14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Budapest

1
night
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 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally view the masterpieces at Tired City Hang Bong. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then take a stroll through Old Quarter.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi tour itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Hanoi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Hanoi is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Tired City Hang Bong ©
Tired City Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
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.
On the 19th (Sun), Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, then take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo) and then explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally don't miss a visit to Luc Bo Culture Space. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Perfume River, steep yourself in history at The Flag Tower, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hue itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, then stop by Buffalo Leather Shop, and finally snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
On the 24th (Fri), experience rural life at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc pagoda, then experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Duong Dong Market.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong day trip planner .

You can fly from Hoi An to Duong Dong in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, spas, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of The Independence Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planning app .

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

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