60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Lily Hayes
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Desa Sekotong Barat, Indonesia
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Vientiane, Laos
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Pattaya, Thailand
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 8 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
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Hanoi, Vietnam — 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ho Chi Minh Museum, Chua Tran Quoc, Quan Thanh Temple, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, take a stroll through Old Quarter, and don't miss a visit to Imperial Citadel of Thang Long.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi online trip planner.

London, UK to Hanoi is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Hoi An.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Hoi An, Vietnam — 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes An Bang Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge and then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hoi An travel website.

Fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hoi An can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Da Nang.
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Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Da Nang, Vietnam — 2 nights

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Ba Na Hills SunWorld.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Da Nang itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Hoi An to Da Nang in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Siem Reap.
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Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 5 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Central Market, Kamonohashi Project Angkor Night Market shop, Psar Chaa - Old Market, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Pub Street and brush up on your military savvy at War Museum Cambodia.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Da Nang to Siem Reap takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Phnom Penh.
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Tours · Shopping · Nightlife · Museums

Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vattanac Capital Tower as well as Daughters of Cambodia Visitor Centre. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, explore and take pictures at Central Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, and examine the collection at National Museum.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Phnom Penh tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Emperor Jade Pagoda, Chua Vinh Nghiem, Xá Lợi Pagoda, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, enjoy breathtaking views from Bitexco Financial Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ben Duoc Memorial Temple.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Ubud.
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Historic Sites · Nightlife · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Ubud, Indonesia — 2 nights

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Campuhan Ridge Walk, Ubud Traditional Art Market and Kanto Lampo Waterfall.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ubud trip planner.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubud in 7 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubud due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in July, you will find days in Ubud are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Desa Sekotong Barat.
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Desa Sekotong Barat, Indonesia — 2 nights

Discover wild beaches and pristine nature with a holiday in Desa Sekotong Barat, a largely untouched spot in the southwest corner of Lombok.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Marlin Dive Gili Meno. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Gili Nanggu, kick back and relax at Lenggoksono Beach, and then get outside with Gili Sudak. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Blue Marlin Dive Gili Meno.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Desa Sekotong Barat itinerary maker tool.

Travel from Ubud to Desa Sekotong Barat in 5 hours. Traveling from Ubud in July, plan for little chillier nights in Desa Sekotong Barat, with lows around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kuta.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pantai Batu Mejan (Echo Beach), Finns Recreation Club and Balangan Beach. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Balangan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Pantai Batu Mejan (Echo Beach) and then get your game on at Finns Recreation Club.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kuta tour planner.

Traveling by journey from Desa Sekotong Barat to Kuta takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Desa Sekotong Barat in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kuta, with lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kuala Lumpur.
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Guan Yin Temple Kuala Lumpur, Royal Selangor Club, KL Forest Eco Park, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Market Kuala Lumpur.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Kuta to Kuala Lumpur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Kuta in August, expect nights in Kuala Lumpur to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Vientiane.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife · Shopping
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Vientiane, Laos — 4 nights

The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lao National Cultural Hall, Wat Inpeng, Wat Mixai, and other attractions. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, don't miss a visit to Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), pause for some photo ops at Patuxai, and stroll through Buddha Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Vientiane road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Vientiane takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Vientiane is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Luang Prabang.
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Luang Prabang, Laos — 2 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.
You've added Wat Pa Phai, Wat Choumkhong, Wat Siphoutthabat Thippharam, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the striking features of Wat Phol Phao, pause for some serene contemplation at Wat Nong Sikhounmuang, and then don't miss a visit to Vat Visounarath. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mahathat, get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, then stroll through MandaLao Elephant Conservation, and finally examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 5 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your list of things to see and do now includes J. Boroski Mixology, A R Sutton & Co Engineers Siam (Iron Balls), Soi Cowboy, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and stop by Khaosan Road.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bangkok road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Pattaya.
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Historic Sites · Nightlife · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Pattaya, Thailand — 1 night

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
You've now added The Sanctuary Of Truth to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of The Sanctuary Of Truth.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pattaya road trip planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Pattaya sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai, Thailand — 4 nights

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kad Luang - Warorot Market, Three Kings Monument, Ploen Ruedee Night Market, and other attractions. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, explore the world behind art at Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Fon Soi.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai tour builder.

Fly from Pattaya to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Patong.
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Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Museums
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Patong, Thailand — 8 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Windmill Viewpoint as well as Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Venture out of the city with trips to Phuket Elephant Park (in Pa Khlok), Rawai (Yanui Beach & Promthep Cape) and Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, head outdoors with Real Info Phuket, and step off the mainland to explore Phang Nga Bay..

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Patong road trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Patong by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for Singapore.
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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore — 2 nights

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your day by day itinerary now includes East Coast Park, The Helix Bridge, Tippling Club, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for gifts at The Jiao Luo Shop, join in the after-dark buzz at Tippling Club, then get a taste of local nightlife at Native, and finally hunt for treasures at Maxwell Food Centre. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, walk around Fort Canning Park, get from here to there with Singapore River Cruise, then browse the different shops at Clarke Quay, and finally explore the activities along Marina Bay.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Singapore trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Singapore takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Patong to Singapore. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife

Cambodia travel guide

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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.
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Indonesia travel guide

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Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.
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Laos travel guide

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Waterfalls · Landmarks · Mountains
Long overlooked by travelers due to its reputation as one of the world's poorest nations, Laos is drawing a growing number of visitors with its laid-back charm, natural beauty, and numerous archaeological sites and historic temples. Many visitors make the trip to Laos from nearby Thailand, combining the two neighboring countries into one memorable experience of Southeast Asia. Others focus their Laos vacation on the Mekong River, which serves as a major source of irrigation for local farms and represents a popular alternative for sightseeing by car. On top of the rich cultural heritage and impressive natural landscapes, its major treasure remains its people--friendly and devout Buddhists welcoming visitors with a genuine hospitality rarely felt in other parts of the world.
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Thailand travel guide

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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.
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Phuket travel guide

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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.
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