15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Hanoi
— 3 nights
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Halong Bay
— 1 night
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 1 night
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
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Hue
— 1 night
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Hoi An
— 3 nights

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Hanoi

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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take a stroll through Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary planning website.

Verona, Italy to Hanoi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Verona to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then Head underground at Tien Ong Cave.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Water Body
Hạ Long Bay
4.4

1
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Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see what you can catch with Phu Quoc Jeep Tour, relax and rejuvenate at Luna Thai Spa, and then learn the secrets of beer at Beer Fridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Duong Dong trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Luna Thai Spa
4.9
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Phu Quoc Jeep Tour
4.6
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Fridge
5.0

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nha tho Da Minh, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City online day trip planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Landmark
Cu Chi Tunnels
4.3
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History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4

3
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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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors
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Must see
The Duck Stop
4.7
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World heritage site
Phong Nha Caves
4.6

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue trip planner.

Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Hue, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

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World heritage site
Imperial City
4.2
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Architectural Building
Thien Mu Pagoda
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Historic Site
Tomb of Minh Mang
4.4

3
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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.
On the 13th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, then stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An road trip planning app.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

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Must see
Spas
4.7

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