45 days in Vietnam & Singapore Itinerary

45 days in Vietnam & Singapore Itinerary

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45 days in Vietnam & Singapore Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Bac Lieu, Vietnam
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  3​h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 7 nights
shuttle:  30​min
6
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Hai Phong, Vietnam
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
10
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
11
Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
12
Singapore, Singapore
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

6
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Head to Ben Thanh Market and Binh Tay Marketfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Indochina Cycling Tour and Bach Dang. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Villa Royale Antiques and Tea Room, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace.

To plan Ho Chi Minh City vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Brisbane, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Indochina Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bac Lieu.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
Binh Tay Market ©
Binh Tay Market

1
day
Bac Lieu, Vietnam

Bac Lieu ©
Bạc Liêu is a provincial city and capital of the Bạc Liêu Province in the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Cong Tu Bac Lieu House (Prince of Bac Lieu House).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bac Lieu online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Bac Lieu takes 5.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Bac Lieu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Thu Dau Mot.

Things to do in Bac Lieu

Museums
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1
day
Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam

Thu Dau Mot ©
Thủ Dầu Một is the capital city of Bình Dương Province, Vietnam, located at around. On the 19th (Sat), play a few rounds at Song Be Golf Resort and then don't miss a visit to Hoi Khanh Pagoda.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thu Dau Mot route planning website .

Traveling by car from Bac Lieu to Thu Dau Mot takes 6 hours. January in Thu Dau Mot sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Thu Dau Mot

Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Song Be Golf Resort
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Song Be Golf Resort ©
Song Be Golf Resort
Hoi Khanh Pagoda ©
Hoi Khanh Pagoda

4
nights
Nha Trang, Vietnam

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam and Nha Trang Beach. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, make a splash at Vinpearl Land Amusement Park, look for gifts at XQ Hand Embroidery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Nui.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nha Trang holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thu Dau Mot to Nha Trang. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam ©
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Rubin Cloth Shop or Central Market. Step out of the city life by going to Cua Dai Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, stop by Bibi Silk, and don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Outdoors Wildlife
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Fishing Charters & Tours
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

4
nights
Da Nang, Vietnam

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.
Shop till you drop at aVa'na and Namaka Jewelry. Visiting The Marble Mountains and Non Nuoc Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at My Khe Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pham Van Dong Beach, don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha, and examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Da Nang holiday builder site .

Da Nang is just a stone's throw from Hoi An. January in Da Nang sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) ©

3
nights
Hue, Vietnam

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Thuan An Beach. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Hue Imperial City (The Citadel), don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Mieu Temple.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue trip planning tool .

You can drive from Da Nang to Hue in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. February in Hue sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Healing the Wounded Heart Shop ©
Healing the Wounded Heart Shop
Perfume River ©
Perfume River

5
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Shop till you drop at Chula fashion showroom and Phuc Loi Shop. Take a break from the city and head to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Pamper yourself for a day on the 9th (Sat) at some of the top local wellness centers. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Quarter, explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Hanoi journey maker app .

Traveling by flight from Hue to Hanoi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hai Phong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Hai Phong, Vietnam

Hai Phong ©
Haiphong is a major industrial city and the second largest city in the northern part of Vietnam. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Do Son Beach and then explore the stunning scenery at Cat Ba National Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hai Phong vacation tool .

You can drive from Hanoi to Hai Phong in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hai Phong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cat Ba National Park
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Cat Ba National Park ©
Cat Ba National Park
Do Son Beach ©
Do Son Beach

2
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, and then tour the water at your own pace with Rosa Cruise.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay vacation planning website .

Traveling by bus from Hai Phong to Halong Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Rosa Cruise ©
Rosa Cruise

3
nights
Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Get in touch with nature at Phu Quoc Countryside and Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course. Do your shopping at King Mart and PQ LITTLE MART. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Fingernail Island, and don't miss a visit to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple).

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Phu Quoc Island day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Halong Bay to Phu Quoc Island in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course ©
Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach

6
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
For shopping fun, head to Orchard Road or Mustafa Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Singapore Zoo and Tanjong Beach. Step out of Singapore to go to Sentosa Island and see Universal Studios Singapore, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Little India, wander the streets of Chinatown, admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Raffles Hotel Arcade.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Singapore visit website .

Getting from Phu Quoc Island to Singapore by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phu Quoc Island to Singapore due to the time zone difference. In February in Singapore, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 24th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Orchard Road ©
Orchard Road
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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