15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Nha Trang
— 1 night
2
Hoi An
— 2 nights
3
Hue
— 2 nights
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
5
Hanoi
— 2 nights
6
Cat Ba
— 2 nights
7
Halong Bay
— 1 night
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights

1
night
Nha Trang

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nha Trang trip tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Nha Trang is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Marble Mountains, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at My Khe Beach, and then kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Imperial City, delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, then steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and finally steep yourself in history at Luc Bo Culture Space. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hue route planner.

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. In June, daytime highs in Hue are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, then Head underground at Paradise Cave, and then explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

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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.
On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University, then steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and finally wander the streets of Old Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hanoi day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Cat Ba

The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the striking landscape of Cat Ba National Park, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Cat Ba Island and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cat Ba driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay, then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, then stop by Cua Van Floating Village, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Cat Ba to Halong Bay takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City road trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Food Tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Spas

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