53 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

53 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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53 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Bristol, United Kingdom
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
+3
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus:  7​h 15​min
3
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
10
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
11
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  18​h
End: Bristol, United Kingdom

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Wat Maha That (in Ayutthaya) and The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum) (in Pattaya). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and look for gifts at Raja's Fashions.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok attractions planning site .

Bristol, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Bangkok is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wat Maha That, The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)
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Raja's Fashions ©
Raja's Fashions
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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 16th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Koh Tao trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or take a bus. June in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get your game on at The Kids Club Phuket, look for gifts at Dress Men Fashion, and stroll through Banana Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Patong holiday planner.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Koh Tao to Patong in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Patong, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phang Nga Bay., Banana Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.
Take a break from Kuala Lumpur with a short trip to The Huskitory in Melaka, about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, and trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Getting from Patong to Kuala Lumpur by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Patong to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Huskitory, Batu Caves
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Petronas Twin Towers ©
Petronas Twin Towers
Batu Caves ©
Batu Caves

5
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). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gardens by the Bay, take a stroll through Chinatown, go for a walk through The Southern Ridges, and see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Singapore travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

5
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ubud: Green Camp Bali (in Abiansemal), Pura Tirta Empul Segara Merta Sari (in Sanur) and Shark Diving (in Amed). There's still lots to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Five Art Studio, don't miss a visit to Besakih Temple, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ubud travel planning website .

Fly from Singapore to Ubud in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Singapore, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ubud, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Green Camp Bali, Pura Tirta Empul Segara Merta Sari, Shark Diving, Besakih Temple, Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Spas
Shark Diving

5
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: Sanur (Pura Dalem Pengembak, Pantai Sanur, &more), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Waterbom Bali, stroll through Padang Padang Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and have fun at Cubby House Kids Club.

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Traveling by car from Ubud to Seminyak takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Seminyak are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denpasar, Pecatu, Jimbaran Bay, Waterbom Bali, Tanah Lot Temple
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

3
nights
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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To see other places to visit, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City online visit planner .

Fly from Seminyak to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seminyak to Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling from Seminyak in July, expect nights in Ho Chi Minh City to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

3
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, examine the collection at National Museum, enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Fire Range, and contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phnom Penh trip planner.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Fun & Games Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Walking tours
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

5
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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Siem Reap travel route planner.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

4
nights
Hoi An, Vietnam

Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoi An: Hue (Imperial City, Hope Center Hue, &more) and Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture (in Da Nang). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An trip planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Hoi An by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Hue, Da Nang
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
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Food Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Spas

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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Son Doong Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, experience rural life at The Duck Stop, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park vacation planning tool .

Drive from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves

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nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, wander the streets of Old Quarter, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Start your trip to Hanoi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hanoi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:
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Off-Road Tours
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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