18 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

18 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
4
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
5
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 4 nights

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mua Caves. Visit Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison for their historical value. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pho Linh Temple, kick back and relax at Quan Lan Beach, and don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Hanoi is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Lisbon to Hanoi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mua Caves
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves

2
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall

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.
Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beng Mealea and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, and contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap visit planner.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Mỹ Sơn. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to My Khe Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Non Nuoc Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Hoi An takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Hoi An sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Da Nang, Mỹ Sơn
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Spas
My Khe Beach ©
My Khe Beach
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach

2
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Hue, Vietnam

Hue ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Imperial City, delve into the distant past at Royal Tombs, thencontemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, thencontemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and finally contemplate the long history of Luc Bo Culture Space. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, thencontemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hue can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours
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Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Royal Tombs
Royal Tombs
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh ©
Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Phong Nha Caves and Hang Toi (Dark Cave). Escape the urban bustle at Paradise Cave and U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and experience rural life at The Duck Stop.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

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