49 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

49 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia holiday planner
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 day
Fly
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sandakan, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly to Limbang, Drive to Bandar Seri Begawan
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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
— 2 nights
Drive to Limbang, Fly to Kuching
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Kuching, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
Fly
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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 15 nights
Fly
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 9 nights
Drive
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand — 1 day

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 3rd (Fri), wander the streets of Khaosan Road and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport and U-Tapao International Airport. March in Bangkok sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Kuala Lumpur.
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Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 5 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 Putra Mosque in Putrajaya, approximately Putrajaya away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, tour the pleasant surroundings at KL Bird Park, don't miss a visit to Merdeka Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thean Hou Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuala Lumpur online road trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Sandakan.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 8:

Sandakan, Malaysia — 3 nights

Taking a trip to Sandakan remains one of the best ways to enjoy eco-friendly and culturally rewarding adventures in one of Borneo's largest cities.
Step out of Sandakan to go to Sepilok and see Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Sandakan Memorial Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kun Yam (Goddess of Mercy) Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, and steep yourself in history at Agnes Newton Keith Home.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sandakan trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, plan for little chillier days in Sandakan, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Kota Kinabalu.
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Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia — 3 nights

A holiday in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital and main gateway town, offers access to urban areas boasting a diverse and rapidly evolving set of malls, bars, and quality restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
Kota Kinabalu is known for nature, shopping, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Wisma Sabah, see majestic marine mammals with Glass Bottom Boat Tours, and head off the coast to Sapi Island.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kota Kinabalu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Bandar Seri Begawan.
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Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam — 2 nights

The capital of the Sultanate of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a variety of entertainment in a modern Islamic setting.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the striking features of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, then examine the collection at Royal Regalia Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, and finally walk around Tasek Lama Recreational Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Istana Nurul Iman, get curious at Malay Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tamu Kianggeh, and finally make a trip to Kampong Ayer - Venice of East.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bandar Seri Begawan day trip planning tool.

Getting from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kuching.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

Kuching, Malaysia — 3 nights

Cat City

A state capital, Kuching offers access to the surrounding landscape on a range of ecotours through national parks and reserves.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bako National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Sarawak Orchid Garden, see the interesting displays at The Ranee Museum, then examine the collection at Sarawak Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Kuching Esplanade.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kuching route maker app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bandar Seri Begawan to Kuching in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Kuching sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Singapore.
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Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:

Singapore, Singapore — 4 nights

Lion City

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina Bay.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Singapore travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuching to Singapore takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. March in Singapore sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Hanoi.
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Parks · Shopping · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:

Hanoi, Vietnam — 15 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.
Take a break from Hanoi with a short trip to Dau Pagoda in Bac Ninh, about 52 minutes away. On the 24th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, see Off-Road Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Literature & National University.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi road trip planning website.

You can fly from Singapore to Hanoi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hanoi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 23 — Apr 7:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — 9 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 9th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cu Chi Tunnels, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, and hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City road trip site.

You can fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Ho Chi Minh City sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Phnom Penh.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 16:

Phnom Penh, Cambodia — 2 nights

Charming City

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.
On the 17th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then stop by Confirel Showroom, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally get in on the family fun at Fly Phnom Penh. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, appreciate the history behind Independence Monument, then examine the collection at National Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

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

Traveling by car from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Bangkok.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Bangkok, Thailand — 2 nights

City of Angels

On the 19th (Wed), admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, then contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip maker app.

You can fly from Phnom Penh to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20: