10 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

10 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia vacation planner

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus
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Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— 1 night
Bus to Noi Bai International, Fly to Hue
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Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 1 night

Garden City of Lights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Central Market Kuala Lumpur, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and then stroll through KL Bird Park. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around KLCC Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur online trip planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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 20th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hanoi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Ninh Binh, Vietnam

— 1 night
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ninh Binh trip maker tool.

Take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. August in Ninh Binh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hue.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda and then contemplate the long history of Imperial City.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hue holiday builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Ninh Binh to Hue in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hue are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Marble Mountains.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hue to Hoi An takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nha Trang, Vietnam

— 2 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.
On the 26th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nha Trang tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Hoi An to Nha Trang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nha Trang

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites