36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

36 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
2
Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
3
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
4
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
5
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
6
Ko Lipe, Thailand
— 1 night
7
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
8
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 2 nights
9
Kuta, Indonesia
— 5 nights
10
El Nido, Philippines
— 2 nights
11
Coron, Philippines
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Off-Road Tours. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, and steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Siem Reap trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Siem Reap is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Siem Reap is 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in December; daily highs in Siem Reap reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Freedom Beach and Karon View Point. Get outdoors at Banana Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) (in Chalong). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, find something for the whole family at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Patong trip planner.

Fly from Siem Reap to Patong in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Patong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Banana Beach, Nai Harn Beach, Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
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Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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 Poda Island and Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea). Step out of the city life by going to Bamboo Island and Tup Island. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, get great views at Railay View Point, look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, and stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Nature
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PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Poda Island ©
Poda Island
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ko Phi Phi Le and Nui Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Loh Dalum Beach and Long Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, and stroll through Loh Moo Dee Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Step out of the city life by going to Long Beach and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Koh Rok Island. The adventure continues: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, look for gifts at The Boss Collection, kick back and relax at Phra Ae Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary app.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In January in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

1
night
Ko Lipe, Thailand

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunrise Beach.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ko Lipe trip itinerary website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lipe are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Ko Lipe
Ko Lipe

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
On the 14th (Thu), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Langkawi Sky Bridge, stroll around Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, and then Head underground at Tanjung Rhu Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Langkawi tour planning site.

Getting from Ko Lipe to Langkawi by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Langkawi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Langkawi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Zipline
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Tanjung Rhu Beach ©
Tanjung Rhu Beach

2
nights
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Labuan Bajo trip planner.

Getting from Langkawi to Labuan Bajo by flight takes about 11.5 hours. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Kuta, Indonesia

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Take a break from the city and head to Pandawa Beach and Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Get out of town with these interesting Kuta side-trips: Off-Road Tours (in Ubud) and Spas (in Canggu). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balangan Beach, stroll through Pantai Sanur, look for gifts at Krakakoa Chocolate Factory & Store, and wander the streets of Jimbaran Bay.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kuta trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Labuan Bajo to Kuta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ubud, Denpasar, Seminyak, Spas, Jimbaran Bay
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Pandawa Beach ©
Pandawa Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
El Nido, Philippines

El Nido ©
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 24th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Cabanas Beach.

Before you visit El Nido, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Kuta to El Nido in 9 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

5
nights
Coron, Philippines

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coral Garden and Mt Tapyas. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Barracuda Lake. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Sunken Japanese Wrecks, head off the coast to Malcapuya Island, explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kalitang Beach.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coron trip itinerary planner.

Getting from El Nido to Coron by ferry takes about 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Coral Garden ©
Coral Garden
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mt Tapyas ©
Mt Tapyas

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