36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  17​h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h 15​min
4
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
9
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Dublin, Ireland

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
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 historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bangkok trip simple and quick.

Dublin, Ireland to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Bangkok is 7 hours. Traveling from Dublin in August, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Spend the 7th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, stop by Muoy Chorm Fashion Designer, and head outdoors with Decouverte d' Angkor Voyages.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Siem Reap day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Rollerball Zorbing Phuket, and browse the different shops at Jungceylon.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Patong day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Patong in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

1
night
Koh Tao, Thailand

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 13th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Patong to Koh Tao in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and ferry. August in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, and hike along The Southern Ridges.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Singapore travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Singapore in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Koh Tao to Singapore is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Explore Ubud's surroundings by going to Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring) and Elephant Safari Park (in Tegalalang). Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 22nd (Thu) at some of the best spas. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Don Antonio Blanco Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple, and explore the fascinating underground world of Elephant Cave Ubud.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ubud itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ubud takes 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in Ubud hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Elephant Safari Park
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Spas

4
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seminyak: Pantai Sanur (in Sanur), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's much more to do: cool off at Waterbom Bali, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Tilo Kids Club, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seminyak trip planner .

You can drive from Ubud to Seminyak in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Seminyak sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Tanah Lot Temple, Pantai Sanur, Uluwatu Temple, Waterbom Bali
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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 28th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Seminyak to Ho Chi Minh City in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seminyak to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Seminyak in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ho Chi Minh City, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is known for nature, nightlife, wildlife, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), and admire the sheer force of Phong Nha Botanic Garden.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park route planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tien Son Cave
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, nightlife, spas, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, take a stroll through Old Quarter, and explore the world behind art at Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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