60 days in Bangkok, Laos & Vietnam Itinerary

60 days in Bangkok, Laos & Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: Trondheim, Norway
Fly:  16 h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 13 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Sayaboury, Laos
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  7 h
4
Huay Xai, Laos
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
5
Champasak Town, Laos
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h 30 min
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
7
Hue, Vietnam
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 10 nights
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 15 min
9
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  5 h
10
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
11
Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 7 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Trondheim, Norway


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13
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
For shopping fun, head to Tom's Fashion or Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Venture out of the city with trips to Pattaya (Scuba & Snorkeling, Big C - Central Marina, &more), Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, &more) and Samut Prakan (Naval Museum & Ancient City). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suthat, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), and take a stroll through Wat Phra Khao Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bangkok online trip itinerary builder.

Trondheim, Norway to Bangkok is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Trondheim in February, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Pattaya, Ratchaburi, Samut Songkhram, Samut Prakan
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

7
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Visit Wat Choumkhong and Wat Siphoutthabat Thippharam for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Project Space. Change things up with these side-trips from Luang Prabang: Tham Ting (in Ban Pak-Ou) and 100 Waterfalls (in Nong Khiaw). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, take an in-depth tour of Heuan Chan Heritage Luang Prabang, see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

Before you visit Luang Prabang, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Bangkok to Luang Prabang by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in February, things will get slightly colder in Luang Prabang: highs are around 35°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sayaboury.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Tham Ting, 100 Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter Luang Prabang ©
Old Quarter Luang Prabang
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Sayaboury, Laos

Sayaboury ©
Sayabouru, a northern Laotian town and capital of the eponymous province, remains best known for its main attraction, the Elephant Conservation Center.
On the 27th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Conservation Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sayaboury trip planner.

You can drive from Luang Prabang to Sayaboury in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Huay Xai.

Things to do in Sayaboury

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Conservation Center ©
Elephant Conservation Center

1
night
Huay Xai, Laos

Huay Xai ©
Overlooking the mighty Mekong River, Huay Xai serves as an important entry and exit point from Thailand into Laos.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Wat Chomkao Manilat and then identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Experience Office.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Huay Xai tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sayaboury to Huay Xai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Champasak Town.

Things to do in Huay Xai

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Experience Office ©
Gibbon Experience Office
Wat Chomkao Manilat ©
Wat Chomkao Manilat

1
night
Champasak Town, Laos

Champasak Town ©
Near the borders of Thailand and Japan in southern Laos, the small town of Champasak is best known for its UNESCO-protected ruins.
On the 29th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Champasak Pottery, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Muang Kang Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Phu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Champasak Town vacation website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Huay Xai to Champasak Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Champasak Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Champasak Town

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phu ©
Wat Phu
Wat Muang Kang Temple ©
Wat Muang Kang Temple
Champasak Pottery ©
Champasak Pottery

1
day
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Champasak Town to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

7
nights
Hue, Vietnam

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.
Popular historic sites such as Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and Dan Nam Giao are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Tomb of Tu Duc and Duc Duc Tomb. Take a break from Hue with a short trip to Vinh Moc Tunnel in Dong Ha, about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs, take an in-depth tour of Hue War Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and steep yourself in history at Tiger Arena.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hue road trip planning app.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Hue, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Vinh Moc Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

10
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Hainan Assembly Hall will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Non Nuoc Beach. Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang (Photography Tours, Tien Sa Beach, &more) and Hai Van Pass (in Phu Tho). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Folklore, and contemplate the long history of Cantonese Assembly Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hoi An trip planner.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hoi An are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Da Nang, Hai Van Pass
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bai Tu Long Bay and Cat Ba National Park. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, revel in the low prices at Ha Long Pearl, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Halong Bay online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hoi An to Halong Bay by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Cat Ba
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

4
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ho Quoc Temple and Cao Dai Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Long Beach and Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Vinpearl Safari, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stop by Sava Coffee Shop.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Duong Dong trip planner.

Getting from Halong Bay to Duong Dong by combination of ferry, car, and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

7
nights
Nha Trang, Vietnam

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Old House of Mr Hai Thai and National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam. Head to Vinh Luong Market and Xom Moi Marketfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the natural beauty of Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, enjoy the sand and surf at Hon Chong, and stroll through Doc Let Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Duong Dong to Nha Trang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho Waterfall
Hon Chong ©
Hon Chong

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