15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) in Duong To (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, try out the rides at Happy Farm PQ, don't miss a visit to Cao Dai Temple, and look for gifts at From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Duong Dong road trip site.

Mumbai, India to Duong Dong is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Ong Lang
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Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Kien Giang Travel ©
Kien Giang Travel

2
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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 6th (Wed), stop by Lucy Henna, thendon't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, and then don't miss a visit to Saigon River. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In January in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lady Buddha and Yaly Couture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture & Da Nang Museum). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to The Marble Mountains, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An tour website.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January: high temperatures in Hoi An hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Tours Museums

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Lady Buddha ©
Lady Buddha

2
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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 11th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hue trip planning tool.

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. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

1
night
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 13th (Wed), Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, thenadmire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online trip planner.

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 13th (Wed) 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
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

3
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: wander the streets of Old Quarter, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner.

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 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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