20 days in Vietnam Itinerary

20 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  15 h
End: London

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Do your shopping at Duong Dong Market and All Good Things Phu Quoc. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cao Dai Temple and Ho Quoc Temple. Step out of Duong Dong with an excursion to Sao Beach in An Thoi--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, kick back and relax at Khem Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa, and relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Duong Dong day trip site.

London, UK to Duong Dong is an approximately 18- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Duong Dong. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Highlights from your plan
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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.
Head to Ben Thanh Market and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoifor plenty of shopping. War Remnants Museum and Soyn are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at The Independence Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at My Khe Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Hoi An Ancient Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach, and look for gifts at Yaly Couture.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hoi An: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. Visit Royal Tombs and Thien Mu Pagoda for their historical value. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang and browse the exhibits of Diem Phung Thi Art Exhibition House.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hue trip builder tool.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hue are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Phong Nha Caves. On the next day, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

3
nights
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.
Vietnamese Women's Museum and Temple of Literature & National University are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison. Spend the 18th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Hanoi itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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