30 days in Vietnam Itinerary

30 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 4 nights
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Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
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Hue
— 4 nights
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Hoi An
— 4 nights
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Nha Trang
— 3 nights
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights

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Hanoi

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.
Popular historic sites such as Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Vietnamese Women's Museum and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 5th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and stop by TiredCity Hang Bong.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip builder website.

Madrid, Spain to Hanoi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ninh Binh.

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Specialty Museum
Vietnamese Women's Museum
4.4

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Ninh Binh

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
On the 7th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then see Motorbike Tours Hanoi. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Minh Trang Handmade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bai Dinh Pagoda, and then stroll through Bear Sanctuary Ninh Binh.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ninh Binh tour website.

Traveling by car from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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Religious Site
Bai Dinh Pagoda
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Nature / Park
Bear Sanctuary Ninh Binh
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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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World heritage site
Phong Nha Caves
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and Royal Tombs. Imperial City and Lebadang Memory Space are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 15th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower, and view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hue online attractions planner.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Hoi An.

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Royal Tombs
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Historic Site
Tomb of Minh Mang
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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.
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Chuc Thanh Pagoda will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Hoi An Ancient Town. Spend the 19th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Song Leather, make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nha Tho Nui and Po Nagar Cham Towers. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Legendary Chocolatier. Spend the 21st (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nha Trang trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Church
Nha Tho Nui
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ho Quoc Temple and The Vietnamese Artists. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Phu Quoc Countryside and Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Luna Thai Spa, get in on the family fun at Happy Farm PQ, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau, and see what you can catch with Jerry's Jungle Tours.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong trip planner.

Fly from Nha Trang to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Jerry's Jungle Tours
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Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda). You'll explore and learn at War Remnants Museum and The Independence Palace. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and examine the collection at Drink Vietnam.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City online route planner.

Fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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