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14-Day Singapore, Bali, Thailand and Vietnam Tour

14-Day Singapore, Bali, Thailand and Vietnam Tour

By Mike HoUpdated Feb. 19, 2024
A Trip to Unveil Diverse Cultures and Natural Wonders of Southeast Asia

Begin your adventure in Singapore's modern cityscape before immersing yourself in Bali's serene landscapes and rich culture. Explore Thailand's cultural hubs, from bustling Bangkok to the historic wonders of Chiang Mai. Then, venture to Vietnam to discover the bustling streets of Hanoi and the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay. This thoughtfully curated itinerary offers the perfect blend of urban exploration, cultural immersion, and natural splendor, ideal for travelers seeking a condensed yet comprehensive experience of Southeast Asia's diverse charms. Book now for an unforgettable journey through Singapore, Bali, Thailand, and Vietnam.

We can customize this trip by adding anything you're interested in and scheduling days to fit your pace. We would happily organize a unique theme or activities for birthdays, young children, anniversaries, etc.

  • Days:14±
  • Best For:Slow Pacers and Couples
  • Departure date: Up to you
  • Sample Price:From US$4200p/p, (2 per room)*
  • Flights: SE Asia's included (international on request)

 

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Tour Highlights

Here are the fantastic attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Taste authentic local food in a UNESCO-Intangible-Cultural-Heritage-awarded hawker center.

enjoy the cyclo in old street

Enjoy an exciting Ayung rafting adventure

Ayung River rafting ride

Spend a half-day to take care of the Rescued Elephants in Chiang Mai

Monks blessing ceremony
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Drift among the unspoiled areas of Halong Bay, on AH's overnight cruise. 

top halong bay cruise
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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

The itinerary serves as a mere example of a personalized tour, designed exclusively for you.
Your preferences will shape the authentic journey. We are fully prepared to craft an tailor-made tour that fulfills your desires.

Day 1
Singapore Arrival

Your private guide will be ready to meet and greet you at the arrival hall in Singapore. A comfortable private car with an experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. Your guide will help you to check-in.

Day 2
Singapore Discovery | Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Heritage Food Tour: Delve into Singapore's cultural richness by savoring its diverse culinary scene. Commence your journey at the vibrant Geylang Serai market, a hub of Malay and Indian cuisines. Delight in beloved local delicacies like Roti Prata and Thosai paired with a frothy glass of Teh Tarik. Experience the Joo Chiat/Katong area, renowned for its cultural heritage and gastronomic delights such as Laksa and Ondeh-ondeh, both brimming with traditional flavors.

 Laksa Singapore food: Laksa

Highlights: Immerse in Singapore's culinary diversity. Visit the lively Geylang Serai Market and Joo Chiat/Katong. Indulge in a rich tapestry of local flavors and dishes.

Day 3
Singapore to Bali | Little Red Dot

Little Red Dot Half-Day Tour: Embark on an illuminating exploration of Singapore's historical legacy, starting with a leisurely bumboat ride along the picturesque Singapore River. Pause at Merlion Park, the iconic home to the city's symbolic Merlion statue, overlooking Marina Bay's panoramic waterfront.

Sinapore Nightview

Journey through the Civic District, an enclave teeming with historic architecture and landmarks such as the former Supreme Court and City Hall. Proceed to Orchard Road, Singapore's commercial epicenter, boasting an array of over 5,000 outlets and eateries. Cap off your adventure at the National Orchid Garden, a haven for nature enthusiasts, showcasing over 60,000 plants and the cherished Vanda Miss Joaquim, the national flower of Singapore.

Day 4
Bali Discovery | Central Bali

Central Bali Day Tour Highlights: Embark on a day trip to Central Bali starting from Mengwi, a town steeped in royal Balinese heritage. Discover the stunning Taman Ayun temple, famed for its beauty and cultural significance.

Ayun templeAyun temple

Head north to the scenic Bedugul Regency, where three caldera lakes offer a breathtaking panorama. Visit the Candi Kuning market, bursting with fresh fruits, spices, and vibrant flowers used for local ceremonies.

Explore the iconic Ulun Danu Temple, a 17th-century Hindu water temple situated on Lake Beratan. Enjoy lunch and a return journey, stopping to admire UNESCO-recognized Jatiluwih rice terraces on the way back to your hotel.

Tip: The terraces can be slippery, so sturdy footwear is recommended for a safer exploration.

Day 5
Bali Discovery | Ayung River White Water Rafting

Ayung River White Water Rafting Adventure: Get ready for an exhilarating day with a thrilling rafting experience on the Ayung River. Your journey kicks off with a transfer to the starting point, where an experienced guide will provide safety instructions and gear before your two-hour water escapade begins.

Ride through 33 sets of Class II and III rapids, dashing past lush rainforests, towering gorges, and stunning rice terraces. Your expert guide will skillfully steer the Avon-branded raft, ensuring a safe and thrilling ride through rushing waters, tight turns, and thrilling rapids.

Take in the breathtaking scenery along the river and cap off the morning adventure with a refreshing hot shower. Then, indulge in a delectable buffet lunch, served against a backdrop of majestic mountains and picturesque rice fields.

Day 6
Bali Discovery | Uluwatu Temple

Embark on a journey to Bali's southernmost tip to explore the revered Uluwatu Temple. As part of the island's chain of seven sea temples, Uluwatu holds a significant place in Bali's spiritual landscape. Perched atop a steep cliff, about 70 meters above the sea, the temple boasts a breathtaking location that offers a panoramic view of the vast waves crashing against the cliffs, originating from the Indian Ocean.

Uluwatu TempleUluwatu Temple

This excursion's highlight includes a mesmerizing traditional Kecak dance performance, a regular spectacle at Uluwatu. The dance features a circle of around a hundred male performers swaying and chanting to enchanting music. Based on the ancient Hindu epic, the Ramayana, the dance tells the story of King Rahwana's capture of Sita, the battle with the monkey god, Hanuman, and the subsequent dramatic events.

Day 7
Bali to Chiang Mai | Uluwatu

Continue your Uluwatu visit, immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of Jimbaran Bay, known for its crescent-shaped coastline and pristine waters. Indulge in the renowned seafood restaurants located in the bay, and delight in a delicious seafood rijstaffel (a selection of dishes) at one of the premier Beach Clubs by the shore, culminating your day on a high note with fantastic food and the serenity of the beach.

Day 8
Chiang Mai Discovery | Mountain Doi Suthep

Experience Chiang Mai's Lifestyle and Mountain Doi Suthep, including a lively food and flower market visit, a historical temple stop at Wat Suan Dok, and a scenic journey to Wat Phra That on Doi Suthep Mountain, offering breathtaking city views.

Mountain Doi SuthepWaterfall at Doi Suthep

Return to Chiang Mai for a rickshaw ride through the old town and an afternoon filled with exploring the diverse and delectable street food scene. Enjoy Northern Thai cuisine, distinct from southern flavors, with a range of local delicacies around the Three Kings Monument.

The full-day tour is available all day, departing at 08:00 and lasting eight hours. For cultural respect, proper attire is advised for both men and women. This immersive experience concludes with dinner and includes visits to vibrant markets and authentic street food spots.

Day 9
Chiang Mai Discovery | Elephant Rescue Park

Elephant Rescue Park Half-Day Experience (No Elephant Riding): Nestled in a serene valley, the Elephant Rescue Park, located about 1.5 hours from Chiang Mai, provides a sanctuary for elephants in need. The park is committed to offering a safe and nurturing environment for these gentle creatures, offering visitors an opportunity to engage in compassionate care activities.

Elephant Rescue ParkElephant Rescue Park

Your journey begins with a private transfer from your hotel at 8 AM to the park, where you'll spend an engaging half-day interacting with the elephants. Engage in various activities including feeding, walking, hugging, and bathing these magnificent animals. Upon arrival at the park, you'll change into provided uniforms and join group activities.

After the morning program, enjoy a hearty lunch at the park before your private guide and driver accompany you back to your hotel by around 2 PM.

Experience Serene Afternoon Tea Amidst Nature's Beauty: Indulge in a tranquil afternoon at KHAO restaurant within the breathtaking Four Seasons Resort. Overlooking scenic rice fields and distant misty mountains, this setting is perfect for special celebrations like anniversaries, birthdays, or romantic getaways.

Savor a delightful spread of savory and sweet treats, along with coffee and tea during your afternoon tea. Enjoy the convenience of a private guide and driver who will ensure a seamless transfer from your hotel to the venue and back.

Day 10
Chiang Mai Discovery | Doi Inthanon National Park & Red Hmong Village

Discover Doi Inthanon National Park & Red Hmong Village: Depart Chiang Mai for a cool escape to Doi Inthanon, known as Thailand's 'Roof.' This expansive national park, standing at 2,565 meters above sea level, offers serene trails, stunning waterfalls, and picturesque hill tribe villages.

Doi Inthanon National ParkDoi Inthanon National Park

Explore birdwatching, a Red Hmong village, and a vibrant local market. Admire Wachiratharn Waterfall and the impressive King and Queen pagodas. Return to Chiang Mai in the late afternoon, having experienced the natural beauty of Doi Inthanon.

Day 11
Chiang Mai to Hanoi | Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Discover Hanoi's key attractions on a full-day tour, exploring the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh's residence, the Temple of Literature, and the Museum of Ethnology. Delve into the historical significance and cultural heritage of Vietnam while admiring the architecture and artifacts that paint a vivid picture of the country's past.

Complete the tour with a captivating 1-hour cyclo ride through Hanoi's Old Quarter, meandering through the maze of narrow streets, offering a unique glimpse into traditional local life. End the day with an engaging water puppet performance, a cherished Vietnamese art form representing rural scenes and historical tales, set against lively music.

Day 12
Hanoi to Halong Bay | The Orchid Premium Cruise

Embark on a captivating 2-day Orchid Premium Cruise across Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Begin your journey at Tuan Chau Marina, transferring to Orchid Premium after check-in. Enjoy a delicious lunch while cruising through the awe-inspiring Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Explore Dark Cave and Bright Cave by kayak or bamboo boat, and unwind with a swim in Tra Bau - Lan Ha Bay's serene waters.

Halong BayHalong Bay

Return to the ship for a cooking demonstration and Happy Hour at sunset. Delight in a deluxe dinner with a blend of French neoclassical and oriental styles. As night falls, relax on deck or engage in activities like squid fishing, movies, chess, or cards.

Day 13
Halong to Hanoi | The Orchid Premium Cruise

Experience the final day of the Orchid Premium 2-day cruise. Kick off the morning with a serene tai chi session on the sundeck at 6:30 AM. Delight in a beautiful breakfast while the cruise continues at 7:00 AM. Explore the enchanting Ao Ech area through kayaking activities by 7:45 AM.

At 8:30 AM, return to Orchid Cruises and prepare for check-out. Enjoy a delightful brunch as the cruise heads back. Disembark from Orchid Premium at Tuan Chau Marina by 11:30 AM, bidding farewell and concluding your memorable cruise.

Day 15
Hanoi Departure

Our guide will help you transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Airport for departure with independentcar/van and guide.

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