60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Bugbug, Bali
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Con Son
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Da Lat
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Hoi An
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
7
Cat Ba
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
8
Hanoi
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Sapa
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Ninh Binh
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
11
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
12
Hue
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
13
Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
End: Bugbug, Bali

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vinpearl Safari and Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duong Dong: An Thoi (May Rut Island & Sao Beach) and Ganh Dau (Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc & Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Mushroom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau, get outside with Archipelago Anthoy, and play a few rounds at Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc Course.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Duong Dong road trip planner.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Duong Dong is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bugbug to Duong Dong, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Ganh Dau, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Phu Quoc Mushroom
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Vinpearl Safari ©
Vinpearl Safari
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Phu Quoc Mushroom ©
Phu Quoc Mushroom

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Con Dao National Park and Phu Hai Prison. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Van Son Pagoda, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hang Duong Cemetary, steep yourself in history at Con Dao Prison, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ong Dung Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Con Son trip planning 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 up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Con Dao National Park ©
Con Dao National Park
Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda

5
nights
Da Lat

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Thien Vien Truc Lam. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Da Lat road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Con Son to Da Lat takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Off-Road Tours

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nha Trang Beach. Go for a jaunt from Nha Trang to Cam Ranh to see Vietnam - Russia Monument about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Ba Ho Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Long Thanh Photo Studio.

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Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Da Nang (Bai Da, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, &more) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, experience rural life at Tra Que Vegetable Village, and stop by Yaly Couture.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Hoi An route builder.

Traveling by flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Halong Bay

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bai Tu Long Bay and Ti Top Island. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip tool.

Fly from Hoi An to Halong Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Adventure
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave

4
nights
Cat Ba

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lan Ha Bay and Cannon Fort. Get out of town with these interesting Cat Ba side-trips: Uong Bi (Yen Tu Mountain & Ba Vang Pagoda) and Hai Phong (Du Hang Pagoda & Pho Chieu Pagoda). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Viet Hai Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Trung Trang Cave, and step off the mainland to explore Cat Ba Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cat Ba travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Halong Bay to Cat Ba takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Uong Bi, Hai Phong
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Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cat Ba National Park ©
Cat Ba National Park

6
nights
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 discover tucked-away gems like Off-Road Tours and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi day trip planning app.

Getting from Cat Ba to Hanoi by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
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Off-Road Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

4
nights
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fansipan Mountain and Muong Hoa Valley. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Love Waterfall, make a trip to Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village, wander the streets of Ta Phin Village, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sapa route website.

You can drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley

4
nights
Ninh Binh

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trang An Grottoes and Mua Caves. Venture out of the city with trips to Keo Pagoda (in Duy Nhat), Bai Dinh Pagoda (in Gia Sinh) and Phu An Church (in Nam Dinh). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tam Coc, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along Cuc Phuong National Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ma Tien Cave.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ninh Binh visit planning site.

Getting from Sapa to Ninh Binh by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Ninh Binh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keo Pagoda, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Phu An Church
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and then Head underground at Son Doong Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Phong Nha Caves, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tomb of Minh Mang. When in Hue, make a side trip to see Vinh Moc Tunnel in Dong Ha, approximately Dong Ha away. The adventure continues: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hue online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Hue, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Vinh Moc Tunnel
Find places to stay May 19 — 24:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Bitexco Financial Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Ho Chi Minh City: Vung Tau (Christ the King & The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Vung Tau
Find places to stay May 24 — 30:
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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