60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City
— 6 nights
2
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 6 nights
3
Con Son
— 4 nights
4
Da Lat
— 5 nights
5
Nha Trang
— 5 nights
6
Hoi An
— 6 nights
7
Hue
— 5 nights
8
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
9
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
10
Hanoi
— 12 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City travel planner.

Durham, USA to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Durham to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Duong Dong: Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) (in Duong To) and Ganh Dau (Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda & Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc). There's much more to do: get outside with Archipelago Anthoy, get to know the resident critters at Vinpearl Safari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau, and make a trip to Cao Dai Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Duong Dong trip itinerary builder.

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 and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Ganh Dau, Happy Farm PQ
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Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
The Vietnamese Artists ©
The Vietnamese Artists

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.
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, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Con Dao National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at An Hai Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hang Da Duc Me.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Con Son sightseeing planning site.

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. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Con Son

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hang Duong Cemetary ©
Hang Duong Cemetary

5
nights
Da Lat

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: get outside with Pine Track Adventures, make a trip to Crazy House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát, and admire the striking features of Bao Dai's Palace.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Da Lat online day trip planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda

5
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Nha Trang is known for historic sites, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda, make a splash at VinWonders Nha Trang, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nha Trang trip planner.

You can take a bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
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Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Scuba & Snorkeling
Alexandre Yersin Museum ©
Alexandre Yersin Museum

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture & Marian Shrine of the Lady of Tra Kieu). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stroll through Jack's Cat Cafe.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An tour planner.

You can fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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.
Hue is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, browse the handmade items at Hope Center Hue, don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hue travel planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August in Hue, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

4
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: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc, and admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
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.
Explore Halong Bay's surroundings by going to Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island, &more). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, Head underground at Dong Thien Cung, contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, and take an in-depth tour of Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay attractions planner.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Halong Bay by combination of flight, car, and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

12
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi road trip planning site.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hanoi by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 27:
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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