19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

19 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
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Hue
— 1 day
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Hoi An
— 2 nights
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Da Nang
— 1 night
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Halong Bay
— 2 nights
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Hanoi
— 2 nights
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Nha Trang
— 2 nights
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Da Lat
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip maker site.

Chennai, India to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Ho Chi Minh City is 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.5

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Hue

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.
On the 20th (Thu), look for gifts at Healing the Wounded Heart Shop, explore the galleries of Green Bamboo Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, then look for gifts at Truc Chi Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hue trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December: high temperatures in Hue hover around 26°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

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World heritage site
Imperial City
4.2
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Healing the Wounded Heart Shop
4.9

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Hoi An

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cua Dai Beach, get to know the fascinating history of March Gallery, view the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, steep yourself in history at Old House of Tan Ky, then look for gifts at Ba Bi Cloth Shop, and finally admire the masterpieces at Thanh Ha Terracotta Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hoi An holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
March Gallery
4.8

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phap Lam Pagoda, enjoy the sand and surf at My Khe Beach, and then look for gifts at Namaka.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Da Nang trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Da Nang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Nang

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Beach
My Khe Beach
4.2
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Religious Site
Phap Lam Pagoda
4.2
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Namaka
5.0

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Minh Chau beach, explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, and then take an in-depth tour of Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then get active on the water at Full Moon Party Tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay day trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Da Nang to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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Water Sport
Full Moon Party Tour
4.2

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), gain a rich perspective with Vietnam Cultural, browse the exhibits of Empty Wall Gallery, and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), stop by Mekong Plus, then take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, and finally view the masterpieces at Bui Mai Hien Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hanoi road trip planning site.

Do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, stroll through Nha Trang Beach, browse the exhibits of Long Thanh Photo Studio, then explore the galleries of Colorwaves Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Mai Loc Photo Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nha Trang sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Nha Trang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Museums · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Art Gallery
Colorwaves Gallery
4.3
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Religious Site
Po Nagar Cham Towers
4.0

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Da Lat King Palace I, take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam, then get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and finally stop by XQ Vietnam.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Da Lat using our trip planner.

You can take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Thien Vien Truc Lam
4.4
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Religious Site
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
4.5

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Ho Chi Minh City

Pearl of the Far East

Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Countryside Adventures. Drink Vietnam and Artinus 3D Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. See even more of Ho Chi Minh City: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Thien Hau Temple, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Chua Van Phat - Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas, and don't miss a visit to Ben Dinh Tunnels.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ho Chi Minh City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Highlights from your trip
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.5
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Religious Site
Ba Thien Hau Temple
4.3
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Countryside Adventures
4.8

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