22 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

22 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
5
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
6
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
7
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
8
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
9
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 night

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nights
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi day trip site.

If you are flying in from Vietnam, the closest major aiports are Noi Bai International Airport and Van Don International. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, make a trip to Vat Visounarath, look for all kinds of wild species at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Luang Prabang, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In June, daytime highs in Siem Reap are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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

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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 13th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, thenget engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, thenlook for gifts at A.N.D, and finally steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): have fun at Cambodia Fire Range, examine the collection at National Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cambodia Fire Range ©
Cambodia Fire Range
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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 15th (Mon), explore the galleries of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, contemplate the long history of The Independence Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenget a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Hoi Khanh Pagoda, don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, thenstop by Laiday Refill, and finally admire the striking features of Chua Van Phat - Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City day trip app.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. June in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoi Khanh Pagoda
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Truc Chi Garden, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hue day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. June in Hue sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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nights
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.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, and take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

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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 25th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay.

Plan my trip to Halong Bay with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Halong Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Halong Bay

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

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