15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam journey planner

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Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Noi Bai International Airport
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Hanoi
— 1 night
Drive
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Ninh Binh
— 1 night
Drive
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Thanh Hoa
— 1 night
Drive
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Ky Phu
— 1 night
Drive
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Halong Bay
— 1 night
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Fly to Danang
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Hoi An
— 1 night
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
Fly
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Dong Hoi
— 1 night
Drive
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Noi Bai International, Bus to Ha Giang
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Ha Giang
— 2 nights
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Drive to Noi Bai International Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Aldie

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Hanoi

— 1 night
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've now added Vietnam Luxury Golf Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), then wander the streets of Old Quarter, and then learn from the experts at Vietnam Luxury Golf Tours.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi road trip planner.

Aldie, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 12 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Ninh Binh

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Trang An Grottoes. On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Trang An Grottoes.

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Drive from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Ninh Binh are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Thanh Hoa.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature · Parks
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Thanh Hoa

— 1 night
The city of Thanh Hóa is the capital of Thanh Hóa Province. Your day by day itinerary now includes Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Thanh Hoa road trip site.

You can drive from Ninh Binh to Thanh Hoa in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Ky Phu.

Things to do in Thanh Hoa

Parks · Wildlife
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Ky Phu

— 1 night
For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ky Phu trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Thanh Hoa to Ky Phu in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ky Phu

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Halong Bay

— 1 night
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.
Bai Tu Long Bay has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Halong Bay day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ky Phu to Halong Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Hoi An

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Precious Heritage by Rehahn, Jack's Cat Cafe, Tra Que Minty Garden, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town and then admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In January in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Ho Chi Minh City

— 1 night

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi and then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hoi An in January, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 89°F. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dong Hoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Shopping

Dong Hoi

— 1 night
The pleasant seaside and port town of Dong Hoi sits close to a World Heritage Site national park.
You've now added Tu Lan Caving Center to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Dong Hoi trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Dong Hoi

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Son Doong Cave as well as Paradise Cave. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): Head underground at Paradise Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Ha Giang.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Ha Giang

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark as well as Ma Pi Leng Pass. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): cruise along Ma Pi Leng Pass and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ha Giang trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ha Giang takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Ha Giang

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors