60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Paris
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  17 h 15 min
1
Halong Bay
— 4 nights
+4
Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h 30 min
2
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hue
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Con Son
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Da Lat
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
8
Nha Trang
— 6 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h
9
Hoi An
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
10
Hanoi
— 7 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Paris

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 Island & Cat Ba National Park). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, Head underground at Sung Sot Cave, and get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay road trip app.

Paris, France to Halong Bay is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Paris to Halong Bay, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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

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: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc.

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Do a combination of ferry, flight, taxi, and bus from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Tours
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

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.
When in Hue, make a side trip to see Vinh Moc Tunnel in Dong Ha, approximately Dong Ha away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, have fun at Hope Center Hue, don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower, and explore the world behind art at XQ Hand Embroidery.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hue trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Lebadang Memory Space, Vinh Moc Tunnel, Demilitarized Zone
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Vinh Moc Tunnel ©
Vinh Moc Tunnel

7
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Traveling by flight from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Fun & Games Outdoors
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Kayaking & Canoeing

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Duong Dong side-trips: Bom Island (in An Thoi) and Ganh Dau (Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda & Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, laugh and play at Happy Farm PQ, and get outside with Archipelago Anthoy.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Duong Dong route planning tool.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow 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, Ong Lang, Bom Island
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Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

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.
Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Con Dao National Park. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hang Da Duc Me, kick back and relax at Bãi Đầm Trầu, and explore the activities along An Hai Lake.

For photos and more tourist information, use the Con Son holiday 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 4th (Mon) early enough to 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
Con Dao Musuem ©
Con Dao Musuem

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, hunt for treasures at Dalat Market, and contemplate the waterfront views at Xuan Huong Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Da Lat travel planner.

You can fly from Con Son to Da Lat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Nha Trang is known for historic sites, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, examine the collection at Alexandre Yersin Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Mai Loc Photo Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nha Trang trip builder website.

Getting from Da Lat to Nha Trang by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Museums
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bang An Tower (in Dien Ban), Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture & Dragon Bridge) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An trip planner.

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Da Nang, Bang An Tower, Mỹ Sơn
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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: take a stroll through Old Quarter, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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You can fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

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