51 days in Asia Itinerary

51 days in Asia Itinerary

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51 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  27​h
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Battambang, Cambodia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Svay Leu, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kampong Kdei, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
6
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Kampot, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  4​h
10
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
12
Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
13
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
14
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
15
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
16
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
17
Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Montreal, Canada

4
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Rescue Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai road trip planning site .

Montreal, Canada to Chiang Mai is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Montreal to Chiang Mai. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in March, with highs in Chiang Mai at 42°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Battambang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon

1
night
Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang ©
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
On the 12th (Thu), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then stroll through Ek Phnom Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Banan Temple and then Head underground at Battambang Bat Caves.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Battambang trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Chiang Mai to Battambang in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Svay Leu.

Things to do in Battambang

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Battambang Bat Caves ©
Battambang Bat Caves
Food Tours
Spas

2
nights
Svay Leu, Cambodia

Svay Leu ©
On the 14th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Peung Kom Nuo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Phnom Kulen National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Svay Leu online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Battambang to Svay Leu. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will leave for Kampong Kdei on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Svay Leu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Phnom Kulen National Park
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Phnom Kulen National Park ©
Phnom Kulen National Park
Peung Kom Nuo ©
Peung Kom Nuo

2
nights
Kampong Kdei, Cambodia

Kampong Kdei ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): snap pictures at Spean Praptos.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kampong Kdei trip itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Svay Leu to Kampong Kdei. In March in Kampong Kdei, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toSiem Reap.

Things to do in Kampong Kdei

Historic Sites
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Spean Praptos ©
Spean Praptos

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and finally look for gifts at Ambre. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pub Street, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, then contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap online journey planner .

You can drive from Kampong Kdei to Siem Reap in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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

3
nights
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.
Sihanoukville is known for beaches, spas, wildlife, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Otres Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and stroll through Serendipity Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sihanoukville online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kampot.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Serendipity Beach ©
Serendipity Beach

2
nights
Kampot, Cambodia

Kampot ©
The riverside town of Kampot mixes evocative colonial architecture and a wealth of nearby natural highlights.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Black Cat Kep, experience rural life at Sothy's Pepper Farm, and then relax in the rural setting at La Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Tiny Kampot Pillows and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kep National Park.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Kampot trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sihanoukville to Kampot takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kampot

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Kep
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Kep National Park ©
Kep National Park
La Plantation ©
La Plantation
Sothy's Pepper Farm ©
Sothy's Pepper Farm

4
nights
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, shopping, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, see the interesting displays at National Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

You can plan Phnom Penh trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Kampot to Phnom Penh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

4
nights
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake).

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hanoi visit planning app .

Getting from Phnom Penh to Hanoi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay ©
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cat Ba Island, then take in the views from Pont Bai Chay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Halong Bay online route planner .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Da Nang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba Island
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Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

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.
Da Nang is known for spas, nature, theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, stop by M Legrand Jewelry, and get in on the family fun at Ba Na Hills SunWorld.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Da Nang trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Da Nang in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks Tours Spas
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

3
nights
Hue, Vietnam

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.
Hue is known for historic sites, wildlife, nature, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hue trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a bus from Da Nang to Hue in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Hue are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hue

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, parks, nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park travel planner .

Getting from Hue to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll set off for Duong Dong on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave

3
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
Explore Duong Dong's surroundings by going to Sao Beach (in An Thoi) and Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc (in Ganh Dau).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Duong Dong route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Duong Dong takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho, Sao Beach, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

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nights
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, explore the galleries of The Independence Palace, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip site .

Fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, don't miss a visit to Alms Giving Ceremony, and then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, then stop by Queen Design Lao, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xieng Thong, and finally identify plant and animal life at MandaLao Elephant Conservation.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luang Prabang road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Luang Prabang. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Wildlife
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MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Lao National History Museum, pause for some photo ops at Patuxai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, then walk around Mekong Riverside Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang). On your second day here, stroll around Buddha Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Muang, and then pause for some photo ops at Black Stupa (That Dam).

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vientiane online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Vientiane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vientiane, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Buddha Park ©
Buddha Park
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

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