30 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

30 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Noi Bai International Airport
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam

— 3 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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, wander the streets of Old Quarter, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Hanoi driving holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 24-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 12 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 2 nights
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy, take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, and then make a trip to Vat Visounarath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xiengthong, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang trip planner.

You can fly from Hanoi to Luang Prabang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stop by Ambre, then explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, and then delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Pre Rup, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, then contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and finally delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap day trip planning app.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Shopping

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 2 nights

Charming City

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.
On the 10th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, then examine the collection at National Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and then enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Phnom Penh route planning tool.

Fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in June, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor Jade Pagoda, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, then take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and finally look for gifts at Ninh Khuong Hand Embroidery. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, then get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, and finally make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in June, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Seminyak, Indonesia

— 3 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seminyak: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, view the masterpieces at Nyaman Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kuta Beach - Bali.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seminyak online journey planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Seminyak by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in June, expect nights in Seminyak to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ubud, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Ubud is known for parks, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Museum Puri Lukisan, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saraswati Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ubud travel planner.

You can drive from Seminyak to Ubud in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore

— 3 nights

Lion City

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, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Gardens by the Bay, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, take a stroll through Chinatown, and admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Singapore online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Singapore takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, walk around KLCC Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at KL Bird Park, browse the different shops at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and then have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuala Lumpur day trip app.

You can drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in June, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bangkok, Thailand

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration)). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Rajawongse Clothier.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. June in Bangkok sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 79°F at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip