24 days in Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

24 days in Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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Vientiane, Laos
— 3 nights
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Vang Vieng, Laos
— 2 nights
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Savannakhet, Laos
— 1 night
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Don Det, Laos
— 1 night
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Banlung, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 7 nights

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Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Vientiane is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), see the interesting displays at Lao Textile Museum, stroll around Buddha Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vientiane itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Vientiane is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Vientiane at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Vientiane

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Mai Savanh Lao
5.0
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Religious Site
Wat Si Saket
4.0

2
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Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Pha Ngern View Point, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then get outside with Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vang Vieng trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Vientiane to Vang Vieng takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savannakhet.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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Outdoor Activity
Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll
3.8
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
4.2

1
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Savannakhet, Laos

Savannakhet ©
Just across the Mekong River from Thailand, the city of Savannakhet has benefited from its prosperous neighbor, developing its commercial and tourism sector.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xayaphoum Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bungva lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of That Ing Hang. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Therese, then examine the collection at The Savannakhet Dinosaur Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sounantha Temple, and finally look for gifts at Savanakhet.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannakhet trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Vang Vieng to Savannakhet by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Savannakhet can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Don Det.

Things to do in Savannakhet

Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Religious Site
That Ing Hang
4.2
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Water Body
Bungva lake
4.1
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Religious Site
Sounantha Temple
4.0

1
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Don Det, Laos

Don Det ©
On the 20th (Sun), take in the waterfront at Nakasong Pier, admire the sheer force of Khon Pa Soi Falls, and then take in the views from Old French Railway Bridge.

Discover how to plan a Don Det trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Savannakhet to Don Det in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Banlung.

Things to do in Don Det

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Pier / Boardwalk
Nakasong Pier
1.9

3
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Banlung, Cambodia

Banlung ©
Banlung is the capital of Ratanakiri Province in northeastern Cambodia. Banlung is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Airavata Elephant Foundation, admire the sheer force of Kachang Waterfall, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and explore the activities along Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Banlung tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Don Det to Banlung with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Banlung

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
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Waterfall
Ka Tieng Waterfall
4.5
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.7

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Charming City

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.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, explore and take pictures at Central Market, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Phnom Penh online holiday builder.

Getting from Banlung to Phnom Penh by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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History Museum
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
4.6

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©

Temple Town

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: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, make a trip to Pub Street, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Siem Reap, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 5:
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Must see
Angkor Wat
4.8
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Must see
Ta Prohm
4.8
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Must see
Bayon Temple
4.8

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