53 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

53 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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1
El Nido, Philippines
— 3 nights
2
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 5 nights
3
Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
4
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 2 nights
5
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
6
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 2 nights
7
Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
8
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
9
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 5 nights
10
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 4 nights
11
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
12
Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights

3
nights
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon and then step off the mainland to explore Entalula Island. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Lio Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Taraw Cliff.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the El Nido trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to El Nido is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. You will leave for Seminyak on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in El Nido

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Entalula Island ©
Entalula Island
Lio Beach ©
Lio Beach
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

5
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

Seminyak ©
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Room Escape Games. Step out of Seminyak to go to Jimbaran and see Samasta Lifestyle Village, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Six Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seminyak trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Nido to Seminyak takes 10 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Seminyak can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Tours Spas

Side Trips

Jimbaran, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:
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Double Six Beach ©
Double Six Beach
River Rafting & Tubing
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ubud Kajeng Rice Fields Walk and Walking tours. Take a break from Ubud with a short trip to Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple in Sebatu, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gunung Lebah Temple, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see the interesting displays at Neka Art Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ubud tour builder website.

Getting from Seminyak to Ubud by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ubud are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Ubud

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ubud Kajeng Rice Fields Walk ©
Ubud Kajeng Rice Fields Walk
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

Labuan Bajo ©
A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
On the 6th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Rangko Cave and then hike along Love Hill. On your second day here, pick up some local products at TPI Labuan Bajo and then head off the coast to Kelor Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Labuan Bajo trip builder site.

Getting from Ubud to Labuan Bajo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Nature Parks Trails
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Kelor Island ©
Kelor Island
Rangko Cave ©
Rangko Cave
TPI Labuan Bajo ©
TPI Labuan Bajo

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at C&M Learn Thai Culture and Haad Yuan Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hat Sadet Beach, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, stop by Natural Kite Park, and enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Labuan Bajo to Ko Pha Ngan takes 13 hours. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Haad Yuan Beach ©
Haad Yuan Beach
Hat Sadet Beach ©
Hat Sadet Beach

2
nights
Koh Tao, Thailand

Koh Tao ©
A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 13th (Wed), kick back and relax at Sai Daeng Beach and then browse the exhibits of The Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Rocky Bay and then have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao online trip itinerary builder.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In November in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
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Sai Daeng Beach ©
Sai Daeng Beach
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit
Rocky Bay ©
Rocky Bay

4
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Spas & Wellness. Next up on the itinerary: cool off at High Park Samui, don't miss a visit to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, and look for gifts at Boss International Suits.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Bophut

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Pagoda Khao Hua Jook
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Spas & Wellness
High Park Samui ©
High Park Samui

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Art In Paradise. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to De'zone, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave).

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Langkawi holiday maker website.

Fly from Bophut to Langkawi in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Bophut to Langkawi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Langkawi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Langkawi

Adventure Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Art In Paradise ©
Art In Paradise
Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave) ©
Gua Kelawar (Bat Cave)

5
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas & Wellness and Saladan Pier. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Diamond Cliff Beach, relax in the rural setting at Butterfly Complex Center, Head underground at Khao Mai Kaew Cave, and take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Langkawi to Ko Lanta in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Langkawi to Ko Lanta. November in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Khao Mai Kaew Cave ©
Khao Mai Kaew Cave
Spas & Wellness
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Viking Cave and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don route planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Viking Cave ©
Viking Cave
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver and Baphuon Temple. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and delve into the distant past at Preah Khan.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Siem Reap road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Siem Reap takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Historic Sites Adventure
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Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver ©
Baphuon Temple ©
Baphuon Temple
Kayaking & Canoeing

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tom's Fashion and The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat). Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan (in Ayutthaya), Speed Boats Tours (in Pattaya) and Bang Pa In Palace (in Bang Pa-in). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at King Rama IX Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, hunt for treasures at Pratunam Market, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, Speed Boats Tours, Bang Pa In Palace
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:
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Tom's Fashion ©
Tom's Fashion
King Rama IX Park ©
King Rama IX Park

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