48 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

48 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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48 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Madrid, Spain
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  7​h 45​min
5
Boracay, Philippines
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
6
Denpasar, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Komodo National Park, Indonesia
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
8
Amed, Indonesia
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
9
Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
11
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
+4
ferry + bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h 15​min
12
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 30​min
13
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Madrid, Spain

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get some cultural insight at Wat Pho and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). Your inner history buff will appreciate The Grand Palace and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Pridi Banomyong Memorial & Wat Maha That) and Ancient City (in Samut Prakan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House, surround yourself with nature on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online trip itinerary builder .

Madrid, Spain to Bangkok is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Madrid to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in June, things will get a bit warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Ancient City
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Escape Break and Jayav Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, and catch a ride with Viti's Tuk Tuk & Car Driver.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap journey website .

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at National Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Din Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, then take in the exciting artwork at Lotus Space, and finally step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

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

2
nights
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 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Vietnam Silver House, then view the masterpieces at Soyn, and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fito Museum - Museums of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy
Highlights from your plan
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
The Independence Palace ©
The Independence Palace
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

4
nights
Boracay, Philippines

Boracay ©
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Balinghai Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and White Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ilig Iligan Beach, stroll through Bugtongbato Beach, head off the coast to Boracay Waters, and see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Boracay trip simple and quick.

Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Boracay, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Boracay are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Scuba & Snorkeling
White Beach ©
White Beach

2
nights
Denpasar, Indonesia

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Get in touch with nature at Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali. Get some cultural insight at Tanah Lot Temple and Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak. Go for a jaunt from Denpasar to Seminyak to see Seminyak Beach about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Nyaman Gallery and browse the exhibits of Reservoart.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Denpasar in 9.5 hours. In July in Denpasar, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Komodo National Park.

Things to do in Denpasar

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Seminyak, Tanah Lot Temple, Kuta Beach - Bali
Highlights from your plan
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur
Kuta Beach - Bali ©
Kuta Beach - Bali

1
night
Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Komodo National Park ©
Originally established to protect the giant lizards that share its name, today Komodo National Park preserves all species of vegetation and wildlife found on its 29 islands, where the biodiversity has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Komodo, then explore the gorgeous colors at Batu Bolong Reef, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Pengah Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Komodo National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Komodo National Park driving holiday tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denpasar to Komodo National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Amed.

Things to do in Komodo National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Komodo National Park ©
Komodo National Park
Komodo ©
Komodo

2
nights
Amed, Indonesia

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Liberty Shipwreck and Besakih Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Mount Agung. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through White Sand Beach Yoga and admire the natural beauty at Taman Tirtagangga.

Plan trip to Amed with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Komodo National Park to Amed. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Ubud.

Things to do in Amed

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Karangasem, USS Liberty Shipwreck, Mount Agung
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Besakih Temple ©
Besakih Temple

4
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get in touch with nature at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Elephant Safari Park. Get some historical perspective at Tirta Empul Temple and Saraswati Temple. Go for a jaunt from Ubud to Padangbai to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Five Art Studio, see the interesting displays at Neka Art Museum, browse the exhibits of Threads of Life, and Head underground at Elephant Cave Ubud.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ubud travel planner .

Getting from Amed to Ubud by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Amed in July since evenings lows in Ubud dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Elephant Safari Park, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Let the collections at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum and Madame Tussauds Singapore capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of Singapore and Chinatown. There's lots more to do: stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Asian Civilisations Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, and see the interesting displays at The Intan.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Ubud to Singapore in 6 hours. Traveling from Ubud in July, expect nights in Singapore to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sentosa Island
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum ©
National Museum of Singapore ©
National Museum of Singapore

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Relax by the water at Ao Plai Laem and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Bottle Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mae Haad Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Khom, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Singapore to Ko Pha Ngan takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Singapore to Ko Pha Ngan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mae Haad Beach ©
Mae Haad Beach
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Long Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Laem Tong Bay and Nui Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ko Bida Nok, kick back and relax at Ao Ton Sai, Head underground at Viking Cave, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don travel planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Phi Phi Don in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in July since evenings lows in Ko Phi Phi Don dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Visit Patong Beach and Freedom Beach for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Patong Inn Art and Apichart art gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong), Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Phang Nga Elephant Park (in Phang Nga). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Tri Trang Beach, stroll through Karon Beach, and view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong day trip planning app .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Phang Nga Elephant Park, Big Buddha Phuket, Phang Nga Bay.
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

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