45 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

45 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly
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George Town, Malaysia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Ferry to Sanur, Fly to Jakarta
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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 9 nights
Fly to Vientiane, Bus to Vang Vieng
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Vang Vieng, Laos
— 1 night
Bus to Vientiane, Fly to Pakse
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Pakse, Laos
— 3 nights
Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Jakarta, Indonesia

— 3 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.
Jakarta is known for shopping, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at AirCREW Sensation, appreciate the history behind National Monument (MONAS), get in on the family fun at Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park, and get lost in a book at Freedom Library.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jakarta trip itinerary website.

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major aiports are Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Husein Sastranegara International Airport and Kertajati International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to George Town.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

George Town, Malaysia

— 5 nights
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle, get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and admire the masterpieces at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our George Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jakarta to George Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cameron Highlands.

Things to do in George Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

— 2 nights
Breathe in some fresh air during a holiday in Cameron Highlands, a hill station in Malaysia known for its impressive vistas.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): experience rural life at Highlands Apiary Farm, take in the awesome beauty at Gunung Irau (Mount Irau), then delve into the lush surroundings at Mossy Forest, and finally view the masterpieces at Mah Meri Art Gallery. On your second day here, get behind the scenes at Boh's Tea Centre, trek along Cameron Highlands Trail No. 3, and then experience rural life at Cameron Bharat Tea Estate.

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

You can drive from George Town to Cameron Highlands in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from George Town to Cameron Highlands, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Cameron Highlands

Parks · Nature · Tours · Trails

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 3 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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, get your game on at Hauntu, and take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Cameron Highlands to Kuala Lumpur in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. May in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Singapore, Singapore

— 2 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 Singapore Flyer, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, take in the views from Jubilee Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary website.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can fly to Seminyak.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Seminyak, Indonesia

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Seminyak Beach and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seminyak online route planner.

You can fly from Singapore to Seminyak in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. When traveling from Singapore in June, plan for little chillier days in Seminyak, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Spas · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Ubud, Indonesia

— 2 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
On the 5th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then go for a walk through Campuhan Ridge Walk. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mason Elephant Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, then Head underground at Elephant Cave, and finally view the masterpieces at Threads of Life.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ubud trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Seminyak to Ubud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ubud are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

— 5 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.
Nusa Lembongan is known for wildlife, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Devil's Tears, try for a hole-in-one at The Coconut Hut Mini Golf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Jungut Batu Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nusa Lembongan trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ubud to Nusa Lembongan takes 1.5 hours. In June in Nusa Lembongan, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jakarta.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Jakarta, Indonesia

— 3 nights

Big Durian

Change things up with these side-trips from Jakarta: AEON MALL (in Tangerang) and Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua (in Cisarua). See even more of Jakarta: get your game on at Sandbox VR - PIM Street Gallery, steep yourself in history at Jakarta Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakarta Cathedral, and examine the collection at Wayang Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jakarta trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Nusa Lembongan to Jakarta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nusa Lembongan to Jakarta. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand

— 9 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Pattaya (Big C - Central Marina, Walking Street Pattaya, &more) and Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and get great views at Wat Saket.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

Getting from Jakarta to Bangkok by flight takes about 6.5 hours. June in Bangkok sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Vang Vieng, Laos

— 1 night
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon and then identify plant and animal life at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Wat That, Head underground at Tham Chang, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tham Chang Cave, and finally Head underground at Tham Nam (Water cave).

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vang Vieng itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Vang Vieng takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Pakse.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Pakse, Laos

— 3 nights

Gateway to Southern Laos

Resting at the meeting point of the Se Don and Mekong rivers, Pakse provides the ideal starting point from which to begin your discovery of southern Laos.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pakse: Champasak Town (Chez Maman & Wat Phu) and Si Phan Don (in Don Loppadi). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Bolaven Plateau, get engrossed in the history at Champasak Historical Heritage Museum, don't miss a visit to Wat Luang Temple, and take in the views from Lao Nippon Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pakse trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Vang Vieng to Pakse in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Pakse can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pakse

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Samut Prakan to see Ancient City about 52 minutes away. Enjoy Bangkok some more: meet the residents at Safari World, browse the range of quality goods at Terminal 21, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and look for gifts at Tom's Fashion.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok online itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pakse to Bangkok. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Penang travel guide

3.7
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."

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.