43 days in Asia Itinerary

43 days in Asia Itinerary

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1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
3
Vientiane, Laos
— 2 nights
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
6
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
7
Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
8
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
9
George Town, Malaysia
— 4 nights
10
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights

5
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.
Wat Phra Singh and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Si Suphan and Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and look for gifts at Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai route planner.

Juliaca, Peru to Chiang Mai is an approximately 38-hour flight. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 12 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Juliaca in February; daily highs in Chiang Mai reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon National Park, Thai Elephant Home, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kuang Si Waterfall. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, and make a trip to Alms Giving Ceremony.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luang Prabang trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in February: highs in Luang Prabang hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phat Tich Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ong Teu, hunt for treasures at Morning Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Wat That Luang Neua. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Mai Savanh Lao, stroll around Buddha Park, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Patuxai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Muang.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vientiane road trip planner.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Vientiane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Vientiane, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket
Wat Si Muang ©
Wat Si Muang

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Central Market and Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Samai Distillery. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, and see the interesting displays at National Museum.

Make your Phnom Penh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Vientiane to Phnom Penh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beng Mealea and Baphuon Temple. Visit Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom for their historical value. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and stop by Artisans Angkor.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap trip planner.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Siem Reap Province
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Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea

5
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Pho and Big Buddha Temple. Explore hidden gems such as Historic City of Ayutthaya and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Wat Chaiwatthanaram). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bangkok are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Big Buddha Temple
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

6
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Popular historic sites such as Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Patong Mosque are in your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nai Harn Beach and Yanui Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, get great views at Karon View Point, don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, and play a few rounds at Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd..

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Patong day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Patong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bangkok in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Patong, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rawai, Phuket Town, Karon, Bang Tao Beach, Phang Nga Elephant Park
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Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visit Cenang Beach and Tanjung Rhu Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Zipline will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Langkawi visit website.

You can fly from Patong to Langkawi in 6 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Malaysia Time (MYT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. March in Langkawi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Cenang Beach ©
Cenang Beach
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

4
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Kek Lok Si Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang) and The Habitat Penang Hill. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street, don't miss a visit to Church of Immaculate Conception, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nattukottai Chettiars Temples, and examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the George Town travel route planning app.

Traveling by taxi from Langkawi to George Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Langkawi to George Town is minus 1 hour. In March in George Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Indochine Natural
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Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

3
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur ©
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and then admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, thengo for a walk through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway, and finally browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur road trip app.

You can drive from George Town to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Batu Caves
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Central Market Kuala Lumpur ©
Central Market Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves
KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway ©
KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway

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