60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam Itinerary

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1
Sapa
— 2 nights
2
Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
— 2 nights
4
Hue
— 5 nights
5
Hoi An
— 7 nights
6
Nha Trang
— 4 nights
7
Phan Thiet
— 4 nights
8
Da Lat
— 6 nights
9
Ho Chi Minh City
— 7 nights
10
Phu Quoc Island
— 4 nights
11
Halong Bay
— 3 nights
12
Cat Ba
— 3 nights
13
Hanoi
— 7 nights

2
nights
Sapa

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Hoang Lien National Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Fansipan Mountain, stop by Ta Phin Village, admire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, and stop by Indigo Cat.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sapa trip itinerary builder website.

Portland, USA to Sapa is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time is 15 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Hoang Lien National Park ©
Hoang Lien National Park
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall

2
nights
Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
On the 6th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Rong Market Ninh Binh, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Trang An Grottoes, and then don't miss a visit to Bich Dong Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Van Long Nature Reserve, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Mua Caves, and then make a trip to Tam Coc.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ninh Binh trip planning app.

Drive from Sapa to Ninh Binh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Ninh Binh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves

2
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, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, Head underground at Son Doong Cave, and don't miss a visit to Phong Nha Caves.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

5
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.
Hue is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Mieu Temple, take in the views from Thanh Toan Bridge, and admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hue vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
The Mieu Temple ©
The Mieu Temple

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang) and Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District). Make the 20th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

4
nights
Nha Trang

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.
Rev up your beach day on the 24th (Thu) with Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, cool off at VinWonders Nha Trang, snap pictures at Xom Bong Bridge, and kick back and relax at Nha Trang Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nha Trang driving holiday website.

You can fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam ©
Mark Scott's Diving Vietnam
Po Nagar Cham Towers ©
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Long Son Pagoda ©
Long Son Pagoda

4
nights
Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet ©
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
Phan Thiet is known for parks, nature, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find your balance on the water with Jibe's Beach Club, explore the activities along Lotus Lake, see MANTA Sail Training Centre, and make a trip to Po Sah Inu Towers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phan Thiet trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nha Trang to Phan Thiet in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Mui Ne Beach ©
Mui Ne Beach
Jibe's Beach Club ©
Jibe's Beach Club
Red Sand Dunes ©
Red Sand Dunes

6
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: explore the activities along Xuan Huong Lake, head outdoors with Pine Track Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, and contemplate the long history of Bao Dai's Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Da Lat travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Phan Thiet to Da Lat in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Lat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pongour Falls
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 5:
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Xuan Huong Lake ©
Xuan Huong Lake
Dalat Market ©
Dalat Market

7
nights
Ho Chi Minh City

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda).

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. February in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

4
nights
Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Phu Quoc Island is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, don't miss a visit to Sung Hung Pagoda, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Fingernail Island.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Phu Quoc Island online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach

3
nights
Halong Bay

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.
Go for a jaunt from Halong Bay to Cat Ba to see Cat Ba National Park about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, Head underground at Sung Sot Cave, get a new perspective on things with Rosa Cruise, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Halong Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cat Ba National Park
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Rosa Cruise ©
Rosa Cruise

3
nights
Cat Ba

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.
Cat Ba is known for adventure, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba Island, add some fun to your beach time Full Moon Party Tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Cat Co 1 Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Monkey Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cat Ba travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Halong Bay to Cat Ba takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island
Full Moon Party Tour ©
Full Moon Party Tour

7
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.
On the 28th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Quarter, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, and get the lay of the land with Travel Agent Hanoi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hanoi road trip website.

Traveling by bus from Cat Ba to Hanoi takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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