59 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

59 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Fly to Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 5 nights
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Tegalalang, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
— 1 night
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George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly to Haiphong, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Vang Vieng, Laos
— 1 night
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 5 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.
Spend the 15th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 13th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, admire the sheer force of Kbal Spean, and contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap visit planning website.

Findon, UK to Siem Reap is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Findon to Siem Reap. In December, Siem Reap is much hotter than Findon - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

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Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan & Wat Maha That). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, get great views at Wat Saket, make a trip to Wat Pho, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Bangkok online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Siem Reap to Bangkok by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 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: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, enjoy the sand and surf at Mae Haad Beach, stroll through Jungle Kids Phangan, and relax and rejuvenate at Pharaoh Spa.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games
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Koh Tao, Thailand

— 2 nights

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 29th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along John-Suwan Viewpoint and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Koh Tao trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas
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Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Singapore Zoo, explore and take pictures at Gardens by the Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Singapore in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. Traveling from Koh Tao to Singapore, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yogyakarta.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Nature

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia

— 2 nights
Yogyakarta is a city on the island of Java in Indonesia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Prambanan Temples and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of History of Java Museum and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cerme Cave.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yogyakarta online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Singapore to Yogyakarta. Traveling from Singapore to Yogyakarta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Yogyakarta

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Kuta Beach - Bali (in Kuta), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Ubud (Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary & Wayan's Shop). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, look for gifts at Feather & Find, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Chantara Wellness & Spa.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Denpasar online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yogyakarta to Denpasar. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Central Indonesia Time is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tegalalang.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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Tegalalang, Indonesia

— 1 night
The most famous Tegalalang tourist attractions are rice terraces, forming a landscape you'll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in the world.
On the 12th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mason Elephant Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tegalalang trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Denpasar to Tegalalang in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Tegalalang

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 4 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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, explore and take pictures at Batu Caves, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and stroll through KL Bird Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Tegalalang to Kuala Lumpur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In January in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

— 1 night
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Mah Meri Art Gallery and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cameron Highlands trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to George Town.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Museums · Shopping · Spas
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George Town, Malaysia

— 2 nights
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Khoo Kongsi and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Panpuri Organic Spa Penang. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion and then find something for the whole family at Escape Theme Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our George Town tour planning app.

Drive from Cameron Highlands to George Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Traveling from Cameron Highlands to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Theme Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 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.
On the 23rd (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, gain some tasty knowledge on Saigon Vibes Tour, and browse the exhibits of The Independence Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from George Town to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and car. In January, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Nha Trang.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Nha Trang, Vietnam

— 2 nights
On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Son Pagoda and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Po Nagar Cham Towers.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nha Trang vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Nha Trang

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

— 4 nights
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Go for a jaunt from Halong Bay to Cat Ba to see Cat Ba Island about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Halong Bay holiday builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Nha Trang to Halong Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 nights
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
When in Luang Prabang, make a side trip to see 100 Waterfalls in Nong Khiaw, approximately Nong Khiaw away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, and admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Halong Bay to Luang Prabang takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. January in Luang Prabang sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Vang Vieng, Laos

— 1 night
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vang Vieng tour website.

You can drive from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Wildlife
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 6 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and stop by Shiraz Jewelry.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

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Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Penang travel guide

3.7
Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."