38 days in Asia Itinerary

38 days in Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Vang Vieng, Laos
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Mandalay, Myanmar
— 2 nights
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Bagan, Myanmar
— 4 nights
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 8 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): snap pictures at Long Bien Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư, then enjoy some diversion at Authentic Bat Trang, and then take a stroll through Old Quarter.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi day trip site.

Manila, Philippines to Hanoi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manila to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Long Bien Bridge ©
Long Bien Bridge

2
nights
Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary. On your second day here, fly like a bird with VangVieng Paramotor Center & Pilot's Cafe, contemplate the waterfront views at Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Yoga in Vang Vieng.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vang Vieng trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hanoi to Vang Vieng takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary ©
Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary
Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon
Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon
VangVieng Paramotor Center & Pilot's Cafe ©

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Xiengthong and Laos Buffalo Dairy. When in Luang Prabang, make a side trip to see 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw, approximately Nong Khiaw away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luang Prabang trip planning app.

You can drive from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elephant Rescue Park and Monkchat Meditation Retreat. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip maker tool.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

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Mandalay, Myanmar

Mandalay ©
Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanda Muni Paya, admire the landmark architecture of Shwenandaw Monastery, then admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Mahamuni Image, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple, then take some stellar pictures from Mandalay Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Su Taung Pyi Pagoda.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mandalay itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Mandalay in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Chiang Mai to Mandalay, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Highlights from your plan
Shwenandaw Monastery ©
Shwenandaw Monastery
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©

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Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan ©
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Step off the beaten path and head to Balloon Rides and Salay House. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ananda Temple, make a trip to Lemyethna Temple, admire the striking features of Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery, and delve into the distant past at Bagan Temples.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bagan day trip website.

You can drive from Mandalay to Bagan in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Bagan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bagan Temples ©
Bagan Temples
Balloon Rides
Ananda Temple ©
Ananda Temple

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Yangon (Rangoon) ©

Garden City of the East

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 17th (Wed): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, then don't miss a visit to Baungdawgyoke Pagoda, and finally pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Pansodan Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, look for gifts at Pomelo, then pause for some photo ops at Shwedagon Pagoda, and finally don't miss a visit to Martyrs Mausoleum.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yangon (Rangoon) trip planner.

You can fly from Bagan to Yangon (Rangoon) in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Highlights from your plan
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda ©
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha ©
Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then examine the collection at The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Bowonniwet Vihara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), then look for gifts at Tom's Fashion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suthat, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok visit planning app.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok. In February in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©

Temple Town

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Food Tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of the Dead, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Photography Tours
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
Explore hidden gems such as Otres Beach and Spas & Wellness. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ochheuteal Beach, stop by Tapang's, examine the collection at Classic Car Showroom & Jewelry Boutique, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sihanoukville day trip planning site.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Ochheuteal Beach ©
Ochheuteal Beach
Spas & Wellness

2
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Charming City

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 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Museum, get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace, and then pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Speed Boats Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ho Chi Minh City: Vung Tau (Minh Dam Bases & Christ the King). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary tool.

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. In March, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

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