38 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

38 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, stop by TiredCity Hang Bong, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Bristol to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Authentic Bat Trang ©
Authentic Bat Trang
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy, admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, and then make a trip to Vat Visounarath. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Luang Prabang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Ban Pong to see Ban Pong ATV Off-road about 32 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luang Prabang in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Chiang Mai, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Spas

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Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 16th (Sat) with a shark diving experience. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town, and Head underground at Khao Mai Kaew Cave.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ko Lanta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Lanta takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ko Lanta, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm ©
Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm

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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ko Bida Nok, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally stroll through Long Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don road trip website.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In January in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, take a memorable tour with Tours, let the kids burn off some steam at Kidzoona, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong trip planner.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong by ferry takes about 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Spas

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, shop like a local with Orchard Road, get outside with City Scoot, and stroll through Gardens by the Bay.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore road trip tool.

You can fly from Patong to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Singapore Standard Time is 1 hour. January in Singapore sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo

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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.
Duong Dong is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Phu Quoc Countryside, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ho Quoc Temple, don't miss a visit to Su Muon Pagoda, and capture your vacation like a pro with Phu Quoc Bee Farm.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Duong Dong trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Duong Dong takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Duong Dong. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau ©
Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Kien Giang Travel ©
Kien Giang Travel

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then examine the collection at Drink Vietnam, then take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, and finally don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©

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.
On the 5th (Fri), enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Fire Range, then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and then stop by Maison Apsara. Keep things going the next day: 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip builder site.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Cambodia Fire Range ©
Cambodia Fire Range
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

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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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Plan trip to Siem Reap with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Thom ©
Angkor Thom

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, take in panoramic vistas at State Tower, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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