36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  29​h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
4
El Nido, Philippines
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
8
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
9
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
10
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 1 night
ferry:  45​min
11
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
12
Patong, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Curitiba, Brazil

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic City of Ayutthaya and Wat Mahathat. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok driving holiday app .

Curitiba, Brazil to Bangkok is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Curitiba to Bangkok, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Curitiba in December, expect Bangkok to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Quarter Luang Prabang and Kuang Si Butterfly Farm. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Phousi, make a trip to Wat Pa Huak, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Bangkok to Luang Prabang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect Luang Prabang to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Old Quarter Luang Prabang ©
Old Quarter Luang Prabang
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Photography Tours and Cambodia Landmine Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and examine the collection at Angkor National Museum.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip planning tool .

Getting from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luang Prabang in January, expect Siem Reap to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

1
night
El Nido, Philippines

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
On the 7th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the El Nido route builder .

Getting from Siem Reap to El Nido by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Siem Reap to El Nido. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

2
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Campuhan Ridge Walk and Nusa Dua Beach. Go for a jaunt from Ubud to Beraban to see Tanah Lot Temple about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Ubud attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from El Nido to Ubud takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nusa Dua Beach, Tanah Lot Temple
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Campuhan Ridge Walk ©
Campuhan Ridge Walk
Nusa Dua Beach ©
Nusa Dua Beach

3
nights
Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©
A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Merlion Park and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, wander the streets of Chinatown, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, and make a trip to Orchard Road.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Singapore trip planner .

Fly from Ubud to Singapore in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Gardens by the Bay ©
Gardens by the Bay
Singapore Zoo ©
Singapore Zoo
Singapore Botanic Gardens ©
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 15th (Wed), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at Art In Paradise. On the next day, stroll through Tanjung Rhu Beach, take a peaceful walk through Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Langkawi online travel planner .

You can fly from Singapore to Langkawi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Langkawi Sky Bridge ©
Langkawi Sky Bridge
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park ©
Kilim Karst Geoforest Park

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Khao Tham, look for gifts at Sugar & Spice, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to Ko Pha Ngan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Langkawi to Ko Pha Ngan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

3
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Explore hidden gems such as Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Speed Boats Tours. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Poda Island, take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, and kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town tour app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Krabi Town, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Poda Island ©
Poda Island

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Discover how to plan a Ko Phi Phi Don trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. January in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Lanta Animal Welfare. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island, kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, look for gifts at The Boss Collection, and have some family-friendly fun at Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Rok Island ©
Koh Rok Island

4
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nai Harn Beach and Freedom Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town), Chalong (Big Buddha Phuket & Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)) and Promthep Cape (in Rawai). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, head outdoors with Patong Beach, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Patong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Rawai, Karon View Point
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

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