21 days in Vietnam Itinerary

21 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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21 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  18​h 15​min
1
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h
4
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
5
Con Dao Islands
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
6
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London

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.
Get outdoors at Paradise Cave and The Duck Stop. The adventure continues: Head underground at Phong Nha Caves and take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip maker tool .

London, UK to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, contemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally contemplate the long history of Luc Bo Culture Space. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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.
Get in touch with nature at An Bang Beach and My Khe Beach. Relax by the water at Cua Dai Beach and Non Nuoc Beach. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Marble Mountains, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hoi An road trip planner.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nha Trang Beach. Spend the 20th (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Con Dao Islands.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach

2
nights
Con Dao Islands

Con Dao Islands ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Dung Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Van Son Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, and then kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Con Dao Islands road trip website .

You can fly from Nha Trang to Con Dao Islands in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Con Dao Islands

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ong Dung Beach ©
Ong Dung Beach
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
Visiting Sao Beach and Thom Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Ong Lang Beach and Khem Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Duong Dong holiday builder .

Getting from Con Dao Islands to Duong Dong by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Mui Ganh Dau Beach ©
Mui Ganh Dau Beach

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get some cultural insight at Old Quarter and Tired City Bao Khanh. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, and contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Hanoi tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Adventure Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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