60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rome
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Hanoi
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  4 h
2
Halong Bay
— 5 nights
+4
Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h 30 min
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Hue
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Hoi An
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h
6
Nha Trang
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
7
Da Lat
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Con Son
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
10
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Rome

7
nights
Hanoi

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.
When in Hanoi, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Ninh Binh, approximately Ninh Binh away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi tour planner.

Rome, Italy to Hanoi is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Truc Lam An Tam Zen Monastery
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Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halong Bay: Uong Bi (Ba Vang Pagoda & Yen Tu Mountain) and Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, and snap pictures at Bãi Cháy Bridge.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cat Ba, Uong Bi
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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, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and Head underground at Son Doong Cave.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, taxi, and bus from Halong Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and enjoy some diversion at Hope Center Hue.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hue online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October in Hue, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Lebadang Memory Space, Vinh Moc Tunnel
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

7
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District), Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Food Tours, &more) and Bich Hoa Tam Thanh Village (in Tam Ky). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, and stroll through Cua Dai Beach.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hoi An day trip planning website.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; 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 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn, Bich Hoa Tam Thanh Village
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Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

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.
When in Nha Trang, make a side trip to see Vietnam - Russia Monument in Cam Ranh, approximately Cam Ranh away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, explore the galleries of Long Thanh Photo Studio, make a splash at Vinpearl Land Nha Trang, and kick back and relax at Nha Trang Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nha Trang road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Da Lat.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Vietnam - Russia Monument
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

5
nights
Da Lat

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: head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Tàu - Thiên Vương Cổ Sát, make a trip to Valley of Love, and get great views at Lam Vien Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Da Lat trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Nha Trang to Da Lat by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Con Son.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nha Tho Bao Loc
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Dalat Market ©
Dalat Market

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 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Con Dao National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Van Son Pagoda, enjoy the sand and surf at Bãi Đầm Trầu, contemplate the long history of Con Dao Prison, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Con Son driving holiday app.

You can fly from Da Lat to Con Son in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Con Son

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Van Son Pagoda ©
Van Son Pagoda
Hang Duong Cemetary ©
Hang Duong Cemetary
Con Dao Prison ©
Con Dao Prison

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: An Thoi (Kim Quy Island, Gam Ghi Island, &more), Thien Vien Truc Lam Ho Quoc (Ho Quoc Pagoda) (in Duong To) and Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda (in Ganh Dau). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and don't miss a visit to Sung Hung Pagoda.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Duong Dong day trip planner.

You can fly from Con Son to Duong Dong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Duong To, Ong Lang, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 1:
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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

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.
Take a break from Ho Chi Minh City with a short trip to The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms in Vung Tau, about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ho Chi Minh City, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. December in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

The Robert Taylor Museum Of Worldwide Arms
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 8:
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Food Tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

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