9 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

9 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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9 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Seoul, South Korea
train + Fly:  6​h
1
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 1 night
3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
5
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Seoul, South Korea

1
night
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.
Funtastic Hoian Basketboat Tour has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Old House of Tan Ky, and finally explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn. Keep things going the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with Funtastic Hoian Basketboat Tour, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chuc Thanh Pagoda.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An itinerary planner .

Seoul, South Korea to Hoi An is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seoul to Hoi An. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in November; daily highs in Hoi An reach 33°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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Spas
Cua Dai Beach ©
Cua Dai Beach
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

1
night
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 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong), then take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang trip maker website .

You can fly from Hoi An to Luang Prabang in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hoi An in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luang Prabang, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong) ©
Royal Palace Museum ©
Royal Palace Museum

1
night
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online trip planner .

Fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes ElephantsWorld as well as Safari Park Open Zoo. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at ElephantsWorld and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Safari Park Open Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, then identify plant and animal life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and finally don't miss a visit to Phra Maha Chedi Si Rajakarn.

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Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai in November, Bangkok is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Bangkok

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kanchanaburi
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Jim Thompson House ©
Jim Thompson House

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, stop by Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House, then get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Kurata Pepper, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, then examine the collection at National Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Bangkok to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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