26 days in Southeast Asia, Japan & Cambodia Itinerary

26 days in Southeast Asia, Japan & Cambodia Itinerary

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26 days in Southeast Asia, Japan & Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  11​h
1
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Kyoto, Japan
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
7
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  7​h 15​min
8
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 day
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Ubud, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia


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1
night
Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Puerto Princesa ©
A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Puerto Princesa itinerary app .

Sydney, Australia to Puerto Princesa is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Philippines Time (PHT) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Puerto Princesa hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay

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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Appreciate the collections at Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Get some cultural insight at Ghibli Museum Mitaka and National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Art Jeunesse Akihabara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sensō-ji, get a sense of history and politics at Imperial Palace, and take a stroll through Odaiba.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip planning website .

You can fly from Puerto Princesa to Tokyo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Puerto Princesa to Tokyo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Puerto Princesa in April; daily highs in Tokyo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Ghibli Museum Mitaka ©
Ghibli Museum Mitaka

3
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Get some historical perspective at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Ryoanji Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Kyoto side-trips: Osaka Castle (in Osaka), Asahiyaki (in Uji) and Todaiji Temple Cultural Center (in Nara). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, wander the streets of Gion, explore the world behind art at Hosomi Museum, and see the interesting displays at Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts Fureaikan.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip builder website .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Kyoto are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Asahiyaki, Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, Enryaku-ji Shakado, Osaka Castle
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

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.
Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat) and Vietnam Military History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Literature & National University, take a stroll through Old Quarter, browse for treasures at 54 Traditions Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hanoi travel route site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kyoto to Hanoi in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): hike along Ho Chi Minh trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), then pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and finally get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. April in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

1
night
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, take in the exciting artwork at Lotus Space, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Phnom Penh holiday planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In April, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Angkor National Museum and Jayav Art. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kbal Spean. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, and examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum.

Find out how to plan Siem Reap trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

1
day
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan, view the masterpieces at The Gallery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally hike along John-Suwan Viewpoint.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Siem Reap to Koh Tao in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. While traveling from Siem Reap, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Koh Tao, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
John-Suwan Viewpoint ©
John-Suwan Viewpoint
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

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nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You'll explore and learn at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and The Intan. Take a break from the city and head to Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Museum of Singapore, look for all kinds of wild species at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Singapore trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Singapore takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Singapore Time is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve ©
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©

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night
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 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Neka Art Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Safari Park, then explore the world behind art at Gallery Ada Garuda, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museum Puri Lukisan, view the masterpieces at Threads of Life, explore the world behind art at Don Antonio Blanco Museum, see the interesting displays at Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and finally view the masterpieces at TAKSU Photo Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Ubud road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Ubud takes 6 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ubud are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Tirta Empul Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Kuta Beach - Bali, take in the exciting artwork at Reservoart, and then make a trip to Tanah Lot Temple. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Bali Trick Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Sanur, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uluwatu Temple.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Seminyak online sightseeing planner .

Seminyak is just a stone's throw from Ubud. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seminyak

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuta Beach - Bali, Bali Trick Art, Tanah Lot Temple, Pantai Sanur, Uluwatu Temple
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Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple

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