31 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia Itinerary

31 days in Thailand, Vietnam & Indonesia Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Bus to Patong
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Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly to Haiphong, Ferry to Halong Bay
4
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Bus to Hanoi
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hue, Vietnam
— 1 night
Drive
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuta, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand — 4 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Aussie Divers Phuket has been added to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by New Era's Vienna, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Patong road trip planning website.

London, UK to Patong is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Patong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, things will get a bit warmer in Patong: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. On the 4th (Mon), you're off to Koh Tao.
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:

Koh Tao, Thailand — 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, then stop by Flipflop and Treacle, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Koh Tao day trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Patong to Koh Tao in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Koh Tao when traveling from Patong in September, with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Bangkok, Thailand — 4 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok holiday planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train; or ride a ferry. September in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

Halong Bay, Vietnam — 2 nights

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the activities along Hạ Long Bay, explore the striking landscape of Cat Ba Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Halong Bay trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Halong Bay takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Hanoi.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 4 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 12th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanoi day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Hue.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

Hue, Vietnam — 1 night

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hue trip website.

You can fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Hue are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Hoi An.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Hoi An, Vietnam — 3 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.
Step out of Hoi An with an excursion to Tran Thi Ly Bridge in Da Nang--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy some diversion at Henna Art Hoi An, kick back and relax at Cua Dai Beach, and get in on the family fun at Hoi An Memories Land.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoi An online trip builder.

Drive from Hue to Hoi An in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 3 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 (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor Jade Pagoda, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly to Ubud.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Ubud, Indonesia — 3 nights

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Ubud is known for parks, spas, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, go for a walk through Campuhan Ridge Walk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bali Zoo.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ubud online trip builder.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubud in 7 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubud due to the time zone difference. September in Ubud sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kuta.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Kuta, Indonesia — 3 nights

Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kuta: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). There's much more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, look for gifts at Oriental Jewelery, browse the exhibits of Reservoart, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kuta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ubud to Kuta in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Kuta, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:

Thailand travel guide

3.8
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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Vietnam travel guide

4.3
Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas · Landmarks
While most Southeast Asian countries have at least one booming metropolis, none seem to bustle nearly throughout like Vietnam does. While busy locals zoom about on motorbikes, visitors fill their Vietnam vacations with a mix of cultural sightseeing and exploring the landscape. Big cities and towns boast colonial architecture, open-air markets, outstanding spa complexes, and modern restaurants. The country also features over 3,200 km (2,000 mi) of coastline dotted with sandy bays that attract scuba divers and kitesurfers. Away from busy urban centers, a tour of Vietnam reveals a rural landscape of lush rice paddies, jagged mountain peaks, and timeless villages unspoiled by the outside world.
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Indonesia travel guide

4.3
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.
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