27 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

27 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Pai, Thailand
— 1 night
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 1 day
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Sapa, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hue, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand — 4 nights

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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok tour planning website.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bangkok is 7 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Chiang Mai.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:

Chiang Mai, Thailand — 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Wat Pa Moomai (in Mae Taeng), Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). Spend the 18th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, and enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai day trip planning app.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Pai.
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Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:

Pai, Thailand — 1 night

Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): head outdoors with Fluid Pool, witness a stunning natural landmark at Pai Hot Springs, then take in breathtaking views at Pai Canyon, and finally make a trip to Wat Nam Hoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pai trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Pai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Pai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.
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Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Chiang Rai, Thailand — 1 day

Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Huay Pla Kang, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, and finally make a trip to Clock Tower Chiang Rai.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai online trip builder.

You can drive from Pai to Chiang Rai in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Chiang Rai, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Rai.
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Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:

Chiang Rai, Thailand — 2 nights

On the 24th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Doi Ngam Muang, then admire the masterpieces at Baan Dam Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Rai road trip planning site.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hanoi.
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Hanoi, Vietnam — 3 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.
On the 27th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), see Off-Road Tours, look for gifts at Tired City Hang Gai, and view the masterpieces at A Dong Art Gallery.

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Getting from Chiang Rai to Hanoi by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Sapa.
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Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

Sapa, Vietnam — 2 nights

A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
Sapa is known for nature, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Fansipan Mountain, don't miss a visit to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Y Linh Ho, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sapa road trip planning website.

Getting from Hanoi to Sapa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Hanoi.
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Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 1 night

On the 1st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Lessence De La Vie Spa, and finally view the masterpieces at Klimt Art Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi tour builder.

Drive from Sapa to Hanoi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam — 3 nights

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, nightlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Son Doong Cave, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Lemon Tree Nail & Spa.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hue.
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Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Hue, Vietnam — 4 nights

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Spend the 6th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Imperial City, don't miss a visit to The Flag Tower, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hue are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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