16 days in Asia Itinerary

16 days in Asia Itinerary

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16 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Hong Kong, China
— Few hours
+2
Fly + bus + train:  2​h 30​min
2
Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
5
Hue, Vietnam
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
6
Hoi An, Vietnam
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h
7
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— Few hours
train:  3​h 30​min
8
Phan Thiet, Vietnam
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Istanbul, Turkey


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Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong online trip maker .

Istanbul, Turkey to Hong Kong is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Hong Kong Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in December, expect nights in Hong Kong to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 24°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Millenium Hot Springs, Beitou Thermal Valley(Hell Valley), Raohe Street Night Market, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, take in the natural beauty of Beitou Hot Spring, make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Hong Kong to Taipei by combination of flight and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

New Taipei, Hualien
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
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Beitou Hot Spring ©
Beitou Hot Spring
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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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.
To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi online itinerary planner .

Getting from Taipei to Hanoi by combination of train and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off toDa Nang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 3:

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Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang
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.
Plan a trip to Da Nang easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Fly from Hanoi to Da Nang in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. January in Da Nang sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toHue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Tours Shopping Outdoors
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Hue, Vietnam

Hue
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hue trip maker .

Getting from Da Nang to Hue by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toHoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An
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.
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hoi An trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours Shopping Outdoors
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City
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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City travel tool .

You can fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Hoi An, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Phan Thiet.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

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Phan Thiet, Vietnam

Phan Thiet
An emerging coastal getaway, the city of Phan Thiet has always been known for its fishing industry and, in particular, as a center of fish sauce production.
For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Phan Thiet trip website .

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toBangkok.

Things to do in Phan Thiet

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

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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.
For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Phan Thiet to Bangkok by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

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