23 days in Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia Itinerary

23 days in Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia Itinerary

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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Phonsavan, Laos
— 1 night
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Vang Vieng, Laos
— 2 nights
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Champasak Town, Laos
— 3 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as MandaLao Elephant Conservation and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get outdoors at Mount Phousi and Nahm Dong Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xiengthong, take a stroll through Whisky Village, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, and don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang journey builder app.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Luang Prabang is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

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Mountain
Mount Phousi
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Presidential Palace Historical Site, then stroll through Quan Lan Beach, and then wander the streets of Old Quarter. On the next day, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip planner.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
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Neighborhood
Old Quarter
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, sample some tasty brews at Private Tours By Local Guides, and then steep yourself in history at Imperial City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue trip builder.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

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World heritage site
Imperial City
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Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
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 14th (Sat), let the river carry you with Bay Mau Eco Cooking Tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of March Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and finally test the waters at a local thermal spa. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Non Nuoc Beach, stroll through My Khe Beach, and then don't miss a visit to The Marble Mountains.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

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Beach
My Khe Beach
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sao Beach and Long Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Galina Phu Quoc Mudbath & Spa and Khem Beach. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, take an in-depth tour of Coi Nguon Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, and stop by From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Duong Dong online trip maker.

Fly from Hoi An to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Beach
Sao Beach
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Beach
Long Beach
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Beach
Khem Beach
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver and Angkor National Museum. Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of the Dead, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap journey planner.

Getting from Duong Dong to Siem Reap by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Phonsavan.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Must see
Angkor Wat
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Ruin
Ta Prohm
4.8

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Phonsavan, Laos

Phonsavan ©
A base for explorations, the town of Phonsavan sits surrounded by impressive scenery and offers easy access to an abundance of cultural and historic sites.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Xieng Khouang Phonsavan Official Tourist Information Center, make a trip to The Plain of Jars, and then take an in-depth tour of MAG UXO Visitor Information Centre. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Wat Phiawat, make a trip to That Foun, then get a sense of history and politics at Uxo Lao, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lao War Memorial Phonsavan, and finally stroll the grounds of Vietnam War Memorial.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phonsavan road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Siem Reap to Phonsavan with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Phonsavan

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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World heritage site
The Plain of Jars
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Ruin
That Foun
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat That, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Kang, relax and rejuvenate at Riverside Sala Spa, then head outdoors with VangVieng Paramotor Center & Pilot's Cafe, and finally explore the activities along Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Tham Khan Cave and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vang Vieng holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Phonsavan to Vang Vieng takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Champasak Town.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Champasak Town, Laos

Champasak Town ©
Near the borders of Thailand and Japan in southern Laos, the small town of Champasak is best known for its UNESCO-protected ruins.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Chez Maman, then make a trip to Wat Phu, and then relax and rejuvenate at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Muang Kang Temple, head off the coast to Don Daeng Island, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bolaven Plateau.

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Fly from Vang Vieng to Champasak Town in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Champasak Town

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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Ruin
Wat Phu
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Geologic Formation
Bolaven Plateau
4.1

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