58 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

58 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly to Van Don, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 6 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Fly to Hoi An
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 day
Drive
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 7 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Maret, Thailand
— 3 nights
Taxi to Koh Samui Mae Nam, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Phuket Town
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Phuket Town, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 8 nights
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 day
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Singapore, Singapore

— 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, tour on your own time with City Scoot, stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and browse the exhibits of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Singapore online trip itinerary builder.

Edinburgh, UK to Singapore is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in October, things will get warmer in Singapore: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Halong Bay, Vietnam

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Cat Ba National Park, Cat Ba Island, &more). On the 22nd (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, head off the coast to Ti Top Island, Head underground at Tien Ong Cave, and take in the views from Bãi Cháy Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Halong Bay vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Singapore to Halong Bay takes 9 hours. Traveling from Singapore to Halong Bay, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 1 day
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for gifts at Yaly Couture - Nguyen Thai Hoc branch, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Halong Bay to Hoi An takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hoi An

Shopping · Spas

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

— 4 nights
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.
When in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, make a side trip to see Hang Toi (Dark Cave) in Son Trach, approximately Son Trach away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Phong Nha Caves, take in nature's colorful creations at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and explore the activities along Suoi Nuoc Mooc.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 7 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 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap online travel route planner.

Getting from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Siem Reap by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Doi Inthanon National Park to see Doi Inthanon about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and stroll through Elephant Rescue Park.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai route app.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Siem Reap in November since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Patong, Thailand

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Nai Harn Beach in Nai Harn (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Freedom Beach, make a trip to Bangla Road, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Fly from Chiang Mai to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Patong sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maret.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Maret, Thailand

— 3 nights
Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maret: Wat Plai Laem (in Plai Laem), Chaweng Beach (in Chaweng) and Bophut (Big Buddha & Blue Vanilla Samui). The adventure continues: stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, discover the deep blue sea with Live & Let Dive, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), and visit Fisherman’s Village.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Maret road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Maret takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Maret, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Maret

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 4 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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, explore the striking landscape of Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Maret to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Phuket Town, Thailand

— 5 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phuket Town: Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd. (in Rawai), Bamboo Island (in Ao Nang) and Ao Phang Nga National Park (James Bond Island & Phang Nga Bay.). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, look for gifts at Freedom Boardsports, whizz through the canopy at Hanuman World, and relax and rejuvenate at NARA Massage & Spa Phuket.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phuket Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Phuket Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Ubud, Indonesia

— 8 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ubud: Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang) and Pura Tirta Empul Segara Merta Sari (in Sanur). On the 8th (Wed), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, and see some colorful creatures with NEWbali.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Ubud trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Phuket Town to Ubud takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Phuket Town to Ubud, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Ubud can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Seminyak, Indonesia

— 3 nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Tanah Lot Temple in Beraban (about 40 minutes away). There's much more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, stop by Asia Silver, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the exciting artwork at Reservoart.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seminyak vacation planner.

Getting from Ubud to Seminyak by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Seminyak

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok vacation planner.

You can fly from Seminyak to Bangkok in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In December in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.

Cambodia travel guide

4.1
Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.

Thailand travel guide

3.9
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Phuket travel guide

3.9
Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
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.

Ko Samui travel guide

3.8
Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.

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.