43 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

43 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Hai Phong, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Ninh Binh, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Kampot, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Drive to Phnom Penh International Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 7 nights
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Ipoh, Malaysia
— 3 nights
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Melaka, Malaysia
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights

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Singapore, Singapore — 3 nights

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: take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, don't miss a visit to Gardens by the Bay, go for a stroll along the water at Marina Bay, and take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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Melbourne, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Singapore due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Singapore hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Hoi An.
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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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, browse the exhibits of Gallery 180, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Hoi An day trip website.

You can fly from Singapore to Hoi An in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hoi An due to the time zone difference. October in Hoi An sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Hai Phong.
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Hai Phong, Vietnam — 2 nights

Haiphong is a major industrial city and the second largest city in the northern part of Vietnam. On the 7th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Du Hang Pagoda and then cast your line with Calypso Cruises. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Dong Thien Cung.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hai Phong trip planner.

You can fly from Hoi An to Hai Phong in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Hanoi.
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Hanoi, Vietnam — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, and then explore the wide array of goods at YNOT. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Hai Phong to Hanoi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ninh Binh.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Mua Caves and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Trang An Grottoes and then don't miss a visit to Tam Coc.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ninh Binh online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hanoi to Ninh Binh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Duong Dong.
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Duong Dong, Vietnam — 4 nights

A holiday in Duong Dong offers cultural diversity, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly attractions.
Take a break from Duong Dong with a short trip to Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc in Ganh Dau, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with Truly Vietnam Travel, stop by The North Wind - Handmade Leather Goods & Accessories, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and sample some tasty brews at Beer Fridge.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Duong Dong online journey maker.

You can fly from Ninh Binh to Duong Dong in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 3 nights

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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, steep yourself in history at People's Committee Building, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City vacation maker.

Getting from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Phnom Penh.
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire all the interesting features of Central Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Museum, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, look for gifts at D.Hindley, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Zando City Mall.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh driving holiday planner.

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kampot.
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Kampot, Cambodia — 3 nights

The riverside town of Kampot mixes evocative colonial architecture and a wealth of nearby natural highlights.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): experience rural life at La Plantation and then boost your wellbeing at Nibi Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Kep Beach and then head off the coast to Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island).

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Drive from Phnom Penh to Kampot in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to Kuala Lumpur.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 7 nights

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 sightseeing, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kampot to Kuala Lumpur. The time zone difference when traveling from Kampot to Kuala Lumpur is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Ipoh.
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Ipoh, Malaysia — 3 nights

The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
Ipoh is known for museums, sightseeing, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Ho Yan Hor Museum, make a trip to Ipoh Railway Station, get in on the family fun at Lost World Of Tambun, and Head underground at Perak Tong Cave Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ipoh trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ipoh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Melaka.
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Melaka, Malaysia — 4 nights

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Melaka is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Stadthuys, make a trip to St Paul's Church, contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort, and stop by Ghee Hiang @ Jonker.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Melaka tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Ipoh to Melaka in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November in Melaka, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 3 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, stop by Munich Bespoke Suits, contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Bangkok trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Melaka to Bangkok takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melaka to Bangkok is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Phu Quoc Island travel guide

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The largest of Vietnam's islands, Phu Quoc combines tradition with modernity, and nature with nurture. Known for its pepper farming and fish sauce brewing, the island retains a charming rusticity in its fishing towns and inland plantations. Phu Quoc Island tourism developed rapidly, with a number of resorts sitting on the golden sands along the southwest coast. With half of the island registered as a national park, the dense jungles and mountains of the interior remain protected from overdevelopment--good news for wildlife living there, including slow lorises, macaques, owls, and tortoises.
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