60 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 7 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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Patong, Thailand
— 22 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 7 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 1st (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 6th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi day trip website.

Vancouver, Canada to Hanoi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

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Off-Road Tours
4.9
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
4.4

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Cat Ba Island, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, step off the mainland to explore Ti Top Island, take in the views from Pont Bai Chay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Dau Go Cave.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Halong Bay attractions planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

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Water Body
Hạ Long Bay
4.4
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Water Body
Bai Tu Long Bay
4.6
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Island
Cat Ba Island
3.9

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoi An: Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Da Nang (Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Da Nang Fresco Village, &more). There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with Bay Mau Eco Cooking Tour, don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and stroll through The Marble Mountains.

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

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In January, daytime highs in Hoi An are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Side Trips

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Spa
Spas
4.7
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World heritage site
Hoi An Ancient Town
4.4

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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 with an excursion to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh--about 54 minutes away. On the 23rd (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hoi An in January, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

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Landmark
Cu Chi Tunnels
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History Museum
War Remnants Museum
4.4

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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: Ao Phang Nga National Park (Phang Nga Bay. & James Bond Island), Wat Mongkol Wararam (in Nai Yang) and Choeng Thale (Phuket Golf Center, Napas Art Gallery, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, and head outdoors with KUDO Beach Club.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Patong trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Patong takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Patong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Spa
Spas
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Landmark
Bangla Road
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That, Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planning tool.

Getting from Patong to Bangkok by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Must see
The Grand Palace
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Wat Pho
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