20 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Hong Kong Itinerary

20 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Hong Kong Itinerary

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20 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Hong Kong Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 day
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + bus:  7​h
3
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
5
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Hong Kong, China
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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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 historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, and see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bangkok trip itinerary site .

Toronto, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Toronto to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
day
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stroll through Laem Thian and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip builder site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. November in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, spas, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Patong itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Patong in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), and then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City route site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Ho Chi Minh City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

2
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
On the 9th (Sat), Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave) and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Duck Stop. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Paradise Cave and then explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Quarter, then explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hanoi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Food Tours

4
nights
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), see the interesting displays at Sam Tung Uk Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong road trip planner .

Getting from Hanoi to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hanoi to Hong Kong is 1 hour. November in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

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