Itinerary for Asia

As we have no fixed ‘route map’ for our journey, this page will be updated as we go. Hopefully it will be useful for us as a ‘aide memoire’ post trip, but also a tool by which we can make suggestions for improvement, or for others if they want info in the future. Dates are inclusive. All journies by bus unless stated:

Flight from UK to Thailand
Dec 1-2: Heathrow – Bangkok via Amman, Jordan (Royal Jordanian Airways)

Dec 2-6: Bangkok (5 nights)
Dec 7-11: Hau Hin (5 nights) by train
Dec 12-13: Phetchaburi (2 nights)
Dec 14-15: Ayutthaya (2 nights)
Dec 16: overnight train to Chiang Mai
Dec 17-26: Chiang Mai (10 nights) flight to:
Dec 27-30: Bangkok (4 nights)


Dec 31 – Flight from Bangkok – Cambodia, Phnom Penh (Air Asia)

Dec 31- Jan 3: Phnom Penh (4 nights)
Jan 4-8 Siem Reap (5 nights)
Jan 9-11 Battambang (3 nights)
Jan 12-13 Phnom Penh (2 nights)
Jan 14-20 SihanoukVille (7 nights)
Jan 21-25 Kep (5 nights)
Jan 26-27 Kampot (2 nights)
Jan 28-29 Phnom Penh (2 nights)


Jan 30 Travel by bus (Giant Ibis) across border to Ho Chi Minh (Siagon) Vietnam
Jan 30-31 Ho Chi Minh (2 nights)
Flight on Jetstar to Nha Trang
Feb 1-5 Nha Trang (4 nights)
Feb 5 overnight train to Danang then bus to Hoi An
Feb 6-10 Hoi An (5 nights)
Feb 11-13 Hue (3 nights)
Feb 14-15 Danang (2 nights)
Feb 16 flight to Hanoi Vietjet from Danang
Feb 16-22 Hanoi (Tet week) (7 nights)
Feb 23-25 Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island
Feb 26 Hanoi
Feb 27 flight to Laos


Flight from Hanoi to Laos
Feb 27 – Mar 5 Luang Probang
Mar 6 – 8 Nong Khiaw
Mar 9-10 Luang Probang
Mar 11-14 Vang Vieng
Mar 15-16 Ang Nam Ngum Resevoir
Mar 17- 19 Vientiane

Our Epic Train Journey
Mar 20 Laos-Bangkok (overnight train 7hrs)
Mar 21-22 Bangkok
Mar 23 Bangkok-Chumphon (Overnight train 8hrs)
Mar 24- 26 Koh Teo Island(ferry)
Mar 27 Chumphon-Butterworth (overnight train15.5hrs)
Mar 28-30 Georgetown, Penang (ferry)
Mar 31- Apr 2 Langkawi Island (ferry)
Apr 3 – Penang (ferry)
Apr 4-6 Cameron Highlands (bus)
Apr 7-9 Kuala Lumpur
Apr 10 Kuala Lumpur-Singapore (overnight train 7hrs)
Apr 10-11 Singapore

Bali & Lembongan, Indonesia
Apr13 – Flight to Bali from Singapore

Apr 13-17 Sanur
Apr 18-20 Lembongan Island
Apr 21-23 Ubud
Apr 24-30 Amed


Apr 30 Flight to Kuala Lumpur
May 1 Flight from KL-Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Apr 1-3 Kandy
Apr 4-5 Habarana (central to the cultural triangle)
Apr 6-7 Trincomalee
Apr 8 Kandy
Apr 9-11 Nuwara Eliya (by train)
Apr 12-14 Ella (by train)
Apr 15-16 Udawalawe
Apr 17-18 Tangalle
Apr 19-22 Mirissa
Apr 23-25 Galle
Apr 25-27 Hikkaduwa
Apr 28-30 Bentota
Apr 31 – End of Asia trip 😦


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