26 days in Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

26 days in Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
2
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 2 nights
3
Krong Preah Vihear, Cambodia
— 1 night
4
Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia
— 1 night
5
Battambang, Cambodia
— 2 nights
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
7
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
8
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
9
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
10
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
11
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
12
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— Few hours
13
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 day
14
Sapa, Vietnam
— 1 night
15
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night

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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 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, thenwalk around Royal Palace Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Canadia Tower, thenexamine the collection at National Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Lotus Space, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Palace.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh tour itinerary planner.

Hammamet, Tunisia to Phnom Penh is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hammamet to Phnom Penh is 6 hours. Traveling from Hammamet in March, things will get much warmer in Phnom Penh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
On the 24th (Tue), stroll through Ochheuteal Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Otres Beach.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sihanoukville trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krong Preah Vihear.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Ochheuteal Beach ©
Ochheuteal Beach

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Krong Preah Vihear, Cambodia

Krong Preah Vihear ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Preah Khan Kompong Svay.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Krong Preah Vihear day trip website.

Getting from Sihanoukville to Krong Preah Vihear by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Banteay Chhmar.

Things to do in Krong Preah Vihear

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary
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Preah Khan Kompong Svay ©
Preah Khan Kompong Svay
Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary

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Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia

Banteay Chhmar
Banteay Chhmar is a commune in Thma Puok District in Banteay Meanchey province in northwest Cambodia. To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Banteay Chhmar road trip tool.

Getting from Krong Preah Vihear to Banteay Chhmar by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Battambang.

Things to do in Banteay Chhmar

Historic Sites
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Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang ©
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Battambang is known for nature, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Battambang Bat Caves.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Battambang travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Banteay Chhmar to Battambang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Battambang

Tours Outdoors Parks
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HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Food Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Ambre, explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, thencontemplate the long history of Angkor Thom South Gate, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of the Dead. On the next day, make a trip to Pub Street, thendelve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap tour planning tool.

Getting from Battambang to Siem Reap by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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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 1st (Wed), make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, thenget a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Cong Vien 30-4, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, thenview the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and finally look for gifts at Metiseko.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

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Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang ©
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), make a trip to Lady Buddha, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and then make a trip to Dragon Bridge.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Da Nang trip maker website.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Nature
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Lady Buddha ©
Lady Buddha
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, thenmake a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, thenindulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hoi An trip planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Hoi An sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Spas Shopping
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Food Tours
Spas
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

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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 5th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thensteep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Market. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hue route app.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ho Van - Van Mieu, thensteep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi day trip planning website.

You can fly from Hue to Hanoi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Walking tours

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Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Bich Dong Pagoda and then Head underground at Mua Caves.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ninh Binh online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ninh Binh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks Nature
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Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves
Bich Dong Pagoda ©
Bich Dong Pagoda

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Tien Ong Cave, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and car from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Sapa.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Hon Ga Choi Island ©
Hon Ga Choi Island

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), appreciate the views at Muong Hoa Valley, thenstroll through Fansipan Mountain, and then look for gifts at Hieu Stone. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Deo Tram Ton, thenstroll through Love Waterfall, thenmake a trip to Quang Truong Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Cat Cat village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sapa online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Halong Bay to Sapa takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Cat Cat village ©
Cat Cat village
Hieu Stone ©
Hieu Stone

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for gifts at The Craft House Cathedral - Souvenir & Gift Shop and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi online vacation planner.

You can drive from Sapa to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Off-Road Tours

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