha Tien ©
Hà Tiên is a district-level town in Kiên Giang Province, Mekong Delta of Vietnam. On the 9th (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Mac Cuu Family Tombs and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanh Van Pagoda (Thach Dong Cave Pagoda).

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ha Tien trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Quan Lan to Ha Tien. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ha Tien

Historic Sites
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2
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ong Lang Beach. On the 9th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Ho Quoc pagoda, experience rural life at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, then stroll through Vung Bau Beach, and finally relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Phu Quoc Island online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc Island in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach

12
nights
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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Saigon Boat Company will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at War Remnants Museum and Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. When in Ho Chi Minh City, make a side trip to see Long Thanh Golf Club in Bien Hoa, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and get engrossed in the history at The Independence Palace.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City online journey planner .

Getting from Phu Quoc Island to Ho Chi Minh City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. March in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Dong Nai Culture And Nature Reserve, Long Thanh Golf Club
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Speed Boats Tours
Long Thanh Golf Club ©
Long Thanh Golf Club

2
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.
You've now added Tomb of Minh Mang to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then stroll through Thuan An Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Dam Chuon Huong Quan and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue tour itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, things will get little chillier in Hue: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hue

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Tomb of Tu Duc ©
Tomb of Tu Duc

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes My Khe Beach as well as Non Nuoc Beach. On the 26th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at My Khe Beach, then kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, then get outside with Anh's Easy Riders Private Day Tours, and finally take in the views from Han River Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through An Bang Beach, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Da Nang road trip planning website .

Getting from Hue to Da Nang by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Hoi An
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Thermal Spas
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

2
nights
Tuy Hoa

Tuy Hoa ©
Tuy Hòa is the capital city of Phú Yên Province in south-central Vietnam. You've now added Ghềnh Đá Dĩa to your itinerary.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tuy Hoa trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Da Nang to Tuy Hoa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tuy Hoa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Dai Lanh Cape
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Ghềnh Đá Dĩa ©
Ghềnh Đá Dĩa
Mai Nha Island ©
Mai Nha Island

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dragon Legend as well as Aphrodite Cruises. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a tour by water with Aphrodite Cruises, head outdoors with Dragon Legend, get outside with Full Moon Party Tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lan Ha Bay, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Cat Co 1 Beach, Head underground at Hospital Cave, and then take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Halong Bay online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tuy Hoa to Halong Bay in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Aphrodite Cruises ©
Aphrodite Cruises
Dragon Legend ©
Dragon Legend
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paradise Cave. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Duck Stop and then kick back and relax at Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach). On the next day, Head underground at Paradise Cave, admire the sheer force of Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of bus, train, and taxi from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 16.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach)
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Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

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