15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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

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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 next day, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 3 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally steep yourself in history at Luc Bo Culture Space. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Flag Tower, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then explore the world behind art at XQ Hand Embroidery.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hue visit site.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. June in Hue sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Food Tours

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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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, and relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop.

Plan trip to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Tien Son Cave
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

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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 in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi sightseeing planner.

Fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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night
Halong Bay

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 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay travel route planning site.

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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Da Nang

Da Nang ©
A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally take in the views from Tran Thi Ly Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Da Nang holiday builder site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Da Nang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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

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