15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
3
Hoi An
— 2 nights
4
Hue
— 2 nights
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights

3
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.
On the 3rd (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hanoi day trip site.

London, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay day trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours · Nature · Outdoors
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): push the limits with an extreme tour, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, then explore the galleries of Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wide array of goods at Ginkgo T-Shirts Store Le Loi, stop by Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hoi An online trip builder.

You can fly from Halong Bay to Hoi An in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and then make a short side trip with Private Tours By Local Guides. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hue trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. October in Hue sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Private Tours By Local Guides ©
Private Tours By Local Guides
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, add some adventure to your tour with Phong Nha Kayaking Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Lemon Tree Nail & Spa.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

4
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.
On the 14th (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and walk around Tao Dan Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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