57 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Taiwan Itinerary

57 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Taiwan Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Pattaya, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 7 nights
Ferry to Railay Beach, Ferry to Krabi Town
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 6 nights
Bus to Krabi, Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 6 nights
Taxi to Da Nang, Train to Hue
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Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
— 4 nights
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Taichung, Taiwan
— 3 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 6 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Step out of the city life by going to Wild Encounter Thailand and Chao Phraya River. Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Terminal 21for plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, stop by Khaosan Road, and stop by The Suit Sai Fashion.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bangkok online day trip planner.

Billund, Denmark to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Billund to Bangkok. In February, Bangkok is much warmer than Billund - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Pattaya, Thailand

— 3 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Head to CentralFestival Pattaya Beach and Tailor Pattaya - Lalwani Mode Atelierfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Koh Larn and Jomtien Beach. Step out of Pattaya to go to Na Chom Thian and see Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, meet the residents at Pattaya Dolphinarium, and stroll through Pattaya Beach.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pattaya trip itinerary site.

Traveling by shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Patong.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Patong, Thailand

— 7 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Freedom Beach. For shopping fun, head to Jungceylon or Malin Plaza Patong. Change things up with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stop by Rajah Fashion, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, get great views at Karon Viewpoint, and view the masterpieces at Apichart art gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Patong visit planner.

You can fly from Pattaya to Patong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 2 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 4th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Wat Kaew Ko Wararam and then see some colorful creatures with The Dive Ao Nang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): head outdoors with Motorbike Rental Krabi, step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, and then stop by A.K Fashion.

To find out how to plan a trip to Krabi Town, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Patong to Krabi Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 6 nights
Get outdoors at Shark Diving and PhraNang Cave Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Long Beach (in Ko Lanta) and Lanta Animal Welfare (in Ban Sala Dan). Explore Krabi Town further: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, stroll through Ao Nang Beach, surround yourself with nature on Aonang Elephant Sanctuary, and step off the mainland to explore Poda Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Krabi Town holiday planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Far East

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.
For shopping fun, head to Ben Thanh Market or Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. On the 14th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, stop by The House of Saigon, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City itinerary maker app.

Getting from Krabi Town to Ho Chi Minh City by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Ho Chi Minh City are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to fly to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Shopping

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 6 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.
Do your shopping at Precious Heritage by Rehahn and Central Market. Escape the urban bustle at The Marble Mountains and Cua Dai Beach. The adventure continues: make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hoi An trip maker app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hoi An: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hue.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Hue, Vietnam

— 3 nights
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 21st (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Perfume River and then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

Start your trip to Hue by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Hoi An to Hue takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hue

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay and then take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Halong Bay planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry from Hue to Halong Bay in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 30th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, browse the exhibits of 54 Traditions Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Hanoi trip builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

— 4 nights

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Head to The Pier-2 Art Centre and Taroko Parkfor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Liuqiu Dive and Ai He (Love River). Go for a jaunt from Kaohsiung to West Central District to see Hayashi Department Store about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Massage N' Cafe, step off the mainland to explore Cijin Island, take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, and contemplate the long history of Formosa Boulevard Station.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kaohsiung driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Hanoi to Kaohsiung takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Kaohsiung can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Taichung, Taiwan

— 3 nights

Cultural City

Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Shop till you drop at Datyuan Binghang and Audit Village. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Showtime Live Wenxin, browse the range of quality goods at Sunshine Plaza Outlet, and identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Taichung itinerary tool.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Taichung by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kaohsiung in April, expect Taichung to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Taipei, Taiwan

— 6 nights

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Head to Taipei 101 and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)for plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at Yangmingshan National Park and MyTaiwanTour Travel Services. Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli) and Shifen Waterfall (in Pingxi). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), get a dose of the wild on HolaTaipei Tours, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip app.

Getting from Taichung to Taipei by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.

Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.

Taiwan travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Shopping Malls
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.