13 days in Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia Itinerary

13 days in Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia Itinerary

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13 days in Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Yokosuka, Japan
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
End: Yokosuka, Japan

1
night
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 13th (Fri), take a stroll through Old Quarter, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hanoi vacation planner .

Yokosuka, Japan to Hanoi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yokosuka to Hanoi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, appreciate the history behind Shwedagon Pagoda, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bogyoke Aung San Market, and finally stroll through Kandawgyi Park. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Green Season Travel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Botahtaung Pagoda, and then don't miss a visit to Yangon Central Railway Station.

Make your Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Yangon (Rangoon) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Green Season Travel ©
Green Season Travel
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda ©
Botahtaung Pagoda

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
On the 17th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Phnom Penh online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, and don't miss a visit to Pub Street.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap online trip maker .

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Fishing Charters & Tours and Cua Dai Beach. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hoi An trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Hoi An takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Siem Reap in December, expect nights in Hoi An to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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