15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Fly
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Train
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Train
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive to Bavet border Bus station, Bus to Phnom Penh
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Bus
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Train to Surat Thani Train Station, Ferry to Koh Samui Nathon Pier, Drive to Maret
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Maret, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam — 2 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at D&C Art Gallery HQ.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Hanoi road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Hanoi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Da Nang.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Da Nang, Vietnam — 2 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Da Nang: Hoi An (Japanese Covered Bridge, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, view the masterpieces at Vietnam Cultural Exchange, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Da Nang trip website.

You can fly from Hanoi to Da Nang in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Da Nang can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then appreciate the history behind Independence Monument.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh road trip planning app.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and bus. July in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
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Bangkok, Thailand

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Maret.
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Maret, Thailand — 3 nights

Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maret: Big Buddha (in Bophut) and Chaweng Beach (in Chaweng). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at KoKo Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Maret trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Maret takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In July in Maret, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Ko Samui travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.
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