22 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights

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Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University, and explore the galleries of Empty Wall Gallery.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi route builder app.

Hyderabad, India to Hanoi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Hanoi is 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

1
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Hue, Vietnam

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.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, steep yourself in history at Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hue trip planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Hue by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Highlights from your plan
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda
Tomb of Minh Mang ©
Tomb of Minh Mang

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): expand your horizons at Bay Mau Eco Cooking Tour and then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, take in the exciting artwork at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, then stop by Da Bao Real Leather, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Adventure · Classes · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then relax and rejuvenate at Vu Nguyen Family Massage. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba National Park and then explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Hoi An to Halong Bay in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay

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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.
Step out of Luang Prabang with an excursion to 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, don't miss a visit to Vat Visounarath, and examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luang Prabang online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Luang Prabang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Pub Street.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Siem Reap using our trip planner.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in December, things will get a bit warmer in Siem Reap: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then examine the collection at National Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Phnom Penh trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City tour app.

Drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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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.
On the 3rd (Sun), see what you can catch with Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc, then capture your vacation like a pro with Phu Quoc Bee Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Phu Quoc Countryside, and finally learn the secrets of beer at Beer Fridge. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, push the limits with Bobstar Racing, relax in the rural setting at Happy Farm PQ, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Vietnamese Artists, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple.

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

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Duong Dong by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Transportation

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc ©
Red River Daily Tours Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Happy Farm PQ ©
Happy Farm PQ

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