30 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

30 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Fly
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 3 nights
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Patong
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Fly to Labuan Bajo
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Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Fly to Lombok, Foot to Lombok International Airport, Bus to Senggigi, Taxi to Bangsal, Ferry to Gili Air
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Gili Air, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry to Amed, Taxi to Tulamben
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Tulamben, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive to Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport, Fly to El Nido
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El Nido, Philippines
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Coron, Philippines
— 3 nights
Fly to Tuguegarao, Taxi to Banaue
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Banaue, Philippines
— 2 nights
Drive to Cauayan Airport, Fly to Thessaloniki

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Beng Mealea and Preah Khan. Terrace of the Elephants and Angkor National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 2nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pre Rup.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Siem Reap holiday planner.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Siem Reap is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Thessaloniki to Siem Reap. When traveling from Thessaloniki in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Siem Reap: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bophut, Thailand

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Plai Laem and Maenam Beach. When in Bophut, make a side trip to see Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) in Maret, approximately Maret away. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Classic International Suits, stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bophut journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Siem Reap to Bophut in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices and Green Elephant Sanctuary Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Phuket 3D Museum and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Step out of Patong with an excursion to Nai Harn Beach in Nai Harn--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Freedom Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Patong tour builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Patong, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Ko Lanta, Thailand

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 14th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then stop by Lanta Animal Welfare, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

— 2 nights
A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, hike along Love Hill and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Labuan Bajo vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Lanta to Labuan Bajo takes 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Labuan Bajo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Gili Air.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Gili Air, Indonesia

— 1 night
Proximity to Lombok makes Gili Air extremely popular with honeymooners and tourists, but the small island is also known for its pristine beaches and excellent snorkeling.
On the 19th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Do a combination of flight, bus, taxi, and ferry from Labuan Bajo to Gili Air in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. May in Gili Air sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tulamben.

Things to do in Gili Air

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas

Tulamben, Indonesia

— 3 nights
The small, otherwise unassuming fishing village of Tulamben draws scores of tourists every year as the site of a sunken U.S. cargo ship.
On the 20th (Thu), stroll through Tulamben Beach, then stroll through USS Liberty Shipwreck, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puri Agung Karangasem, contemplate the long history of Taman Tirtagangga, and then contemplate the long history of Pesaban Traditional Village.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tulamben tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Gili Air to Tulamben takes 2.5 hours. In May in Tulamben, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Tulamben

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

El Nido, Philippines

— 2 nights

Heaven on Earth

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Las Cabanas Beach, explore the activities along Big Lagoon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Taraw Cliff. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our El Nido journey builder app.

Explore your travel options from Tulamben to El Nido with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Coron, Philippines

— 3 nights
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
On the 25th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Tapyas, then explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Barracuda Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Twin Lagoon and then step off the mainland to explore Malcapuya Island.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Coron using our trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from El Nido to Coron takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Banaue.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Banaue, Philippines

— 2 nights
Surrounded by aesthetically pleasing and historically important rice terraces, the town of Banaue brings in many visitors each day, drawn to its World Heritage-listed agricultural sites.
On the 28th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Batad Rice Terraces, get to know the fascinating history of Banaue Rice Terraces, and then get engrossed in the history at Banaue Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Chapah Waterfalls.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Banaue attractions planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Coron to Banaue in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banaue

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums