28 days in Asia Itinerary

28 days in Asia Itinerary

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28 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Nanjing, China
Fly:  9​h
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Vang Vieng, Laos
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h
6
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
7
Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  3​h 45​min
8
Kampot, Cambodia
— 1 night
9
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  8​h 15​min
End: Nanjing, China

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You've added Fah Lanna Spa - in the Old Town, The Yoga Tree, Wat Phra Singh, and other attractions to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Saen Muang Ma Luang are in your itinerary. Wat Chiang Man and Wat Dab Pai are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai online trip maker .

Nanjing, China to Chiang Mai is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nanjing to Chiang Mai is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nanjing in January, things will get much warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Spas Historic Sites Shopping
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Fah Lanna Spa - in the Old Town ©
Fah Lanna Spa - in the Old Town
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

4
nights
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.
You've added Icon Klub, Kuang Si Falls, M.K. Wellness Centre, and other attractions to your itinerary. Royal Palace Museum and The Buddhist Archive of Photography will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong) and Big Brother Mouse. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Old Quarter Luang Prabang, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Sensoukaram, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang holiday builder app .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chiang Mai in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Luang Prabang: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong) ©

4
nights
Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
Escape the urban bustle at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary and Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Kang and Wat That. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, head outdoors with Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll, Head underground at Tham Loup & Tham Hoi Caves, and explore the striking landscape at Tham Chang Cave.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vang Vieng route builder .

Getting from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Vientiane.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Tham Nam (Water cave) ©
Tham Nam (Water cave)
Zipline
Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll ©
Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll

2
nights
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vientiane Night Market as well as COPE Visitor Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vientiane planner .

Traveling by car from Vang Vieng to Vientiane takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Vientiane, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Siem Reap.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Shopping Spas
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket
Wat Si Muang ©
Wat Si Muang

5
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Cambodia Landmine Museum and Angkor Thom. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at One Eleven Gallery and Colors of Cambodia. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and view the masterpieces at Angkor Artwork E&T Stocker.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip maker site .

You can fly from Vientiane to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Vientiane in February since evenings lows in Siem Reap dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Angkor National Museum ©
Angkor National Museum
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat

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.
For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sihanoukville 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. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Koh Rong Samloem.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Shopping
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2
nights
Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia

Located just a 10-minute boat ride from Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem is home to just 300 people--it remains relatively unspoiled by tourism, featuring wide, white-sand beaches and thick swathes of jungle.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along M'Pai Bay, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Saracen Bay Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Koh Rong Light House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koh Rong Samloem trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samloem takes 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Kampot.

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Saracen Bay Beach ©
Saracen Bay Beach
M'Pai Bay ©
M'Pai Bay

1
night
Kampot, Cambodia

Kampot ©
The riverside town of Kampot mixes evocative colonial architecture and a wealth of nearby natural highlights.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Plantation. On the 15th (Fri), steep yourself in history at The Old Royal Cinema, then explore and take pictures at La Plantation, then explore the galleries of Black Cat Kep, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kampot trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Koh Rong Samloem to Kampot in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kampot

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Kep
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Bokor Hill Station ©
Bokor Hill Station
Kampot Art Gallery ©
Kampot Art Gallery
Black Cat Kep ©
Black Cat Kep

1
night
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Phnom Penh trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Kampot to Phnom Penh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Shopping
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Independence Monument ©
Independence Monument

3
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Tabalo Outdoor. Museum-lovers will appreciate Art in Paradise (3D TRICK ART) and OASIS ART GALLERY. Change things up with a short trip to Thermal Spas in Hoi An (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and brush up on your military savvy at Da Nang Museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Da Nang online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Phnom Penh to Da Nang by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Phnom Penh in February, expect Da Nang to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Hoi An
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Thermal Spas
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains

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