60 days in Cambodia, Vietnam & Laos Itinerary

60 days in Cambodia, Vietnam & Laos Itinerary

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Start: Pattaya, Thailand
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  3 h 45 min
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Hue, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  5 h 15 min
9
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  4 h
10
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
11
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
Vientiane, Laos
— 7 nights
Fly + Subway:  18 h 45 min
End: Athens, Greece

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ta Prohm and Baphuon Temple. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Angkor National Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Siem Reap holiday planning app.

Pattaya, Thailand to Siem Reap is an approximately 4- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. January in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Siem Reap Province
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Baphuon Temple ©
Baphuon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver ©
Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver

5
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Independence Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Kampong Chhnang (Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang floating village & Ondong Rossey). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, don't miss a visit to Kurata Pepper, look for gifts at Bobo, and walk around Royal Palace Park.

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You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Kampong Chhnang
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

5
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Get outdoors at Sao Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Phu Quoc National Park. When in Duong Dong, make a side trip to see May Rut Island in An Thoi, approximately An Thoi away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Long Beach, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cao Dai Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vung Bau Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Duong Dong trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Duong Dong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, An Thoi, Spas, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Phu Quoc National Park ©
Phu Quoc National Park

5
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore War Remnants Museum and Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and Ba Thien Hau Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ho Chi Minh City: Vung Tau (Vung Tau Beach & Fishing Charters & Tours). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and play a few rounds at Tan Son Nhat Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Vung Tau
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Speed Boats Tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Ba Thien Hau Temple ©
Ba Thien Hau Temple

3
nights
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). Visiting The Duck Stop and Son Doong Cave will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Laguna Golf Lang Co. Step off the beaten path and head to Thien Mu Pagoda and City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery. Step out of Hue to go to Lang Co and see Canh Duong Beach, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, explore the ancient world of Nine Dynastic Urns, and explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hue trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. January in Hue sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Laguna Golf Lang Co, Canh Duong Beach, City of Ghosts - An Bang Cemetery
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

5
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.
Precious Heritage by Rehahn and 3D Museum Art in Paradise Danang will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and An Bang Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Bang An Tower (in Dien Ban), Mỹ Sơn (in Duy Xuyen District) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Da Nang). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), stop by Da Bao Real Leather, browse the range of quality goods at Ginkgo T-Shirts Store Le Loi, and kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hoi An attractions planner.

Getting from Hue to Hoi An by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Da Nang, Bang An Tower, Mỹ Sơn
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) ©
Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien)

5
nights
Da Lat, Vietnam

Da Lat ©
While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Pine Track Adventures. Museum-lovers will appreciate Da Lat King Palace I and Lam Dong Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Linh Phuoc Pagoda, take some stellar pictures from Lam Vien Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha Tho Bao Loc, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Da Lat tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Hoi An to Da Lat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Da Lat

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Nha Tho Bao Loc, Pongour Falls
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and then Head underground at Tien Ong Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, then take an in-depth tour of Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Da Lat to Halong Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Long Tien Pagoda ©
Long Tien Pagoda

5
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.
Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat) and TiredCity Hang Bong will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Trang An Grottoes. Go for a jaunt from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Quarter, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, enjoy the sand and surf at Quan Lan Beach, and examine the collection at Ancient House.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Ninh Binh
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes

5
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like MandaLao Elephant Conservation and Wat Xiengthong. Get some cultural insight at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre and Ban Phanom. Go for a jaunt from Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw to see 100 Waterfalls about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, tee off at Luang Prabang Golf Club, and admire the landmark architecture of Wat Sibounheuang.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Luang Prabang travel route builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Luang Prabang are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

100 Waterfalls
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MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre ©
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) and Wat Si Saket are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Vientiane Orchidees and Mekong River. When in Vientiane, make a side trip to see Nam Ngum Dam in Thalat, approximately Thalat away. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phat Tich Temple, explore the world behind art at Icat Gallery, and brush up on your military savvy at Lao People's Army Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vientiane online vacation planner.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in February, Vientiane is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mekong River, Nam Ngum Dam
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Vientiane Orchidees ©
Vientiane Orchidees
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

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