21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  9​h
1
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Hoi An, Vietnam
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
6
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
7
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City ©
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.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Ho Chi Minh City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, you will find days in Ho Chi Minh City are much warmer (41°C), and nights are a bit warmer (30°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Central Post Office ©
Central Post Office

1
night
Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An ©
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, then make a trip to Hoi An Ancient Town, then take in the views from Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoi An planning site .

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April: highs in Hoi An hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Hoi An

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

The Marble Mountains
Highlights from your plan
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Hoi An Ancient Town ©
Hoi An Ancient Town
Spas

2
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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 23rd (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and then look for gifts at TiredCity Hang Bong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, then contemplate the long history of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hanoi road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Hanoi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hanoi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
TiredCity Hang Bong ©
TiredCity Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

2
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
On the 25th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, and finally explore the ancient world of Pre Rup. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pub Street, explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, and finally take an in-depth tour of Escape Break.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap route maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Siem Reap takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bangkok journey planner .

Fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 29th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach, stop by Dress Men Fashion, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Phuket Kart, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then practice your aim at Game Space Laser Battle, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To plan Patong vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Bangkok to Patong by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in April, things will get little chillier in Patong: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Spas
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, enjoy breathtaking views from Singapore Flyer, see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and get great views at Fort Siloso Skywalk.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Singapore trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Singapore takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Patong to Singapore. In May, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): make a trip to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, then stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and finally view the masterpieces at Threads of Life. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Five Art Studio, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Safari Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saraswati Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ubud trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ubud takes 6 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ubud are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Elephant Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Threads of Life ©
Threads of Life

4
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak ©
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Explore Seminyak's surroundings by going to Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Waterbom Bali, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with SeaBali, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seminyak travel planner .

You can drive from Ubud to Seminyak in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Seminyak sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seminyak

Theme Parks Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterbom Bali, Uluwatu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple
Highlights from your plan
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple

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