22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kuta, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
8
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
9
Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Perth, Australia

2
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Mason Elephant Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ubud route planner.

Perth, Australia to Ubud is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Perth in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Ubud. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuta.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Wildlife Spas

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Tirta Empul Temple
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Mason Elephant Park ©
Mason Elephant Park

2
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): have fun at SuperHuman Fitness Bali and then make a splash at Waterbom Bali. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uluwatu Temple, stop by Asia Silver, and then don't miss a visit to Tanah Lot Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuta road trip tool.

You can drive from Ubud to Kuta in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kuta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Kuta

Theme Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Seminyak, Uluwatu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple
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Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Central Post Office, get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City day trip planning app.

Fly from Kuta to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuta to Ho Chi Minh City is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
Ben Thanh Market ©
Ben Thanh Market

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 26th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then have fun at Cambodia Fire Range, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, examine the collection at National Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. December in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Cambodia Fire Range ©
Cambodia Fire Range
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, then delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, and finally explore the ancient world of Pre Rup. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pub Street, then explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, then delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Spas
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Xieng Thong, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Palace Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Laos Buffalo Dairy.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Luang Prabang is a bit cooler than Siem Reap - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then enjoy breathtaking views from Observatory Point, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House. On the next day, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Siam Rare Books and Collectibles, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and finally meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok attractions planning app.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Bangkok in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luang Prabang in December: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then make a trip to Bangla Road, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, then stroll through Patong Beach, and then kick back and relax at Karon Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Patong trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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.
Singapore is known for parks, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Gardens by the Bay, trek along Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and shop like a local with Orchard Road.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Singapore trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Time (SGT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Singapore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Siloso Skywalk
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 9:
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

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