15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

15 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Hoi An
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Hue
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Halong Bay
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
6
Hanoi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Riyadh

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Riyadh to Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling from Riyadh in September, things will get little chillier in Ho Chi Minh City: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

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 5th (Sat): make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, thenlook for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Precious Heritage by Rehahn, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An route planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Hoi An are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, thenmake a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, and finally stop by Tinh Hoa Art Shop.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hue online tour 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 September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave).

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, thensnap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay holiday maker website.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Halong Bay by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Tours
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bãi Cháy Bridge ©
Bãi Cháy Bridge

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: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi visit planner.

You can take a bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

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