60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Bus to Ha Long Quang Ninh, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Fly to Danang, Bus to Hue
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Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 6 nights
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Coron, Philippines
— 3 nights
Fly to Mactan–Cebu, Bus to Lapu Lapu
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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
— 2 nights
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Taxi to Mactan–Cebu, Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 2 nights
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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.
On the 1st (Tue), look for gifts at The Suit Sai Fashion, then explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, and then stroll around Lumpini Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) and then visit Chinatown - Bangkok.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok road trip planner.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Traveling from London in February, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 3 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 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, pick up some new knowledge with Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai online vacation builder.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in March, Chiang Mai is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Vat Visounarath, admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through MandaLao Elephant Conservation, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, then see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, and finally stop by Ma Te Sai.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 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.
On the 11th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), stop by Old Quarter, browse the range of quality goods at YNOT, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanoi route builder tool.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Ninh Binh.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Spas

Ninh Binh, Vietnam

— 2 nights
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
On the 12th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Trang An Grottoes and then don't miss a visit to Tam Coc.

Plan my day in Ninh Binh using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Halong Bay, Vietnam

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay. On the next day, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Halong Bay trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus, car, and ferry from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll set off for Hue on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Halong Bay

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Hue, Vietnam

— 3 nights
Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Imperial City, then explore the historical opulence of Thai Hoa Palace, and then admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hue online trip maker.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Halong Bay to Hue in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hue can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hue

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.
Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Food Tours in Da Nang, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Hoi An travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In March in Hoi An, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Hoi An in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ho Chi Minh City, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Spas

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, and make a trip to Singapore Flyer.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Singapore travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can fly to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Museums

Ubud, Indonesia

— 6 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get out of town with these interesting Ubud side-trips: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), The Gallery (in Seminyak) and Waterbom Bali (in Kuta). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, take in the pleasant sights at Campuhan Ridge Walk, Head underground at Elephant Cave, and view the masterpieces at Five Art Studio.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ubud, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Singapore to Ubud in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Coron.

Things to do in Ubud

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Coron, Philippines

— 3 nights
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Coron is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Twin Lagoon, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the natural beauty of Maquinit Hot Spring.

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

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Coron takes 10 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Coron

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Lapu Lapu, Philippines

— 2 nights
Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Lapu Lapu Statue and then pause for some photo ops at Magellan Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Ocean Gems Academy and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Lapu Lapu day trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Coron to Lapu Lapu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Lapu Lapu can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Boracay, Philippines

— 2 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bulabog Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boracay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lapu Lapu to Boracay by combination of taxi, flight, and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Boracay, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Far East

Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, and then browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The House of Saigon, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then admire the striking features of Central Post Office, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Ho Chi Minh City in 9 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boracay to Ho Chi Minh City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boracay, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ko Lanta, Thailand

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) (in Krabi Town) and Wat Kaew Ko Wararam (in Pak Nam). Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 13th (Wed) with a shark diving experience. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, stroll around Mu Koh Lanta National Park, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Lanta in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ko Lanta, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 3 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Moo Dee Beach, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don tour itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Napas Art Gallery (in Choeng Thale). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Patong Beach, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip itinerary maker site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

Koh Tao, Thailand

— 3 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Patong to Koh Tao takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Patong in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°C in Koh Tao. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours · Outdoors · Spas · Nature

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Explore Bangkok further: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, wander the streets of Khaosan Road, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Philippines travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Bodies of Water
Pearl of the Orient Seas
Encompassing over 7,600 islands, the Philippines offer plenty of vacation ideas for active travelers. Though the island chain's location leaves it vulnerable to typhoons and earthquakes, it also endows it with plenty of natural resources and biodiversity. For most visitors, a Philippines holiday includes outdoor adventures like kitesurfing, mountain trekking, spelunking, and volcano hiking. Those with a taste for something more relaxing can build a Philippines itinerary around beaches, local fiestas, and the island cuisine, which blends influences from around the world and serves up dishes at once sour, salty, and sweet.