15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 3 nights
3
Halong Bay
— 1 night
4
Hanoi
— 3 nights
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
6
Hue
— 1 night
7
Hoi An
— 3 nights

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City

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 28th (Fri): explore the galleries of Flymindz Art Studio and then stop by SoNice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, thenget engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Vietnam Silver House.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, you will find days in Ho Chi Minh City are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

3
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Get outdoors at Ong Lang Beach and Khem Beach. Shop till you drop at All Good Things Phu Quoc and Duong Dong Market. Step out of Duong Dong with an excursion to Sao Beach in An Thoi--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Long Beach, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, kick back and relax at Vung Bau Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Duong Dong trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Sao Beach
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, thenexplore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay, and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Hanoi.

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

3
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.
Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and West Lake. On the 6th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and stop by Tired City Bao Khanh.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi route site.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, thenadmire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then make a trip to Phong Nha Caves. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo) and then Head underground at Paradise Cave.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

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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.
On the 10th (Tue), 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 view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hue trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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Hoi An

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.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, thenhunt for treasures at Central Market, thenstop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and finally admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at An Bang Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Hoi An, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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