59 days in Vietnam Itinerary

59 days in Vietnam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Vietnam trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

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 Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. 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 relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
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 Ho Quoc Temple for their historical value. Get outdoors at Ong Lang Beach and Long Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Duong Dong: Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) (in Duong To) and 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, pick up some local products at Floating Village Rach Vem, and stroll through Starfish Beach.

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, Happy Farm PQ, Phu Quoc Waterfall, Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda)
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
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 An Hai Lake. Do some cultural sightseeing at Con Dao Musuem and Hang Duong Cemetary. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Van Son Pagoda, kick back and relax at Ong Dung Beach, steep yourself in history at Con Dao Prison, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Con Son trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Con Son takes 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 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
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 Off-Road Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Po Nagar Cham Towers and Nha Tho Nui. 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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nha Trang Beach, look for gifts at Legendary Chocolatier, and take in the exciting artwork at Mai Loc Photo Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nha Trang planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
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 Cotic. Escape the urban bustle at The Marble Mountains and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Da Nang (StormX, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, &more), Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). 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, admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme 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, Hai Van Pass, Mỹ Sơn
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 10:
Highlights from your plan
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 The Flag Tower. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thien Mu Pagoda and Gakka Art Gallery. 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 Minh Mang, 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
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
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
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
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
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
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 Hoa Lo Prison 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, stop by Tired City Hang Manh, and have fun at Authentic Bat Trang.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi road trip planner.

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. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Similar Plans

60 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Laos, Vietnam & Philippines BY A USER FROM DENMARK May, hidden gems Preferences: May Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Southeast Asia BY A USER FROM IRELAND May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans