Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Vietnam, Burma, Laos - how long?

Jump to last reply

Will have some time off work and plan on basing myself in Hong Kong to do a little travelling around South East Asia. I have friend who live in Hong Kong and am familiar with the city. The drawback is that airfares from Hong Kong to any of the countires I'd like to visit are much more expensive than Singapore/Bangkok/KL, etc. I have only just stated planning and would like to take a lenghty four or five week trip in late 2014 (which includes the HK portion).

I am thinking of 12 days in Vietnam, about 5 days in Laos and perhaps 10 days in Burma. Which order is best? How should I travel between the countries? Flights appear to be expensive for the international segments? I have not included Cambodia as I have been there. I wouldn't mind spending some time in Thailand but don't care to return to Malaysia or Singapore. I'm not a patient person and don't see myself travelling overland for many hours to get from A to B.

Any suggestions on how to organize the trip will be appreciated.

3 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report North India trip report with Castle and King tour company
  2. 2 Top ten historical monuments in India - what is yours?
  3. 3 Nepal
  4. 4 hotels in Singapore-1st time there
  5. 5 two free days in Beijing
  6. 6 China in 12 Days
  7. 7 Japan - spending money?
  8. 8 Trip Report April in Bangkok, again!
  9. 9 Hong Kong in August - hotel question
  10. 10 Travel agencies in India e.g. Legends and Palaces, Castle and King
  11. 11 1st Trip to Bali
  12. 12 Finally Going To Bali! Please Help With Flight and Alam Shanti Question
  13. 13 Trip Report Karen and Tom - a romantic Vietnam getaway: ENGAGED!!!
  14. 14 Headed to Thailand this June/July--Help!!
  15. 15 7 days in Nepal, any suggestions?
  16. 16 Your thoughts on Nepal and how long to visit
  17. 17 water villages, shanghai
  18. 18 language problem in japan
  19. 19 Japan Itinerary and JR pass questions/China 72-hour Visafree question
  20. 20 Help with Malaysia itinerary
  21. 21 Private Guide in Chiang Mai
  22. 22 last minute plan to visit Sapa, Vietnam -- help
  23. 23 Truly a one day suit in Hong Kong?
  24. 24 Haneda to Narita Layover : Need advice
  25. 25 Please help me plan 3.5 weeks in South Korea
View next 25 » Back to the top