18 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

18 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly to Surat Thani Airport, Drive to Chumphon
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Chumphon, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, get a taste of the local shopping with BB Park Bukit Bintang, and enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur trip app.

Charlotte, USA to Kuala Lumpur is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 13 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in January, things will get much hotter in Kuala Lumpur: highs are around 90°F and lows about 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Chumphon.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Chumphon, Thailand

— 1 night
Chumphon is a town in southern Thailand, capital of the Chumphon Province and the Mueang Chumphon District. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bang Son Bay and then make a trip to Wat Chao Fa Sala Loi. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Khao Matsee Viewpoint, then kick back and relax at Sai Ri Sawi Beach, and then make a trip to Krom Luang Chumphon Khet Udomsak Royal Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Chumphon trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, expect nights in Chumphon to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are slightly colder, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chumphon

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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 Phra Ram, Wat Maha That, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online travel planner.

Getting from Chumphon to Bangkok by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, look for gifts at Maison Apsara, get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phnom Penh day trip website.

Fly from Bangkok to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Bangkok, Thailand

— 1 night

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at King Rama VI Monument, walk around Lumpini Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and finally explore the activities along Chao Phraya River.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Bangkok online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Spas · Parks · Nature