15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 2 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Manila
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Manila, Philippines
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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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), look for gifts at TiredCity Hang Bong, wander the streets of Old Quarter, and contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi trip itinerary app.

Halifax, Canada to Hanoi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Hanoi is 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Hoi An, Vietnam

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Marble Mountains, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip site.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Hoi An

Parks · Nature · Spas

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Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and examine the collection at Jim Thompson House.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok day trip website.

You can fly from Hoi An to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hoi An in March; daily highs in Bangkok reach 40°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Bangkok

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Denpasar, Indonesia

— 3 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
On the 10th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanah Lot Temple, then stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and then view the masterpieces at Threads of Life. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then make a splash at Waterbom Bali.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Denpasar online tour planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Denpasar in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Denpasar is 1 hour. Traveling from Bangkok in March, expect nights in Denpasar to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Denpasar

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours

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Boracay, Philippines

— 2 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Boracay, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Diniwid Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Bulabog Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Boracay trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Denpasar to Boracay in 10 hours. When traveling from Denpasar in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Boracay: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Manila, Philippines

— 1 night

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Manila tour builder tool.

Getting from Boracay to Manila by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boracay in March: highs in Manila hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Manila

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Vietnam travel guide

4.3
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.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Philippines travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.