60 days in Laos, Vietnam & Philippines Itinerary

60 days in Laos, Vietnam & Philippines Itinerary

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1
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
2
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
3
Cat Ba, Vietnam
— 2 nights
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 3 nights
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 9 nights
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 4 nights
7
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
8
Phan Thiet, Vietnam
— 4 nights
9
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 4 nights
10
El Nido, Philippines
— 6 nights
11
Coron, Philippines
— 4 nights
12
Malapascua Island, Philippines
— 1 night
13
Moalboal, Philippines
— 3 nights
14
Puerto Galera, Philippines
— 4 nights

5
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at MandaLao Elephant Conservation and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's lots more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Laos Buffalo Dairy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Sensoukharam, browse the fresh offerings at The Morning Market, and make a trip to Bamboo Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip itinerary builder tool.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Luang Prabang is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Luang Prabang due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in May, things will get much warmer in Luang Prabang: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Tours Parks Wildlife
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MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Laos Buffalo Dairy ©
Laos Buffalo Dairy

5
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanoi: Ninh Binh (Cheap Motorbike Rental in Ninh Binh & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Long Bien Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Ba Dinh Square, and make a trip to Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi online journey maker.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Cat Ba, Vietnam

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Viet Hai Village and then step off the mainland to explore Monkey Island. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Trung Trang Cave, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Cat Co 1 Beach, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cat Ba trip builder.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach
Monkey Island ©
Monkey Island
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sung Sot Cave and Tien Ong Cave. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, and snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Cat Ba to Halong Bay takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Bãi Cháy Bridge ©
Bãi Cháy Bridge

9
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Da Nang (Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Photography Tours, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An driving holiday app.

You can fly from Halong Bay to Hoi An in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
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Food Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn

4
nights
Hue, Vietnam

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Photography Tours and Bach Ma National Park. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Tu Dam Pagoda, pause for some serene contemplation at Redemptorist Church, and contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hue visit planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Parks Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Photography Tours
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

3
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to An Thoi (Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park & May Rut Island). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Ham Ninh Pier, relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong day trip website.

Fly from Hue to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Spas, Ham Ninh Pier, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park ©
Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park
Ham Ninh Pier ©
Ham Ninh Pier

4
nights
Phan Thiet, Vietnam

An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien). Take a break from Phan Thiet with a short trip to Reclining Buddha in Thi Tran Thuan Nam, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda, see Off-Road Tours, have some family-friendly fun at Trampoline Club "Impulse", and enjoy the sand and surf at Bai Da Ong Dia Beach.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Phan Thiet road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Phan Thiet takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Reclining Buddha
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Off-Road Tours
Spas
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)

4
nights
Da Lat, Vietnam

While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Explore hidden gems such as Statue Of Golden Buddha and Datanla High Rope Course. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Domaine de Marie Church, get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and take some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square.

To plan Da Lat vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Phan Thiet to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pongour Falls
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Statue Of Golden Buddha ©
Statue Of Golden Buddha

6
nights
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Small Lagoon and Taraw Cliff. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Entalula Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marimegmeg Beach, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read El Nido road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to El Nido takes 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Pinagbuyutan Island ©
Pinagbuyutan Island
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon
Taraw Cliff ©
Taraw Cliff

4
nights
Coron, Philippines

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Explore hidden gems such as Black Island and Pass Island. Spend the 20th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Bulog Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Atwayan Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Banol Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coron tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Busuanga Island
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Pass Island ©
Pass Island
Bulog Island ©
Bulog Island
Black Island ©
Black Island

1
night
Malapascua Island, Philippines

Malapascua Island ©
Holidays on Malapascua Island rarely pass without a trip out to explore the bright blue waters that surround.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Japanese Wreck Marine Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Logon Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Malapascua Island online vacation builder.

Fly from Coron to Malapascua Island in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Moalboal.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Logon Beach ©
Logon Beach

3
nights
Moalboal, Philippines

Moalboal
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panagsama Beach and Mantayupan Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moalboal: Aloguinsan (Bojo River & Hermit's Cove). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and get your game on at Archery-Asia.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moalboal trip builder app.

Getting from Malapascua Island to Moalboal by bus takes about 9 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Moalboal can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Galera.

Things to do in Moalboal

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aloguinsan, Mantayupan Falls
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Hermit's Cove
Hermit's Cove
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bojo River ©
Bojo River

4
nights
Puerto Galera, Philippines

Puerto Galera ©
The resort town of Puerto Galera enjoys a reputation for its beaches, resorts, and dive sites.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Talipanan Beach and Punta Guarda Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pebble Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Underwater Cave, visit Sabang, and make a trip to Mangyan Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Puerto Galera trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Moalboal to Puerto Galera in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Galera

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Masasa Beach
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:
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Talipanan Beach ©
Talipanan Beach
Aninuan Beach ©
Aninuan Beach
Sabang ©
Sabang

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