41 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

41 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly to Phuket, Bus to Phuket Town
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Phuket Town, Thailand
— 4 nights
Bus to Phuket, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Pattaya, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly
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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Bus to Sanur, Ferry to Nusa Lembongan
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Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
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Singapore, Singapore

— 1 night

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
On the 6th (Fri), wander the streets of Chinatown, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Maxwell Food Centre, then browse the different shops at Clarke Quay, and finally examine the collection at The Intan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at East Coast Park, learn about all things military at Battlebox, and then stroll through MacRitchie Nature Trail.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Singapore visit planner.

Sydney, Australia to Singapore is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Singapore Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Singapore at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Johor Bahru.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Johor Bahru, Malaysia

— 4 nights

Southern City

A trip to Johor Bahru allows visitors to travel back to the colonial era and discover places of worship reminding visitors of the country's rich history and multicultural character. Explore museums preserving the stories of different communities from across Asia, and take time to get to know the city's charming streets, vibrant galleries, and growing cafe culture.
Step out of the city life by going to Desaru and Kota Tinggi Firefly Park. Pantai Minyak Beku and Chinese Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Johor Bahru: Dome (in Kulai) and Palm Resort Golf & Country Club (in Senai). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Arulmigu Rajamariamman Devasthanam, browse the different shops at Johor Bahru City Square, pause for some serene contemplation at The Vicar Church Of Immaculate Conception, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Johor Bahru is just a short distance from Singapore. March in Johor Bahru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can fly to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Johor Bahru

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and Batu Caves. Step off the beaten path and head to Suria KLCC Mall and Museum of Illusions. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuala Lumpur: Bagan Lalang Beach (in Sungai Pelek) and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque (in Shah Alam). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur online visit planner.

Fly from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kuala Lumpur are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Thailand

— 4 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Shop till you drop at Nordic Fashion and Sunday Walking Street Market (Lard Yai). Take a break from Phuket Town with a short trip to Yanui Beach in Rawai, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Phuket 3D Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bang Tao Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Bang Wad Reservoir and Dam, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mai Khao Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Phuket Town online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Phuket Town are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Chaiwatthanaram and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Pho and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan & Wat Phra Sri Sanphet). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Flower Market.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bangkok driving holiday tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Pattaya, Thailand

— 4 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Sai Kaew Beach. Popular historic sites such as Big Buddha Temple and Darul Ibadah Mosque are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien), stop by Ama Fashion, buy something for everyone on your list at Terminal 21 Pattaya, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Sam Saen.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pattaya trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bangkok, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pattaya, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Pattaya

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Baphuon Temple, explore the ancient world of Preah Khan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, and finally explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then view the masterpieces at Jayav Art, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap route maker app.

You can drive from Pattaya to Siem Reap in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pattaya in March: highs in Siem Reap hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, view the masterpieces at Lotus Space, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then revel in the low prices at Factory Outlet Store, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Mekong River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Russian Market, and then visit Bassac Lane.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Phnom Penh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ba Thien Hau Temple, wander the streets of Pham Ngu Lao Street, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Khu Du Lich Sinh Thai Cao Minh, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take a stroll through Saigon.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and car. March in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Jakarta.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Jakarta, Indonesia

— 2 nights

Big Durian

The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bogor Palace, then examine the collection at Kite Museum of Indonesia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ancol Beach Pool. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Galeri Nasional Indonesia, then explore the galleries of Bartele Gallery, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Summarecon Mal Serpong.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jakarta travel planner.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Jakarta by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, expect nights in Jakarta to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Kuta.

Things to do in Jakarta

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Kuta, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Get some cultural insight at Tanah Lot Temple and Bali Trick Art. Explore hidden gems such as Nyang-nyang Beach and Suluban Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kuta side-trips: Ungasan (Melasti Beach, Green Bowl Beach, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Tegal Wangi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jimbaran Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santo Fransiskus Xaverius, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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

Traveling by flight from Jakarta to Kuta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jakarta to Kuta. April in Kuta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

— 2 nights
The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the views from Yellow Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mushroom Beach, and then stroll through Devil's Tears. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nusa Lembongan day trip planning app.

Getting from Kuta to Nusa Lembongan by combination of bus and ferry takes about 3 hours. April in Nusa Lembongan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Ubud.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Ubud, Indonesia

— 4 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple and Luhur Batukaru Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tirta Empul Temple and Saraswati Temple. Step out of Ubud with an excursion to Mason Elephant Park in Tegalalang--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, look for gifts at John Hardy Workshop & Kapal Bamboo Boutique at Mambal, have fun at Terrace River Pool Swing, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ubud trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Nusa Lembongan to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Johor travel guide

3.1
Theme Parks · Shopping Malls · Landmarks
Abode of Dignity
Johor, one of Malaysia's most developed states, features monarchical and religious architecture among its university towns and government districts that also offer impressive engineering and modern cultural hotspots. Smaller settlements provide nice walking routes along rivers, or up to natural landmarks, such as waterfalls, mountains, hot springs, and fishing lakes. Offshore, visitors flock to popular dive spots because of the rich marine diversity hidden beneath the calm waters.

Phuket travel guide

3.9
Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.

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.