18 days in Vietnam, Siem Reap & Koh Rong Samloem Itinerary

18 days in Vietnam, Siem Reap & Koh Rong Samloem Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
2
Cat Ba, Vietnam
— 2 nights
3
Sapa, Vietnam
— 3 nights
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
5
Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
— 3 nights
6
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights

2
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes One Pillar Pagoda, Hoa Lo Prison and Chua Tran Quoc.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip itinerary website.

Budapest, Hungary to Hanoi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 6 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cat Ba.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites
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Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc
Hoa Lo Prison ©
Hoa Lo Prison
One Pillar Pagoda ©
One Pillar Pagoda

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nights
Cat Ba, Vietnam

The largest of the islands in the south of the bay, Cat Ba offers a base for exploring the many limestone landmasses across the UNESCO-protected bay.
You've now added Kayaking & Canoeing to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cat Ba trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba in 3.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Sapa.

Things to do in Cat Ba

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fansipan Mountain and Quang Truong Square. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Love Waterfall, examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, look for gifts at Indigo Cat, and make a trip to Cat Cat village.

Make your Sapa itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a bus from Cat Ba to Sapa in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Love Waterfall ©
Love Waterfall
Cat Cat village ©
Cat Cat village

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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.
On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sapa to Siem Reap in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Koh Rong Samloem.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat

3
nights
Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia

Located just a 10-minute boat ride from Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem is home to just 300 people--it remains relatively unspoiled by tourism, featuring wide, white-sand beaches and thick swathes of jungle.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the activities along M'Pai Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Saracen Bay Beach and then enjoy the sea views from Koh Rong Light House.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Koh Rong Samloem itinerary planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Koh Rong Samloem by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You will leave for Ho Chi Minh City on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Saracen Bay Beach ©
Saracen Bay Beach
M'Pai Bay ©
M'Pai Bay

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): play a few rounds at Tan Son Nhat Golf Course, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bitexco Financial Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Koh Rong Samloem to Ho Chi Minh City with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Golf · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Bitexco Financial Tower ©
Bitexco Financial Tower

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