15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
2
Nha Trang
— 2 nights
3
Hoi An
— 3 nights
4
Hue
— 2 nights
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
6
Hanoi
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 12th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, pedal to the sights with Bike Tours, and then get engrossed in the history at The Independence Palace. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenget engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Auckland to Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling from Auckland in July, things will get much warmer in Ho Chi Minh City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

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nights
Nha Trang

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
On the 14th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Nui, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bac Thanh Church. On the next day, take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nha Trang tour itinerary website.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Non Nuoc Beach. Let the collections at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and March Gallery capture your imagination. Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to My Khe Beach in Da Nang, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip maker app.

Fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Hoi An sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Royal Tombs and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Imperial City, thencontemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, thencontemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Thien An Monastery.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue online travel route planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July in Hue, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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nights
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 21st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and then explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop and then Head underground at Phong Nha Caves.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time 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
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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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 23rd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, brush up on your military savvy at Vietnam Military History Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, thenstop by TiredCity Hang Bong, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi holiday 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Vietnamese Women's Museum ©
Vietnamese Women's Museum
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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