14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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14 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Vientiane
Fly:  1​h
1
Hanoi
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Halong Bay
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
Hanoi
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Da Nang
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
5
Hue
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Hoi An
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
7
Da Nang
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Ho Chi Minh City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
End: Siem Reap

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quarter and Tired City Bao Khanh. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and see the interesting displays at Hanoi Police Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi travel planner.

Vientiane, Laos to Hanoi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

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Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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 7th (Mon): wander the streets of Cua Van Floating Village. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Cua Van Floating Village ©
Cua Van Floating Village

1
night
Hanoi

Hanoi ©
To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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54 Traditions Gallery ©
54 Traditions Gallery
Ho Van - Van Mieu ©
Ho Van - Van Mieu

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Da Nang trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Hanoi to Da Nang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Shopping
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M Legrand Jewelry ©
M Legrand Jewelry

1
night
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 11th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Thien Mu Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Imperial City, then explore the activities along Perfume River, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Green Bamboo Art Gallery.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hue trip maker site .

Getting from Da Nang to Hue by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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.
On the 12th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hoi An vacation app .

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Old House of Tan Ky ©
Old House of Tan Ky
March Gallery ©
March Gallery

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hours
Da Nang

Da Nang ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then see the interesting displays at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Da Nang online trip builder .

Traveling by bus from Hoi An to Da Nang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Nang

Museums Spas
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Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture
Spas

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha tho Da Minh. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City road trip website .

Fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Trails
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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