35 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

35 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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35 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Fly:  18​h
1
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
El Nido, Philippines
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  2​h 45​min
3
Boracay, Philippines
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  9​h 45​min
4
Ubud, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Langkawi, Malaysia
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
8
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  45​min
9
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
10
Patong, Thailand
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Angkor National Museum and Preah Khan. Get some cultural insight at Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap trip itinerary planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Siem Reap is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in December, things will get much warmer in Siem Reap: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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

1
night
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 20th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): explore the activities along Small Lagoon and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read El Nido online route maker .

You can fly from Siem Reap to El Nido in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Philippines Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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

3
nights
Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Diniwid Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Bulabog Beach will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bugtongbato Beach, examine the collection at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay, and get your game on at Virtual World.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Boracay trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In December in Boracay, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Diniwid Beach ©
Diniwid Beach

3
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
You'll get in some beach time at Pandawa Beach and Nusa Dua Beach. USS Liberty Shipwreck and Taman Tirtagangga are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubud: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pemuteran) and Turtle Conservation and Education Centre (in Serangan). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ubud day trip website .

Getting from Boracay to Ubud by combination of ferry and flight takes about 10 hours. Traveling from Boracay in December, you will find days in Ubud are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Langkawi.

Things to do in Ubud

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

USS Liberty Shipwreck, Nusa Dua Beach, Taman Tirtagangga, Scuba & Snorkeling, Pandawa Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Pandawa Beach ©
Pandawa Beach
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck

3
nights
Langkawi, Malaysia

An archipelago of 104 islands, Langkawi is tailor-made for adventurous holidays, filled with exploration and relaxation.
Visit Tanjung Rhu Beach and Cenang Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Spas. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, admire the masterpieces at Art In Paradise, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and snap pictures at Langkawi Sky Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Langkawi journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Ubud to Langkawi takes 6 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Langkawi

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

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Explore hidden gems such as Thong Nai Pan Noi and Salad Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Bottle Beach and Ao Plai Laem. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Khom.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan road trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Langkawi to Ko Pha Ngan in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Spas

3
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bamboo Island and Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea). Get outdoors at Railay Beach and Poda Island. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Ko Hong, take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, stop by VICTORIA Fashion House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town driving holiday planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, Krabi Town is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Ko Hong ©
Ko Hong

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Visit Laem Tong Bay and Nui Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Loh Dalum Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, stroll through Loh Moo Dee Beach, kick back and relax at Long Beach, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ko Phi Phi Don vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

3
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lanta Animal Welfare and Kantiang Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Koh Rok Island. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, kick back and relax at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), and look for gifts at The Tiger Collections.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta online route builder .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

6
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Freedom Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town), Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Walking tours (in Khao Lak). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bang Tao Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Patong Beach.

Make your Patong itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket Town, Walking tours, Bang Tao Beach, Nai Harn Beach
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Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Walking tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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