23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

23 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hanoi
1
Hanoi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Van Don
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Cat Ba
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
4
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 15 min
5
Hoi An
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
6
An Thoi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Ganh Dau
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Hanoi

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.
Take a break from Hanoi with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Ninh Binh, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: stop by Old Quarter, explore the activities along West Lake, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi tour itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Van Don.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

1
night
Van Don

Van Don ©
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Quan Lan Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Minh Chau beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Van Don trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hanoi to Van Don. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Van Don

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Quan Lan
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
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Minh Chau beach ©
Minh Chau beach
Quan Lan Beach ©
Quan Lan Beach

2
nights
Cat Ba

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Monkey Island and then glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Cat Ba Island and then explore the striking landscape of Cat Ba National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cat Ba trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Van Don to Cat Ba with the Route module. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Nature Adventure
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Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cat Ba National Park ©
Cat Ba National Park

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.
Halong Bay is known for nature, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Cat Ba to Halong Bay in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Adventure
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

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.
Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Hue (Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial City, &more) and Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, The Gioi Tranh Dep, &more). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the galleries of Precious Heritage by Rehahn, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An tour planning website.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hoi An by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to An Thoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Da Nang, Hue
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

3
nights
An Thoi

An Thoi ©
An Thoi is known for beaches, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, head off the coast to May Rut Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ho Quoc Temple.

You can plan An Thoi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hoi An to An Thoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ganh Dau.

Things to do in An Thoi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
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Gam Ghi Island ©
Gam Ghi Island
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
May Rut Island ©
May Rut Island

3
nights
Ganh Dau

Ganh Dau ©
Ganh Dau is known for theme parks and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, make a splash at Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, tee off at Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course, and kick back and relax at Starfish Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ganh Dau trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from An Thoi to Ganh Dau in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ganh Dau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Phu Quoc Island
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda ©
Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda

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