Bangkok to Hong Kong Itinerary

Travel through South East Asia on a tour through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and China. This trip travels from Bangkok to Hong Kong via the beautiful landscapes of the dragon's backbone.

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Locals swimming in the river, Bangkok

Beautiful smile, Thailand

Hong kong at night


Chinese street food

Junk on Halong Bay

Durian fruit

Local wearing a typical Vietnamse hat

Days 1-2 Bangkok

Take a longtail boat ride along the city's khlongs to discover why Bangkok was once called the 'Venice of the East'.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Day 3 Chiang Mai

Discover sweeping city views from atop Doi Suthep temple.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 4 Chiang Khong

Mingle with Mien and White H'mong villagers and catch a first glimpse of the Mekong.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Day 5 Mekong River

Take a slow boat down the Mekong, soaking up the laidback river vibe.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Days 6-8 Luang Prabang

Witness hundreds of Buddha carvings en route to colonial Luang Prabang.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 3

Day 9 Vang Vieng/Vientiane

Experience the backpacker’s haven of Vang Vieng and then travel to Vientiane.
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Days 10-11 Vientiane

Explore laidback Vientiane and pay a visit to the inspiring COPE prosthetic limb centre. At days end, head to the riverbank to savour a Mekong sunset with a cold Beerlao in hand.

Day 12 Lak Sao

Revel in a striking montage of mountain and forest scenery.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1

Days 13-15 Hanoi

Browse the Old Quarter or explore Hanoi’s backstreets by cyclo.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 16-17 Halong Bay

Sail by stalactite-encrusted caves before spending a night at sea. Explore Cat Ba, one of the few inhabited islands in Halong Bay.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight boat - 1

Days 18-19 Hua Shan

Travel through China to the mountain village of Hua Shan. Visit a huge cliff-face fresco painted some 2,000 years ago.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 2

Day 20 Liuzhou

Discover the peaceful parks and impressive tiered pagodas of Liuzhou.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 21-22 Chengyang

Stop to admire the waterwheels that lazily flood the paddy fields surrounding Chengyang.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 2

Days 23-24 Longji Terraces

Relish in the awesome sight of the Longji rice terraces soaring high into the sky.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 2

Days 25-27 Yangshuo

Cycle through landscapes straight out of a classic Chinese painting in Yangshuo.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 28-29 Hong Kong

Hit the streets of energetic Hong Kong, an exhilarating fusion of East and West.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1