39 days in Vietnam Itinerary

39 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 5 nights
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Da Lat
— 4 nights
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Hanoi
— 4 nights
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Halong Bay
— 2 nights
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
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Hue
— 3 nights
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Da Nang
— 2 nights
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Hoi An
— 4 nights
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Nha Trang
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 5 nights

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Ho Chi Minh City

Pearl of the Far East

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.
On the 30th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City vacation planner.

San Francisco, USA to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from San Francisco in May, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at 95°F and lows at 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors
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Landmark
Cu Chi Tunnels
4.3
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History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4

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Da Lat

Da Lat ©

City of a Thousand Flowers

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), spend a relaxing day on the river with Viet Challenge Tours. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Xuan Huong Lake, make a trip to Crazy House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Vien Truc Lam.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Da Lat tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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River Rafting / Tubing
Viet Challenge Tours
4.8
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Water Body
Xuan Huong Lake
4.1

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, see Off-Road Tours, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi online journey maker.

You can fly from Da Lat to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.9
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the views from Pont Bai Chay.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay route planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
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Water Body
Hạ Long Bay
4.4

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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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Son Doong Cave, relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Planning Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:
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World heritage site
Phong Nha Caves
4.6

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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.
Spend the 19th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, view the masterpieces at Green Bamboo Art Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hue trip planner.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in June, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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World heritage site
Imperial City
4.2
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Architectural Building
Thien Mu Pagoda
4.3

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Da Nang

Da Nang ©

City of Bridges

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stop by Legendary Chocolatier At Da Nang, then explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally don't miss a visit to Dragon Bridge. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Ba Na Hills SunWorld.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Da Nang road trip site.

Traveling by car from Hue to Da Nang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks · Spas · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Theme Park
Ba Na Hills SunWorld
3.8
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Geologic Formation
The Marble Mountains
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Spa
Spas
4.3

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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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

You can drive from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 26:
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Must see
Spas
4.7

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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.
Spend the 27th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, stop by Princess Jewelry, and make a splash at VinWonders Nha Trang.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Nha Trang day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7
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Religious Site
Po Nagar Cham Towers
4.0
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Water Park
VinWonders Nha Trang
3.4

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Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©

Pearl of the Far East

On the 1st (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Explore Ho Chi Minh City further: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Bui Vien Street, see where the ancients bathed at Golden Lotus Healing Spa World, and admire all the interesting features of Benthanh Street Food Market.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Baths · Spas
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Must see
Saigon Vibes Tour
5.0
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.5

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