23 days in Hong Kong & Southeast Asia Itinerary

23 days in Hong Kong & Southeast Asia Itinerary

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23 days in Hong Kong & Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  16​h 30​min
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Hong Kong, China
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  7​h
2
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Huay Xai, Laos
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Sukhothai, Thailand
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h
6
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
7
Khao Lak, Thailand
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
8
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
9
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
bus + Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
Hong Kong, China
— 1 day
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hong Kong trip maker .

Toronto, Canada to Hong Kong is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Toronto to Hong Kong. In February, Hong Kong is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 23°C and lows of 17°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toChiang Mai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): 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 stroll through Elephant Rescue Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Buppharam.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Hong Kong in February, plan for much warmer days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

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Huay Xai, Laos

Huay Xai ©
Overlooking the mighty Mekong River, Huay Xai serves as an important entry and exit point from Thailand into Laos.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gibbon Experience Office. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Wat Chomkao Manilat, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Experience Office, and then don't miss a visit to Project Kajsiab Laos.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Huay Xai travel route planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Huay Xai by car takes about 5.5 hours. On the 25th (Tue), you're off toSukhothai.

Things to do in Huay Xai

Wildlife Parks
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Gibbon Experience Office ©
Gibbon Experience Office
Wat Chomkao Manilat ©
Wat Chomkao Manilat

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Sukhothai, Thailand

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
On the 26th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Si Hong, explore the ancient world of Phra Si Ratana Temple, cruise along Green E-bike Sukhothai, explore the ancient world of Sukhothai Historical Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Traphang Thong, and finally explore the ancient world of Wat Trapang Tong Lang.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Sukhothai trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Huay Xai to Sukhothai takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. February in Sukhothai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wat Traphang Thong
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Wat Trapang Tong Lang ©
Wat Trapang Tong Lang
Phra Si Ratana Temple ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House, then get a dose of the wild on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then join in the after-dark buzz at CRU Champagne Bar, and finally browse the different shops at Siam Paragon. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, browse the exhibits of TCDC Thailand Creative & Design Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suthat, then see the interesting displays at The National Museum Bangkok, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Explorenique.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bangkok route planner .

Getting from Sukhothai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sukhothai in February since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Wat Suthat ©
Wat Suthat

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Secret Beach, Salad Beach and Halfmoon Festival. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Wat Phu Khao Noi.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In February in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Wat Phu Khao Noi ©
Wat Phu Khao Noi

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Khao Lak, Thailand

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
On the 3rd (Tue), stop by New Fashionway, examine the collection at International Tsunami Museum, then see the sky in a new way at Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Combat 360X Muay Thai and MMA, kick back and relax at Coconut Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, kick back and relax at Pak Weep Beach, then hunt for treasures at Old Takua Pa Sunday Market, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Rommanee Hot Spring.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Khao Lak itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Ko Pha Ngan to Khao Lak in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in March, expect little chillier with lows of 27°C in Khao Lak. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Old Takua Pa Sunday Market, Rommanee Hot Spring
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Scuba & Snorkeling
International Tsunami Museum ©
International Tsunami Museum
Combat 360X Muay Thai and MMA ©
Combat 360X Muay Thai and MMA

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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.
You've now added Phare, The Cambodian Circus to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, pause for some photo ops at The Victory Gate, delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, then contemplate the long history of Phimeanakas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Preah Ngok. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kampot.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, don't miss a visit to Temple of the Lotus Blossoms, contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, make a trip to Central Market, then take a stroll through Bassac Lane, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Cambodia Post Office, see the interesting displays at National Museum, then view the masterpieces at Lotus Space, and finally take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh trip planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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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.
Saigon River Tour has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some fun to your beach time Saigon River Tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Khu Du Lich Sinh Thai Cao Minh, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Khu Du Lich Sinh Thai Cao Minh
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Thang Long Water Puppet Theater as well as Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake). Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Ho Chi Minh Museum, steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then don't miss a visit to Ho Van - Van Mieu, then catch a live performance at Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, and finally explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hanoi driving holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Hanoi

Parks Nature Museums
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Ho Chi Minh Museum ©
Ho Chi Minh Museum

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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong
To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Hong Kong road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Hong Kong Time (HKT) is 1 hour. You will leave for Huay Xai on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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