32 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

32 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Bus
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Melaka, Malaysia
— 1 night
Bus
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hat Yai, Thailand
— 1 night
Train
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly
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Da Nang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 1 night

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Singapore, Singapore — 3 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Singapore Botanic Gardens, Orchard Road, Sultan Mosque, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Polar Bear Gallery, browse the exhibits of Ode To Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alphonsus.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiport is Singapore Changi Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Melaka.
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Melaka, Malaysia — 1 night

Historical City

Known as the "Historical City," Melaka boasts an eclectic blend of colonial, Peranakan Chinese, and traditional Malay architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, take an in-depth tour of Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Malacca River, and finally contemplate the long history of A Famosa Fort.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melaka trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Singapore to Melaka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daytime highs in Melaka are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuala Lumpur.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 4 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.
When in Kuala Lumpur, make a side trip to see Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, approximately Sepang away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, stroll around KLCC Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Caves, and don't miss a visit to Merdeka Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur day trip planning website.

You can drive from Melaka to Kuala Lumpur in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Hat Yai.
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Hat Yai, Thailand — 1 night

City of Paris

The fourth-largest Malay city and one of the country's premier shopping and commercial districts, Hat Yai has proved extremely popular among local tourists.
On the 11th (Fri), look for gifts at Hat Yai Floating Market, walk around Hatyai Municipality Park, then explore the galleries of Siam Art Gallery, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at CentralFestival Hatyai.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hat Yai online road trip planner.

Getting from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai is minus 1 hour. November in Hat Yai sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok, Thailand — 2 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.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and then buy something for everyone on your list at Asiatique The Riverfront. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Khaosan Road, stop by The Artisans' Royal Club, then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and finally get engrossed in the history at Patpong Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hat Yai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Siem Reap.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 3 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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, browse the handmade items at Khmer Ceramics Centre, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Bangkok.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Fun & Games

Bangkok, Thailand — 1 night

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally stroll around Lumpini Park.

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Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai, Thailand — 2 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chiang Man, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and finally explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and then admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in November, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chiang Rai.
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Side Trip

Chiang Rai, Thailand — 2 nights

Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): walk around Singha Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rong Khun, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Doi Ngam Muang. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Baan Dam Museum and then make a trip to Clock Tower Chiang Rai.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai itinerary planner.

Drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Chiang Mai, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chiang Rai, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luang Prabang.
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Luang Prabang, Laos — 2 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.
On the 23rd (Wed), stop by Ma Te Sai, identify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at 100 Waterfalls, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Manorom. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Phousi, then see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, and finally take in the views from Bamboo Bridge.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Luang Prabang trip planning site.

Drive from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In November in Luang Prabang, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Hanoi.
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Side Trip

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.
On the 26th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), and contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanoi trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Hanoi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Da Nang.
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Da Nang, Vietnam — 2 nights

City of Bridges

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
On the 30th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Da Nang Fine Arts Museum and then see some colorful creatures with Dacotours - Da Nang Travel Agency. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at The Marble Mountains, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then snap pictures at Japanese Covered Bridge, and finally stop by Rubin Cloth Shop.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Nang trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hanoi to Da Nang by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Da Nang, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Independence Palace, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, view the masterpieces at Aitch Space, 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 relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nha tho Da Minh, and then make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City road trip site.

Fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C.
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