60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Vientiane, Laos
— 3 nights
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Drive to Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge, Bus to Udon Thani, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Naypyidaw, Myanmar
— 1 day
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Tampaksiring, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Tulamben, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Dili, East Timor
— 3 nights
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Manila, Philippines
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Hanoi, Vietnam

— 4 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Literature & National University and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vietnamese Women's Museum, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, make a trip to Chùa Lý Triều Quốc Sư, and steep yourself in history at Presidential Palace Historical Site.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi travel planner.

Toronto, Canada to Hanoi is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Toronto to Hanoi due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 4 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mỹ Sơn and Bang An Tower. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and My Khe Beach. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, steep yourself in history at Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien), pause for some serene contemplation at Hoi An Cathedral, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hoi An trip planner.

Fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 10:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore War Remnants Museum and The Independence Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Bitexco Financial Tower. Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, see the interesting displays at Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Phap Viện Minh Dang Quang.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Hoi An in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 3 nights

Charming City

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and National Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lotus Space. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:

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.
Get some cultural insight at Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm. Museum-lovers will appreciate Angkor National Museum and Angkor Panorama Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Beng Mealea, delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Siem Reap vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Vientiane.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:

Vientiane, Laos

— 3 nights
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) and Wat Si Saket will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lao Textile Museum and Wat Si Muang. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ho Phra Keo, learn about all things military at Lao People's Army Museum, explore the world behind art at Icat Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sacred Heart.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vientiane online day trip planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Vientiane in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Vientiane when traveling from Siem Reap in March, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 4 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.
Visit Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phan Tao and Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Rescue Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, explore the different monuments and memorials at Wat Suan Dok, and delve into the distant past at Suan Dok Gate.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip maker site.

You can do a combination of car, bus, and flight from Vientiane to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Naypyidaw.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:

Naypyidaw, Myanmar

— 1 day
Naypyidaw, officially spelled Nay Pyi Taw is the capital city of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): make a trip to 20 Lane Highway and then examine the collection at The Gem Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Naypyidaw trip planner.

Drive from Chiang Mai to Naypyidaw in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Chiang Mai to Naypyidaw due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Naypyidaw

Museums
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Pho and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Big Buddha Temple (in Pattaya) and Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya, Wat Kasattrathirat Worawihan, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, stop by James Fashion International, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Naypyidaw to Bangkok. The time zone difference moving from Myanmar Time to Indochina Time is 0.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can fly to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Visit Nai Harn Beach and Freedom Beach for some beach relaxation. Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Phuket 3D Museum in Talat Yai (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Patong Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Patong trip builder site.

You can fly from Bangkok to Patong in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bangkok in April, things will get little chillier in Patong: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Putra Mosque and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. Let the collections at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and Petrosains Science Discovery Centre capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuala Lumpur: Melaka (St. Peter's Church & The Huskitory). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thean Hou Temple, explore the galleries of Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, browse the different shops at Pavilion KL, and explore the world behind art at Art House Gallery Museum of Ethnic Arts.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Getting from Patong to Kuala Lumpur by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:

Singapore, Singapore

— 4 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get a sense of the local culture at Battlebox and Chinatown. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and The Helix Bridge. Change things up with a short trip to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll through East Coast Park, examine the collection at National Museum of Singapore, admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery Singapore.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore tour site.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Singapore are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Jakarta.

Things to do in Singapore

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:

Jakarta, Indonesia

— 3 nights

Big Durian

The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum and Jakarta Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Istiqlal Mosque and Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Indonesia Mall, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Museum Bank Indonesia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jakarta holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Jakarta takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Jakarta is minus 1 hour. In April in Jakarta, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampaksiring.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Tampaksiring, Indonesia

— 1 night
Situated about 18 km (11 mi) east of Ubud, Tampaksiring represents one of Bali's first pre-colonial kingdoms, and also houses one of the biggest and most important temples in the whole of Indonesia.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and then explore the ancient world of Mount Kawi.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tampaksiring online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Jakarta to Tampaksiring takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Jakarta to Tampaksiring, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tulamben.

Things to do in Tampaksiring

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

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.
On the 17th (Sat), see the vivid underwater world at USS Liberty Shipwreck and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulamben road trip planner.

You can drive from Tampaksiring to Tulamben in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Tulamben are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuta.

Things to do in Tulamben

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

Kuta, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Appreciate the collections at Threads of Life and Reservoart. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tanah Lot Temple and Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak. Explore Kuta's surroundings by going to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary (in Ubud) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Pandawa Beach and stroll through Nusa Dua Beach.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuta route planning site.

Traveling by car from Tulamben to Kuta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kuta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Dili.

Things to do in Kuta

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

Dili, East Timor

— 3 nights
When East Timor declared itself independent from Indonesia in 2002, the small town of Dili took center stage as the nation's capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Arte Moris and Alola Foundation Center & Shop. Explore hidden gems such as Old Ai Pelo Prison and One Dollar Beach. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of Santa Cruz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasitolu, get your bearings at Xanana GusmAo Reading Room, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dili trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Kuta to Dili takes 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to East Timor Time (TLT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to Manila.

Things to do in Dili

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:

Manila, Philippines

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like San Agustin Church and Intramuros. Relax by the water at Marine Base Ternate Beach and Paniman Beach. Explore Manila's surroundings by going to Makati (Greenbelt Mall & Ayala Triangle Gardens), Museo Orlina (in Tagaytay) and Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine (in Santo Tomas). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica Parish Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Marian Orchard, and explore the galleries of Apolinario Mabini Shrine.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Manila day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Dili to Manila takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from East Timor Time (TLT) to Philippine Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In April in Manila, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:

Phuket travel guide

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Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.

Bali travel guide

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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.