26 days in Vietnam Itinerary

26 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Sapa
— 3 nights
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 1 night
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Hue
— 3 nights
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Da Lat
— 3 nights
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Con Son
— 1 night
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Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
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Da Nang
— 2 nights
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Halong Bay
— 3 nights
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Cat Ba
— 3 nights

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Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Escape the urban bustle at Muong Hoa Valley and Love Waterfall. Explore hidden gems such as Fansipan Mountain and Y Linh Ho. Next up on the itinerary: visit Hang Da Village, look for gifts at Indigo Cat, make a trip to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass, and cruise along Deo Tram Ton.

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Cairo, Egypt to Sapa is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cairo to Sapa due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
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Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): Head underground at Paradise Cave and then stroll through Phong Nha Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bai Da Nhay (Jumping rock beach) and then relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

3
nights
Hue

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dam Chuon Huong Quan. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Tombs and Nine Dynastic Urns. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, and explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hue road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Hue, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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Da Lat

City of a Thousand Flowers

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Thien Vien Truc Lam and Domaine de Marie Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Linh Phuoc Pagoda. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, play a few rounds at Dalat Palace Golf Club, explore the activities along Xuan Huong Lake, and appreciate the views at Datanla High Rope Course.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Lat travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Hue to Da Lat in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda

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Con Son

Con Son ©

Devil's Island

Taking a vacation in Con Son is like stepping back in time, with the island of around 5,000 people offering a glimpse into what life in Vietnam was like before television and other modern conveniences arrived.
On the 3rd (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bãi Đầm Trầu.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Con Son day trip tool.

Getting from Da Lat to Con Son by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Con Son

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Visit Sao Beach and Ong Lang Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course and Archipelago Anthoy will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, look for gifts at All Good Things Phu Quoc, and get outside with Sunset Sanato Beach Club.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Phu Quoc Island day trip site.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Con Son to Phu Quoc Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

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Da Nang

Da Nang ©

City of Bridges

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.
On the 7th (Fri), stroll through My Khe Beach, then stroll through Non Nuoc Beach, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Da Nang tour site.

Getting from Phu Quoc Island to Da Nang by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Dau Go Cave and Minh Chau beach. Explore hidden gems such as Sung Sot Cave and Bai Tu Long Bay. On the 11th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda and head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Halong Bay road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Da Nang to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Minh Chau beach ©
Minh Chau beach
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

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Cat Ba

The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get in touch with nature at Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cat Co 1 Beach, head off the coast to Monkey Island, and make a trip to Cannon Fort.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cat Ba trip itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Halong Bay to Cat Ba in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay

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