31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam trip maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
3
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
5
Da Lat
— 4 nights
6
Hue
— 2 nights
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
8
Hoi An
— 5 nights

S M T W T F S
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11

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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi online vacation planner.

Manchester, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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.
Explore Halong Bay's surroundings by going to Cat Ba Island (in Cat Ba) and Yen Tu Mountain (in Uong Bi). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, take in the views from Pont Bai Chay, explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Halong Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

4
nights
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.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Duong Dong trip website.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

4
nights
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, stop by Drink Vietnam, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

You can 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 December in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

4
nights
Da Lat

City of a Thousand Flowers

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.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, and get outside with Pine Track Adventures.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Da Lat trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Valley of Love ©
Valley of Love
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, then contemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Hope Center Hue, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hue attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Da Lat to Hue in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hue are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves, and Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave).

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An road trip planning website.

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hoi An in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Hoi An are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

Similar plans

32 days in Vietnam & Cambodia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 33 days in Vietnam & Singapore BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 33 days in Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Cambodia, Vietnam & Laos BY A USER FROM GREECE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 28 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 40 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Asia BY A USER FROM SPAIN February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 43 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 40 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans