15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi
— 2 nights
2
Hoi An
— 2 nights
3
Hue
— 2 nights
4
Da Lat
— 1 night
5
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
6
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 2 nights
7
Halong Bay
— 2 nights

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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, and see the interesting displays at Gems Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi tour planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Hanoi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Hanoi is 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Bay Mau Eco Cooking Tour and then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, thenstop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and finally make a trip to The Marble Mountains.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hoi An takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Classes Adventure

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Imperial City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, and then learn the secrets of beer at Private Tours By Local Guides. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue attractions planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Hoi An, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hue, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Private Tours By Local Guides ©
Private Tours By Local Guides

1
night
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 23rd (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then get the lay of the land with WsTF Da Lat Food Tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Lat trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
WsTF Da Lat Food Tour ©
WsTF Da Lat Food Tour

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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 24th (Thu): pedal to the sights with Bike Tours. On the next day, make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see ATV Safari (Туры на квадроциклах), cast your line with Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc, thenget in on the family fun at Happy Farm PQ, and finally learn the secrets of beer at Beer Fridge. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, capture your vacation like a pro with Phu Quoc Bee Farm, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple, and finally browse the different shops at The Vietnamese Artists.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Duong Dong tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Ong Lang
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Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc ©
Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Happy Farm PQ ©
Happy Farm PQ

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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 28th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Halong Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. You will leave for home on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

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