19 days in Vietnam, Thailand & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

19 days in Vietnam, Thailand & Kuala Lumpur Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
2
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
4
Ang Thong, Thailand
— 1 night
5
Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
6
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights

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.
On the 14th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat), and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi tour builder tool.

Chicago, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Chicago to Hanoi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Food Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): choose your vessel at Alisa Cruise, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda, and then explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, then explore the activities along Lan Ha Bay, and then explore the activities along Bai Tu Long Bay.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Transportation

Side Trip

Lan Ha Bay
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Lan Ha Bay ©
Lan Ha Bay

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 the long history of The Grand Palace, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, make a trip to Wat Pho, and browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bangkok vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Bangkok in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
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 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ang Thong online tour planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Ang Thong in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, then stop by Modern Suit Samui, and then take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bophut day trip planning app.

Bophut is very close to Ang Thong. In June, daytime highs in Bophut are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Big Buddha ©
Big Buddha

3
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
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, explore the world behind art at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Head underground at Batu Caves, and walk around KLCC Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur itinerary website.

You can fly from Bophut to Kuala Lumpur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 77°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Batu Caves
Highlights from your plan
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle

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