24 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

24 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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24 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  6​h 45​min
2
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Drive + Fly:  9​h
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h
5
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
+4
ferry + bus + Fly + foot + bus:  10​h
6
Ubud, Indonesia
— 6 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Gili Air, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Los Angeles, United States

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.
Head to 54 Traditions Gallery and Indigo Storefor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Quarter and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), stop by The Bookworm Hanoi, browse the different shops at Vincom Mega Mall, and revel in the low prices at Factory Outlet.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hanoi travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Hanoi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hanoi

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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54 Traditions Gallery ©
54 Traditions Gallery
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ©
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

1
night
Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a stroll through Cua Van Floating Village, then get engrossed in the history at Bảo Tàng Quảng Ninh, then step off the mainland to explore Hon Ga Choi Island, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Ha Long Pearl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Bai Tu Long Bay.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Halong Bay sightseeing planner.

Getting from Hanoi to Halong Bay by combination of bus and ferry takes about 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Parks Nature Museums
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Bai Tu Long Bay ©
Bai Tu Long Bay
Cua Van Floating Village ©
Cua Van Floating Village
Hon Ga Choi Island ©
Hon Ga Choi Island

1
night
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've now added Angkor Wat to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap vacation builder.

Getting from Hoi An to Siem Reap by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat

2
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Platinum Fashion Mall and Klongs. Get some cultural insight at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Sukhumvit. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex. There's lots more to do: stop by Rajawongse Clothier, contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, and look for all kinds of wild species at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute).

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bangkok holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Siem Reap to Bangkok takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
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Rajawongse Clothier ©
Rajawongse Clothier
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex ©

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 13th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, and then look for gifts at Phi Phi Postcard Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don itinerary builder.

Getting from Bangkok to Ko Phi Phi Don by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 74°F. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Viking Cave ©
Viking Cave

6
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Popular historic sites such as Tanah Lot Temple and Tirta Empul Temple are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ubud: Supermarket Bintang Seminyak (in Seminyak), Mount Kawi (in Tampaksiring) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Neka Art Museum, explore the world behind art at Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), browse the eclectic array of goods at Ubud Traditional Art Market, and look for gifts at Mendira House.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ubud tour planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ubud in 10 hours. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ubud, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Ubud are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gili Air.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, Manggis, Geger Beach Nusa Dua Bali, Bintang Supermarket Seminyak, Uluwatu Temple
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Gili Air, Indonesia

Gili Air
Proximity to Lombok makes Gili Air extremely popular with honeymooners and tourists, but the small island is also known for its pristine beaches and excellent snorkeling.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Gili Air Night Market.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gili Air travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Ubud to Gili Air takes 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Gili Air

Shopping
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