15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Guadalajara
Fly:  26 h
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Da Lat
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
5
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  37 h
End: Guadalajara

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.
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenget a sense of history and politics at People's Committee Building, thenget engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): visit Ho Chi Minh City's Book Street, thenwander the streets of Pham Ngu Lao Street, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Thien Hau Temple, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Guadalajara, Mexico to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Guadalajara to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Guadalajara in February, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Ho Chi Minh City: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

1
night
Da Lat

Da Lat ©
While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the views at Datanla High Rope Course, thenhead outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Son Pagoda. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, thenadmire the sheer force of Datanla Falls, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Tuyen Lam Lake, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Da Lat trip website.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at My Khe Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and March Gallery. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cam Pho Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip planner.

Getting from Da Lat to Hoi An by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hoi An are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

2
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 22nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kim Lien Pagoda, wander the streets of Old Quarter, thensteep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and finally shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Ba Dinh Square, thencontemplate the long history of Presidential Palace Historical Site, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chua Tran Quoc.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Climbing Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc

2
nights
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 24th (Wed): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then wander the streets of Cua Van Floating Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cat Co 1 Beach, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, thentake an in-depth tour of Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, and finally take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Halong Bay trip planner.

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 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Adventure Parks

Side Trip

Cat Co 1 Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach

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