46 days in Vietnam Itinerary

46 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 5 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
3
Da Lat
— 5 nights
4
Nha Trang
— 5 nights
5
Hoi An
— 6 nights
6
Hue
— 4 nights
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
8
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 6 nights
9
Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights

5
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: take a stroll through Old Quarter, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Hanoi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Hanoi is 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

4
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park & Cat Ba Island). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and snap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay itinerary site.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

5
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.
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, don't miss a visit to Valley of Love, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Dalat Market.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Da Lat trip itinerary app.

Getting from Halong Bay to Da Lat by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Valley of Love ©
Valley of Love
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures

5
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.
Step out of Nha Trang with an excursion to Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, see the interesting displays at Alexandre Yersin Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Parish Church, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang holiday planning website.

Take a bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Alexandre Yersin Museum ©
Alexandre Yersin Museum

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, &more) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden, and stop by Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An road trip tool.

Getting from Nha Trang to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Vinh Moc Tunnel in Dong Ha (about 2h 30 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, don't miss a visit to Luc Bo Culture Space, browse the handmade items at Hope Center Hue, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue day trip app.

Getting from Hoi An to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. January in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Vinh Moc Tunnel
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
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: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online visit planner.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

6
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.
Step out of Duong Dong with an excursion to Gam Ghi Island in An Thoi--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and look for gifts at Sava Coffee Shop.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Duong Dong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Gam Ghi Island
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari

6
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.
Step out of Ho Chi Minh City with an excursion to Buu Long Mountain in Bien Hoa--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 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 January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Historic Sites

Side Trip

Buu Long Mountain
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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