24 days in Vietnam, Phnom Penh & Siem Reap Itinerary

24 days in Vietnam, Phnom Penh & Siem Reap Itinerary

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24 days in Vietnam, Phnom Penh & Siem Reap Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h
2
Sapa, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 30 min
5
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
6
Dong Hoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
8
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
9
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
11
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Brisbane, Australia

1
night
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Presidential Palace Historical Site.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hanoi travel itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Hanoi is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Indochina Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Presidential Palace Historical Site ©
Presidential Palace Historical Site

3
nights
Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Sapa is known for nature, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fansipan Mountain, don't miss a visit to Cat Cat village, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and admire the sheer force of Thac Bac Waterfall (Silver Falls).

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapa travel app.

You can drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Spas
Highlights from your plan
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Cat Cat village ©
Cat Cat village

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi
To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

1
night
Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay ©
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 6th (Fri), explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, then head off the coast to Cat Ba Island, and finally step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Halong Bay day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

You've now added Tam Coc to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Tam Coc and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

Plan trip to Hanoi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dong Hoi.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours

2
nights
Dong Hoi, Vietnam

Dong Hoi ©
The pleasant seaside and port town of Dong Hoi sits close to a World Heritage Site national park.
On the 9th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Phong Nha Caves.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dong Hoi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Dong Hoi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Dong Hoi

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Phong Nha Caves
Highlights from your plan
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

1
night
Da Nang, Vietnam

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains and then don't miss a visit to Dragon Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Da Nang trip builder app.

You can drive from Dong Hoi to Da Nang in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Da Nang are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Spas Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spas
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Bridge as well as My Son Tours. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight with My Son Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. March in Hoi An sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours

Side Trip

Da Nang
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge
My Son Tours ©
My Son Tours

2
nights
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.
You've now added Cu Chi Tunnels to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hoi An in March, you will find days in Ho Chi Minh City are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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 20th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then stroll around Royal Palace Park, and then appreciate the history behind Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In March in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

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

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beng Mealea as well as Tonle Sap Lake. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and don't miss a visit to Pub Street.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap online vacation planner.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Siem Reap Province
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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