60 days in Vietnam, Taiwan & Hong Kong Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam, Taiwan & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
— 4 nights
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Tainan, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Taichung, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Hualien, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 5 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 5 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Hue, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Kaohsiung ©

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Popular historic sites such as Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum and Pingcheng Paotao are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kenting National Park and Wan Jin Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park (in Majia), Pingtung Xi Qu Gu Shi Guan (in Chaozhou) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Liuqiu). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, examine the collection at Taiwan Sugar Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Caishan Natural Park, and indulge your taste buds at Freedom Sunset Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung trip planning site.

Naha, Japan to Kaohsiung is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. Traveling from Naha to Kaohsiung, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

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Tainan, Taiwan

Tainan ©

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Escape the urban bustle at Zengwun Reservoir Fishing Area and Guanziling Hot Spring. Get some cultural insight at Chimei Museum and Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia). Go for a jaunt from Tainan to Fanlu to see Eryanping Trail about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pujidian, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Taiwan History, and admire the landmark architecture of Linshui Furen Mamiao.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tainan trip planner.

You can drive from Kaohsiung to Tainan in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Tainan

Side Trips

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Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)

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Taichung, Taiwan

Taichung ©

Cultural City

Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gaomei Wetland and Lugang Longshan Temple. Get some historical perspective at XinShe Castle and Zi Nan Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taichung: Sunglungyen Waterfall (in Nantou), Yuchi (Sun Moon Lake Ci-en Pagoda, Sun Moon Lake Bikeway, &more) and Lukang (in Lukang). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Asia University Museum of Modern Art, take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, delve into the lush surroundings at Dasyushan Forest Recreation Area, and trek along Dakeng No. 4 Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taichung trip planner.

Drive from Tainan to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tainan in October since evenings lows in Taichung dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Asia University Museum of Modern Art ©
Asia University Museum of Modern Art
Taiwan Balloon Museum ©
Taiwan Balloon Museum

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Hualien, Taiwan

Hualien ©

Huashi

Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Appreciate the collections at Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park and Chihsing Tan Katsuo Museum. Get some cultural insight at Shen'an Temple and Tzu Chi Foundation. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, head outdoors with Zuocang Trail, Head underground at Tunnel of Nine Turns Trail, and hike along Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto).

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hualien day trip planning app.

Getting from Taichung to Hualien by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
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Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park ©
Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff
Shen'an Temple ©
Shen'an Temple

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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lungshan Temple and Datong Old Street. Head to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Dihua Streetfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Taipei side-trips: Elephant Trunk Rock (in Ruifang), Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area (in Xinzhuang) and Jiaoxi (Jiaosi Hot Spring & Wufengchi Waterfall). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at Taipei Confucius Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Songshan Ciyou Temple.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei online vacation planner.

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Wufengchi Waterfall ©
Wufengchi Waterfall
Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum and Parkview Art Hong Kong will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Po Lin Monastery and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dragon's Back, work some fitness into your day at Lai Chi Wo Village and Nature Trail, wander the streets of Nathan Road, and catch some excitement at Sandbox VR.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hong Kong day trip website.

Getting from Taipei to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:
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Po Lin Monastery ©
Po Lin Monastery
Dragon's Back ©
Dragon's Back
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze) ©

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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.
Old Quarter and Presidential Palace Historical Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center and Green Palm Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, take in the exciting artwork at Klimt Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), and see the interesting displays at Hanoi Police Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Hanoi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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Hue, Vietnam

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.
Get in touch with nature at Dam Chuon Huong Quan and Bach Ma National Park. Lebadang Memory Space and Diem Phung Thi Art Exhibition House will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Nine Dynastic Urns, and take in the exciting artwork at Gakka Art Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hue road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hue takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Hue are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 10:
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Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

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Da Nang, Vietnam

City of Bridges

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hai Van Pass and Non Nuoc Beach. Shop till you drop at The Gioi Tranh Dep and OASIS ART GALLERY. Take a break from Da Nang with a short trip to Mỹ Sơn in Duy Xuyen District, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Marble Mountains, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Long An Temple.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Da Nang online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Da Nang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hai Van Pass ©
Hai Van Pass
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) ©
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain)

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Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Let the collections at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Hoi An Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Phuoc Lam Pagoda. There's lots more to do: stop by Da Bao Real Leather, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chuc Thanh Pagoda, do some two-wheel cruising with Fresh Air Tours, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hoi An online route planner.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Da Bao Real Leather ©
Da Bao Real Leather
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) ©
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien)

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nha Tho Nui and Ba Ho Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hon Chong. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Nha Trang Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, browse the exhibits of DDK's Black & White Photo Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bac Thanh Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang sightseeing planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Nha Trang by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nha Tho Nui ©
Nha Tho Nui
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. The Independence Palace and People's Committee Building will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, admire the masterpieces at Ao Dai Exhibition, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ba Thien Hau Temple.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning app.

You can fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 29:
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Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple

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