60 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
2
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 4 nights
3
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 4 nights
4
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
5
Hue, Vietnam
— 4 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 2 nights
7
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 3 nights
8
Cat Ba, Vietnam
— 2 nights
9
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
10
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
11
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
12
Battambang, Cambodia
— 2 nights
13
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 5 nights
14
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 8 nights

4
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Bitexco Financial Tower. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ben Thanh Market and Coeverything. Change things up with a short trip to Hoi Khanh Pagoda in Thu Dau Mot (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, browse the exhibits of Drink Vietnam, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 39°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoi Khanh Pagoda
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Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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Da Lat, Vietnam

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.
Do your shopping at Dalat Market and Trickland 3D Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Off-Road Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Vien Truc Lam, take a stroll through The French Quarter, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and stop by DL Nature's.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Lat tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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Nha Trang, Vietnam

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ba Ho Waterfall. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nha Trang Beach and Phan Rang Beach. Go for a jaunt from Nha Trang to Cam Ranh to see Tu Van Pagoda about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Parish Church, and take in the exciting artwork at Long Thanh Photo Studio.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nha Trang attractions planning website.

Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Phan Rang Beach, Tu Van Pagoda
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Nha Trang Beach ©
Nha Trang Beach
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang ©
Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang

5
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to My Khe Beach and Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien). Venture out of the city with trips to Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Lady Buddha (in Da Nang). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hoi An trip planner.

Fly from Nha Trang to Hoi An in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Hoi An sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and Tomb of Minh Mang. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Royal Tombs. Step out of Hue with an excursion to Cua Viet Beach in Dong Ha--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and take in the exciting artwork at Truc Chi Garden.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue road trip site.

Drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cua Viet Beach
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, then take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave). Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Phong Nha Caves and then take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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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.
Get outdoors at Bai Tu Long Bay and Sung Sot Cave. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dau Go Cave and Quan Lan Beach. Take a break from Halong Bay with a short trip to Minh Chau beach in Quan Lan, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, kick back and relax at Bai Chay Beach, revel in the low prices at Ha Long Pearl, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Halong Bay online tour 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 your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Quan Lan
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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Cat Ba, Vietnam

Cat Ba ©
The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Hospital Cave, explore the activities along Lan Ha Bay, and then kick back and relax at Cat Co 1 Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Cat Ba Island, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba National Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Trung Trang Cave, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cat Ba road trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Halong Bay to Cat Ba takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

5
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Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours will get you outdoors. Visit Old Quarter and Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

To plan Hanoi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Cat Ba to Hanoi takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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Luang Prabang, Laos

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Royal Palace Museum. For shopping fun, head to The Morning Market or Pathana Boupha Antique House. Change things up with a short trip to 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, and admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

100 Waterfalls
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Preah Khan and Baphuon Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Beng Mealea, delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and admire the landmark architecture of Banteay Samre.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Siem Reap online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Luang Prabang in March since evenings lows in Siem Reap dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Battambang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Siem Reap Province
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Banteay Kdei ©
Banteay Kdei
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver ©

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Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang ©
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Nature Spa, then view the masterpieces at HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Battambang Bat Caves. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Wat Banan Temple, take in the exciting artwork at Sangker Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Tep Kao Sol Loeum Lorn Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Romcheik 5 Art Space & Cafe.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Battambang trip planner.

Drive from Siem Reap to Battambang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Battambang

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Battambang Bat Caves ©
Battambang Bat Caves
Wat Banan Temple ©
Wat Banan Temple
Food Tours

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Walking tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and Royal Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang floating village (in Kampong Chhnang) and Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House (in Kandal Steung). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, stop by Bassac Lane, have fun at Cambodia Fire Range, and make a trip to Central Market.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Battambang to Phnom Penh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House, Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang floating village
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sao Beach and Long Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Vung Bau Beach and Mui Ganh Dau Beach. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Phu Quoc National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Thom Beach, stroll through PTA Travel, and take in the dramatic scenery at Phu Quoc Waterfall.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Duong Dong trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Duong Dong takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Ham Ninh, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Sao Beach
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Phu Quoc National Park ©
Phu Quoc National Park

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