11 days in Siem Reap, Bangkok & Bali Itinerary

11 days in Siem Reap, Bangkok & Bali Itinerary

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Kuta, Indonesia
— 4 nights


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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Bayon Temple, delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and finally look for gifts at Ashi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Pub Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banteay Srei, then contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip planner.

Detroit, USA to Siem Reap is an approximately 28-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Detroit to Siem Reap. Traveling from Detroit in January, things will get much hotter in Siem Reap: highs are around 87°F and lows about 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok road trip planning tool.

Fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Kuta.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Kuta, Indonesia

— 4 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Get out of town with these interesting Kuta side-trips: Ubud (Threads of Life & Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary), Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu). The adventure continues: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Purpa Fine Art Gallery Seminyak.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kuta online vacation builder.

Getting from Bangkok to Kuta by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Kuta is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Kuta can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kuta

Theme Parks · Spas · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Bali travel guide

World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.