36 days in Vietnam & Indonesia Itinerary

36 days in Vietnam & Indonesia Itinerary

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1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
2
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
4
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 5 nights
5
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 3 nights
6
Amed, Indonesia
— 4 nights
7
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
— 4 nights
8
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
9
Komodo National Park, Indonesia
— 2 nights

5
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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 Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) will get you outdoors. Old Quarter and Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Hanoi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dhaka City to Hanoi, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cua Dai Beach and My Khe Beach. Step out of the city life by going to The Marble Mountains and An Bang Beach. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hoi An online day trip planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Hoi An by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then Head underground at Son Doong Cave.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

5
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Visit Kuta Beach - Bali and Seminyak Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Seminyak: Pecatu (Padang Padang Beach & Bingin Beach), Nusa Dua Beach (in Nusa Dua) and Sanur (Cemara Beach & Pantai Sanur). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Seseh Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Puja Mandala, browse the exhibits of The Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalem Kahyangan Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seminyak tour planner.

You can fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Seminyak in 10 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Seminyak due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Seminyak are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pecatu, Denpasar, Nusa Dua, Tanah Lot Temple, Dalem Kahyangan Temple
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur

3
nights
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jungut Batu Beach and Mushroom Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Devil's Tears. There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Mangrove Forest Nusa Lembongan and putt your heart out at The Coconut Hut.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nusa Lembongan online holiday planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Seminyak to Nusa Lembongan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Nusa Lembongan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amed.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Devil's Tears ©
Devil's Tears
Jungut Batu Beach ©
Jungut Batu Beach

4
nights
Amed, Indonesia

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Your inner history buff will appreciate USS Liberty Shipwreck and Taman Tirtagangga. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and White Sand Beach Yoga. Change things up with a short trip to Jasri Beach in Subagan (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Besakih Temple, stroll through Jemeluk Beach, kick back and relax at Lipah Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Suci Place.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Amed online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Nusa Lembongan to Amed takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nusa Lembongan in July since evenings lows in Amed dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Amed

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Karangasem, Tulamben, Jasri Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Besakih Temple ©
Besakih Temple

4
nights
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Gili Trawangan Turtle Hatchery. Get out of town with these interesting Gili Trawangan side-trips: Senaru (Walking tours & Herman Trekker). The adventure continues: get outside with Paddle Gili, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, trot along with a tour on horseback, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Agung Baiturrahman.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gili Trawangan travel route planner.

Ride a ferry from Amed to Gili Trawangan in 2 hours. July in Gili Trawangan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Senaru
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Herman Trekker ©
Herman Trekker
Paddle Gili ©
Paddle Gili

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Take a break from the city and head to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Off-Road Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tirta Empul Temple and Saraswati Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Padangbai). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Mengening Temple, explore the world behind art at Tanah Merah Museum, and have fun at Luna Retreats.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Ubud holiday planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Gili Trawangan to Ubud in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Gili Trawangan in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ubud, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Komodo National Park.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Mason Elephant Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park

2
nights
Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Komodo National Park ©
Originally established to protect the giant lizards that share its name, today Komodo National Park preserves all species of vegetation and wildlife found on its 29 islands, where the biodiversity has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Pink Beach, thenmake a trip to Batu Bolong Reef, and then see the vivid underwater world at Pengah Reef. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Komodo National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ubud to Komodo National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Komodo National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Pink Beach
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Pink Beach ©
Pink Beach

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