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How plan your entire Vietnam trip within 30 days with a limited budget

How plan your entire Vietnam trip within 30 days with a limited budget

I’d be happy to help you plan a 30-day trip to Vietnam on a budget! Vietnam is a beautiful country known for its rich culture, stunning natural landscapes, delicious food and friendly people.

Day 1-3: Arrive in Hanoi and check into budget accommodation (cost: around $20-40 per night)

  • Travel method: Fly into Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi (cost: around $400-600 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Old Quarter

Day 4-6: Take a bus or train to Ha Long Bay

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Ha Long Bay, the Cat Ba Island and the Bai Tu Long Bay

Day 7-9: Take a bus or train to Hoi An

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Ha Long Bay to Hoi An (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Hoi An Old Town, the Hoi An Market and the Hoi An Riverside

Day 10-12: Take a bus or train to Hue

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Hoi An to Hue (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Hue Imperial City, the Hue Citadel and the Hue Riverside

Day 13-15: Take a bus or train to Da Nang

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Hue to Da Nang (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Cham Museum, the Marble Mountains and the Han River

Day 16-18: Take a bus or train to Nha Trang

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Da Nang to Nha Trang (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Nha Trang Beach, the Nha Trang Cathedral and the Nha Trang Market

Day 19-21: Take a bus or train to Ho Chi Minh City

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace and the Notre-Dame Cathedral

Day 22-24: Take a bus or train to Can Tho

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho (cost: around $10-15 per person)
  • Activities: Visit the Can Tho Floating Market, the Can Tho Riverside and the Can Tho War Museum

Day 25-27: Take a bus or train to Phnom Penh

  • Travel method: Take a bus or train from Can Tho to Phnom Penh (cost: around $10-25-30)
  • Activities: Visit the Royal Palace, the National Museum, and the Killing Fields Memorial.

Day 28-30: Depart from Vietnam

  • Travel method: Fly out of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport (cost: around $400-600 per person)

The total cost for this itinerary would depend on your accommodation choices, transportation choices and activities you choose to do. However, you can expect to spend around $2000-3000 for the entire trip, this will cover the cost of transportation, accommodation, and entrance fees for activities. Keep in mind that this is just a rough estimate and prices can vary depending on the season and your specific choices. Additionally, food, personal expenses and travel insurance aren’t included in this budget. It’s important to note that Vietnam is a developing country and the infrastructure may not be as developed as some other countries, so it’s important to be prepared for potential travel delays and have flexibility in your itinerary. Additionally, it’s important to pack lightweight and comfortable clothing as the weather can be quite hot and humid in some parts of Vietnam.

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