60 days in Laos, Vietnam & Philippines Itinerary

60 days in Laos, Vietnam & Philippines Itinerary

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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
2
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
3
Cat Ba, Vietnam
— 2 nights
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 3 nights
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 9 nights
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 4 nights
7
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
8
Phan Thiet, Vietnam
— 4 nights
9
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 4 nights
10
El Nido, Philippines
— 6 nights
11
Coron, Philippines
— 4 nights
12
Malapascua Island, Philippines
— 1 night
13
Moalboal, Philippines
— 3 nights
14
Puerto Galera, Philippines
— 4 nights

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at MandaLao Elephant Conservation and Wat Sop Sickharam Luang Prabang. There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy, stop by L'etranger Books and Tea, and snap pictures at Bamboo Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip itinerary builder tool.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Luang Prabang is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Luang Prabang due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in May, things will get much warmer in Luang Prabang: highs are around 41°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:
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MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Laos Buffalo Dairy ©
Laos Buffalo Dairy

5
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanoi: Ninh Binh (Cheap Motorbike Rental in Ninh Binh & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Long Bien Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Ba Dinh Square, and make a trip to Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi online journey maker.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Cat Ba, Vietnam

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.
On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Viet Hai Village and then step off the mainland to explore Monkey Island. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Trung Trang Cave, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cat Co 1 Beach, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cat Ba trip builder.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
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Cat Co 1 Beach ©
Cat Co 1 Beach
Monkey Island ©
Monkey Island
Viet Hai Village ©
Viet Hai Village

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sung Sot Cave and Tien Ong Cave. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, and snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Cat Ba to Halong Bay takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Bãi Cháy Bridge ©
Bãi Cháy Bridge

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Precious Heritage by Rehahn. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Da Nang (Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Photography Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Da Nang
Find places to stay May 17 — 26:
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Food Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn

4
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Photography Tours and Tu Dam Pagoda. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, snap pictures at Thanh Toan Bridge, and make a trip to Nine Dynastic Urns.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hue

Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
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Off-Road Tours
Photography Tours
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

3
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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.
Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to An Thoi (Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park & May Rut Island). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Ham Ninh Pier, relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Duong Dong day trip website.

Fly from Hue to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Spas, Ham Ninh Pier
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
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May Rut Island ©
May Rut Island
Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park ©
Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park
Ham Ninh Pier ©
Ham Ninh Pier

4
nights
Phan Thiet, Vietnam

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda. Take a break from Phan Thiet with a short trip to Reclining Buddha in Thi Tran Thuan Nam, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien), see Off-Road Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Bai Da Ong Dia Beach, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Phan Thiet travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Duong Dong to Phan Thiet in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Reclining Buddha
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:
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Off-Road Tours
Spas
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien) ©
Fairy Stream (Suoi Tien)

4
nights
Da Lat, Vietnam

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Statue Of Golden Buddha and Da Lat King Palace I. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Domaine de Marie Church, get outside with Pine Track Adventures, and take some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square.

To plan Da Lat vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Phan Thiet to Da Lat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Da Lat

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Pongour Falls
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Statue Of Golden Buddha ©
Statue Of Golden Buddha

6
nights
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Small Lagoon and Duli Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Taraw Cliff, head off the coast to Simizu Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll through Marimegmeg Beach.

To plan El Nido vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Da Lat to El Nido takes 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Philippine Standard Time (PST) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 16:
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Pinagbuyutan Island ©
Pinagbuyutan Island
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon
Taraw Cliff ©
Taraw Cliff

4
nights
Coron, Philippines

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Explore hidden gems such as Black Island and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Bulog Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Banol Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Atwayan Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coron tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Busuanga Island
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Pass Island ©
Pass Island
Bulog Island ©
Bulog Island
Black Island ©
Black Island

1
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Malapascua Island, Philippines

Malapascua Island ©
Holidays on Malapascua Island rarely pass without a trip out to explore the bright blue waters that surround.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Japanese Wreck Marine Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Logon Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Malapascua Island online vacation builder.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Coron to Malapascua Island in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Moalboal.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Logon Beach ©
Logon Beach

3
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Moalboal, Philippines

Moalboal
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panagsama Beach and Bojo River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moalboal: Mantayupan Falls (in Barili) and Hermit's Cove (in Aloguinsan). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and get your game on at Archery-Asia.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moalboal trip builder app.

Getting from Malapascua Island to Moalboal by combination of ferry and bus takes about 9 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Moalboal can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Galera.

Things to do in Moalboal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Aloguinsan, Mantayupan Falls
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:
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Hermit's Cove
Hermit's Cove
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bojo River ©
Bojo River

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Puerto Galera, Philippines

Puerto Galera ©
The resort town of Puerto Galera enjoys a reputation for its beaches, resorts, and dive sites.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Talipanan Beach and Masasa Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Pebble Beach, stop by Sabang, Head underground at Underwater Cave, and stroll through Aninuan Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Galera trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Moalboal to Puerto Galera takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Puerto Galera, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Galera

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Masasa Beach
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:
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Talipanan Beach ©
Talipanan Beach
Aninuan Beach ©
Aninuan Beach
Sabang ©
Sabang

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