45 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

45 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

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45 days in Vietnam & Thailand Itinerary

Start: Warsaw, Poland
foot + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Hua Hin, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Khao Sok National Park, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Surat Thani, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
7
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
shuttle:  30​min
8
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
shuttle:  30​min
9
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
10
Quy Nhon, Vietnam
— 1 night
11
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
train + taxi:  7​h 30​min
12
Da Lat, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
13
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
shuttle:  1​h
14
Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h
15
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Warsaw, Poland


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3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wat Saket, Khao San Road, The Grand Palace, and other attractions. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho and stroll through Lumpini Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary site .

Warsaw, Poland to Bangkok is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Bangkok is 6 hours. Traveling from Warsaw in December, things will get much hotter in Bangkok: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hua Hin.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Hua Hin, Thailand

Hua Hin ©
The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cicada Market, Wildlife Friends of Thailand and Hua Hin Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Family Tree, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hua Hin Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Cicada Market.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hua Hin online road trip planner .

Getting from Bangkok to Hua Hin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December in Hua Hin, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Prachuap Khiri Khan.

Things to do in Hua Hin

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand, Mrigadayavan Palace
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Cicada Market ©
Cicada Market
Mrigadayavan Palace ©
Mrigadayavan Palace
Hua Hin Beach ©
Hua Hin Beach

3
nights
Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand

Prachuap Khiri Khan ©
Comprised of beaches, islands, forests, and mountains, Prachuap Khiri Khan charms visitors craving a vacation in paradise.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hat Wanakon, Wat Ao Noi, Prayanakorn Cave, and other attractions you added. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lom Muak Mountain and Wing 5.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Prachuap Khiri Khan holiday site .

You can drive from Hua Hin to Prachuap Khiri Khan in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Prachuap Khiri Khan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Kui Buri, Hat Wanakon
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Lom Muak Mountain ©
Lom Muak Mountain
Ao Manao ©
Ao Manao
Hat Wanakon ©
Hat Wanakon

2
nights
Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary and then don't miss a visit to Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Khuk Khak Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Khao Sok National Park trip planner.

Drive from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Khao Sok National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daytime highs in Khao Sok National Park are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Khuk Khak Beach, Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple
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Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary ©
Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary
Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple ©
Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach, Haad Yuan Beach and Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium. Step off the beaten path and head to Thong Nai Pan Noi and Bottle Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, explore the striking landscape of Than Sadet Waterfall National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hat Sadet Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Khao Sok National Park to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

1
night
Surat Thani, Thailand

Surat Thani ©
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
You've now added Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine to your itinerary.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Surat Thani travel route builder tool .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Surat Thani by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Surat Thani when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, with lows around 26°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Da Nang.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Historic Sites
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Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine ©
Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ba Na Hills, Non Nuoc Beach and Linh Ung Pagoda. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) and Han River Bridge. Take a break from Da Nang with a short trip to Mỹ Sơn in Duy Xuyen, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Marble Mountains, don't miss a visit to Dragon Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Da Nang Catheral.

Plan a Da Nang trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Surat Thani to Da Nang with the Route module. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for Hoi An.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Mỹ Sơn
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The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) ©
Mỹ Sơn ©
Mỹ Sơn

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoi An Ancient Town, An Bang Beach and Tra Que Water Wheel.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An attractions planning website .

Hoi An is just a stone's throw from Da Nang. In December in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Tra Que Water Wheel ©
Tra Que Water Wheel
An Bang Beach ©
An Bang Beach

3
nights
Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang ©
Explore hidden gems such as Ban Co Peak and Tran Couture. See even more of Da Nang: examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, indulge your taste buds at Bac My An Market, kick back and relax at Phuoc My Beach, and stop by D'art Chocolate.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Da Nang online visit planner .

Da Nang is just a short distance from Hoi An. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Quy Nhon.

Things to do in Da Nang

Outdoors Beaches Shopping
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Ban Co Peak ©
Ban Co Peak
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ©
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture
D'art Chocolate ©
D'art Chocolate

1
night
Quy Nhon, Vietnam

Quy Nhon ©
Quy Nhơn is a coastal city in Bình Định Province in central Vietnam. You've now added Vung Chua Mountain to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bai Xep Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Eo Gio, then enjoy breathtaking views from Banh It Towers (Bac Towers), and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vung Chua Mountain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Quy Nhon trip planner .

Getting from Da Nang to Quy Nhon by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Quy Nhon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Banh It Towers (Bac Towers)
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Eo Gio ©
Eo Gio

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Les Rives Authentic River Experience, Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater and A O Show - Lune Production. Explore hidden gems such as Villa Royale Antiques and Tea Room and Tomb of Le Van Duyet. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, admire the striking features of Central Post Office, stop by Phuongnam Lacquerware, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bitexco Financial Tower - Saigon Skydeck.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Quy Nhon to Ho Chi Minh City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Da Lat.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping Nightlife Museums
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Phuongnam Lacquerware ©
Phuongnam Lacquerware
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

4
nights
Da Lat, Vietnam

Da Lat ©
While often referred to as "City of a Thousand Flowers," "City of a Thousand Pines," and "City of a Thousand Palms," you'd be right in thinking that numbers far greater than a thousand have given Da Lat its reputation as a fertile agricultural heartland.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Linh Phuoc Pagoda and Datanla Falls. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thien Vien Truc Lam, contemplate the waterfront views at Tuyen Lam Lake, make a trip to Crazy House, and get great views at Lam Vien Square.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Da Lat route maker .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Da Lat

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pongour Falls
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Pine Track Adventures ©
Pine Track Adventures
Thien Vien Truc Lam ©
Thien Vien Truc Lam
Linh Phuoc Pagoda ©
Linh Phuoc Pagoda

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Train Night Market, King Rama IX Park and Chatuchak Weekend Market. When in Bangkok, make a side trip to see Ancient City in Samut Prakan, approximately 52 minutes away. Enjoy Bangkok some more: stroll through Chatuchak Park and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight and train from Da Lat to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ancient City
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Ancient City ©
Ancient City
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) ©
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

1
night
Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Wat Chaiwatthanaram, delve into the distant past at Wat Mahathat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Ram, then don't miss a visit to Ayutthaya Historical Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Muang.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ayutthaya visit app .

Drive from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Muang
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Wat Muang ©
Wat Muang
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

1
night
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
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Traveling by car from Ayutthaya to Bangkok takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites
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