41 days in Vietnam Itinerary

41 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Hoi An
— 1 night
3
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
4
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
5
Phu Tho
— 2 nights
6
Con Son
— 3 nights
7
Duong To, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
8
Quy Nhon
— 3 nights
9
Da Nang
— 3 nights
10
Cu Du
— 2 nights
11
Moc Chau
— 2 nights
12
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
13
Ha Giang
— 2 nights
14
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
15
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
16
Phan Thiet
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then take a stroll through Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, see the interesting displays at Hanoi Police Museum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Hanoi trip tool.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Hanoi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenlook for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, thendon't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Hoi An are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Spas
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Food Tours
Spas
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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 18th (Mon), make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of Central Post Office, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, thenview the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and finally ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Hoi An, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

3
nights
Halong Bay

Halong Bay ©
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.
Castaway Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head off the coast to Castaway Island, thenexplore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, thenexplore the striking landscape of Cat Ba Island, and finally take in the views from Pont Bai Chay. On the next day, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Halong Bay route builder site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Halong Bay by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Phu Tho.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

2
nights
Phu Tho

Phu Tho
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Hung Temple.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Phu Tho day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Halong Bay to Phu Tho takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In November, daily temperatures in Phu Tho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Phu Tho

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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3
nights
Con Son

Con Son ©
Taking a vacation in Con Son is like stepping back in time, with the island of around 5,000 people offering a glimpse into what life in Vietnam was like before television and other modern conveniences arrived.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Hang Duong Cemetary, and then kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Con Dao Prison and then explore the striking landscape of Con Dao National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Con Son trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Phu Tho to Con Son takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Duong To.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Hang Duong Cemetary ©
Hang Duong Cemetary
Con Dao Prison ©
Con Dao Prison

2
nights
Duong To, Phu Quoc Island

Duong To ©
On the 28th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Sunset Sanato Beach Club, and then look for gifts at Mega King Mart & Alluvia Phu Quoc Chocolate Factory.

Plan my Duong To trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Getting from Con Son to Duong To by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Quy Nhon.

Things to do in Duong To

Outdoors Spas Shopping
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Sunset Sanato Beach Club ©
Sunset Sanato Beach Club
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

3
nights
Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon ©
Quy Nhơn is a coastal city in Bình Định Province in central Vietnam. On the 30th (Sat), make a trip to Thap Doi (Twin Towers), thenexplore the activities along Eo Gio, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bai Xep Beach, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Quy Hoa Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ky Co Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Khanh Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Quy Nhon visit planning tool.

You can fly from Duong To to Quy Nhon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Quy Nhon

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Eo Gio ©
Eo Gio
Long Khanh Pagoda ©
Long Khanh Pagoda
Spas

3
nights
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Go for a jaunt from Da Nang to Duy Xuyen District to see Mỹ Sơn about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, get in on the family fun at Ba Na Hills SunWorld, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by M Legrand Jewelry.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Da Nang trip planning site.

You can drive from Quy Nhon to Da Nang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cu Du.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
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Ba Na Hills SunWorld ©
Ba Na Hills SunWorld
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Spas

2
nights
Cu Du

Cu Du ©
On the 6th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery and then play a few rounds at Laguna Golf Lang Co.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cu Du planning tool.

You can drive from Da Nang to Cu Du in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cu Du can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Moc Chau on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Cu Du

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery
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Laguna Golf Lang Co ©
Laguna Golf Lang Co
City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery ©
City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery

2
nights
Moc Chau

Moc Chau ©
Mộc Châu is a rural district of Sơn La Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. On the 8th (Sun), cruise along Moc Chau Tea Plantation, thenadmire the sheer force of Dai Yem Waterfall, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine forests of Ang.

Plan my Moc Chau trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Explore your travel options from Cu Du to Moc Chau with the Route module. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Moc Chau

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Dai Yem Waterfall ©
Dai Yem Waterfall
Moc Chau Tea Plantation ©
Moc Chau Tea Plantation
Pine forests of Ang ©
Pine forests of Ang

3
nights
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.
You've now added Paradise Cave to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): experience rural life at The Duck Stop and then Head underground at Paradise Cave. On the next day, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then Head underground at Phong Nha Caves.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moc Chau to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ha Giang.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

2
nights
Ha Giang

Ha Giang ©
You've now added Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark to your itinerary.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Ha Giang trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ha Giang takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to An Thoi.

Things to do in Ha Giang

Nature Parks
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Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark ©
Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark

2
nights
An Thoi, Phu Quoc Island

An Thoi ©
Gam Ghi Island has been added to your itinerary.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our An Thoi tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ha Giang to An Thoi in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Duong Dong.

Things to do in An Thoi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
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Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
May Rut Island ©
May Rut Island

3
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fingernail Island. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside and then contemplate the waterfront views at Fingernail Island. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Duong Dong trip itinerary planning website.

Duong Dong is just a short distance from An Thoi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Phu Quoc Waterfall, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Fingernail Island ©
Fingernail Island

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Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lotus Lake. On the 22nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Red Sand Dunes, have some family-friendly fun at Trampoline Club "Impulse", and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lotus Lake. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien), make a trip to Mui Ne Harbor, and then don't miss a visit to White Sand Dunes.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Phan Thiet online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Phan Thiet takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Red Sand Dunes ©
Red Sand Dunes
Lotus Lake ©
Lotus Lake
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)

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