15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Da Nang
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Paris

2
nights
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: wander the streets of Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, and stop by Tired City Bao Khanh.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi holiday planner.

Paris, France to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©

1
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 25th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Halong Bay day trip planning tool.

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time 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

2
nights
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 26th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, thendon't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, thentake in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of The Old House of Phun Hung. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then stop by Rubin Cloth Shop.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Da Nang online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Halong Bay to Da Nang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In September in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hue.

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

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally don't miss a visit to Luc Bo Culture Space. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then admire the masterpieces at XQ Hand Embroidery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Da Nang to Hue takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) 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
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
On the 30th (Mon), Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), thenadmire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Son Doong Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, thenponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, thenwalk around Cong Vien 30-4, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

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

2
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

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 4th (Fri): experience rural life at Phu Quoc Mushroom, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenexperience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, and finally stop by Sava Coffee Shop.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Duong Dong trip maker website.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Spas Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Duong To, Phu Quoc Countryside
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Spas
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom
Sava Coffee Shop ©
Sava Coffee Shop

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