Best Holiday In Vietnam Itinerary 15 Days Tour

More than 2 weeks of experience in Vietnam is enough to understand something about Vietnamese culture and traditions. You will discover countless tourist attractions in Hanoi, experience 2 days 1 night cruise in Halong Bay, then admire the beauty of Vietnam’s capital Hue, and explore the beaches of Hue, Danang. Finally, move to the South of Vietnam, to the bustling, exciting Ho Chi Minh City and visit the Mekong Delta. Vietnam Itinerary 15 days tour will definitely bring you the best experiences.

Vietnam is a beautiful destination

Vietnam is a perfect destination for all travelers with many fascinating attractions to explore. From the rocky mountains in the sea in Halong Bay to the terraced fields in the Northern mountains, Vietnam has a treasure trove of natural landscapes that make visitors admire every time they come.

Best time to visit Vietnam

North Vietnam

To travel to North Vietnam, you should go in the spring (from January to March), when the landscape in the North becomes brilliant with countless different festivals taking place. Summer (from April to June) is the hottest season in the North, which is suitable if you want to go to the beach. Many tourists also choose to travel to the North in autumn (from July to September) because the weather is extremely pleasant and cool. If you go in winter (from October to December), the weather is harsh, sometimes accompanied by rain, and going up to the mountains like Sapa will be a great experience.

Central Vietnam

The rainy season in the central region usually lasts from July to October. It is safest if you can arrange a time to travel to the Central region in June.

South Vietnam

Traveling to the South in the dry season (December to the end of April next year) is the best time to explore the beauty of the South. And this is also the best time to visit and enjoy the vibrant markets in the Mekong Delta.

What you should bring to Vietnam

  • Medicines, first aid kit (if needed)
  • SIM Card
  • Cash/ credit card
  • Passport, visa, ID card
  • Clothes
  • Personal belongings
  • Mobile phone, portable charger

VIETNAM ITINERARY

Day 1 + 2: Hanoi Arrival – Hanoi Tour

Coming to the lovely city of Hanoi, it would be great if you could start with foods around the city. This is a city that always attracts diners by the appearance as well as the traditional features in each flavor of the people’s dishes.

Street Food Tour in Hanoi

Street food is no stranger to the people here, especially the students studying and living in Hanoi. It is always impressed by its unique taste as well as its extremely cheap price that no other country has.

Some street foods you can try are:

Mi ga tan

Reference price: 30,000 VND – 70,000 VND

Banh troi tau

Reference price: 15,000 VND – 20,000 VND

Chao suon

Reference price: 25,000 VND – 40,000 VND

Banh duc nong

Reference price: 25,000 VND

Tao pho

Reference price: 5,000 VND – 30,000 VND

Special and traditional dishes:

Bun cha

Reference price: 25,000 VND – 40,000 VND

Pho Bo

Reference price: 35,000 VND – 45,000 VND

Com

Reference price: 260,000 VND – 280,000 VND/kg

What to visit?

Coming to Hanoi, if you miss these places, you regret it

  • Strolling around Hoan Kiem Lake

  • Walking around West Lake
  • Experience cyclo to see the old town

  • Visit Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Thang Long Imperial Citadel
  • Go to the Temple of Literature, a familiar place for many soldiers

Where to stay?

Hanoi has a lot of hotels around the city center, but we will let you refer to a few hotels below

InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72

Address: Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower Plot E6, Cau Giay Urban Area, Hanoi

Apricot Hotel

Address: 136 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Dolce By Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake

Address: B7 Giang Vo Ward, Giang Vo, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Capella Hanoi

Address: 11 Le Phung Hieu, Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Day 3 + 4: Hanoi – Mai Chau Tour – Transfer back to Hanoi

Mai Chau is famous for its irresistible delicious fruits, beautiful natural scenery like a picture, whether winter or summer is beautiful and has its own features. Really not only attracting foreign tourists, but Vietnamese people are also extremely excited when coming to Mai Chau

What to visit?

What to visit in Mai Chau is really not difficult. We will give you a few references below

Thung Khe Pass

Address: Pass on Highway 6 in the bordering area between Phu Cuong commune, Tan Lac district and Thanh Son commune, Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province, Vietnam.

Thung Nai Port

Address: Thung Nai Commune, Cao Phong, Hoa Binh

Mai Chau flagpole

Address: Tong Dau commune, Mai Chau district

Lac Village

Address: Mai Chau District, Hoa Binh

Mu Waterfall

Address: Tu Do Commune, Lac Son, Hoa Binh

What to eat?

Ga doi nuong mac khen

Address: Hop Thuy Restaurant – Sub-zone 2, Mai Chau Town, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

You can enjoy the following specialties in Ban Lac, Ban Pom Coong:

Grilled wild boar meat skewers

Sticky rice

Mountain snail 

Stir-fried bee pupae with bamboo shoots

Where to stay?

Avana Retreat Mai Chau

Address: Hamlet Panh, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

Mai Chau Ecolodge 

Address: Na Phon, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

Mai Chau Hideaway

Address: Suoi Lon Hamlet, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh

Serena Kim Boi

Address: Khai Doi Hamlet, Sao Bay Commune, Kim Boi District, Hoa Binh

Here are some hotels you should choose while on vacation here, especially Avana Retreat Mai Chau because of its hot mineral bath.

Day 5 + 6: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Experience in cruises

Currently, there are many new types of tourism, in the past, cruises were often reserved for people with high incomes, especially foreigners. But with the development of sea tourism as well as the development of many new types of yachts, Vietnamese tourists have gradually known about overnight boat tours in Ha Long and become one of the most attractive types of tourism today in Ha Long.

Why you should choose experience in cruise in Halong Bay

  • You can experience sleeping on the bay
  • This is an attractive type of experiential tourism
  • Save travel time and costs compared to other tours
  • Experience new activities available on cruises such as swimming pool, kayaking, Tai Chi exercise

Activities on the cruise

Experiences on a very special cruise such as:

  • Swimming in the sea 
  • Explore mysterious caves
  • Kayaking.
  • Sunbathe and take pictures to check in.
  • Night squid fishing at sea.
  • Overnight on the boat in the middle of the bay.
  • Cooking class 

Service on the cruise

  • Luxury and convenient cabin system
  • Restaurant
  • Sundeck area of the cruise
  • Relaxing, Spa services
  • Bar
  • Gym, swimming pool

Some cruises you can choose 

  • Heritage Cruise
  • Indochine Cruise
  • La Theatre Cruise 
  • Orchid Cruise
  • Paradise Grand Cruise 
  • Stellar of the sea

Day 7 + 8: Hanoi – Move to Hue (Flight) – Hue Tour

Hue city is a world cultural heritage in Thua Thien – Hue province. Dreamy Hue extremely attracts tourists here with countless valuable historical relics. And especially, every 2 years the city organizes Hue Festival to attract a large number of tourists.

What to visit? 

Hue Imperial Citadel

Opening hours:

  • Summer: 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Winter 7:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Fare:

  • Adults: 120,000 VND
  • Children: 30,000 VND
  • Foreigner: 150,000 VND

Hue Mausoleum

Tomb of 7 Nguyen kings in Hue includes:

  • Gia Long Tomb
  • Minh Mang Tomb
  • Thieu Tri Tomb
  • Tu Duc Tomb
  • Dong Khanh Tomb
  • Duc Duc Tomb
  • Khai Dinh Tomb

Hue National School

The third oldest high school with a long history in Vietnam

Address: No. 12 Le Loi Street, Hue City

Hue Museum of Royal Fine Arts

The earliest museum was established in Hue

Address: No. 3, Le Truc Street, Hue City

Lang Co beach

A destination not to be missed when coming to Hue, located at the foot of Hai Van Pass, located in Phu Loc district, 70km north of Hue city, is one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

What to eat?

Banh beo

Address: 08 Nguyen Binh Khiem – Hue city

Opening hours: 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM

Reference price: 10,000 VND – 50,000 VND

Com hen

Address: Ung Binh, Vy Da, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue

Opening hours: 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Reference price: 10,000 VND – 15,000 VND

Bun bo Hue

Address: No. 6, Tran Thuc Nhan, Hue

Opening hours: 6:30 AM -11:00 AM

Price: 15,000 VND – 30,000 VND

Banh uot thit nuong

Address: 52/11, Kim Long, Hue

Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Price: 10,000 VND – 30,000 VND

Where to stay?

Azerai La Residence Hue

Address: 5 Le Loi, Vinh Ninh, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue

Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion

Address: Phong Dien Town, Phong Dien District, Thua Thien Hue 

Laguna Park Homes Lang Co

Address: Laguna Lang Co, Phu Loc, Thua Thien Hue

Silk Path Grand Hue Hotel & Spa

Address: 2 Le Loi, Vinh Ninh, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue

Day 9: Hue – Da Nang – Explore Da Nang 

Da Nang tourism is the first choice of many tourists, this is the land of convergence of many unique beautiful scenes and culinary quintessence, as well as an extremely fresh and comfortable climate. In addition, Da Nang is also considered “the most livable city in Vietnam”.

What to visit?

Ba Na Hills

Ticket price: 750,000/adult ticket and 600,000/child ticket (from 1m to 1m4)

Address: Ba Na Hills tourist area, An Son village, Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district, Danang

Love Bridge Da Nang

Address: Tran Hung Dao Street, An Hai Trung, Son Tra, Da Nang

Marble Mountains

Address: Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang

Linh Ung Pagoda

Address: Son Tra peninsula, Da Nang

Asia Park 

Ticket price: 200,000/adult ticket and 150,000/child ticket (from 1m-1m4)

Address: 1 Phan Dang Luu, next to the Han River, the section between Tien Son Bridge and Tran Thi Ly Bridge.

What to eat?

Banh trang cuon thit heo

Reference price: 30,000 VND – 70,000 VND

Quang Noodles

Reference price: 25,000 VND – 40,000 VND

Nam O fish salad

Reference price: 50,000 VND – 80,000 VND

Banh canh

Reference price: 20,000 VND – 45,000 VND

Che sau

Reference price: 20,000 VND – 35,000 VND

Where to stay?

Fumara Resort Danang

Address: 105 Vo Nguyen Giap, Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang

InterContinental Danang

Address: Bai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang

TIA Wellness Resort

Address: 109 Vo Nguyen Giap, Khue My, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang

Pullman Danang

Address: 101 Vo Nguyen Giap, Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang

Altara Suites Danang

Address: 120 Vo Nguyen Giap, Phuoc My, Son Tra, Da Nang

Day 10 + 11: Hoi An Tour

Hoi An city is located on the north bank of the lower Thu Bon river. Hoi An is an ancient city of Vietnam, 30km from Da Nang city and 40km from My Son Sanctuary. Hoi An Ancient Town in Vietnam has been increasingly renovated, developed into a cultural tourist destination and recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage.

What to visit?

Come to Hoi An with countless destinations that you need to experience

Fukien Assembly Hall

Address: No. 46 Tran Phu, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An

Assembly Hall of Chaozhou Chinese Congregation

Address: 157 Tran Phu, Hoi An

Cantonese Assembly Hall

Address: 176 Tran Phu, Minh An Ward, Hoi An

Bridge Pagoda

Address: Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Minh An Ward, Hoi An

Some tourist attractions near Hoi An

Rung dua 7 mau

Address: DX18, Cam Thanh, Hoi An

Ticket price for sightseeing basket boat: 150,000 VND/basket/2 people

Cu Lao Cham

Address: Tan Hiep, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam

Canoe fares to Cu Lao Cham:

  • Child ticket (round-trip): 225,000 VND/person 
  • Adult ticket (round-trip): 400,000 VND/person

My Son Sanctuary

Address: My Son village, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province

Fare:

  • Vietnamese guests: 100,000 VND/person
  • Foreigners: 150,000 VND/person

What to eat?

Cao Lau

Address:

  • Cao Lau Lien restaurant: 09 Thai Phien
  • Cao Lau Ba Be restaurant: in Hoi An market
  • Cao Lau Thanh restaurant: 26 Thai Phien

Hoi An Chicken Rice

Address:

  • Ba Buoi chicken rice: 22 Phan Chu Trinh
  • Chicken rice A Ty: number 25 – 27, Phan Chu Trinh

Mot water

Address: 150 Tran Phu, Hoi An ancient town

Che Hoi An

Address:

  • No. 4 Hoang Dieu, City. Hoi An
  • 369 Cua Dai Street, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An

Tai Vac Cake

Address: 533 Hai Ba Trung, Cam Pho Ward, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam

Banh dap

Address:

  • Cam Nam Commune, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam
  • 679 Hai Ba Trung, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam

Quang noodle

Address:

  • Quang Noodles Di Hat: No. 6, D. Phan Chau Trinh
  • Quang Noodles Uncle Hai: No. 6A Truong Minh Luong

Where to stay?

Four Seasons The Nam Hai

Address: Block Ha My, Dong B, Dien Ban, Quang Nam

Almanity Hoi An

Address: 326 Ly Thuong Kiet, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam

Hoiana Hotel & Suites

Address: Duy Hai, Duy Xuyen, Quang Nam

Le Pavillon Luxury Hoi An Resort & Spa

Address: 145B Tran Nhan Tong, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam

Day 12: Hoi An – Transfer back to Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City (Flight)

What to do?

  • Visiting historical sites, amusement parks
  • Enjoy traditional and specialty dishes
  • Experience the street food tour

Means of transport

Taxi

This is also the first choice of many travelers when traveling anywhere in Saigon. If you travel within the city center of District 1, the price of a taxi will be around 50,000 VND/time/depending on the distance.

Motorcycle

There are 2 modes of transportation: self-drive motorbike or Grab/motorbike 

Extremely convenient, easy to explore every corner of Saigon if using a motorbike

Car rental price: 100,000 VND/day.

Cyclo

Not many people know that Saigon also has this very characteristic means of transportation. Like traveling to Hanoi, this is a vehicle that is especially loved by foreign tourists.

Bus

Buses are the most popular means of transport when traveling to Saigon. With a ticket price from 5,000 – 6,000 VND depending on the route

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Also known as Saigon, an extremely noisy and bustling city with many amusement parks and scenic spots.

What to visit?

Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Address: No. 1 Paris Commune, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (Monday to Friday)
  • Ticket price: Free

Independence Palace

  • Address: No. 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 7:30 AM – 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM every day of the week
  • Ticket price: From 3,000 to 30,000 VND/person/time depending on the type of visitor

Ben Thanh market

  • Address: Between the streets of Phan Boi Chau, Le Thanh Ton, Phan Chu Trinh, Quach Thi Trang Square, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Ticket price: Free

City Opera House

  • Address: 7 Cong Truong Lam Son Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (weekdays) and 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (weekends)
  • Ticket price: About 700,000 VND/person depending on events and shows

Vietnam History Museum

  • Address: 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM (From Tuesday to Sunday every week)
  • Ticket price: 1,000 VND/child, 2,000 VND/adult and 15,000 VND/foreign visitor

Cu Chi Tunnels

  • Address: Provincial Road 15, Phu Hiep Hamlet, Phu My Hung Commune, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 7:00 AM- 5:00 PM
  • Ticket price: 20,000 VND/Vietnamese, 110,000 VND/foreign visitor

What to eat?

Saigon Bread

Address:

  • Phuong Lien Beef Dry Bread: 12 Nguyen Huy Tu, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Pha Lau Ba 6 Bread: 104 Hoang Dieu, Ward 12, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Huynh Hoa Bread: 26 Le Thi Rieng, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon snail

Address:

  • Oc Linh: 111/1A Street 8, Ward 11, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Oc Thao: 383 Vinh Khanh, Ward 8, District 4,  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Oc Vu: No. 37 Vinh Khanh, Ward 8, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City

Banh canh Saigon

Address: 

  • 210 210 To Hien Thanh, Ward 15, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City
  • 181/6 Hamlet Chieu, Ward 16, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City
  • 720 CMT8, Ward 5, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City

Bun mam Saigon 

Address: 

  • Bun Co Trinh: 116 Vuon Chuoi, Ward 4, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Bun Mam Co Cuc: 174 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Ward 1, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Hue Food – Bun Mam Nem: 242/14 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Ward 3, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Com tam Saigon

Address:

  • Com tam Phuc Loc Tho: 223 Nguyen Thi Thap, Tan Phu Ward, District 7,  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Com tam Tu Map: 812 Su Van Hanh, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City

Where to stay?

Lavela Sai Gon

Address: 280 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 8, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Lotus Saigon Hotel

Address: 120 Cach Mang Thang Tam, Vo Thi Sau, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Muong Thanh Luxury Sai Gon Hotel

Address: 261C Nguyen Van Troi, Ward 10, Phu Nhuan, Ho Chi Minh City

Day 14: Visit Mekong Delta

What to do?

Some experiences you should try when coming to Mekong Delta

  • Floating market experience
  • Take a boat through the forest carrying the canals

  • Go fishing
  • Visit crocodile farm

  • Visit a traditional craft village producing coconut confectionery
  • Fruit garden
  • Vinh Trang Pagoda
  • Snake Farm
  • Floating Village
  • National Park

What to eat?

Variety of dishes you should try:

Goi sau dau ca sac: popular in western border provinces such as An Giang, Kien Giang

Lau ca linh bong dien dien

Dandelion cotton is a classic dish of Westerners, especially in the flood season, Linh cotton fish hot pot is an extremely famous specialty in the West..

Banh xeo chao

There are also banh xeo in the central region, but pancakes from the Mekong Delta have their own special feature, which is made on a large pan, an island on a wood stove, and the filling inside is also extremely rich…

Duong dua

Many people when first traveling to the West and seeing this dish cried out in fear. Because the coconut worm is actually a worm, living mainly on the tops of coconuts, perhaps because it is parasitic on the tops of coconuts and areca, people often call this worm the coconut worm.

Day 15: Ho Chi Minh Departure

Move back to Ho Chi Minh City for relaxing and then for free time. End of Vietnam journey 15 days tour. Thank you for choosing us in your journey to Vietnam

Above is a short information on our 15 days tour itinerary.

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