19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  12​h
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
2
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Da Nang
— 2 nights
shuttle:  1​h
4
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Hanoi
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h
End: Brisbane

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Thien Hau Temple and then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Brisbane, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Brisbane to Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Walking tours

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ba Ho Waterfall and Long Thanh Photo Studio. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery, examine the collection at National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam, and take in the views from Tran Phu Bridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Nha Trang road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Da Nang

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at OASIS ART GALLERY and then take in the views from Tran Thi Ly Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Da Nang online trip 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 4th (Fri) before leaving for Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) ©
Chùa Linh Ứng ©
Chùa Linh Ứng
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Jack's Cat Cafe. And it doesn't end there: stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, contemplate the long history of The Old House of Phun Hung, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cantonese Assembly Hall, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An online holiday planner .

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Food Tours
Spas

5
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison

few
hours
Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors

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