16 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

16 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 9 nights
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Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
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Drive to Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge, Bus to Udon Thani, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam

— 9 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 Hoan Kiem Lake Walking Street, St. Joseph's Cathedral, Long Bien Bridge, and other attractions you added. Hanoi Flag Tower and Vietnam National Museum of History will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chua Tran Quoc and Quan Lan Beach. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Hanoi. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
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Vientiane, Laos

— 2 nights
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Lao Textile Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, then contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), and finally appreciate the history behind Wat That Luang Neua. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Vientiane Orchidees, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phat Tich Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat That Foon.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vientiane holiday planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Vientiane in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Vientiane

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Doi Inthanon. On the 17th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, steep yourself in history at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), explore the ancient world of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doi Inthanon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and flight from Vientiane to Chiang Mai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Singapore, Singapore

— 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 20th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail, then contemplate the long history of Battlebox, then wander the streets of Chinatown, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at East Coast Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Singapore day trip planning site.

Fly from Chiang Mai to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Singapore Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in December since evenings lows in Singapore dip to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
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