60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bugbug, Bali
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Da Lat
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
3
Nha Trang
— 6 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h
4
Hoi An
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Hue
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Hanoi
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
8
Halong Bay
— 6 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  5 h
9
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
End: Bugbug, Bali

7
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.
Go for a jaunt from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau to see The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip website.

Bugbug, Indonesia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 10- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bugbug in April, you will find days in Ho Chi Minh City are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, don't miss a visit to Valley of Love, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Dalat Market.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Da Lat online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Dalat Market ©
Dalat Market

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.
Step out of Nha Trang with an excursion to Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh--about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, view the masterpieces at Long Thanh Photo Studio, cool off at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang, and explore the galleries of Mai Loc Photo Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Nha Trang trip planning app.

Traveling by bus from Da Lat to Nha Trang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Off-Road Tours

8
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 Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Hoi An sightseeing 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 April in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

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

7
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Vinh Moc Tunnel in Dong Ha (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, look for gifts at Grace Garments, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hue planner.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Hue, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Vinh Moc Tunnel
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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: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave).

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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

8
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: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at One Pillar Pagoda, admire the artistry at Authentic Bat Trang, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hanoi road trip app.

Do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Off-Road Tours

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Halong Bay side-trips: Uong Bi (Yen Tu Mountain & Ba Vang Pagoda) and Cat Ba (Cat Ba Island & Cat Ba National Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, take an in-depth tour of Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Halong Bay trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, look for gifts at Sava Coffee Shop, and head outdoors with Archipelago Anthoy.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong trip maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Duong Dong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

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