22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Asia holiday planner

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, stop by Raja's Fashions, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok sightseeing planner.

New York City, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from New York City to Bangkok. In August, Bangkok is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 92°F and lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Koh Tao, Thailand

— 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Bangkok to Koh Tao by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, get up close to creatures of the deep with Itsaramai - Private Day Cruises, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 2 nights

Garden City of Lights

A holiday in Kuala Lumpur, a modern metropolis and capital of Malaysia, reveals a place where colonial influences, Asian traditions, and modern aesthetics come together in urban architecture and street layout.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatt Khalsa Diwan Gurdwara, Head underground at Batu Caves, and then stroll around KLCC Park. Here are some ideas for day two: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Kuala Lumpur takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In August in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Singapore, Singapore

— 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Singapore, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Singapore vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Denpasar, Indonesia

— 5 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang) and Seseh Beach (in Mengwi). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Denpasar day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Denpasar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect nights in Denpasar to be about the same, around 75°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Ho Chi Minh City takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Denpasar in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to fly to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 2 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
On the 21st (Sat), delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and then explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Siem Reap trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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