28 days in Vietnam Itinerary

28 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
2
Cat Ba
— 3 nights
3
Hue
— 4 nights
4
Hoi An
— 3 nights
5
Nha Trang
— 6 nights
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 5 nights

4
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.
Visit Chua Tran Quoc and Kim Lien Pagoda for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat) and St. Joseph's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanoi: Ninh Binh (Thai Vi Temple & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the exciting artwork at Bui Mai Hien Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Vietnamese National Assembly, and play a few rounds at Van Tri Golf Club.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi online attractions planner.

Bristol, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc

3
nights
Cat Ba

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ti Top Beach and Cat Co 1 Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Soi Sim Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cat Ba: Halong Bay (Tien Ong Cave, Hon Ga Choi Island, &more).

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cat Ba trip website.

Getting from Hanoi to Cat Ba by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Halong Bay
Highlights from your plan
Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Soi Sim Island ©
Soi Sim Island

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery and Thai Hoa Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate XQ Hand Embroidery and Le Ba Dang Art Museum. Go for a jaunt from Hue to Cu Du to see Laguna Golf Lang Co about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Thuan An Beach, contemplate the long history of Nine Dynastic Urns, make a trip to Hue Temple, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Redemptorist Church.

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Fly from Cat Ba to Hue in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Hue, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery, Laguna Golf Lang Co
Highlights from your plan
Nine Dynastic Urns ©
Nine Dynastic Urns
City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery ©
City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery
Thai Hoa Palace ©
Thai Hoa Palace

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Thanh Ha Terracotta Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoi An Cathedral, thenadmire the masterpieces at Cotic, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Folklore. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phap Lam Pagoda, thenstroll through Phuoc My Beach, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel, and finally view the masterpieces at Ha Ha - Art In Everything.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An route planner.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park ©
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park
Phuoc My Beach ©
Phuoc My Beach
Museum of Folklore ©
Museum of Folklore

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nha Tho Nui and Doc Let Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Long Thanh Photo Studio and Suoi Do Pagoda. Step out of Nha Trang with an excursion to Bai Dai Beach in Cam Ranh--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Ba Ho Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Parish Church, stroll through Hon Chong, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nha Trang route planner.

Fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bai Dai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and Back Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Long Thanh Golf Club and Vietnam Golf & Country Club. Step out of Ho Chi Minh City to go to Vung Tau and see Spas, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Thien Hau Temple, and explore the ancient world of Wat Chantarangsay.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vung Tau, Long Thanh Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple
Speed Boats Tours

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