23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Da Lat
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Hoi An
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
4
Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
5
Con Dao Islands
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
7
Hue
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hon Chong and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore hidden gems such as Nha Tho Nui and Long Thanh Photo Studio. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach, take in the natural beauty of i resort, look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nha Trang online trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Nha Trang is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Vancouver to Nha Trang. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hon Chong ©
Hon Chong
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Elephant Falls. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Thien Vien Truc Lam and Linh Phuoc Pagoda. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Dalat Market, admire the striking features of Dalat Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Domaine de Marie Church, and stop by XQ Vietnam.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Da Lat trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Nha Trang to Da Lat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Lat

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

5
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.
Visiting Non Nuoc Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Head to Friendly Shoe Shop and Bibi Silkfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Hoi An with an excursion to Mỹ Sơn in Duy Xuyen--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: stop by Rubin Cloth Shop.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Da Lat to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Non Nuoc Beach, Mỹ Sơn
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Maya Design ©
Maya Design

5
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Step out of the city life by going to Ong Lang Beach and Long Beach. Visit Ho Quoc pagoda and Phu Quoc Prison for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, stroll through Mui Ganh Dau Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Vung Bau Beach, and look for gifts at All Good Things Phu Quoc.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Phu Quoc Island trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hoi An to Phu Quoc Island in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Con Dao Islands.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach

1
night
Con Dao Islands

Con Dao Islands ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Con Dao Prison, then learn about all things military at Con Dao Museum, and then stroll through Bãi Đầm Trầu.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Con Dao Islands holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Phu Quoc Island to Con Dao Islands takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Con Dao Islands

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): Head underground at Paradise Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder site .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Con Dao Islands to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

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.
On the 27th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, stroll the grounds of Royal Tombs, then look for gifts at Anh Silk, and finally look for gifts at Healing the Wounded Heart Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace, then explore the activities along Perfume River, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Thuan An Beach.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hue trip builder app .

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daytime highs in Hue are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hue

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Thai Hoa Palace ©
Thai Hoa Palace
Thuan An Beach ©
Thuan An Beach

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