15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Kalibo, Panay Island
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
1
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Da Nang
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
5
Moc Chau
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
7
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Kalibo, Panay Island

2
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 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), thenexplore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and then test the waters at a local thermal spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, thensteep yourself in history at Cantonese Assembly Hall, and finally contemplate the long history of Bang An Tower.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Kalibo, Philippines to Hoi An is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalibo to Hoi An is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kalibo in November: highs in Hoi An hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Bang An Tower
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Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) ©
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien)
Thermal Spas

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Imperial City, buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Market, and then explore the ancient world of Royal Tombs. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tu Dam Pagoda, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, thencontemplate the long history of Vo Thanh Hue, and finally contemplate the long history of Hue Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hue route planner.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Shopping
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

2
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 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at My Khe Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Non Nuoc Beach, and then revel in the low prices at Tien Hieu Marble Handicraft Sculptures. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa and then explore the world behind art at 3D Museum Art in Paradise Danang.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Da Nang driving holiday app.

You can drive from Hue to Da Nang in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Nang

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Thermal Spas

2
nights
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 (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Nang to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Moc Chau.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cat Ba National Park
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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Long Tien Pagoda ©
Long Tien Pagoda
Cat Ba National Park ©
Cat Ba National Park

1
night
Moc Chau

Moc Chau ©
Mộc Châu is a rural district of Sơn La Province in the Northwest region of Vietnam. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Moc Chau Tea Plantation, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Bat Cave, and then relax in the rural setting at Moc Suong Tea Hill.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moc Chau day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Halong Bay to Moc Chau with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Moc Chau

Nature Scenic Drive Parks
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Moc Chau Tea Plantation ©
Moc Chau Tea Plantation

2
nights
Ninh Binh

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bai Dinh Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Mua Caves and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Van Long Nature Reserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ninh Binh road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Moc Chau to Ninh Binh takes 4.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ninh Binh can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bai Dinh Pagoda
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bai Dinh Pagoda ©
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, thentake a stroll through Old Quarter, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Kieu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chua Tran Quoc and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hanoi road trip tool.

You can take a bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

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