60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Champasak Town, Laos
— 3 nights
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Vientiane, Laos
— 5 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
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Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Bus to Hanoi
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 6 nights
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Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 6 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 6 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand — 5 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok vacation planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Bangkok is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Bangkok, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in December: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Duong Dong.
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Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:

Duong Dong, Vietnam — 3 nights

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc and Vinpearl Safari. Get out of town with these interesting Duong Dong side-trips: Bai Tắm Sao (in An Thoi) and Anmai Spa (in Cua Can). There's much more to do: look for gifts at From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop, relax in the rural setting at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and look for all kinds of wild species at John's Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Duong Dong travel website.

You can fly from Bangkok to Duong Dong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 5 nights

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.
Attractions like Cu Chi Tunnels and Ben Thanh Market make great kid-friendly stops. On the 10th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Champasak Town.
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Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:

Champasak Town, Laos — 3 nights

Near the borders of Thailand and Japan in southern Laos, the small town of Champasak is best known for its UNESCO-protected ruins.
Champasak Town is known for historic sites, spas, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Champasak Spa Wellness Center Laos, take in the exciting artwork at Champasak Pottery, admire the striking features of Wat Muang Kang Temple, and step off the mainland to explore Don Daeng Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Champasak Town road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Champasak Town. In January in Champasak Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Vientiane.
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Vientiane, Laos — 5 nights

The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) and Buddha Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, make a trip to Wat Ong Teu, hunt for treasures at Morning Market, and snap pictures at Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vientiane tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Champasak Town to Vientiane takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Champasak Town in January, expect Vientiane to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can fly to Luang Prabang.
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Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:

Luang Prabang, Laos — 5 nights

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.
Step out of Luang Prabang to go to Nong Khiaw and see 100 Waterfalls, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 22nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, and take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang road trip site.

Getting from Vientiane to Luang Prabang by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vientiane in January, Luang Prabang is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.
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Halong Bay, Vietnam — 4 nights

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Attractions like Hạ Long Bay and Cat Ba Island make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Halong Bay: Ha Long Market (in Ha Long) and Cat Ba (Spas & Monkey Island). On the 26th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay, step off the mainland to explore Ti Top Island, and explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Halong Bay planning app.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Luang Prabang to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.
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Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 6 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Quarter and Temple of Literature & National University. On the 30th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, stop by TiredCity Hang Bong, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Hanoi holiday planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Hue.
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Hue, Vietnam — 3 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.
Attractions like Imperial City and Thien Mu Pagoda make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Minh Mang, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the activities along Perfume River.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hue holiday planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Hue by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February in Hue, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.
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Hoi An, Vietnam — 6 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Spas and Hoi An Ancient Town. Explore Hoi An's surroundings by going to Da Nang (Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, stop by Rubin Cloth Shop, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market, and make a trip to Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hoi An are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Siem Reap.
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Siem Reap, Cambodia — 6 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. Spend the 14th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siem Reap online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Hoi An to Siem Reap in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Hoi An in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Siem Reap: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly to Phnom Penh.
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Find places to stay Feb 12 — 18:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 5 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and Royal Palace. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, get in on the family fun at Fly Phnom Penh, browse the different shops at Eden Garden Mall, and see the interesting displays at National Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip website.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.
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Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

Bangkok, Thailand — 2 nights

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Khaosan Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bangkok journey site.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:

Vietnam travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.
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Laos travel guide

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Waterfalls · Landmarks · Mountains
Long overlooked by travelers due to its reputation as one of the world's poorest nations, Laos is drawing a growing number of visitors with its laid-back charm, natural beauty, and numerous archaeological sites and historic temples. Many visitors make the trip to Laos from nearby Thailand, combining the two neighboring countries into one memorable experience of Southeast Asia. Others focus their Laos vacation on the Mekong River, which serves as a major source of irrigation for local farms and represents a popular alternative for sightseeing by car. On top of the rich cultural heritage and impressive natural landscapes, its major treasure remains its people--friendly and devout Buddhists welcoming visitors with a genuine hospitality rarely felt in other parts of the world.
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Cambodia travel guide

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Ruins · Historic Sites · Spas
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.
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