43 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

43 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Asia holiday planner

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 6 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 3 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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, don't miss a visit to Pub Street, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and see Off-Road Tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap visit site.

Bergen, Norway to Siem Reap is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Bergen to Siem Reap due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Bergen in July: high temperatures in Siem Reap hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 4 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

Koh Tao, Thailand

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then stop by May & Co. General Store. On your second day here, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online visit planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Koh Tao by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 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: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Secret Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan road trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 3 nights

Garden City of Lights

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 parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, Head underground at Batu Caves, stroll around KLCC Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Kuala Lumpur takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan to Kuala Lumpur, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, and stroll through Jurong Bird Park.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Singapore day trip planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Singapore sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 12:

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 6 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, get outside with Gede Private Bali Driver, enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Singapore to Denpasar in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in Denpasar hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 3 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.
On the 19th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Denpasar to Ho Chi Minh City takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Denpasar to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denpasar in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Ho Chi Minh City, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

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, spas, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Hoi An Ancient Town, look for gifts at Rubin Cloth Shop, and take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hoi An tour itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Hoi An sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 6 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 28th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi journey planner.

Getting from Hoi An to Hanoi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 31: