60 days in Thailand, Laos & Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Thailand, Laos & Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
4
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
6
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
7
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 4 nights
8
Bophut, Thailand
— 5 nights
9
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 5 nights
10
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 5 nights
11
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 5 nights
12
Patong, Thailand
— 7 nights

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thai Elephant Home and Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain). Get outdoors at Elephant Rescue Park and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Chom Thong (Wachirathan Falls & Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community) and Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and stroll the grounds of Wat Suan Dok.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary maker app.

Brussels, Belgium to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Brussels to Chiang Mai. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Chiang Mai at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Chom Thong, Doi Inthanon National Park, Thai Elephant Home
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Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Wat Sensoukharam. Get outdoors at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm and Mount Phousi. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Vat Visounarath, get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, and admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm

5
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Popular historic sites such as Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University are in your itinerary. When in Hanoi, make a side trip to see Do Temple in Dinh Bang, approximately Dinh Bang away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery, Do Temple
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Phong Nha Caves and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). There's much more to do: Head underground at Paradise Cave, experience rural life at The Duck Stop, and take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

Start your trip to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historic City of Ayutthaya and The Grand Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Pho and Wat Maha That. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Chaiwatthanaram & Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon) and Pattaya (Big Buddha Temple & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip site.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Bangkok by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Pattaya
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Relax by the water at Bottle Beach and Ao Plai Laem. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, head outdoors with Haad Yuan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yao Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

4
nights
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Step off the beaten path and head to Climbing Tours and Sai Nuan Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Ao Tanot Bay and Laem Thian. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Koh Nang Yuan, trek along John-Suwan Viewpoint, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Shark Diving

5
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Plai Laem and Maenam Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Samui Football Golf Club. Change things up with a short trip to Thong Ching Bay in Khanom (about 1h 50 min away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, take in the dramatic natural features at Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai, stop by Classic International Suits, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut in 2.5 hours. August in Bophut sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Thong Ching Bay, Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai, Maenam Beach
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Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary

5
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Bamboo Island. Explore hidden gems such as Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Poda Island. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Ko Hong, get great views at Railay View Point, kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, and get interesting insight from Motorbike Rental Krabi.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town day trip site.

You can fly from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Krabi Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ko Bida Nok and Loh Moo Dee Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ko Phi Phi Le. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Lana Bay, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, and stop by Phi Phi Postcard Shop.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

5
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Escape the urban bustle at Kantiang Bay and Pirate Kayak Adventures. Explore hidden gems such as Lanta Animal Welfare and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stop by The Tiger Collections, take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and stroll through Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta online trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

7
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Relax by the water at Nai Harn Beach and Freedom Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town), Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Phuket 3D Museum (in Talat Yai). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bang Tao Beach, make a trip to Patong Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and play a few rounds at Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd..

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Patong road trip planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. August in Patong sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Rawai, Karon, Bang Tao Beach, Phang Nga Bay.
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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