29 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

29 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Ha Giang, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Sapa, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Lao Cai, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 4 nights

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.
Spend the 3rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, make a trip to Pub Street, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Siem Reap is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairo in April; daily highs in Siem Reap reach 42°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and then explore and take pictures at Central Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, examine the collection at National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

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You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In April, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 3 nights
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read Hoi An trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, plan for little chillier days in Hoi An, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Spas · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

Da Nang, Vietnam

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture and then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, and then stop by M Legrand Jewelry.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Da Nang vacation app.

You can drive from Hoi An to Da Nang in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Hanoi.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 nights
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.
On the 18th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

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You can fly from Da Nang to Hanoi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ha Giang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Ha Giang, Vietnam

— 1 night
On the 19th (Tue), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then see Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours.

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Getting from Hanoi to Ha Giang by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Ha Giang

Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
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Sapa, Vietnam

— 1 night
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 20th (Wed): stop by Indigo Cat and then don't miss a visit to Fansipan Mountain.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sapa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ha Giang to Sapa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lao Cai.

Things to do in Sapa

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Lao Cai, Vietnam

— 2 nights
On the 21st (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at The Charm Destination Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Den Mau.

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

Traveling by car from Sapa to Lao Cai takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Lao Cai

Spas · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Halong Bay, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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 23rd (Sat): explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay and then wander the streets of Cua Van Floating Village. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Ti Top Island and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Halong Bay travel planning app.

Explore your travel options from Lao Cai to Halong Bay with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 nights
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, stroll through MandaLao Elephant Conservation, and make a trip to Vat Visounarath.

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Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Luang Prabang takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

Vientiane, Laos

— 2 nights
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), enjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai, hunt for treasures at Morning Market, then walk around Buddha Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Black Stupa (That Dam).

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vientiane day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Vientiane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vientiane when traveling from Luang Prabang in April, with lows around 28°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

Ha Giang Province travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Observation Decks · Scenic Drive
Hà Giang is a province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. It is located in the far north of the country, and contains Vietnam's northernmost point. It shares a 270 km long border with Yunnan province of southern China, and thus is known as Vietnam's final frontier. The province covers an area of 7,945.8 square kilometres and as of 2008 it had a population of 705,100 people.The provincial capital, also called Hà Giang, is connected by Highway 2 and is 320 km away from Hanoi. The border crossing is at Thanh Thủy, 25 km from the capital, Hà Giang city. It is one of the poorest provinces of Vietnam as it has mountainous topography with the least potential for agricultural development.The province borders China with a length of over 270km; the border gate is known as the Thanh Thủy. In addition, there are three smaller gates namely, the Phó Bảng, the Xín Mần and Săm Pun.EtymologyThe province's name derives from Sino-Vietnamese 河江.GeographyHà Giang is bounded by Cao Bằng, Tuyên Quang, Lào Cai, and Yên Bái provinces and has common international border with China in the north. Hà Giang has many high rocky mountains, limestone formations and springs; the important mountains are the Cam and Mo Neo. The major rivers of the region are the Lô River (Hà Giang town is located on its left bank) and Mien River.

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