15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam journey planner

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Hanoi
— 3 nights
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Bus to Noi Bai Airport, Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay
— 1 night
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Fly to Danang
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Hoi An
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hue
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City
— 4 nights
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Hanoi

— 3 nights
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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary builder site.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Hanoi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:

Halong Bay

— 1 night
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.
You've now added Indochina Junk to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then take a tour by water with Indochina Junk.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:

Hoi An

— 2 nights
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An journey maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. April in Hoi An sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:

Hue

— 2 nights
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, contemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally browse the different shops at Big C Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Hope Center Hue, then contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hue trip planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Ho Chi Minh City

— 4 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums
Find places to stay May 4 — 8: