60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Manila, Philippines
— 3 nights
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Bus to Noi Bai Airport, Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
Fly to Chiang Mai International Airport, Drive to Lampang
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Lampang, Thailand
— 1 night
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Drive to Chiang Mai International Airport, Fly to Da Nang International Airport, Drive to Hoi An
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly to Hat Yai International Airport, Drive to Pattani City
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Pattani City, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive to Hat Yai International Airport, Fly to Patong
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 6 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Taxi to Bophut
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Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Manila, Philippines

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Explore hidden gems such as San Agustin Church and Manila Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Santiago and Intramuros. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manila: Ayala Museum (in Makati) and Katungkulan Beach Resort (in Ternate). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Cruz Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Vincent de Paul Parish Church, steep yourself in history at Sto. Nino de Tondo Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de Santa Isabel.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manila online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Manila is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from London to Manila, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Manila reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Hanoi.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanoi, Vietnam

— 5 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.
Visit Old Quarter and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and Temple of Literature & National University. Spend the 6th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 7th (Mon), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, examine the collection at Vietnamese Women's Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Manila to Hanoi takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Hanoi is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Halong Bay, Vietnam

— 5 nights
Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Bai Tu Long Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lan Ha Bay and Ti Top Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Sung Sot Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Long Tien Pagoda, explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, and step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Hanoi to Halong Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 4 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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Luangprabang Elephant Camp will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Wat Manorom. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, steep yourself in history at Wat Tat Luang, admire the masterpieces at The Buddhist Archive of Photography, and admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Luang Prabang visit planner.

Getting from Halong Bay to Luang Prabang by combination of ferry, car, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. March in Luang Prabang sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Lampang.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Lampang, Thailand

— 1 night

Sleeping Beauty

Translating as "City of the Horse Carriage," Lampang still remains relatively untouristed, which gives it an authentic, traditional feel that's hard to find in a lot of other Thai tourist hotspots.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chiang Rai and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Sri Chum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lampang vacation planner.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Lampang by car takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In March, daytime highs in Lampang are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Lampang

Historic Sites

Hoi An, Vietnam

— 5 nights
Indisputably one of Vietnam's most atmospheric destinations, Hoi An contains a World Heritage-listed old town boasting over 2,000 years of culture and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mỹ Sơn and Non Nuoc Beach. Fukian Assembly Hall (Phuc Kien) and Chuc Thanh Pagoda are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to My Khe Beach in Da Nang, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the striking landscape at The Marble Mountains, explore the world behind art at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoi An route planner.

Getting from Lampang to Hoi An by car takes about 20.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Lampang in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hoi An: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 1 night

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 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church Huyen Sy, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Bitexco Financial Tower.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hoi An in March: highs in Ho Chi Minh City hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums · Historic Sites

Singapore, Singapore

— 5 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Battlebox and Singapore Botanic Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to East Coast Park and Jurong Bird Park. When in Singapore, make a side trip to see Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island, approximately Sentosa Island away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Kranji War Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Singapore attractions planner.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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.
Get some cultural insight at Putra Mosque and Thean Hou Temple. Popular historic sites such as Batu Caves and Sri Maha Mariamman Temple are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at KL Bird Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Mosque (Masjid Negara), admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, and take a stroll through KLCC - Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Kuala Lumpur, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pattani City.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pattani City, Thailand

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll through Laem Tachi (Laem Pho), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lim Ko Niao Shrine, and then admire the landmark architecture of Pattani Provincial Central Mosque.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pattani City trip planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Pattani City by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Pattani City are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pattani City

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Patong, Thailand

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Step out of the city life by going to Nai Harn Beach and Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Rawai (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, and get great views at Karon View Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Patong tour planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pattani City to Patong. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Krabi Town, Thailand

— 6 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Visiting Long Beach and Bamboo Island will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Railay Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Krabi Town: Lanta Animal Welfare (in Ban Sala Dan) and Khlong Dao Beach (in Ko Lanta). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with The Dive Ao Nang, stroll through Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), head off the coast to Chicken Island, and look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip itinerary website.

Getting from Patong to Krabi Town by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Bophut, Thailand

— 4 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Maenam Beach and Chaweng Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Plai Laem and Samui Elephant Sanctuary. When in Bophut, make a side trip to see Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) in Maret, approximately Maret away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Choeng Mon Beach, stop by Classic International Suits, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bophut day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bophut when traveling from Krabi Town in April, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

— 5 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Salad Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Bottle Beach and Haad Rin. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haad Yao Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Paradise Waterfall.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan online trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Get some historical perspective at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Rat Praditthan, Historic City of Ayutthaya, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Suthat, walk around Lumpini Park, and stroll the grounds of Wat Ratchaburana Ratchaworawihan.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Bangkok vacation tool.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. April in Bangkok sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.

Ko Samui travel guide

3.9
Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.