15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
2
Da Nang
— 3 nights
3
Hoi An
— 4 nights
4
Hanoi
— 2 nights
5
Halong Bay
— 1 night
6
Hanoi
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenget a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and finally hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

Before you visit Ho Chi Minh City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Melbourne, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

3
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 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mỹ Sơn, look for gifts at M Legrand Jewelry, and then explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, thentour the pleasant surroundings at My Khe Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Da Nang sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture

4
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like An Bang Beach and Cua Dai Beach will thrill your kids. Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Old House of Tan Ky are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 9th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Make the 10th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, admire the landmark architecture of Nguyen Tuong Family Chapel, steep yourself in history at The Old House of Phun Hung, and view the masterpieces at Thanh Cong Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Hoi An sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
On the 11th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Temple of Literature & National University, make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, thentake an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, and finally wander the streets of Old Quarter.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

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.
On the 12th (Thu), Head underground at Sung Sot Cave and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the next day, take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay day trip tool.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

1
night
Hanoi

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Spas Historic Sites
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Spas
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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