18 days in Vietnam & Cambodia Itinerary

18 days in Vietnam & Cambodia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia route planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
3
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Athens, Greece

3
nights
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Old Quarter, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip itinerary planner.

Athens, Greece to Hanoi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Hanoi is 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay tour itinerary planning tool.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, thentake in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch. Here are some ideas for day two: revel in the low prices at StormX, thenmake a trip to The Marble Mountains, thenpush the limits with an extreme tour, and finally explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An travel planning app.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hoi An by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hoi An are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch ©
Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
On the 24th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, stop by ManGii Shoes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City holiday builder website.

You can fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Hoi An in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Ho Chi Minh City, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): have fun at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range, thencontemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, thenstop by Penh Lenh, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Central Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, see the interesting displays at National Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
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.
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 Daniel English Speaking Tuk Tuk Driver, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Siem Reap trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Spas
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

Similar Plans

22 days in Cambodia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 21 days in Vietnam & Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, extra slow, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 22 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 33 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Asia BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Thailand & Cambodia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 22 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM VIETNAM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 22 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 21 days in Asia BY A USER FROM JAPAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Philippines, Vietnam & Thailand BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans