31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Hanoi
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Hue
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Da Nang
— 4 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
4
Hoi An
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Singapore

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.
For shopping fun, head to Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center or Tired City Bao Khanh. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Chua Tran Quoc. Explore Hanoi's surroundings by going to Ninh Binh (Trang An Grottoes & Rong Market Ninh Binh). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Cathedral, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Hanoi holiday planning website.

Hong Kong, China to Hanoi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Climbing Tours

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Tombs and Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Phu Cam Cathedral, make a trip to Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hue day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

4
nights
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Escape the urban bustle at Non Nuoc Beach and My Khe Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mỹ Sơn and Chua Buu Dai Son. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Marble Mountains, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the awesome beauty at Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Da Nang trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hue to Da Nang in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
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Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) ©
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain)
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

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.
Get some cultural insight at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Bang An Tower. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with an extreme tour, steep yourself in history at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sea views from Cua Dai Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Da Nang to Hoi An by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Bang An Tower
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Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch ©
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nha Tho Nui and Da Bao Pagoda. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nha Trang Beach. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Ba Ho Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, view the masterpieces at DDK's Black & White Photo Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Parish Church.

Make your Nha Trang itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Hoi An to Nha Trang by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui

6
nights
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.
Visit Ba Thien Hau Temple and The Independence Palace for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and Xá Lợi Pagoda. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Tours
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 31:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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