19 days in Asia Itinerary

19 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
5
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
End: Bangkok, Thailand

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Spend the 21st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, take some stellar pictures from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip planner.

Bangkok to Chiang Mai is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Chiang Mai. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, then examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang driving holiday tool.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chiang Mai in December; daily highs in Luang Prabang reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Wildlife
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MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

3
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Marble Mountains, then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, then make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hoi An trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hoi An takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Hoi An are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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 29th (Sun), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, then stop by Soyn, and finally don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hoi An in December, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Shopping
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Food Tours
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

1
night
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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 31st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Phnom Penh vacation planner.

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. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums
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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, don't miss a visit to Pub Street, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Siem Reap trip planner.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Spas
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, take a stroll through Khaosan Road, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

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Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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