Travel from Singapore to Hanoi on a voyage of discovery, soaking up traditional cultures and revelling in the exotic flavours of the region. With golden temples and saffron-robed monks, soft, white beaches and bright, blue skies, tantalising seafood and a host of shopping spots, our journey through the Malay Peninsula, up to northern Thailand and onto Laos and Vietnam, is sure to delight.
Day 1 Singapore
Sip a Singapore Sling in the Raffles Hotel or seek out a bargain on Orchard Road.
Day 2 Melaka
Admire Chinatown's unique Peranakan architecture from the back of a trishaw in this old Malaysian port town.
Days 3-4 Kuala Lumpur
Absorb the multicultural mix that is Kuala Lumpur on a city tour. Be sure to indulge in the myriad of tasty food options this city is famous for.
Days 5-6 Homestay
Sample succulent tropical fruits, such as rambutan or pungent durian, before seeing how traditional Malays live at a homestay.
Days 7-8 Penang
Tuck into local treats at the street stalls on Gurney Drive.
Day 9 Nakhon Si Thammarat
Famous for its shadow puppets, Nakhon Si Thammarat also has one of southern Thailand's best night markets.
Days 10-13 Ko Samui
Dive beneath the surface with a snorkel to discover the underwater treasures of Ang Thong Marine National Park. Wake early to watch sunrise or enjoy a final swim before boarding the night train to Bangkok.
Days 14-16 Bangkok
Glide through Bangkok's canals on a longtail boat and gaze at the huge reclining Buddha at Wat Pho.
Day 17 Chiang Mai
Discover sweeping city views from the temple atop Doi Suthep.
Day 18 Chiang Khong
Mingle with Mien and White H'mong villagers and catch a on this Thai border town with Laos.
Day 19 Mekong River
Take a boat down the Mekong to experience the slow pace of riverside life.
Days 20-22 Luang Prabang
See the hundreds of Buddhas carved into the Pak Ou Caves and swim in the turquoise waters of Kuang Si Falls.
Days 23-24 Vang Vieng
Call in at the backpacker hangout of Vang Vieng to wander through the markets or check out the numerous caves in the area.
Day 25 Vientiane
Head to the riverbank to savour a Mekong sunset with a cold Beerlao in hand.
Day 26 Lak Sao
Revel in a striking montage of mountain, forest and karst scenery en route to Lak Saoin Vietnam.
Days 27-29 Hanoi
Browse the Old Quarter and catch a water-puppet show.