60 days in Southeast Asia & Australia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia & Australia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
— 3 nights
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Leura, Australia
— 5 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
— 4 nights
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Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
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Port Douglas, Australia
— 6 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bangkok road trip tool.

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 May, expect Bangkok to be warmer, temps between 41°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly to Siem Reap.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Spend the 22nd (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Siem Reap trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Spas

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 5 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, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the landmark architecture of The Independence Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City road trip website.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Puerto Princesa.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Puerto Princesa, Philippines — 3 nights

A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
On the 29th (Sun), see the vivid underwater world at Tubbataha Reef. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Puerto Princesa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Puerto Princesa takes 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Philippine Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Puerto Princesa can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Leura.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Leura, Australia — 5 nights

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Leura: Blue Mountains (in Katoomba), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (in Mount Tomah). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and learn the secrets of beer at TCP Day Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Leura road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Puerto Princesa to Leura with the Route module. Traveling from Puerto Princesa to Leura, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puerto Princesa in May, expect Leura to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sydney.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Sydney, Australia — 6 nights

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip app.

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Leura in June, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Melbourne.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Melbourne, Australia — 5 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 13th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

You can plan Melbourne trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Tours · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia — 4 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Cairns.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Cairns, Australia — 6 nights

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Spend the 22nd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, meet the residents at Cairns Aquarium, have fun at Muddy's Playground, and don't miss a visit to Green Island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns day trip app.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Douglas.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips

Port Douglas, Australia — 6 nights

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Spend the 27th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, take some stellar pictures from Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip maker.

Drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Ubud.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Side Trips

Ubud, Indonesia — 5 nights

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seminyak (Off-Road Tours, Nyaman Gallery, &more), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, gain a rich perspective with Gede Private Bali Driver, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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

Traveling by flight from Port Douglas to Ubud takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Douglas to Ubud is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in July; daily highs in Ubud reach 34°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Singapore.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore — 6 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 nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, shop like a local with Orchard Road, visit Chinatown, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Singapore travel route planner.

Fly from Ubud to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Traveling from Ubud in July, expect nights in Singapore to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Museums
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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.

Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.