18 days in Asia Itinerary

18 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vientiane, Laos
— 4 nights
2
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
4
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
5
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 1 night

4
nights
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wine 95. Step off the beaten path and head to Vientiane Orchidees and Mekong River. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) and Wat Si Saket. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Lao Textile Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Patuxai.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vientiane day trip website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Vientiane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect Vientiane to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hoi An.

Things to do in Vientiane

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mekong River
Highlights from your plan
Vientiane Orchidees ©
Vientiane Orchidees
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Mekong River ©
Mekong River

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hai Van Pass. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jack's Cat Cafe, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and stop by Buffalo Leather Shop.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An online travel route planner.

You can fly from Vientiane to Hoi An in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Vientiane, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hoi An, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), Hai Van Pass
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Thermal Spas

4
nights
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.
Hạ Long Bay has been added to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House. It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

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

You can fly from Hoi An to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Hanoi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hạ Long Bay
Highlights from your plan
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain). Get some historical perspective at Wat Suan Dok and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan and explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Hanoi to Chiang Mai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Yangon (Rangoon) on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
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Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Wat Suan Dok ©
Wat Suan Dok

1
night
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©
Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda and then contemplate the waterfront views at Inya Lake.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) holiday planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Yangon (Rangoon) in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chiang Mai to Yangon (Rangoon) is minus 0.5 hours. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Inya Lake ©
Inya Lake

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