37 days in Vietnam Itinerary

37 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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37 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Phu Quoc Island
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Phan Thiet
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Da Nang
— 2 nights
shuttle:  30​min
7
Hoi An
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Hanoi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  4​h
11
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
12
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Vientiane

4
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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing planner .

Kelowna, Canada to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Kelowna to Ho Chi Minh City. In March, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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7
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
We've included these beaches for you: Ong Lang Beach and Sao Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Phu Quoc Gallery of Contemporary Art (GoCA), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple, hunt for treasures at Duong Dong Market, and kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Phu Quoc Island tour itinerary planning website .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

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

1
day
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Chua Van Phat - Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas, then stay fit while traveling at Body Shape - Gym Thao Dien, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tan Dinh Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City holiday builder tool .

Getting from Phu Quoc Island to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Fun & Games Spas Historic Sites
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Body Shape - Gym Thao Dien ©
Body Shape - Gym Thao Dien
Tan Dinh Church ©
Tan Dinh Church

3
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 7th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda, take an in-depth tour of Ho Chi Minh Museum, then kick back and relax at Mui Ne Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): head outdoors with Jibe's Beach Club, head outdoors with Ananda Beachwear, then don't miss a visit to Mui Ne Harbor, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Red Sand Dunes.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Phan Thiet day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

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

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Long Thanh Photo Studio and Ba Ho Waterfall. Mai Loc Photo Gallery and Colorwaves Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 11th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers and kick back and relax at Nha Trang Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Phan Thiet to Nha Trang by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

2
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.
On the 12th (Fri), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Da Nang travel route planner .

Fly from Nha Trang to Da Nang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Thanh Ha Terracotta Park. Get some cultural insight at Cotic and March Gallery. Spend the 16th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 18th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: stop by Couleurs d'Asie Gallery, contemplate the long history of Quang Trieu (Cantonese) Assembly Hall, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan my day in Hoi An using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Hoi An is just a stone's throw from Da Nang. April in Hoi An sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Couleurs d'Asie Gallery ©
Couleurs d'Asie Gallery

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 a sense of the local culture at Tomb of Minh Mang and Imperial City. Museum-lovers will appreciate Truc Chi Garden and XQ Hand Embroidery. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, stop by Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, admire the masterpieces at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, and admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hue road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hue are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Phong Nha Caves and Phong Nha Botanic Garden. Step off the beaten path and head to Paradise Cave and Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at The Duck Stop and Head underground at Tien Son Cave.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park road trip site .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dong Hoi
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Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

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.
To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. On the 21st (Sun), you're off toHalong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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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.
On the 21st (Sun), choose your vessel at Cat Ba Climbing, then explore the activities along Lan Ha Bay, and then Head underground at Sung Sot Cave. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Minh Chau beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Da Nang to Halong Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Cat Ba Climbing ©
Cat Ba Climbing
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay

1
night
Hanoi

Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Spas
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Spas & Wellness

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