29 days in Vietnam & Bangkok Itinerary

29 days in Vietnam & Bangkok Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
2
Sapa, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Cat Ba, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
7
Con Dao Islands, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  3 h
8
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Phong Nha Caves and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). Discover out-of-the-way places like Paradise Cave and Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach)
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

2
nights
Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Visiting Muong Hoa Valley and Love Waterfall will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fansipan Mountain and Giang Ta Chai Village. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Y Linh Ho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church), look for gifts at Hieu Stone, and make a trip to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass.

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Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Sapa takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Quarter, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

3
nights
Cat Ba, Vietnam

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 discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking & Canoeing. Visiting Sung Sot Cave and Cat Ba National Park will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cat Ba: Halong Bay (Hạ Long Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cat Ba route planning tool.

Getting from Hanoi to Cat Ba by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Halong Bay
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Non Nuoc Beach and Cua Dai Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Yaly Couture. Go for a jaunt from Hoi An to Da Nang to see My Khe Beach about 36 minutes away. Make the 25th (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the extensive heritage of March Gallery, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cat Ba to Hoi An in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

3
nights
Da Lat, Vietnam

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Waterfall Bao Dai. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Pongour Falls. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam, walk around Datanla High Rope Course, take some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Dalat Railway Station.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Lat attractions site.

Fly from Hoi An to Da Lat in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Con Dao Islands.

Things to do in Da Lat

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pongour Falls
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Waterfall Bao Dai ©
Waterfall Bao Dai

2
nights
Con Dao Islands, Vietnam

Con Dao Islands ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ong Dung Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Phu Hai Prison, stroll the grounds of Hang Duong Cemetary, and then stroll through Bãi Đầm Trầu.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Con Dao Islands road trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Con Dao Islands in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Con Dao Islands

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ong Dung Beach ©
Ong Dung Beach
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Hang Duong Cemetary ©
Hang Duong Cemetary

3
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
You'll get in some beach time at Sao Beach and Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Archipelago Anthoy will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, look for gifts at All Good Things Phu Quoc, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ong Lang Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Con Dao Islands to Duong Dong in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Saket and Chinatown - Bangkok. Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Bangkok are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Chinatown - Bangkok ©
Chinatown - Bangkok
Spas

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