27 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

27 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kampong Cham, Cambodia
— 1 night
Drive
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Battambang, Cambodia
— 1 night
Drive
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Langkawi, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly
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Pattaya, Thailand
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

— 2 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.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market, and see the interesting displays at Drink Vietnam.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ho Chi Minh City trip planner.

Lyon, France to Ho Chi Minh City is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lyon to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lyon in October, expect Ho Chi Minh City to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:

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 27th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, stroll around Royal Palace Park, contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then stop by Penh Lenh, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Fire Range, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, then examine the collection at National Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Royal Palace.

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You can drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kampong Cham.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:

Kampong Cham, Cambodia

— 1 night
On the 29th (Thu), head off the coast to Koh Paen Island and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Moha Leap.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kampong Cham tour builder tool.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Battambang.

Things to do in Kampong Cham

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:

Battambang, Cambodia

— 1 night
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Nature Spa, then explore the galleries of HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography, then explore the world behind art at Tep Kao Sol Loeum Lorn Gallery, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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Traveling by car from Kampong Cham to Battambang takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Battambang

Spas · Museums · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 3 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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and steep yourself in history at Phimeanakas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap online route builder.

Traveling by car from Battambang to Siem Reap takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

Singapore, Singapore

— 3 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, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Singapore Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Singapore Flyer, enjoy breathtaking views from Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, and admire all the interesting features of The Southern Ridges.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip planning website.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Singapore in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Singapore Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to fly to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Trails
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:

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 parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Petronas Twin Towers, enjoy breathtaking views from Menara Kuala Lumpur, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kuala Lumpur road trip website.

Fly from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kuala Lumpur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Langkawi.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:

Langkawi, Malaysia

— 2 nights
An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 9th (Mon), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then make a trip to De'zone.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Langkawi journey tool.

You can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November in Langkawi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Patong.

Things to do in Langkawi

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Patong, Thailand

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Ko Bon (in Rawai), Banana Beach (in Ko He) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's much more to do: make a trip to Bangla Road, stop by New Era's Vienna, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Patong travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Langkawi to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Patong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Pattaya.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:

Pattaya, Thailand

— 1 night

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, head off the coast to Koh Larn, and then don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pattaya road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Pattaya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Pattaya sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:

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: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:

Phuket travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
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.