21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Bandung
— 1 night
Fly
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Semarang
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yogyakarta
— 4 nights
Drive
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Malang
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kuta
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ubud
— 5 nights
Drive

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Bandung

— 1 night

Paris of the East

The capital of West Java, Bandung offers a blend of leisure activities, entertainment, and sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Agung Trans Studio Bandung, steep yourself in history at Gedung Gas Negara, then don't miss a visit to Bandung Grand Mosque, then take a stroll through Jalan Asia Afrika, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumen Solidaritas Asia Afrika. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Taman Jomblo, then see the interesting displays at Upside Down World Bandung, then engage your brain at Geology Museum, and finally take a stroll through Braga Street.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandung road trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bandung. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Semarang.

Things to do in Bandung

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Semarang

— 2 nights
An Indonesian port city, Semarang remains best known for its Dutch colonial architecture and 15th-century temple.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): Head underground at Maria Kerep Cave, take an in-depth tour of Ambarawa Railway Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhagaya Watugong Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church (Gedangan Church), then explore the galleries of Semarang Contemporary Art Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Old City 3D Trick Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Semarang trip planner.

Getting from Bandung to Semarang by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yogyakarta.

Things to do in Semarang

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Yogyakarta

— 4 nights
Yogyakarta is a city on the island of Java in Indonesia. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Palace of Yogyakarta and Tembi Rumah Budaya. Museum-lovers will get to explore History of Java Museum and Pendhapa Art Space. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Affandi Museum, examine the collection at Museum Kereta Keraton, take an in-depth tour of Museum Ambarrukmo, and find something for the whole family at D'WALIK.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yogyakarta vacation maker tool.

Drive from Semarang to Yogyakarta in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Yogyakarta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Malang.

Things to do in Yogyakarta

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Malang

— 3 nights
With lush landscapes, plenty of historical landmarks, and a famously cool climate, Malang remains a favored tourist destination in East Java.
You'll explore and learn at Museum Ganesya (Gelar Indonesia Budaya) and Museum Angkut. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum Musik Indonesia and Wildlife Museum. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Banyu Anjlok Beach and wander the streets of Tridi Village.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Malang road trip planner.

Drive from Yogyakarta to Malang in 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Kuta.

Things to do in Malang

Museums · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Kuta

— 5 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Nacivet Art Gallery and Reservoart. We've included these beaches for you: Kuta Beach - Bali and Pantai Sanur. Venture out of the city with trips to Pecatu (Uluwatu Temple & Padang Padang Beach), Ocean Gravity Dive Center Bali (in Sanur) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Jimbaran Bay, see the interesting displays at Bali Trick Art, and take in the exciting artwork at Saya Gallery.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kuta sightseeing site.

Getting from Malang to Kuta by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Malang to Kuta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Kuta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Ubud

— 5 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tirta Empul Temple and Pura Tirta Empul Segara Merta Sari. Let the collections at Threads of Life and Five Art Studio capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Tegalalang (Ubud Horse Stables & Mason Elephant Park). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, Head underground at Elephant Cave, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Puri Lukisan.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Ubud travel route app.

Traveling by car from Kuta to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ubud

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Yogyakarta Region travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Shopping
Cultural City
Take a trip to Yogyakarta to experience life in the cultural epicenter of Javanese culture, founded in the 18th century and boasting a complex history of imperial wrangling, revolutions, and wars. Residents remain fiercely proud of their cultural heritage and their city's position within the state. Grand buildings, old and new, sit alongside one another, while a range of educational centers provide insight into traditional Javanese art and culture. Out of town, some  of the most famous religious sites in the world occupy sprawling, town-size grounds with well-preserved ruins.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.