31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
2
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
3
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
4
Da Lat
— 4 nights
5
Hue
— 4 nights
6
Hoi An
— 7 nights
7
Cat Ba
— 3 nights
8
Hanoi
— 4 nights
9
Sapa
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Wed), make a trip to Cao Dai Temple and then browse the different shops at The Vietnamese Artists. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Vinpearl Safari and then cool off at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong attractions site.

Hanoi to Duong Dong is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, Vinpearl Safari
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Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari
The Vietnamese Artists ©
The Vietnamese Artists
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc ©
Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in panoramic vistas at Bitexco Financial Tower, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Buom Boutique, thenrace across the water with a speed boat tour, and then hunt for treasures at Russian Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City travel route builder site.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Walking tours
Speed Boats Tours
Bitexco Financial Tower ©
Bitexco Financial Tower

3
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nha Tho Nui and Po Nagar Cham Towers. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang and Tran Phu Bridge. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, snap pictures at Xom Bong Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Nha Trang Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ba Ho Waterfall.

Before you visit Nha Trang, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

4
nights
Da Lat

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thien Vien Truc Lam and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, admire the natural beauty at Dalat Flower Park, get great views at Lam Vien Square, and take in the dramatic scenery at Datanla Falls.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Lat online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Royal Tombs and Photography Tours. Get some cultural insight at Thien Mu Pagoda and Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Tiger Arena.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hue day trip tool.

Getting from Da Lat to Hue by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Da Nang (Tien Hieu Marble Handicraft Sculptures, My Khe Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Hoi An Museum, kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, and view the masterpieces at 56 Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Hoi An travel planning app.

Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) ©
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien)

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cat Ba: Halong Bay (Long Tien Pagoda, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more).

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Cat Ba travel planning tool.

You can fly from Hoi An to Cat Ba in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Halong Bay
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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Long Tien Pagoda ©
Long Tien Pagoda
Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vietnamese Women's Museum and Off-Road Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Pho Linh Temple. Go for a jaunt from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to see Tam Coc about 2h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, snap pictures at Long Bien Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chua Tran Quoc, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hanoi Evangelical Church.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi trip builder site.

Traveling by bus from Cat Ba to Hanoi takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Tam Coc
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Off-Road Tours
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

2
nights
Sapa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church), and finally make a trip to Ta Van Village. Keep things going the next day: stop by Hieu Stone, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, thenadmire the sheer force of Love Waterfall, and finally take a memorable drive along Deo Tram Ton.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sapa trip maker app.

Getting from Hanoi to Sapa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Sapa Culture Museum ©
Sapa Culture Museum
The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church) ©
The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church)

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