59 days in Vietnam Itinerary

59 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 8 nights
3
Con Son
— 4 nights
4
Nha Trang
— 6 nights
5
Hoi An
— 11 nights
6
Hue
— 6 nights
7
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
8
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
9
Hanoi
— 7 nights

7
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ben Thanh Market and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Get a sense of the local culture at War Remnants Museum and Drink Vietnam. On the 3rd (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, buy something for everyone on your list at Aeon Mall Binh Tan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in February, plan for warmer days in Ho Chi Minh City, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Tours Museums
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Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

8
nights
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Visit Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc and Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) for their historical value. Get outdoors at Ong Lang Beach and Long Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Duong Dong: An Thoi (May Rut Island, Gam Ghi Island, &more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at The Vietnamese Artists, kick back and relax at Mui Ganh Dau Beach, stroll through Khem Beach, and pick up some local products at Floating Village Rach Vem.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Duong Dong trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda), Happy Farm PQ, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

4
nights
Con Son

Con Son ©
Taking a vacation in Con Son is like stepping back in time, with the island of around 5,000 people offering a glimpse into what life in Vietnam was like before television and other modern conveniences arrived.
Get outdoors at Con Dao National Park and Ong Dung Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Con Dao Musuem and Con Dao Prison. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Van Son Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, stroll the grounds of Hang Duong Cemetary, and kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Con Son trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Con Son in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Con Dao National Park ©
Con Dao National Park
Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang. Your inner history buff will appreciate Po Nagar Cham Towers and St. Joseph's Parish Church. Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Long Thanh Photo Studio, get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nha Trang Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at DDK's Black & White Photo Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Con Son to Nha Trang takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

11
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Da Bao Real Leather and Precious Heritage by Rehahn. Escape the urban bustle at The Marble Mountains and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District), Da Nang (StormX, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, &more) and Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn, Hai Van Pass
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Da Bao Real Leather ©
Da Bao Real Leather
Spas
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Imperial City and Tomb of Minh Mang. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thien Mu Pagoda and The Flag Tower. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, stroll the grounds of Royal Tombs, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Lam Pagoda.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hue journey maker.

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 March in Hue, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Phong Nha Caves and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc, and take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Bai Tu Long Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, look for gifts at Hai Water Sports, and head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Halong Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

7
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.
Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery, see Off-Road Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hanoi road trip website.

Traveling by bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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