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
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h
5
Hoi An
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 15 min
6
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h
7
Hanoi
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Sapa
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Ninh Binh
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
10
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Hue
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to An Thoi (May Rut Island & Gam Ghi Island) and Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda (in Ganh Dau). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, enjoy the sand and surf at Ong Lang Beach, head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy, and make a trip to Sung Hung Pagoda.

Discover how to plan a Duong Dong trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

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

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Duong To, Spas, Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

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.
Con Son is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, make a trip to Phu Hai Prison, and stroll through Bãi Đầm Trầu.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Con Son road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Con Son takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Con Son

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
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Bãi Đầm Trầu ©
Bãi Đầm Trầu
Scuba & Snorkeling
Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda

6
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.
Da Lat is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, don't miss a visit to Valley of Love, take in the spiritual surroundings of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Da Lat trip planner.

Getting from Con Son to Da Lat by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 15:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme 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.
Step out of Nha Trang with an excursion to Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, see Off-Road Tours, see the interesting displays at Alexandre Yersin Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Long Thanh Photo Studio.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nha Trang trip planner.

You can take a bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoi An side-trips: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District), Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho) and Da Nang (Hoa Nghiem Cave & Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip tool.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Nha Trang to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Hoi An are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn, Hai Van Pass
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island, &more) and Uong Bi (Yen Tu Mountain & Ba Vang Pagoda). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, Head underground at Tien Ong Cave, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, and get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Hoi An to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Uong Bi
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

7
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and enjoy some diversion at Authentic Bat Trang.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) 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
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 7:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
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.
Sapa is known for nature, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, take a stroll through Hang Da Village, look for gifts at Indigo Cat, and don't miss a visit to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sapa day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Giang Ta Chai Village ©
Giang Ta Chai Village
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bai Dinh Pagoda (in Gia Sinh) and Keo Pagoda (in Duy Nhat). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, Head underground at Vai Gioi Cave, don't miss a visit to Tam Coc, and explore the activities along Trang An Grottoes.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ninh Binh road trip website.

You can drive from Sapa to Ninh Binh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vai Gioi Cave, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Keo Pagoda
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bai Dinh Pagoda ©
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes

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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, Head underground at Son Doong Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bong Lai Rattan House
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Hue to Dong Ha to see Vinh Moc Tunnel about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, and have fun at Hope Center Hue.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hue trip planner.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May in Hue, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Vinh Moc Tunnel
Find places to stay May 18 — 24:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

6
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ho Chi Minh City: Vung Tau (Christ the King & The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Fly from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Vung Tau
Find places to stay May 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Kayaking & Canoeing

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