40 days in Asia Itinerary

40 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 1 night
2
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
4
Ang Thong, Thailand
— 1 night
5
Bophut, Thailand
— 3 nights
6
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
7
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
8
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
9
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
10
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
11
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
12
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
13
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights

1
night
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, and then browse the exhibits of De'Cashmere Co.,Ltd. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Elephant Valley Thailand and then experience rural life at Rai Ruen Rom Organic Farm.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip builder site.

London, UK to Chiang Rai is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Chiang Rai hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:
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Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan ©
El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan

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.
Step out of Chiang Mai to go to Mae Win and see Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monkchat Meditation Retreat.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community ©
Walking tours

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Ayutthaya to see Wat Maha That about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Ang Thong, Thailand

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park, and then go for a walk through Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ang Thong online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ang Thong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:
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Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park
Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint ©
Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

3
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Football Golf Club, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut attractions tool.

Bophut is very close to Ang Thong. July in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Food Tours
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then get outside with Ko Hong. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Krabi Town when traveling from Bophut in July, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Hong
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions

3
nights
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.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok, stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, and head off the coast to Mosquito Island.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, head outdoors with Ko Ha Yai, have some family-friendly fun at Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall, and look for gifts at Star Fashion.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. July in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Lanta Parklife ©
Lanta Parklife
Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall ©
Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall

2
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, get engrossed in the history at National Museum, Head underground at Batu Caves, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur planner.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Kuala Lumpur by combination of ferry and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

4
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: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap journey builder app.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

3
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), admire the striking features of Central Post Office, and take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City visit planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang) and Hue (Thien Mu Pagoda & Imperial City). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, relax in the rural setting at Tra Que Minty Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hoi An online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Da Nang, Hue
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:
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Food Tours
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

4
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), steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, see Off-Road Tours, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi online route planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Hanoi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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