36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive to Sanur, Ferry to Nusa Penida
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Nusa Penida, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Padang Bai, Drive to Tulamben
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Tulamben, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Fly
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George Town, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Ko He, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bophut, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Sai Yok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ta Prohm and Baphuon Temple. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, learn about all things military at War Museum Cambodia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap vacation planner.

Paris, France to Siem Reap is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Siem Reap, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: highs in Siem Reap hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Seminyak.

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Seminyak, Indonesia

— 4 nights
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.
Relax by the water at Kuta Beach - Bali and Jimbaran Bay. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tanah Lot Temple and Uluwatu Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Pantai Sanur (in Sanur), Padang Padang Beach (in Pecatu) and Pandawa Beach (in Kuta). And it doesn't end there: see Off-Road Tours, view the masterpieces at Saya Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of Nyaman Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seminyak vacation builder app.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Seminyak in 10.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Siem Reap to Seminyak due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Seminyak are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Nusa Penida, Indonesia

— 3 nights
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
Visit Kelingking Beach and Pandan Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Angel's Billabong and Lumangan Beach. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Giri Putri Cave, kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head off the coast to Nusa Penida Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nusa Penida online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Seminyak to Nusa Penida in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tulamben.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Tulamben, Indonesia

— 1 night
The small, otherwise unassuming fishing village of Tulamben draws scores of tourists every year as the site of a sunken U.S. cargo ship.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at USS Liberty Shipwreck and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulamben travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Nusa Penida to Tulamben takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tulamben can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ubud.

Things to do in Tulamben

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Ubud, Indonesia

— 5 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Popular historic sites such as Tirta Empul Temple and Ujung Water Palace are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Taman Tirtagangga and Taman Ayun Temple. Explore Ubud's surroundings by going to Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang), Ulun Danu Beratan Temple (in Tabanan) and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple (in Sebatu). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Mount Kawi, go for a walk through Campuhan Ridge Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Sudamala Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ubud trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tulamben to Ubud takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly to George Town.

Things to do in Ubud

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George Town, Malaysia

— 4 nights
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Get some historical perspective at Armenian Street and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dharmikarama Burmese Temple and Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram. Step out of George Town with an excursion to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, and admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the George Town road trip planner.

Fly from Ubud to George Town in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Western Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. October in George Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ko He.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Ko He, Thailand

— 1 night
On the 22nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Banana Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ko He itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from George Town to Ko He. In October in Ko He, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko He

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Bophut, Thailand

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Plai Laem and Classic International Suits. Visit Big Buddha and Samui International Meditation Center for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maenam Beach, kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut route planner.

Explore your travel options from Ko He to Bophut with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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.
Visit The Grand Palace and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine) for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Pho and Wat Saket. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya, Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), &more). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Bophut to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Sai Yok.

Things to do in Bangkok

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Sai Yok, Thailand

— 2 nights
Say Yok district promises to keep visitors entertained for days in a world overgrown by lush jungles and dominated by limestone cliffs and a massive Khmer temple complex.
On the 29th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sai Yok online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bangkok to Sai Yok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You will leave for Bagan on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Sai Yok

Historic Sites · Museums
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Bagan, Myanmar

— 3 nights
The thousands of temples at Bagan rise up from the plain, each with their own history, style, and spiritual meaning.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dhammayan Gyi Temple and Ananda Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shwesandaw Pagoda and Thatbyinnyu Temple. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sulamani Guphaya Temple, contemplate the long history of Gubyaukgyi Temple, and explore the ancient world of Bagan Temples.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bagan trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sai Yok to Bagan. Traveling from Sai Yok to Bagan, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

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Myanmar travel guide

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Golden Land
Closed to Western travelers for most of the 20th century, Myanmar draws an increasing number of visitors with its gilded pagodas and elaborately decorated temples. Visitors looking for sun and sand opt to vacation on Myanmar's many isolated beaches, ideal for escaping the modern world and kicking back with a drink and a book. In the cities, savvy shoppers easily find bargains on high-quality textiles, antiques, traditional tapestries, and precious stones. A well-rounded Myanmar itinerary also includes a few leisurely activities, like drinking tea at a cozy teahouse, enjoying a hearty meal at a family-run eatery, and pausing to contemplate at a centuries-old Buddhist shrine.