27 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

27 days in Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Pattaya, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights

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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.
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planning app.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Bangkok reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. You will leave for Pattaya on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 2:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

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Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Take a break from Pattaya with a short trip to Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden in Na Chom Thian, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Sanctuary Of Truth, step off the mainland to explore Koh Larn, make a trip to Walking Street Pattaya, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pattaya Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pattaya trip itinerary website.

Getting from Bangkok to Pattaya by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Pattaya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Underwater World Pattaya
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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn

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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for gifts at Suit Master, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Patong trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Pattaya to Patong in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Patong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Karon Beach
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chiang Man. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Chiang Mai Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Dab Pai, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Patong in January, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Chiang Mai. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Spas
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of the Dead and then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, and finally steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom South Gate.

To find out how to plan a trip to Siem Reap, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Siem Reap, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, have fun at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and explore and take pictures at Central Market.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Phnom Penh trip planning app.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
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Walking tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Go for a jaunt from Ho Chi Minh City to Tay Ninh to see Cao Dai Temple about 54 minutes away. On the 18th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, explore the galleries of The Independence Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Cao Dai Temple
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 19:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Quarter, explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©

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