21 days in Vietnam & Siem Reap Itinerary

21 days in Vietnam & Siem Reap Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Adelaide, Australia

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Phố đi bộ Nguyễn Huệ, wander the streets of Dong Khoi Street, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip builder website.

Adelaide, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 12- hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Adelaide in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Ho Chi Minh City: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Phu Quoc Island.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Dong Khoi Street ©
Dong Khoi Street
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

4
nights
Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Phu Quoc Island ©
The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bobstar Racing, Chinaski's Bar and Sao Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ho Quoc Temple and Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cao Dai Temple, relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vung Bau Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phu Quoc Island trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phu Quoc Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sao Beach ©
Sao Beach
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc
Bobstar Racing ©
Bobstar Racing

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to MotoTours Asia and West Lake. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chua Tran Quoc, make a trip to Hanoi Ceramic Mosaic Mural, witness the site of a historic battle at Huu Tiep Lake, and take in the views from Long Bien Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hanoi day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phu Quoc Island to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Preah Khan and Baphuon Temple. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beng Mealea and Bakong. Go for a jaunt from Siem Reap to Battambang to see Battambang Bat Caves about 2h 30 min away. Spend the 10th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Terrace of the Elephants, experience rural life at Angkor Silk Farm, brush up on your military savvy at War Museum Cambodia, and make a trip to Banteay Samre.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Beng Mealea, Battambang Bat Caves
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Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan
Baphuon Temple ©
Baphuon Temple

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at Cao Minh Saigon.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Dong Khoi Street ©
Dong Khoi Street
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Phố đi bộ Nguyễn Huệ ©
Phố đi bộ Nguyễn Huệ

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