20 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus to Ha Long, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Ferry to Cat Ba Town, Fly to Nha Trang
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly to Phuket, Bus to Patong
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Bus to Phuket, Fly to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Fly to Singapore

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Hanoi, Vietnam — 1 night

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 13th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi online visit planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hanoi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Halong Bay.
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Halong Bay, Vietnam — 2 nights

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.
Explore Halong Bay's surroundings by going to Ha Long Market (in Ha Long) and Cat Ba Island (in Cat Ba). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, snap pictures at Pont Bai Chay, step off the mainland to explore Ti Top Island, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Halong Bay online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Nha Trang.
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Nha Trang, Vietnam — 3 nights

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Spend the 20th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot mineral springs I-Resort Nha Trang, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nha Trang Beach, and look for gifts at Legendary Chocolatier.

Find out how to plan Nha Trang trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Nha Trang in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Patong.
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Patong, Thailand — 4 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Patong road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Nha Trang to Patong in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bophut.
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Bophut, Thailand — 2 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, then stop by Classic International Suits, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bophut visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Bophut in 4.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan, Thailand — 2 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

You can plan Ko Pha-Ngan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha-Ngan in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Pha-Ngan can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao, Thailand — 2 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, make a trip to John-Suwan Viewpoint, and step off the mainland to explore Koh Nang Yuan.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Koh Tao route planning site.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Thailand travel guide

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Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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Ko Samui travel guide

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Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.
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