37 days in Vietnam Itinerary

37 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
2
Con Dao Islands
— 2 nights
3
Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
4
Nha Trang
— 5 nights
5
Hoi An
— 5 nights
6
Hue
— 3 nights
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
8
Quan Lan
— 1 day
9
Hanoi
— 7 nights

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at War Remnants Museum and Emperor Jade Pagoda. Visit Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and The Independence Palace for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, explore the activities along Bach Dang, and look for gifts at Dominique Saint Paul Saigon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time is 6 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Algiers in January, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Con Dao Islands.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Food Tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

2
nights
Con Dao Islands

Con Dao Islands ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Con Dao Prison, learn about all things military at Con Dao Musuem, and then stroll through Bãi Đầm Trầu. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Con Dao National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Con Dao Islands journey planning app.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao Islands by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Con Dao Islands

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Con Dao National Park ©
Con Dao National Park
Con Dao Prison ©
Con Dao Prison

5
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Escape the urban bustle at Sao Beach and Ong Lang Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Phu Quoc Gallery of Contemporary Art (GoCA) and Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vung Bau Beach, stop by All Good Things Phu Quoc, head outdoors with Sunset Sanato Beach Club, and experience rural life at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Phu Quoc Island day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Con Dao Islands to Phu Quoc Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang and Bai Dai Beach. Get outdoors at Nha Trang Beach and Hon Chong. Spend the 4th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Nui, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Son Pagoda, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Nha Trang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, taxi, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bai Dai Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

5
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mỹ Sơn and Hoi An Ancient Town. We've included these beaches for you: My Khe Beach and Cua Dai Beach. Make the 12th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, view the masterpieces at Ha Ha - Art In Everything, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Hoi An are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Fishing Charters & Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

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.
Popular historic sites such as Tomb of Minh Mang and Tomb of Tu Duc are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nine Dynastic Urns. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Royal Tombs, explore the activities along Perfume River, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In February in Hue, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
Get outdoors at Phong Nha Caves and The Duck Stop. There's more to do: Head underground at Paradise Cave.

Discover how to plan a Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Quan Lan.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

1
day
Quan Lan

Quan Lan ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Minh Chau beach and then step off the mainland to explore Co To Island.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Quan Lan trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Quan Lan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Quan Lan

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Presidential Palace Historical Site. Popular historic sites such as Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of One Pillar Pagoda, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ba Dinh Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Quan Lan to Hanoi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

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