Our Grand Tour of South-east Asia

in nine visits

With highlights, best hotels and best meals


Southeast Asia grand tour


Country Places No. Date
Burma Rangoon - Strand hotel, Swedagon pagoda 3 Apr 1982

Pagan - temple ruins 3 Apr 1982

Mandalay - wooden monastery, hill 3 Apr 1982

Maymyo - Candacraig colonial rest house 3 Apr 1982
Laos Boten, China-Laos border 8 Oct 2004

Luang Namtha 8 Oct 2004

Huay Xai - Aramid guest house, Mekong crossing 8 Oct 2004

Vientianne - Lane-Xiang hotel 5, 7 1991,2000

Luang Phabang - colourful temples and boats on the river 7 Nov 2000

Savannaket - Mekong hotel 7 Nov 2000

Lao Bao, border town 7 Nov 2000
Thailand Chiang Rai - golden triangle 3 Apr 1982

Chiang Mai - Sumit hotel, elephant farm 3, 8 1982,2004

Sukhothai - Garden guest house, Dream café, former capital city, terracotta pots 8 Oct 2004

Ayuthaya - former capital city 5 Aug 1991

Bangkok - Raja hotel, Oriental hotel, Metro Palace hotel, Royal Benja hotel, Chai House beef, Ambassador food market, Akbar restaurant, Sukhumvit Road restaurants & bars, all the Wats and Palaces, boats on the klongs, Jim Thompson's house, Central department store 1,
3,
4,
5,
6,
7
Feb 1980,
Apr 1982,
Apr 1987,
Aug 1991,
Nov 1999,
Nov 2000

Damnoen Saduak - floating market 4 Apr 1987

Phetburi, Nakorn Pathom - biggest chedi 4 Apr 1987

Hua Hin - fishing harbour 4 Apr 1987
Malaysia Penang - George town 1 Feb 1980

Cameron Highlands - tea at the Old Smokehouse 1 Feb 1980

Kuala Lumpur - Batu caves 1 Feb 1980

Malacca - old town & harbour 1 Feb 1980
Singapore Singapore - Raffles hotel, old wing 1,
2
Feb 1980,
Nov 1980
Vietnam Hanoi - Hang Bac traveller's street, Long Bien bridge 6 Oct 1999

Hué - Thai Binh hotel, Omar Khayyam indisn restaurant, Minh & Thu's motorbike tour 6,
7
Nov 1999,
Nov 2000

Hoi An - Vinh Hung 1 hotel and restaurant, lovely old riverside town, fish market 7 Nov 2000

My Son - Cham temple ruins 7 Nov 2000

Nha Trang 7 Nov 2000

Dalat - main market, Hang Nga tree-house guest house 7 Nov 2000

Saigon - Southern hotel, Sinh Café, De Tham traveller's street, cyclo tours of the city 6,
7
Nov 1999,
Nov 2000

Mekong delta - boat tour and fish lunch 6 Nov 1999
Cambodia Phnom Penh - Hotel California, Le Royal Elephant Bar, Foreign Correspondents' Club, Globe restaurant, riverfront french cafés 6 Nov 1999

Siem Reap - Grand Hotel Elephant Bar, Bayon restaurant BBQ beef 6 Nov 1999

Angkor - Angkor Wat, the Bayon and all the temple ruins 6 Nov 1999
Indonesia, Java Jakarta 4 Apr 1987

Yogyakarta - Rose guest house, palaces 4 Apr 1987

Borobodur - one of our wonders of the world! 4 Apr 1987

Surabaya 4 Apr 1987

Mount Bromo - sunrise over the crater 4 Apr 1987
Indonesia, Bali Kuta - Sari Beach Inn 4 Apr 1987

Ubud - Kampang Aman hotel 4 Apr 1987

Bali - drive round the hills, lakes and temples and parasailing 4 Apr 1987
Brunei Bandar Seri Bagawan - De Royalle café, boat ride on the river 9 Oct 2010


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