57 days in Asia Itinerary

57 days in Asia Itinerary

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57 days in Asia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
6
Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 45​min
7
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
11
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney, Australia

6
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak
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.
Nacivet Art Gallery and Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tanah Lot Temple and Nyaman Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Jimbaran Bay (in Jimbaran), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Pantai Sanur (in Sanur). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kuta Beach - Bali, stroll through Nusa Dua Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Central Wave Painting, and look for gifts at Krakakoa Chocolate Factory & Store.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seminyak trip itinerary maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Seminyak is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Seminyak. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Seminyak hover around 35°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kuta, Jimbaran Bay, Uluwatu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple, Nusa Dua Beach
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali

5
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Elephant Safari Park and Threads of Life are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Neka Art Museum and Wayan's Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Mt Batur (in Kintamani), Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring) and Ulun Danu Bratan Temple (in Tabanan). Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 10th (Tue) at some of the best spas. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, Head underground at Elephant Cave Ubud, and admire the masterpieces at Don Antonio Blanco Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ubud trip planner .

Getting from Seminyak to Ubud by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Ubud, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Spas Museums

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Mt Batur, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Tirta Empul Temple, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Spas

4
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
Relax by the water at Ong Lang Beach and Khem Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Coi Nguon Museum and Dinh Ba Thuy Long Thanh Mau. Change things up with a short trip to Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda in Ganh Dau (about 1 hour away).

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Duong Dong sightseeing planner.

Fly from Ubud to Duong Dong in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ubud to Duong Dong is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Dinh Nguyễn Trung Trực Pagoda
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Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc ©
Di Tích Nhà Tù Phú Quốc

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, see the interesting displays at National Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House, then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and then hunt for treasures at Central Market.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip planner .

You can fly from Duong Dong to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Head to Colors of Cambodia and Angkor Artwork E&T Stockerfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Ta Prohm and Bayon Temple. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, view the masterpieces at TRIBE Cambodia, and see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip planning tool .

Getting from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

6
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong Inn Art and The Phuket Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Patong Beach and Kata Beach. 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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Suit Fitter Phuket, enjoy the sand and surf at Tri Trang Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Apichart art gallery.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong vacation planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Big Buddha Phuket, Phang Nga Bay.
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Salad Beach and Haad Yuan Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Sadet Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Patong in September since evenings lows in Ko Pha Ngan dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Chan Kasem National Museum & Wat Mahathat). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, don't miss a visit to Khao San Road, step into the grandiose world of Vimanmek Mansion, and see the interesting displays at The National Museum Bangkok.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Bangkok journey maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 10:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Rescue Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Chiang Mai, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Popular historic sites such as Old Quarter and Vietnam by Vespa are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of Tired City Bao Khanh, and get engrossed in the history at Ho Chi Minh Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hanoi itinerary planning app .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Hanoi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Tired City Bao Khanh ©
Tired City Bao Khanh
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Visiting Son Doong Cave and Paradise Cave will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo), explore the fascinating underground world of Hang Toi (Dark Cave), and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Phong Nha Caves.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
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The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
Paradise Cave
Paradise Cave

4
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at War Remnants Museum and Drink Vietnam. For shopping fun, head to Ben Thanh Market or Vietnam Silver House. Step out of Ho Chi Minh City to go to Thuan An and see Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Sat) on your motorcycle at Countryside Adventures. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Central Post Office.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City holiday builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ho Chi Minh City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or drive. October in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 27th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Countryside Adventures ©
Countryside Adventures
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

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