27 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

27 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

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1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
2
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
4
Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 1 night
5
Sukhothai, Thailand
— 1 night
6
Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 2 nights
7
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
8
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
9
Ko Lipe, Thailand
— 3 nights
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights

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), enjoy some diversion at Authentic Bat Trang, see Off-Road Tours, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi vacation maker site.

Quebec City, Canada to Hanoi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, have fun at Henna Art Hoi An, thenmake a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally stop by Rubin Cloth Shop. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, thentake in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hoi An day trip tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Hoi An

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Si Suphan, Wat Pha Lat, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chiang Man, stop by Supreme Collection, and don't miss a visit to Wat Pa Pao.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Chiang Mai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. When traveling from Hoi An in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Chiang Mai, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

1
night
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, Chiang Rai is little chillier than Chiang Mai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will leave for Sukhothai on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Tours Outdoors Parks
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1
night
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.
You've now added Wat Sa Si to your itinerary. On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Maha That, thenexplore the ancient world of Sukhothai Historical Park, and then explore the ancient world of Wat Sa Si.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sukhothai itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Sukhothai takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Rai in March since evenings lows in Sukhothai dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks
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Wat Sa Si ©
Wat Sa Si
Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That

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Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Wat Chaiwatthanaram, explore the ancient world of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, thendelve into the distant past at Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Lokayasutharam), thenadmire the striking features of Wat Maha That, and then don't miss a visit to Historic City of Ayutthaya.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ayutthaya trip planner.

You can drive from Sukhothai to Ayutthaya in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Ayutthaya are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites
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Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Flipflop and Treacle, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao day trip planning site.

You can fly from Ayutthaya to Koh Tao in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ayutthaya in March, expect nights in Koh Tao to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

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nights
Patong, Thailand

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. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, look for gifts at New Era's Vienna, see Off-Road Tours, and kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Patong trip website.

Traveling by flight from Koh Tao to Patong takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in March, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Patong. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Karon, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Ko Lipe, Thailand

Ko Lipe
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 3rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Koh Hin Ngam, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Sanom Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lipe day trip planning app.

Getting from Patong to Ko Lipe by ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Patong to Ko Lipe due to the time zone difference. In April in Ko Lipe, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Koh Hin Ngam
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Ko Lipe
Ko Lipe
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) as well as Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok online tour planner.

Fly from Ko Lipe to Bangkok in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Lipe to Bangkok. When traveling from Ko Lipe in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bangkok, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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