32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

32 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hue
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Hoi An
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h
6
Nha Trang
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
7
Da Lat
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  5​h 15​min
8
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
9
Hanoi
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

3
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 off the beaten path and head to Bitexco Financial Tower - Saigon Skydeck and Cong Vien 30-4. Popular historic sites such as Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda) are in your itinerary. Step out of Ho Chi Minh City with an excursion to Buu Long Mountain in Bien Hoa--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and explore the galleries of The Independence Palace.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City driving holiday planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Indochina Time is 6 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in March, with highs in Ho Chi Minh City at 40°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Buu Long Mountain
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Discover out-of-the-way places like Ho Quoc Temple and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get some historical perspective at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc and Cao Dai Temple.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong visit planner .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Phong Nha Caves and The Duck Stop. Get in touch with nature at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo) and Son Doong Cave. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Duong Dong to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Imperial City and Tomb of Minh Mang. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs, steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hue route builder site .

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 March, daytime highs in Hue are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mỹ Sơn and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Step out of Hoi An to go to Da Nang and see My Khe Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Po Nagar Cham Towers and Bac Thanh Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Ba Ho Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Son Pagoda, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can take a bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall

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.
Get some historical perspective at Thien Vien Truc Lam and Nha Tho Bao Loc. Take a break from the city and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Off-Road Tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, make a trip to Lam Vien Square, and look for gifts at DL Nature's.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Da Lat day trip website .

Take a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Bai Tu Long Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Pont Bai Chay. There's more to do: Head underground at Sung Sot Cave and contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Da Lat to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and West Lake will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter and Vietnamese Women's Museum. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Temple of Literature & National University, learn about all things military at Vietnam Military History Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Hang Bong, and contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for home on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum

Similar Plans

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 & Siem Reap BY A USER FROM NORWAY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 40 days in Cambodia & Vietnam BY A USER FROM NORWAY December, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in Thailand, Bali & Vietnam BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Asia BY A USER FROM GERMANY February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in Asia BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND November, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM INDIA January, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM INDONESIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 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
View more plans