14 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

14 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Bus to Hanoi, Fly to Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vientiane, Laos
— 1 night
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Da Nang, Vietnam

— 3 nights

City of Bridges

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Da Nang Museum, examine the collection at Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, then kick back and relax at My Khe Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Tran Thi Ly Bridge, pick up some local products at Bac My An Market, take in the awesome beauty at Son Tra Mountain, look for gifts at M Legrand Jewelry, then make a trip to Lady Buddha, and finally stroll through Non Nuoc Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Da Nang travel route planner.

Beijing, China to Da Nang is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Beijing in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 78°F in Da Nang. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hue.

Things to do in Da Nang

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
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Hue, Vietnam

— 1 night
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.
On the 4th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tomb of Tu Duc, steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, contemplate the long history of Thien Mu Pagoda, then steep yourself in history at Imperial City, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hue itinerary planner.

You can drive from Da Nang to Hue in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Hue are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Da Nang, Vietnam

— 1 night

City of Bridges

On the 5th (Mon), stop by KaHoLi store, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Marble Mountains, and then take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Da Nang attractions planner.

You can drive from Hue to Da Nang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hanoi.

Things to do in Da Nang

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 nights
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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the activities along West Lake, and steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi itinerary maker.

Getting from Da Nang to Hanoi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure
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Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 nights
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, get your bearings at The Living Land Farm, make a trip to Wat Pa Huak, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi.

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Getting from Hanoi to Luang Prabang by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August in Luang Prabang, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Vientiane, Laos

— 1 night
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
On the 13th (Tue), stroll around Buddha Park, take in panoramic vistas at Patuxai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, then stroll around Mekong Riverside Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang).

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vientiane trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Luang Prabang to Vientiane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August in Vientiane, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Parks
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