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
Fly:  1​h 30​min
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:  4​h
8
Kampot, Cambodia
— 1 night
9
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
10
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  8​h 30​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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Chiang Man. Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Saen Muang Ma Luang and Wat Dab Pai.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip maker tool .

Nanjing, China to Chiang Mai is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nanjing to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Nanjing in December: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 85°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Icon Klub, Kuang Si Waterfall, M. K. Spa Luang Prabang, and other attractions you added. Royal Palace Museum and The Buddhist Archive of Photography will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Wat Sensoukharam. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong), stop by Big Brother Mouse, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony.

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Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, expect Luang Prabang to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride 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
Wat Xieng Thong ©
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat That and Wat Kang. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Tham Nam (Water cave), explore the striking landscape at Tham Chang Cave, head outdoors with Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vang Vieng trip planner .

Drive from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Vientiane.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

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

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 traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vientiane trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Vang Vieng to Vientiane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Vientiane are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bayon Temple and Angkor National Museum. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Vientiane to Siem Reap takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Vientiane in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Siem Reap, with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

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.
To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sihanoukville trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) 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 4th (Sat): explore the activities along M'Pai Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Saracen Bay Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Koh Rong Light House.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Koh Rong Samloem trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samloem in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Kampot.

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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.
La Plantation has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Old Royal Cinema, relax in the rural setting at La Plantation, then view the masterpieces at Black Cat Kep, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Koh Rong Samloem to Kampot takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) 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.
On the 6th (Mon), get some fabulous bargains at Factory Outlet Store.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kampot to Phnom Penh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in January, and nighttime lows around 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Da Nang.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Shopping
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Factory Outlet Store ©
Factory Outlet Store
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.
Precious Heritage by Rehahn and OASIS ART GALLERY will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 3D Museum Art in Paradise Danang and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture. When in Da Nang, make a side trip to see Thermal Spas in Hoi An, approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Non Nuoc Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through The Marble Mountains, and look for gifts at Tabalo Outdoor.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Da Nang road trip planning website .

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Da Nang in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phnom Penh in January: high temperatures in Da Nang hover around 77°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Hoi An
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Non Nuoc Beach ©
Non Nuoc Beach
Thermal Spas

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