22 days in Asia Itinerary

22 days in Asia Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: San Francisco, United States

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.
For shopping fun, head to TiredCity Hang Bong or Bui Mai Hien Gallery. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Quarter, contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the waterfront views at West Lake, and examine the collection at Hanoi Police Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi trip builder site.

San Francisco, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time is 15 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yangon (Rangoon).

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
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Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

3
nights
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Although Myanmar moved its capital to Naypyidaw in 2005, Yangon remains the largest city and commercial hub in the country.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shwedagon Pagoda and Botahtaung Pagoda. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Balloon Rides. Take a break from Yangon (Rangoon) with a short trip to Bogyoke Aung San Market in Pabedan, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Chaukhtatgyi Buddha, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, explore the striking landscape at Panthu Mahar, and explore the activities along Inya Lake.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yangon (Rangoon) online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Yangon (Rangoon) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Hanoi to Yangon (Rangoon), you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shwedagon Pagoda ©
Shwedagon Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda
Botahtaung Pagoda

7
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jim Thompson House and Art in Paradise Pattaya. Visit Wat Pho and The Grand Palace for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Pattaya (Big Buddha Temple, Jomtien Beach, &more), Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya, Wat Maha That, &more) and Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex (in Saraburi). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Nak Prok, and don't miss a visit to The 4 Kings' Phra Maha Chedi.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online day trip planner.

You can fly from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Bangkok, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pattaya, Ayutthaya, Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 28:
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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
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
Head to Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House and Central Marketfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and National Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Phnom Penh road trip site.

Fly from Bangkok to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at War Remnants Museum and The Independence Palace. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, and paddle through the water with Countryside Adventures.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In December in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
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