23 days in Asia Itinerary

23 days in Asia Itinerary

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Hong Kong, China
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Da Nang, Vietnam
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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Hue, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Hong Kong, China

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Hong Kong is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Istanbul to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in December, expect nights in Hong Kong to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 24°C. You'll set off for Taipei on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping · Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors

Taipei, Taiwan

— 3 nights

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Beitou Thermal Valley(Hell Valley), Lungshan Temple, Guanghua Digital Plaza, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, wander the streets of Ximending, and take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Taipei online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hong Kong to Taipei in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. December in Taipei sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 5 nights
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 day by day itinerary now includes Hang Dau Street, Dong Xuan Market, Hoa Lo Prison, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Quarter, take in the spiritual surroundings of Quan Thanh Temple, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi day trip app.

Getting from Taipei to Hanoi by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Taipei Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Da Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Nightlife

Side Trips

Da Nang, Vietnam

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Big C Supercenter, Tran Thi Ly Bridge and Ba Na Hills SunWorld. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Big C Supercenter and then snap pictures at Tran Thi Ly Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Da Nang online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Da Nang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks · Shopping

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cam Nam Island, An Bang Beach, Quan Kong Temple, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Wed), make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, contemplate the long history of Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), take in the spiritual surroundings of Quan Kong Temple, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, then stop by Metiseko, and finally hunt for treasures at Hoi An Night Market. On the next day, kick back and relax at An Bang Beach, kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Cam Nam Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

Hue, Vietnam

— 1 night
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tomb of Khai Dinh, Thanh Toan Bridge, Dong Ba Market, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, browse the eclectic array of goods at Dong Ba Market, then contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River, and finally snap pictures at Thanh Toan Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Hue vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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.
You've added Dong Khoi Street, Tan Dinh Church, Emperor Jade Pagoda, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hue in January: high temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Bangkok.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Siam Paragon, Asiatique The Riverfront, Cheap Charlie's Bar, and other attractions. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok day trip website.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Bangkok are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.