Vietnam in 20 Days from South to North

Making a long journey throughout Vietnam in 20 days to discover the beauty of nature, culture, history and people is something many people want to do.

With a trip across Vietnam, the choice of route depends entirely on the preferences and conditions of each person. With the itinerary below, departing from Ho Chi Minh City, each person will have the opportunity to explore the beauty of the Mekong River, to the famous tourist cities such as Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hue … to the capital of Hanoi with thousand years of civilization. During the trip, you can choose to stay in each city one night, both to rest and to learn about each land that you come to love the rich country of Vietnam.

First 5 days: Sai Gon – Vung Tau – Phan Thiet – Phan Rang – Nha Trang – Tuy Hoa

The cities in the first leg are mostly coastal cities, famous for tourism, so you can easily find a place to rest after each trip, especially exploring places, sights at each region and enjoy the specialties that everyone likes.

When you stop in Vung Tau, you should not miss the occasion of swimming in Bai Truoc Beach or the bustling Bai Sau, visit the statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, the statue of the Christ , White Palace, Niet Ban Tinh Xa …

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Stopping in Phan Thiet, remember to visit Duc Thanh School, Van Thuy Tu Palace, Rang Beach Rang, Mui Ne, Lagi … they are beautiful places. In Nha Trang, you should not miss places like Dam Market, Institute of Oceanography, Bao Dai Palace … or in Tuy Hoa – the Nhan Tower, Phu Yen War Veterans’ Memorial, and Chopin.

In Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan, do not forget to discover the beauty of Cham culture through places such as Poklongarai Tower, Bau Truc pottery, My Nghiep brocade, picking grapes in Ba Mim garden or go to Vinh Hy to see the nice sea and coral reefs…

The road from Vung Tau to Phan Thiet and Phan Thiet to Phan Rang or from Nha Trang to Tuy Hoa are almost all beautiful coastal roads with clear blue water, the white sand stretches always. This makes any traveller feel overwhelmed.

Next 5 days: Tuy Hoa – Quy Nhon – Quang Ngai – Tam Ky – Da Nang

The next 5 days of the journey are the beautiful coastal cities which are famous in Vietnam, of which most prominent are Quy Nhon and Da Nang.

Wild beauty with blue waters, long sandy beaches and steep rocky cliffs is very popular with visitors to Quy Nhon. In Quy Nhon city, do not forget to visit the Cham Tower – one of the remnants of the Champa, Twin Towers, Thi Nai Bridge – the longest crossing of the sea linking Quy Nhon City with Phuong Mai Peninsula, Han Mac Tu Tomb …

Quang Ngai is a coastal province located in the South Central Coast, an ideal destination for an enjoyable experience along with the sea and famous landscapes.

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To get to Da Nang, the famous tourist city, you will have the opportunity to pass Tam Ky town in Quang Nam province. Tam Ky is the economic, administrative and cultural center of Quang Nam province. The city is not a tourist destination, but it is a great land for those who want to explore the wilderness of nature or simply a peaceful destination, away from the hustle and bustle of the famous tourist sites.

Danang has long been famous throughout the North and South with its beautiful landscapes, friendly people and the most pretty green city in Vietnam. Stop in Da Nang, you will have the opportunity to admire the Han River bridge, Thuan Phuoc bridge, Dragon bridge, Tran Thi Ly bridge … which is shimmering at night…

Next 5 days: Da Nang – Hue – Quang Tri – Quang Binh – Ha Tinh

Leaving Da Nang city, you will arrive in the ancient capital of Hue, the land of beauty of the country. Speaking of Hue, it refers to a citadel of Hue with its citadels, gilded palaces, temples, magnificent temples, majestic mausoleums, ancient places of worship … Located on the Perfume River, with romantic beautiful nature setting, ancient architectural complex of citadels, mausoleums, pagodas, Hue ancient capital – world cultural heritage is always attractive, sweet and charming to visitors when traveling to Hue .

Saying goodbye to the ancient city of Hue, you will arrive in Quang Tri, with the merits of the 17th parallel along with many famous tourist destinations for you to explore. There are some famous places in Quang Tri such as Khe Sanh, Cua Rao, Quang Tri Citadel, Truong Son Cemetery.

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Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province is located on the Nhat Le river, in addition to dozens of kilometers of romantic peaceful beaches, there are many historical sites which attract many visitors such as churches. Tam Thoi, Nhat Le river, Nhat Le beach, Quang Binh gate, Dong Hoi citadel… In addition, Quang Binh is well known both in and out of the country with Phong Nha – Ke Bang tourist area, majestic Son Doong cave…

Located on the southern strip of the Lam River, although not privileged by nature, Ha Tinh is considered as the “sacred land of talented people”, home to many heroes and famous talents in the history of Vietnam. In addition, Ha Tinh also has a very interesting beauty that makes people who visit remember forever.

The last 5 days: Ha Tinh – Vinh – Thanh Hoa – Ninh Binh – Hanoi

In addition to enjoying the specialties such as eel soup, rice cakes, Vinh orange… you can not ignore the famous tourist destinations in Vinh, for example Lam Bridge, Phao Bridge, Hoang Son communal house, Ben Thuy bridge …
Then visit Thanh Hoa, the land of many talented people, home of famous nem chua or land of beautiful beaches such as Sam Son, Hai Hoa, …

Through the provinces of the South and Central, you will go to Ninh Binh, the province with many famous landscapes of the North. Stopping in Ninh Binh, you can visit places like Tam Coc Bich Dong, Bai Dinh Pagoda – populations of large pagoda with many Asian records, ancient capital of Hoa Lu, Trang An … This is also the land of many specialties like goat meat, Yen Mac rolls, Nho Quan wine, Lai Thanh wine …

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Saying goodbye to Hoa lu ancient capital, before arriving in Hanoi, you can visit the city of Nam Dinh – the former second capital of Tran dynasty with many ancient temples. You can also enjoy many specialties such as fried dumpling, Giao Thuy nem, peanut candy..

The last stop at the end of the road through Vietnam is the city of Hanoi thousand years of civilization. In Hanoi, do not forget places such as Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi Citadel, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Uncle Ho’s Stilt House, Hanoi Old Quarter … and taste delicious dishes like beef noodle, bun cha Ho Tay, shrimp cake, pho Ngu Xa, fried fish La Vong, banh cuon Thanh Tri …

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