60 days in Vietnam, Laos & Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam, Laos & Thailand Itinerary

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1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
2
Hue, Vietnam
— 4 nights
3
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 8 nights
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 3 nights
5
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
6
Phonsavan, Laos
— 1 night
7
Huay Xai, Laos
— 1 night
8
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 8 nights
9
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 5 nights
10
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
11
Pattaya, Thailand
— 6 nights
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 9 nights

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Bitexco Financial Tower and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City vacation planning app.

Trondheim, Norway to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time is 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Trondheim in February; daily highs in Ho Chi Minh City reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours
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Walking tours
Bitexco Financial Tower ©
Bitexco Financial Tower

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Off-Road Tours. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Mu Pagoda, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hue trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, Hue is a bit cooler than Ho Chi Minh City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

8
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Non Nuoc Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Da Nang (My Khe Beach, Lady Buddha, &more). On the 19th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), stop by Yaly Couture, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. February in Hoi An sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 19:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Walking tours
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bai Tu Long Bay and Speed Boats Tours. On the 21st (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay travel route planner.

You can 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 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Speed Boats Tours

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, take in the dramatic scenery at Tad Sae Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Nam Ou River, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Luang Prabang road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Luang Prabang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
Old Quarter Luang Prabang ©
Old Quarter Luang Prabang
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Phonsavan, Laos

Phonsavan ©
A base for explorations, the town of Phonsavan sits surrounded by impressive scenery and offers easy access to an abundance of cultural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Vietnam War Memorial, thensteep yourself in history at Xieng Khouang Phonsavan Official Tourist Information Center, and then contemplate the long history of The Plain of Jars.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Phonsavan trip maker tool.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Huay Xai.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 28 — 29:
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The Plain of Jars ©
The Plain of Jars

1
night
Huay Xai, Laos

Huay Xai ©
Overlooking the mighty Mekong River, Huay Xai serves as an important entry and exit point from Thailand into Laos.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Experience Office.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Huay Xai online trip maker.

You can drive from Phonsavan to Huay Xai in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Huay Xai

Parks Wildlife
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Gibbon Experience Office ©
Gibbon Experience Office

8
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Elephant Rescue Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Mae Taeng (Thai Elephant Home & Nature & Wildlife Tours), Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Buddhist Pagoda of King Naresuan the Great King Memorial (in Chiang Dao). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, and admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai travel route planner.

Drive from Huay Xai to Chiang Mai in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mae Taeng, Doi Inthanon National Park, Tha Pae Walking Street, Buddhist Pagoda of King Naresuan the Great King Memorial, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 10:
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park

5
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Railay View Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Lanta Animal Welfare (in Ban Sala Dan) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Ko Lanta). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Ko Hong, Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and hunt for treasures at Karbi Walking Street.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Krabi Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Patong.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ko Lanta
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 15:
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
Ko Hong ©
Ko Hong

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Promthep Cape and Monkey Hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn), Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) (in Chalong) and Sangtham Shrine (in Talat Yai). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, kick back and relax at White Sand Beach, look for gifts at Nordic Fashion, and take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Patong tour builder.

You can drive from Krabi Town to Patong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Patong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Rawai, White Sand Beach
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Promthep Cape ©
Promthep Cape
Off-Road Tours

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nights
Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Art in Paradise Pattaya and CentralFestival Pattaya Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Khao Chi Chan Buddha (in Na Chom Thian) and Khao Kheow Open Zoo (in Si Racha). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the world behind art at Frost Magical Ice of Siam, make a splash at Cartoon Network Amazone, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Pattaya Temple.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pattaya trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Pattaya takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wang Sam Sien, Khao Chi Chan Buddha, Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:
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Pattaya Beach ©
Pattaya Beach
Art in Paradise Pattaya ©
Art in Paradise Pattaya
Scuba & Snorkeling

9
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tom's Fashion and Wat Suthat. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), get your game on at VR1 -Thonglor Virtual Reality cafe Bangkok, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bangkok day trip planning tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pattaya in March: highs in Bangkok hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Tom's Fashion ©
Tom's Fashion
Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute) ©
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) ©
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

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