15 days in Laos, Chiang Mai & Hanoi Itinerary

15 days in Laos, Chiang Mai & Hanoi Itinerary

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Vientiane, Laos
— 1 night
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, don't miss a visit to Three Kings Monument, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and get to know the resident critters at Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Chiang Mai is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Mai is minus 1 hour. July in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vientiane trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Chiang Mai to Vientiane takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Vientiane can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Vientiane

Museums · Historic Sites
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Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Patuxai ©
Patuxai

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Old Quarter Luang Prabang, hunt for treasures at Luang Prabang Night Market, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luang Prabang trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

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Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane
To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vientiane day trip app.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Hanoi on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Vientiane

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, learn about all things military at Vietnam Military History Museum, and explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip builder app.

You can fly from Vientiane to Hanoi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Temple of Literature & National University ©

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