60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Hue, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Hoi An, Vietnam
— 4 nights
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 5 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
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Fly to Krabi, Bus to Krabi, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Ko Samet, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Pai, Thailand
— 1 night
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
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Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
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Fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Drive to Ha Long Bai Chay, Ferry to Halong Bay
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Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, Drive to Tuan Chau Island Marina, Fly to Cartagena

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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 20th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), contemplate the long history of Temple of Literature & National University, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hanoi trip planner.

Cartagena, Colombia to Hanoi is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Cartagena to Hanoi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Hue.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Hue, Vietnam — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 25th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Imperial City, make a trip to Luc Bo Culture Space, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the striking features of Thien Mu Pagoda.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hue trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Hanoi to Hue in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Hue, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hoi An.
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Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:

Hoi An, Vietnam — 4 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.
Hoi An is known for shopping, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Precious Heritage by Rehahn, experience rural life at Tra Que Minty Garden, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hoi An day trip app.

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 77°F in January, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Nha Trang.
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Find places to stay Jan 26 — 30:

Nha Trang, Vietnam — 2 nights

On a vacation in Nha Trang, a famous Vietnam resort town, you can lounge on a beach all day and party into the night.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Son Pagoda, take in the spiritual surroundings of Po Nagar Cham Towers, and then explore the galleries of Long Thanh Photo Studio.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nha Trang holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Hoi An to Nha Trang takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
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Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:

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 4th (Sat), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, hunt for treasures at Ben Thanh Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ho Chi Minh City trip maker tool.

Fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Singapore.
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Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:

Singapore, Singapore — 5 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: admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gardens by the Bay, don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer, and do sightseeing at your own pace with City Scoot.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Singapore tour itinerary website.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Kuala Lumpur.
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Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 3 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.
Kuala Lumpur is known for sightseeing, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Central Market Kuala Lumpur, and admire the masterpieces at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur trip planner.

You can fly from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand — 3 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, sightseeing, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with ProFun Divers, see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don travel route app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Patong.
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Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:

Patong, Thailand — 5 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Banana Beach (in Ko He) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, have fun at Kidzoona, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and stroll through Green Elephant Sanctuary Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Patong online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Ko Samet.
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Find places to stay Feb 15 — 20:

Ko Samet, Thailand — 3 nights

A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Phai, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Thian, and then stroll through Ao Wai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Kaew Beach, then kick back and relax at Ao Kiu Na Nok, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Karang (Ao Pakarang).

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ko Samet online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Patong to Ko Samet with the Route module. February in Ko Samet sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pai.
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Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:

Pai, Thailand — 1 night

Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Pai Canyon and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pai sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ko Samet to Pai. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ko Samet in February since evenings lows in Pai dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.
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Find places to stay Feb 23 — 24:

Chiang Mai, Thailand — 5 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.
Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win) and Pha Dok Seaw Waterfall (in Chom Thong). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

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Traveling by car from Pai to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly to Bangkok.
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Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in March, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to fly to Siem Reap.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:

Siem Reap, Cambodia — 4 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.
Spend the 9th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pre Rup, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Siem Reap day trip planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Luang Prabang.
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Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:

Luang Prabang, Laos — 3 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.
Step out of Luang Prabang to go to Nong Khiaw and see 100 Waterfalls, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, make a trip to Vat Visounarath, get a taste of life in the country at Laos Buffalo Dairy, and admire the striking features of Wat Xiengthong.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luang Prabang trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Siem Reap in March, Luang Prabang is little chillier at night with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Halong Bay.
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Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Halong Bay, Vietnam — 5 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Cat Ba Island in Cat Ba (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, relax and rejuvenate at Le Parfum Spa, and Head underground at Dau Go Cave.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Halong Bay day trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight, car, and ferry from Luang Prabang to Halong Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 17:

Phuket travel guide

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Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.
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