26 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

26 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam travel route planner

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Noi Bai International Airport, Drive to Ha Giang
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Ha Giang
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hanoi
— 7 nights
Bus to Ha Long, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Ferry to Cat Ba Town, Fly to Nha Trang
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Nha Trang
— 2 nights
Bus
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Da Lat
— 2 nights
Fly
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My Tho
— 1 night
Drive
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Vung Tau
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights
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Ha Giang

— 2 nights
On the 2nd (Wed), push the limits with an extreme tour and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On the next day, take a stroll through Thon Tha Village and then see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ha Giang tour planner.

London, UK to Ha Giang is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from London to Ha Giang, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ha Giang

Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Hanoi

— 7 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hanoi: Ninh Binh (Unicorn Mountain & Nature & Wildlife Tours). Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, browse the handmade items at Authentic Bat Trang, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Ha Giang to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Halong Bay

— 2 nights
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.
You've now added Boat Tours & Water Sports to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Halong Bay travel tool.

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Nha Trang

— 2 nights
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
On the 14th (Mon), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then take in the views from Xom Bong Bridge. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then stop by Princess Jewelry.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nha Trang holiday planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Nha Trang in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

Da Lat

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Crazy House, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Datanla Falls, and then get great views at Lam Vien Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Da Lat road trip planner.

Take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to My Tho.

Things to do in Da Lat

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

My Tho

— 1 night
Mỹ Tho is the capital city, center of economics, education and technology of Tiền Giang Province, located in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam. On the 18th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vien Minh Pagoda, then experience rural life at Dong Tam Snake Farm, and then make a trip to Vinh Trang Pagoda.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our My Tho itinerary planner.

Fly from Da Lat to My Tho in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vung Tau.

Things to do in My Tho

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vung Tau

— 2 nights
A place to relax by the coast, Vung Tau has gained a reputation for its beaches.
On the 19th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ the King. On your second day here, stroll through Front Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Vung Tau Ferry Terminal, and then examine the collection at The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vung Tau journey planner.

You can drive from My Tho to Vung Tau in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Vung Tau, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Vung Tau

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Ho Chi Minh City

— 6 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor Jade Pagoda.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping