26 days in Thailand & Vietnam Itinerary

26 days in Thailand & Vietnam Itinerary

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26 days in Thailand & Vietnam Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  10​h 15​min
2
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rawai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Ang Thong, Thailand
— 1 night
Travel:  6​h 15​min
5
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  7​h
6
Sukhothai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  6​h
8
Ko Chang, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h
9
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
10
Ha Long, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
12
Sapa, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Barcelona, Spain


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2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), play a few rounds at Thana City Country Club, then stop by Bangkok Fashion Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pak Nam, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Intharam Worawiharn.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok day trip website .

Barcelona, Spain to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Barcelona to Bangkok, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Bangkok is somewhat warmer than Barcelona - with highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Bangkok

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thana City Country Club, Thai Country Club, The Royal Golf & Country Club, Ancient City
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Thana City Country Club ©
Thana City Country Club
Ancient City ©
Ancient City

2
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lanta Old Town and Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai). Visit Nui Beach and Ko Ha Yai for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Cliff Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse, wander the streets of Eco Art Village, and stop by The Boss Collection.

Plan my day in Ko Lanta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Lanta in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) ©
Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai)
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach
Khlong Khong Beach ©
Khlong Khong Beach

2
nights
Rawai, Thailand

A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for gifts at Nordic Fashion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Khiri Khet, then kick back and relax at Laem Ka Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Elephant Shrine, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Sane.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rawai road trip planning website .

Getting from Ko Lanta to Rawai by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Rawai are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Karon
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Wat Suwan Khiri Khet ©
Wat Suwan Khiri Khet

1
night
Ang Thong, Thailand

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ang Thong itinerary builder site .

Fly from Rawai to Ang Thong in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Ang Thong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Outdoors
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Ko Mae Ko ©
Ko Mae Ko
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

1
night
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Khao Tham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Chao Phao Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan travel planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Ang Thong to Ko Pha Ngan with the Route module. In November in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Haad Chao Phao Beach ©
Haad Chao Phao Beach
Wat Khao Tham ©
Wat Khao Tham
Wat Chaloklum ©
Wat Chaloklum

3
nights
Sukhothai, Thailand

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Visit Wat Maha That and Wat Chetuphon for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Namtok Sai Rung and Green E-bike Sukhothai. It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Wat Chang Lom and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sukhothai day trip tool .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Sukhothai by combination of ferry and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. November in Sukhothai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wat Traphang Thong
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Wat Sa Si ©
Wat Sa Si
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Chang Lom ©
Wat Chang Lom

2
nights
Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Wat Thammikarat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Ram, contemplate the long history of Wat Maheyong, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Na Phramen, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Niwet Thammaprawat, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Satue Temple, contemplate the long history of Phra Thinang Aisawan Thiphta-Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Kudee Dao วัดโคก, then take a stroll through Wat Phra Khao Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Kasattrathirat Worawihan.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ayutthaya online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Sukhothai to Ayutthaya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Ayutthaya can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Chang.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bang Pa-in, Wat Muang, Wat Satue Temple, Wat Phra Khao Temple
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Wat Muang ©
Wat Muang
Wat Phra Ram ©
Wat Phra Ram
Wat Satue Temple ©
Wat Satue Temple

2
nights
Ko Chang, Thailand

Ko Chang ©
Ko Chang means "Elephant Island" and, though elephants are not indigenous to the island, visitors certainly see plenty of them on tours of protected reserves.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Orthodox Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Klong Kloi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Salak Phet Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ko Chang vacation maker app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ayutthaya to Ko Chang takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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The Orthodox Church ©
The Orthodox Church
Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine ©
Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine
Kai Bae View Point ©
Kai Bae View Point

2
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.
On the 11th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoi An Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of March Gallery, explore the galleries of Cotic, then take in the exciting artwork at Ha Ha - Art In Everything, and finally contemplate the long history of Ba Le Well.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Chang to Hoi An takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ko Chang in November: highs in Hoi An hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ha Long.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park ©
Thanh Ha Terracotta Park

2
nights
Ha Long, Vietnam

Ha Long ©
Hạ Long is the capital city and 1st-class provincial city of Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ha Long trip simple and quick.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hoi An to Ha Long. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ha Long

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uong Bi
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Yen Tu Mountain ©
Yen Tu Mountain
Ba Vang Pagoda ©
Ba Vang Pagoda

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Tired City Bao Khanh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chua Tran Quoc, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Quan Lan Beach and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hanoi road trip planning website .

Drive from Ha Long to Hanoi in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sapa.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chua Tran Quoc ©
Chua Tran Quoc

2
nights
Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa ©
A hub of tourism in the country's northwestern mountainous region, Sapa represents home for a large number of ethnic minorities from the hill tribes of the region, and acts as a base for explorations of the surrounding area's wealth of natural sights.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Y Linh Ho, get out on two wheels at Hang Da Village, examine the collection at Sapa Culture Museum, then take a stroll through Giang Ta Chai Village, then don't miss a visit to Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village, and finally make a trip to Den Mau. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ham Rong Mountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Stone Church (Holy Rosary Church), contemplate the waterfront views at Sapa Lake, then make a trip to O Quy Ho Mountain Pass, then don't miss a visit to Deo Tram Ton, and finally appreciate the history behind Ho Chi Minh Friendship Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sapa road trip planning site .

You can drive from Hanoi to Sapa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sapa

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Den Mau
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Ham Rong Mountain ©
Ham Rong Mountain
Den Mau ©
Den Mau
Y Linh Ho ©
Y Linh Ho

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