31 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

31 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6 h 15 min
3
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
9
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
10
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, look for gifts at Mesimu, and explore the galleries of Three Owls Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai planning tool.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Chiang Mai at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and see the interesting displays at The National Museum Bangkok.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
night
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip itinerary app.

Getting from Bangkok to Koh Tao by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, and tour or see a game at Phangan Jorkyball.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan online trip maker.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patong Mosque, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse the different shops at Jungceylon.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Patong, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Banana Beach, Big Buddha Phuket, Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
Highlights from your plan
Green Elephant Sanctuary Park ©
Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Spas

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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, stop by Ambre, and steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Siem Reap road trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Thom ©
Angkor Thom

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Royal Palace. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then stop by A.N.D, and finally have fun at Cambodia Fire Range.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cambodia Fire Range ©
Cambodia Fire Range
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, then admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

3
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Precious Heritage by Rehahn ©
Precious Heritage by Rehahn
Spas
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at The Duck Stop, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, and Head underground at Son Doong Cave.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

4
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), see Off-Road Tours, steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Walking tours

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