21 days in Asia Itinerary

21 days in Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
6
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights


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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Get some historical perspective at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Wat Saket. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), take a stroll through Khaosan Road, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary maker website.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Bangkok is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 13 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Jose in January; daily highs in Bangkok reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

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)

3
nights
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 16th (Wed): stop by Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, and then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, then examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and finally make a trip to Alms Giving Ceremony.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang travel site.

Getting from Bangkok to Luang Prabang by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bangkok in January, with highs in Luang Prabang at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham ©
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quarter and Hoa Lo Prison. Get some cultural insight at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and 54 Traditions Gallery. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Temple of Literature & National University

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at War Remnants Museum and Emperor Jade Pagoda. Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and Chua Vinh Nghiem will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nha tho Da Minh, and examine the collection at Ho Chi Minh City Museum.

Discover how to plan a Ho Chi Minh City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Ta Prohm and Preah Khan. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, admire the striking features of Banteay Samre, make a trip to Banteay Kdei, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap holiday builder app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

3
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Popular historic sites such as Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tirta Empul Temple and Mason Elephant Park. Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Pura Gede Luhur Batu Ngaus (in Mengwi) and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud). The adventure continues: cool off at Waterbom Bali, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple, and view the masterpieces at Nacivet Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Denpasar online trip builder.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Denpasar in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Siem Reap to Denpasar, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Denpasar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denpasar

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Ubud, Pura Gede Luhur Batu Ngaus, Uluwatu Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Mason Elephant Park
Highlights from your plan
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple

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