31 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

31 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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31 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
3
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
5
Amed, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h
6
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
7
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
8
Komodo National Park, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
9
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
10
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

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.
Wat Pho and Jim Thompson House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The Grand Palace and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine) will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Nak Prok.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip app.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Bangkok. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Bangkok to be much hotter, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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.
Angkor Wat and Banteay Srei will appeal to history buffs. Ta Prohm and Baphuon Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Siem Reap trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Bangkok to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

3
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Son Doong Cave will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at The Duck Stop, Head underground at Hang Toi (Dark Cave), explore the striking landscape of Phong Nha Caves, and take in the awesome beauty at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park day trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Son Doong Cave ©
Son Doong Cave
Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop

1
night
Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): head outdoors with Gala-Gala Underground House and then stroll through Devil's Tears. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Jungut Batu Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nusa Lembongan visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Nusa Lembongan in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Nusa Lembongan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Amed.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Devil's Tears ©
Devil's Tears
Jungut Batu Beach ©
Jungut Batu Beach

3
nights
Amed, Indonesia

A snaking coastline and quaint, sleepy fishing villages characterize Amed, a stretch of shorefront with seven villages in Bali's east.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Liberty Shipwreck and Mount Agung. Change things up with a short trip to Jasri Beach in Subagan (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Besakih Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amed trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nusa Lembongan to Amed in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Nusa Lembongan in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amed, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Amed

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jasri Beach, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Besakih Temple, Mount Agung, USS Liberty Shipwreck
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck
Besakih Temple ©
Besakih Temple

1
night
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Agung Baiturrahman, then head outdoors with Paddle Gili, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stop by Casa Vintage Store.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gili Trawangan trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Amed to Gili Trawangan in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Paddle Gili ©
Paddle Gili
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman ©
Masjid Agung Baiturrahman

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Visiting Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Pantai Sanur will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Tanah Lot Temple and Tirta Empul Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ubud: Pura Gede Luhur Batu Ngaus (in Mengwi), Sanur (Karang Beach & Ghostbird + Swoon) and Krakakoa Chocolate Factory & Store (in Seminyak). There's more to do: stroll through Mason Elephant Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ubud trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Gili Trawangan to Ubud in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Gili Trawangan in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Ubud. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Komodo National Park.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Denpasar, Tanah Lot Temple, Mason Elephant Park, Tirta Empul Temple, Krakakoa Chocolate Factory & Store
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

1
night
Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Komodo National Park ©
Originally established to protect the giant lizards that share its name, today Komodo National Park preserves all species of vegetation and wildlife found on its 29 islands, where the biodiversity has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Komodo, explore the gorgeous colors at Batu Bolong Reef, and then stroll through Pengah Reef. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Komodo National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Komodo National Park trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ubud to Komodo National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Komodo National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Komodo National Park ©
Komodo National Park
Komodo ©
Komodo

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
We've included these beaches for you: Banana Beach and Karon Beach. Visiting Patong Beach and Dirtbike Safari Training Camp Phuket will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, get your game on at Phuket Kart, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Komodo National Park to Patong. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. August in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Banana Beach, Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Salad Beach and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Mae Haad Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Ao Plai Laem, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Chaloklum Bay, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi.

Plan my trip to Ko Pha Ngan with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. August in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mae Haad Beach ©
Mae Haad Beach
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

3
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community and then get great views at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Chiang Mai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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