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

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 Spas. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and meet the residents 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 From Vietnam Fair Trade & Gift Shop. Get out of town with these interesting Duong Dong side-trips: Anmai Spa (in Cua Can) and Bai Tắm Sao (in An Thoi). There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vinpearl Safari, see John's Tours, contemplate the long history of Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc, and experience rural life at Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Duong Dong visit site.

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

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. On the 8th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary website.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. 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 Wat Si Saket. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Buddha Park, gain insight at Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Muang, and enjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vientiane trip site.

You can fly from Champasak Town to Vientiane in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Champasak Town in January, with highs in Vientiane at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Luang Prabang.
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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 don't miss a visit to Wat Pa Huak.

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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Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:

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 Bai Tu Long Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Spas, Monkey Island, &more) and Ha Long Market (in Ha Long). On the 26th (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave and step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay travel route planning site.

Do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Luang Prabang to Halong Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time 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), see Off-Road Tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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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Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 3:

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 Nature & Wildlife Tours make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thien Mu Pagoda, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Tinh Hoa Art Shop, and contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hue trip planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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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Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

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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Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 6 nights

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 Angkor Thom. Spend the 14th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Pub Street, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Siem Reap takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

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 Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. On the 23rd (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, find something for the whole family at Fly Phnom Penh, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Bangkok.
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Find places to stay Feb 18 — 23:

Bangkok, Thailand — 2 nights

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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