22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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22 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  12​h
1
Da Lat
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Nha Trang
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  3​h
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Hanoi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  4​h
7
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Da Lat

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 5th (Sun): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nha Tho Bao Loc. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then take some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Da Lat online attractions planner .

Sydney, Australia to Da Lat is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Da Lat, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
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 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bac Thanh Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nha Trang travel route planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Bac Thanh Church ©
Bac Thanh Church

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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, classes, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuc Thanh Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hoi An are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally browse the different shops at Big C Market. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hue road trip planning website .

Getting from Hoi An to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hue are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

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

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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park tour planning tool .

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
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.
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), take a stroll through Old Quarter, see Off-Road Tours, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
West Lake ©
West Lake

2
nights
Halong Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Halong Bay itinerary builder .

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to An Thoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

2
nights
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island

An Thoi ©
On the 21st (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Gam Ghi Island and then head off the coast to May Rut Island. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then step off the mainland to explore Hon Thom Island, and then get outside with Archipelago Anthoy.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the An Thoi day trip website .

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to An Thoi in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in An Thoi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
May Rut Island ©
May Rut Island

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 23rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from An Thoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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