Southeast Asia Travel Guide

Start preparing for your holiday to Southeast Asia with our travel guide covering everything from visas to weather. Plan when to go according to the seasons and make sure you've got the correct tourist visa before you travel. See what multi-country touring combinations we offer and see what our travellers think about our tours to the region. You can also discover more about the temples of Angkor with our handy guide to visiting the complex and best temples to see.

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Best Places To Visit

The top attractions in Southeast Asia to include on your trip

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Best Time to Visit

Information on weather patterns in Southeast Asia and when to go

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Multi-country Tours

Possible touring combinations in Southeast Asia to cover more of this beautiful region

Visas

Tourist Visas

Here's all you need to know on what visa you'll need and how to obtain one

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Traveller Reviews

Don't just take our word for it - see why our travellers love our tours to Southeast Asia

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Temples of Angkor

The top 10 temples to visit in the Angkor complex including Bayon, Ta Phrom & more

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Visiting Angkor Wat

Our insider's guide to making the most of a visit to the temples of Angkor

Get to know Southeast Asia

Recommended Reading

  • Eden in the East
    by Stephen Oppenheimer
  • Forgotten Wars: Freedom and Revolution in Southeast Asia
    by Christopher Bayly
  • Nations and states in Southeast Asia
    by Nicholas Tarling
Did you know...?

Facts about Southeast Asia

  • There are over 20,000 islands in Southeast Asia though only a fraction are inhabited.
  • Water buffaloes (native to Southeast Asia) provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats.
  • Buddhism is the most popular religion on mainland Southeast Asia with most villages home to a temple or wat.

Southeast Asia Travel Advice for Australian Travellers

The safety of our passengers matters and we follow up-to-the-minute security information for all of our destinations. We advise that you check the latest travel advice on the countries in Southeast Asia you are travelling to with Smart Traveller when planning your trip. For more country specific information, please visit the relevant destination page on our website.