14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam vacation planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
2
Nha Trang
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
3
Halong Bay
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Hanoi
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Da Nang
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
7
Hoi An
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 22nd (Sat), view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 39°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers.

Find out how to plan Nha Trang trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers

1
night
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 25th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay trip maker site .

You can fly from Nha Trang to Halong Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): view the masterpieces at TiredCity Hang Bong, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves and then relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

Plan my day in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for gifts at Namaka, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Da Nang trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Da Nang by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Shopping Nature
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hoi An: Hue (Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial City, &more). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuc Thanh Pagoda.

To find where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip app .

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. March in Hoi An sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Hue
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

Similar Plans

16 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM GERMANY January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc Island & Hoi An BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Asia BY A USER FROM VIETNAM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Asia BY A USER FROM ITALY December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM IRELAND February, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Duck & Collingwood BY A USER FROM VIETNAM February, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM VIETNAM April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Da Nang & Hoi An BY A USER FROM RUSSIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in Asia BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 51 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, extra slow, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Extra slow 23 days in Asia BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 21 days in Vietnam, Luang Prabang & Vientiane BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
See more plans