56 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

56 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 6 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Phuket
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Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 6 nights
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 8 nights
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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Hanoi, Vietnam

— 6 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.
On the 8th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the exciting artwork at TiredCity Hang Bong, and contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hanoi online trip itinerary maker.

Spokane, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoi An.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 13:

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.
Take a break from Hoi An with a short trip to Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through The Marble Mountains, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoi An road trip site.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hoi An in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Hoi An

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 18:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 4 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.
On the 21st (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

To see photos and tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Hoi An, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ho Chi Minh City, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Phnom Penh trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. April in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 5 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.
Spend the 27th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, make a trip to Pub Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 97°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:

Luang Prabang, Laos

— 3 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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at MandaLao Elephant Conservation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, and see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip planner.

Fly from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Siem Reap in April since evenings lows in Luang Prabang dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) & Wat Maha That). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Luang Prabang to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Luang Prabang in May, with lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 7:

Koh Tao, Thailand

— 2 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Nuan Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. May in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 82°F at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Patong, Thailand

— 6 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately Chalong away. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, take in the exciting artwork at Patong Inn Art, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Patong in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Koh Tao in May since evenings lows in Patong dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 15:

Singapore, Singapore

— 6 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Step out of Singapore with an excursion to Sentosa Boardwalk in Sentosa Island--about 32 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, get a taste of the local shopping with Orchard Road, walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and head outdoors with City Scoot.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip planner.

You can fly from Patong to Singapore in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT) is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Singapore are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 21:

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 8 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denpasar: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Antara Bali Tour (in Celuk) and Ubud (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, &more). The adventure continues: cool off at Waterbom Bali, take a stroll through Jimbaran Bay, discover the deep blue sea with Ocean Gravity Dive Center Bali, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Denpasar day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Denpasar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. May in Denpasar sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Denpasar

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 29:

Puerto Princesa, Philippines

— 2 nights

City in the Forest

A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the activities along Honda Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Tubbataha Reef.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Princesa online attractions planner.

Fly from Denpasar to Puerto Princesa in 10 hours. In May in Puerto Princesa, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 29 — 31: