32 days in Asia Itinerary

32 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
4
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
6
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Mandalay, Myanmar
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
9
Bagan, Myanmar
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
11
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
12
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
13
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manila, Philippines

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and look for gifts at Tired City Bao Khanh.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Hanoi is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)

1
night
Ninh Binh, Vietnam

A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thai Vi Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ninh Binh holiday planning site.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Ninh Binh sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Walking tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Thai Vi Temple ©
Thai Vi Temple

1
night
Da Nang, Vietnam

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through The Marble Mountains, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then stop by Tabalo Outdoor.

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Getting from Ninh Binh to Da Nang by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In February, Da Nang is somewhat warmer than Ninh Binh - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Nature Shopping
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Tabalo Outdoor ©
Tabalo Outdoor

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Henna Art Hoi An. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Da Nang to Hoi An takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. February in Hoi An sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Food Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Hue, Vietnam

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see Off-Road Tours, and then explore the world behind art at Le Ba Dang Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hue day trip planner.

You can drive from Hoi An to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hue are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Off-Road Tours
Photography Tours
Food Tours

2
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

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.
On the 11th (Thu), look for gifts at Ma Te Sai, take a memorable excursion with Day Trips, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, and finally don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony.

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Getting from Hue to Luang Prabang by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hue in February, you will find days in Luang Prabang are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Walking tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai tour planning site.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Mandalay.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:
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Walking tours
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

2
nights
Mandalay, Myanmar

Built on a large scale by a king needing to impress and rebuild after defeat in battle, Mandalay deserves exploration.
On the 16th (Tue), get great views at Mandalay Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally appreciate the history behind Mahamuni Image. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mandalay travel planning tool.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Mandalay by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Chiang Mai to Mandalay, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bagan.

Things to do in Mandalay

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book ©
Kuthodaw Pagoda & the World's Largest Book
Mandalay Hill ©
Mandalay Hill

2
nights
Bagan, Myanmar

The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour. On your second day here, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bagan online tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mandalay to Bagan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Bagan

Tours Outdoors
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Photography Tours

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Madame Tussauds Bangkok. When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan in Ayutthaya, approximately Ayutthaya away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, make a trip to Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip maker site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bagan to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bagan to Bangkok is 0.5 hours. In February in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Terrace of the Elephants. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the ancient world of Pre Rup.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap attractions planning site.

Fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Thom ©
Angkor Thom

1
night
Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Otres Beach and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sihanoukville day trip planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Beaches Outdoors Spas
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Nha tho Da Minh. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, take in panoramic vistas at Bitexco Financial Tower, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. February in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Walking tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels

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