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3 week Vietnam\ cambodia itineray?? help

  • seaolon1

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    29th July, 2010
    Posts: 1

    Help and suggestions needed for with 3 week Vietnam cambodia itineray. Myself and girlfriend are heading in a few weeks. Is this stretched, should i leave out one place to spend more time elsewhere

    Tues - Arrive Hanoi
    Wed - Hanoi
    Thurs - Head to Halong bay spent one night on Boat
    Fri - Back in Hanoi
    Sat - Fly to Hue arrive 13:45 (or get train previous night)
    Sun - Hue
    Mon - Train to Hoi An
    Tues - Hoi An
    Wed - Hoi An
    Thurs - Fly to Nha Trang (or get train previous night)
    Fri - Nha Trang
    Sat - Nha Trang or Train Mui Ne
    Sun - Mui Ne
    Mon - Train Saigon
    Tue - Saigon
    Wed - saigon
    thurs - Bus to Phnom Penh
    Fri - Bus to Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)
    Sat - Siem Reap (Angkor Wat0
    Sun - Siem Reap (Angkor Wat
    Mon - Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)
    Tues - Fly to Hanoi..

    #1 Posted: 29/7/2010 - 21:36

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  • svendj

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    Location Belgium
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    Well it is possible to do so but you'll be travelling more then actually enjoying your holiday. I'd skip at least a few places to get more days to relax. I suggest to skip hue en mui ne and do the rest (mui ne is really quiet and there's nothing to do except for sand-sliding).

    The other option is to skip Cambodia and only do Vietnam so you'll get a little bit out of all the stress of travelling.

    I've done this trip(only the other way around) in about 3 months and that's well worth it!

    conclusion: looks like a fine trip and it is possible but I'd skip some places and do them another time.

    #2 Posted: 29/7/2010 - 22:15

  • daawgon

    Joined Travelfish
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    I agree with svendj - your itinerary is a little much for such a short trip. I'm a Hanoi lover, so my first reaction is that you have very little time there. You're also missing out on one of N. Vietnam's best spots - the Sapa area in the NW Highlands (very picturesque). I would skip Hue and Cambodia and spend less time in Saigon. When is your trip - it does make a difference in these answers.

    #3 Posted: 30/7/2010 - 02:01

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