15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

15 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Hanoi, Vietnam
— 1 night
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
— 2 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Hanoi, Vietnam

— 1 night
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stop by Le Chalet Cafe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quarter, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), then contemplate the long history of Hoa Lo Prison, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hanoi trip builder.

Lisbon, Portugal to Hanoi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Lisbon to Hanoi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 2 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.
On the 18th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants, then steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of the Dead, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei, and finally explore the ancient world of Terrace of the Leper King.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap online trip maker.

Fly from Hanoi to Siem Reap in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. September in Siem Reap sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to fly to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

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 20th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Central Market, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally get in on the family fun at Fly Phnom Penh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phnom, then examine the collection at National Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally look for gifts at D.Hindley.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Phnom Penh, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ben Duoc Memorial Temple, make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, and then view the masterpieces at Couleurs by Rehahn Fine Art Photography - Dong Khoi. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, get a sense of history and politics at Central Post Office, then get a sense of history and politics at The Independence Palace, then get engrossed in the history at War Remnants Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ben Thanh Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ho Chi Minh City trip builder website.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In September in Ho Chi Minh City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Singapore.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

Singapore, Singapore

— 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Singapore Zoo, then walk around Singapore Botanic Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Gardens by the Bay, appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, then visit Chinatown, and finally browse the exhibits of Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore trip itinerary app.

Fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Singapore Standard Time (SGT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Singapore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Kuala Lumpur.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll around KL Bird Park, then explore the world behind art at Art House Gallery Museum of Ethnic Arts, then Head underground at Batu Caves, and finally stroll around KLCC Park. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Menara Kuala Lumpur, admire the striking features of Petronas Twin Towers, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Kuala Lumpur trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Kuala Lumpur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Bangkok, Thailand

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, then contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and finally admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bangkok day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. In September, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29: