22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

22 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mason Elephant Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, and then make a trip to Tegalalang Rice Terrace.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ubud holiday planner.

Perth, Australia to Ubud is an approximately 7- hour flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ubud when traveling from Perth in December, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuta.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife Parks 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.
On the 22nd (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at SuperHuman Fitness Bali and then cool off at Waterbom Bali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uluwatu Temple, stop by Asia Silver, and then make a trip to Tanah Lot Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kuta trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Ubud to Kuta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Kuta

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Seminyak, Tanah Lot Temple, Uluwatu Temple
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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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.
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, ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, then take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda). Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, and then don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral ©
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Fire Range, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then examine the collection at National Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phnom Penh online trip itinerary planner.

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. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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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.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and finally delve into the distant past at Pre Rup. Keep things going the next day: 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 photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Siem Reap online holiday planner.

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) to allow enough time to 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.
On the 30th (Wed), look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, 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 admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, and then get a taste of life in the country at Laos Buffalo Dairy.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang travel planning tool.

Getting from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Siem Reap in December, things will get a bit cooler in Luang Prabang: highs are around 31°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then take in panoramic vistas at Observatory Point, and finally admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse for treasures at Siam Rare Books and Collectibles, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok day trip planning tool.

Getting from Luang Prabang to Bangkok by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, Bangkok is a bit warmer than Luang Prabang - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Jungceylon, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Patong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon Beach
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Jungceylon ©
Jungceylon

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: stroll through Gardens by the Bay, visit Chinatown, get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, and walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Singapore tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Singapore takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Patong to Singapore, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 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:
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Flyer ©
Singapore Flyer

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