57 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

57 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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57 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 15​min
4
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 5 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 5 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Seminyak, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Duong Dong, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
11
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
12
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
13
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
14
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

3
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi ©
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.
Hanoi is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and browse the exhibits of Tired City Hang Bong.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi road trip site .

New Delhi, India to Hanoi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:
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Tired City Hang Bong ©
Tired City Hang Bong
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

3
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, wildlife, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, experience rural life at The Living Land Company, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, and see the interesting displays at Royal Palace Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang vacation planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Nature Parks Museums
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The Living Land Company ©
The Living Land Company
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang), Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luang Prabang in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Chiang Mai, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:
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Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem, get your game on at Playground and Cafe, and take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Salad Beach
Salad Beach

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Krabi Elephant Sanctuary (in Krabi Town), Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, and don't miss a visit to Bangla Road.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Patong trip maker app .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong by combination of ferry, flight, and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Patong. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Karon Beach, Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, Phang Nga Bay.
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

5
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, step off the mainland to explore Ko Rok Nok, enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and stroll through Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ko Lanta trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Seminyak.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

3
nights
Seminyak, Indonesia

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seminyak side-trips: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Waterbom Bali, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and kick back and relax at Kuta Beach - Bali.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seminyak day trip site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Lanta to Seminyak takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Seminyak. In January in Seminyak, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kuta, Uluwatu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple, Jimbaran Bay
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Waterbom Bali ©
Waterbom Bali
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring), Ulun Danu Beratan Temple (in Tabanan) and Elephant Safari Park (in Tegalalang). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, stop by Threads of Life, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and relax in the rural setting at Tegalalang Rice Terrace.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ubud day trip planning app .

Drive from Seminyak to Ubud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Ubud, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Elephant Safari Park, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Tirta Empul Temple
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Spas

5
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Change things up with a short trip to Universal Studios Singapore in Sentosa Island (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, see the interesting displays at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, stroll around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Singapore trip tool .

You can fly from Ubud to Singapore in 6 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Duong Dong.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Universal Studios Singapore
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

5
nights
Duong Dong, Vietnam

Duong Dong ©
Change things up with a short trip to Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc in Ganh Dau (about 38 minutes away).

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Duong Dong trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Duong Dong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Duong Dong. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Duong Dong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phu Quoc Island, Duong To, Vinpearl Land Phu Quoc, Peppers in Phu Quoc chez Le Ho
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Phu Quoc Countryside ©
Phu Quoc Countryside
Ong Lang Beach ©
Ong Lang Beach
Archipelago Anthoy ©
Archipelago Anthoy

2
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, then ponder the world of politics at The Independence Palace, then ponder the world of politics at Central Post Office, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

Make your Ho Chi Minh City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Duong Dong to Ho Chi Minh City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In February in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
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 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range, then examine the collection at National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Phnom Penh trip planner .

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. February in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, spas, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Siem Reap online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and explore the ancient world of Wat Pho.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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