Bangkok to Hong Kong Overview
Tour South East Asia on an adventure from Bangkok to Hong Kong.
Discover colourful cultures and vibrant landscapes as you travel along the dragon’s backbone from busy Bangkok, through the sacred rice fields of rural China and into the modern hum of Hong Kong. From the mountain markets of Chiang Mai, across the emerald waters of Halong Bay, to the footbridges of sleepy Chengyang, take a journey that will capture your heart and imagination. Get set to explore ancient temples, colourful markets and vast, striking landscapes on an adventure that will bring your senses alive.
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Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.
Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city centre, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.
Sitting on the Mekong, Chiang Khong is a quiet town on the Thai side of the Thai-Lao border with beautiful countryside and a relaxed atmosphere.
The Mekong River gently flows through Laos providing food, water and a transport channel for millions, as well as the aesthetic pleasures of life on the river.
Nestled in the hills of northern Laos, the tranquil city of Luang Prabang is studded with ornate temples, brimming with colourful markets and enriched by French colonial architecture.
Surrounded by stunning limestone karst scenery, Vang Vieng is a small haven with fascinating caves to explore, a myriad of water-based activities and a relaxed atmosphere.
As the most relaxed capital in South-East Asia, Vientiane is a lovely mix of riverside calm, outstanding temples, fabulous food and charming locals.
Lak Sao is located very close to the Vietnamese border and is surrounded by pristine forest and limestone mountains.
Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.
Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time.
Sheer cliffs, temples, hiking trails and dramatic scenery feature in stunning Hua Shan, the beautiful, sacred and precarious mountain region of China's Shaanxi Province.
With the Liu River running through its centre and surrounded by beautiful karst scenery, the big city of Liuzhou is filled with parks, markets and modern shopping centres.
Verdant Chengyang is famed for its bridges, especially the exquisite Wind and Rain Bridge, and is the home of the Dong people.
Known as the Dragon's Backbone and built around 500 years ago, the Longji rice terraces are remarkable, with colourful terraces covering entire mountainsides.
With great cafes and bars, scenery that is out of a painting and located within traditional Chinese countryside, Yangshuo is understandably one of China's most popular towns.
A British colony until 1997, Hong Kong's cityscape is spectacular and its modern fast-paced life is only minutes from picturesque islands and beaches.
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