26 days in Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

26 days in Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

26 days in Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Hammamet, Tunisia
Drive + Fly:  27 h
1
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6 h
3
Krong Preah Vihear, Cambodia
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Taxi:  9 h 45 min
4
Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Battambang, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
8
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
9
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
11
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
12
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— Few hours
+2
Bus + Drive + Ferry:  6 h 15 min
13
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 day
+2
Ferry + Drive + Bus:  10 h 30 min
14
Sapa, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
15
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  23 h 15 min
End: Hammamet, Tunisia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then walk around Royal Palace Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Canadia Tower, see the interesting displays at National Museum, then look for gifts at Lotus Space, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Phnom Penh trip itinerary builder.

Hammamet, Tunisia to Phnom Penh is an approximately 27-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hammamet to Phnom Penh is 6 hours. In March, Phnom Penh is much hotter than Hammamet - with highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ochheuteal Beach and then kick back and relax at Otres Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sihanoukville holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Krong Preah Vihear.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Ochheuteal Beach ©
Ochheuteal Beach

1
night
Krong Preah Vihear, Cambodia

Krong Preah Vihear ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Preah Khan Kompong Svay.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Krong Preah Vihear online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sihanoukville to Krong Preah Vihear in 6 hours. Other options are to 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
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Preah Khan Kompong Svay ©
Preah Khan Kompong Svay
Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia

Banteay Chhmar
Banteay Chhmar is a commune in Thma Puok District in Banteay Meanchey province in northwest Cambodia. For more things to do and other tourist information, read Banteay Chhmar trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Krong Preah Vihear to Banteay Chhmar in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll set off for Battambang on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Banteay Chhmar

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:

2
nights
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: stop by Nature Spa, explore the fascinating underground world of Battambang Bat Caves, take in the exciting artwork at Sangker Gallery, and browse the exhibits of HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Battambang road trip website.

Drive from Banteay Chhmar to Battambang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Battambang

Tours Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Nature Spa ©
Nature Spa
Food Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Ambre, explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom South Gate, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of the Dead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Pub Street, then explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap trip planner.

You can take a bus from Battambang to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in mars, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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.
On the 1st (Wed), make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Central Post Office, and finally take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Cong Vien 30-4, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, then view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and finally look for gifts at Metiseko.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City route planning tool.

Fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In avril, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

1
night
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), don't miss a visit to Lady Buddha, then explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, and then don't miss a visit to Dragon Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Nang trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Lady Buddha ©
Lady Buddha
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An trip builder app.

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In avril, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Spas Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Spas
Japanese Covered Bridge ©
Japanese Covered Bridge

2
nights
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, then admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Market. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In avril, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of 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. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu, make a trip to Temple of Literature & National University, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip planning app.

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

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Walking tours

few
hours
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.
On the 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Bich Dong Pagoda and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mua Caves.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ninh Binh day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In avril, daytime highs in Ninh Binh are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Mua Caves ©
Mua Caves
Bich Dong Pagoda ©
Bich Dong Pagoda

1
day
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 10th (Fri), head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, then Head underground at Tien Ong Cave, and finally explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Halong Bay trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sapa.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Sung Sot Cave ©
Sung Sot Cave
Hon Ga Choi Island ©
Hon Ga Choi Island

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Muong Hoa Valley, don't miss a visit to Fansipan Mountain, and then stop by Hieu Stone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Deo Tram Ton, admire the sheer force of Love Waterfall, then make a trip to Quang Truong Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Cat Cat village.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sapa route builder website.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Halong Bay to Sapa in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Hanoi.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fansipan Mountain ©
Fansipan Mountain
Muong Hoa Valley ©
Muong Hoa Valley
Cat Cat village ©
Cat Cat village

1
night
Hanoi, Vietnam

On the 13th (Mon), stop by The Craft House Cathedral - Souvenir & Gift Shop and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Sapa to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours

Similar Plans

28 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Bangkok, Laos & Vietnam BY A USER FROM NORWAY February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in Cambodia & Vietnam BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 25 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM BULGARIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Asia & South Pacific BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Asia & South Pacific BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Vietnam BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Asia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 27 days in Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans