22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Taipei
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Hoi An
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Denver

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gay Hanoi Tours. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Quan Lan Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Presidential Palace Historical Site. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Quarter, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi attractions planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Hanoi is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Phong Nha Caves and The Duck Stop. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder app.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by combination of flight, taxi, and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Thien Mu Pagoda. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and Luc Bo Culture Space. When in Hue, make a side trip to see Canh Duong Beach in Lang Co, approximately Lang Co away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, delve into the distant past at Nine Dynastic Urns, explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Thai Hoa Palace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in September, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Canh Duong Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Ba Na Hills Golf Club. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Hoi An to go to Da Nang and see 3D Museum Art in Paradise Danang, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and stroll through Cua Dai Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hoi An trip builder website.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Tan Son Nhat Golf Course. Get some cultural insight at War Remnants Museum and Dong Khoi Street. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Bitexco Financial Tower, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Spas

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sao Beach and Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa. You'll get in some beach time at Vung Bau Beach and Long Beach. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, tee off at Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple, and contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong visit site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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