57 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

57 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 7 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 7 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 7 nights
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Vung Tau, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 23 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hanoi route planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Hanoi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Hanoi, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

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

7
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cat Ba (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Trung Trang Cave, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, stop by Ha Long Pearl, and Head underground at Dau Go Cave.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

7
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture & Tran Thi Ly Bridge) and Hue (Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial City, &more). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through The Marble Mountains, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and head outdoors with Bay Mau Eco Cooking Tour.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Halong Bay to Hoi An in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In November, daytime highs in Hoi An are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Classes

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 4:
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Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch ©
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch
Spas
Imperial City ©
Imperial City

7
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Step out of Ho Chi Minh City to go to Tay Ninh and see Cao Dai Temple, which is approximately 54 minutes away. On the 6th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Hoi An in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Ho Chi Minh City, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vung Tau.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 11:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

2
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Vung Tau, Vietnam

Vung Tau ©
A place to relax by the coast, Vung Tau has gained a reputation for its beaches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Vung Tau Ferry Terminal, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ the King. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Ho May Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vung Tau day trip website.

Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In December in Vung Tau, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Vung Tau

Theme Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Ho May Park ©
Ho May Park
Christ the King ©
Christ the King
Spas

23
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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Panwa Cape (in Wichit), Chalong (KBA, Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), &more) and Ao Phang Nga National Park (James Bond Island & Phang Nga Bay.). There's much more to do: make a trip to Bangla Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Vung Tau to Patong with the Route module. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 13 — Jan 5:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Spas

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Patong to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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