58 days in Vietnam Itinerary

58 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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58 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Hanoi
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Ninh Binh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hue
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Hoi An
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h
6
Nha Trang
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
7
Da Lat
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
9
Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Halong Bay
— 5 nights
+3
ferry + Drive + Fly + bus:  26​h
End: Reykjavik

7
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Vietnam National Museum of Nature. On the 20th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Quarter, get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, explore the activities along West Lake, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi visit website .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Hanoi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Hanoi is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 16 — 23:
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Food Tours
Vietnam National Museum of Nature ©
Vietnam National Museum of Nature
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
nights
Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Van Long Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Trang An Grottoes, hunt for treasures at Rong Market Ninh Binh, don't miss a visit to Trang An Landscape Complex, and explore the fascinating underground world of Mua Caves.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ninh Binh tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Ninh Binh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Van Long Nature Reserve ©
Van Long Nature Reserve

2
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.
Bring the kids along to The Duck Stop and Phong Nha Botanic Garden. It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park tour website .

Traveling by car from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dam Chuon Huong Quan. Step out of Hue with an excursion to Ba Na Hills in Da Nang--about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Mieu Temple, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to The Flag Tower.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hue online trip builder .

You can 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 May, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ba Na Hills SunWorld
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ba Na Hills SunWorld ©
Ba Na Hills SunWorld
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

8
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like An Bang Beach and Jack's Cat Cafe. Venture out of the city with trips to Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Dragon Bridge, & more) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen). Spend the 7th (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. Make the 9th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, contemplate the long history of The Old House of Phun Hung, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cua Dai Beach, and explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hoi An tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 12:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach

7
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vinpearl Land Nha Trang and Nha Trang Beach. Spend the 14th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Central Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, and stop by Alco House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nha Trang trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang ©
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach

6
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.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake, and make a trip to Valley of Love.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Lat online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Nha Trang to Da Lat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Dam Sen Water Park and Suoi Tien Theme Park will thrill your kids. On the 30th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and take a stroll through Pham Ngu Lao Street.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Theme Parks Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Dam Sen Water Park ©
Dam Sen Water Park
Suoi Tien Theme Park ©
Suoi Tien Theme Park

3
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Attractions like Sao Beach and Ong Lang Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, do some two-wheel cruising with Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, don't miss a visit to Cao Dai Temple, and take in the exciting artwork at Phu Quoc Gallery of Contemporary Art (GoCA).

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Phu Quoc Island online journey maker .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside

5
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.
Attractions like Minh Chau beach and Sun World Ha Long Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Lan Ha Bay & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, and tour the water at your own pace with Alisa Cruise.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Phu Quoc Island to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Minh Chau beach
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Sun World Ha Long Complex ©
Sun World Ha Long Complex
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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