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Vietnam and Cambodia for 20 days!!

Posted by dspudwill on 19/7/2013 at 00:25

Hi everybody. In August me and two others are traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia. We have a couple logistical problems to figure out before we leave though. I feel that we might be rushing a bit much since we only have 20 days so any input would help. The itinerary is as follows:
August 4: fly into Hanoi late
5: Hanoi
6: Halong bay (Cat Ba island)
7: depart to phong nha farmstay
8: phong nha farmstay
9: depart to Danang
10: Danang
11: Danang
12: fly to Phu Quoc island
13: Phu Quoc
14: Phu Quoc
15: travel to Phnom Penh (we can't decide between flying or scenic boat)
16: Phnom Penh
17: Phnom Penh
18: travel to Siem reap
19: Siem reap
20: Siem reap
21: fly to Saigon
22: Saigon
23: Saigon
24: leave early from Saigon
Will the travel time in between destinations be to much for this trip?
Thanks for all the help!

#1 dspudwill has been a member since 28/4/2013. Posts: 5

Posted by chinarocks on 19/7/2013 at 05:49

Stick to Vietnam, you won't regret it.

One day in Hanoi? One of the nicest SE Asian cities. Deserves at least four.

Sapa is worth a trip as well.

As it is you have 8/9 places in two different countries in 20 days - I think you know yourself this would be crazy.

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Posted by daawgon on 19/7/2013 at 11:37

I don't think I can say it better than Chinarocks did - stay in Vietnam as he/she suggests, and do spend most of your time in Hanoi and Sapa (the best of Vietnam).

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